What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name WILSON, TERRY M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $34,867.72 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,867.64 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, DA SHAWN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,867.61 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIMONE, DIANNE M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $34,867.38 Date 07/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, MATTHEW F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $34,867.08 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOUKHI, ALLAOUA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $34,867.07 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DEBORAH A Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $34,867.06 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAURA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,866.90 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHANNON, PATRICIA H Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $34,866.88 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUZANNE M Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $34,866.85 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, MELISA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $34,865.81 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, MICHAEL W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $34,865.74 Date 06/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOCH, ADAM M Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $34,865.69 Date 07/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, LAURA Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $34,865.47 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMANN, CLAIRE C Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $34,865.45 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, TREVOR W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,865.39 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BARBARA Employer name Eden CSD Amount $34,865.36 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMO, JOSEFINA Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,865.25 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINARD, PATRICIA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $34,864.75 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLACK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,864.71 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORS, BRANDON L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,864.63 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, THOMAS J Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $34,863.82 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLI, MAURA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $34,863.76 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA D J Employer name Erie County Amount $34,863.38 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $34,862.99 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTINE, JEREMY W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,862.82 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALICS, THOMAS R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $34,862.50 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGHTRY, LAURA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,861.99 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, CALVIN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,861.56 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DARLENE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,861.39 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSTEROWICZ, LINDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,861.30 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRIAN M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $34,860.93 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIA, ERIC J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $34,860.73 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, DAVID C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,860.48 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $34,860.02 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, ROBERT P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $34,859.96 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $34,859.87 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, LORI K Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,859.84 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ANGELEA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,859.63 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MARIA Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $34,859.54 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOON, SHAREN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,859.08 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, SUSAN C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,859.08 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, KYLIE E Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $34,858.99 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, KATHERINE E Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $34,858.94 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SCOTT W Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $34,858.93 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEERY, ARIC Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,858.86 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, EMORY R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $34,858.70 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, ALFREDA J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $34,858.30 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, OSCAR G, JR Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,858.27 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, KEVIN A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $34,857.99 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASPELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,857.96 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOVETS, NINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,857.92 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATER, DANIEL S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $34,857.89 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICKIE L Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $34,857.72 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSOTINA, JAMES R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $34,857.63 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKELHYMER, LAURISE R Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $34,857.50 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNSBY, JENNIFER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,857.23 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $34,857.19 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODENOUGH, MICHELE R Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $34,856.75 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCOWITZ, DOUGLAS P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,856.57 Date 11/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYRES, WINTER R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,856.25 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRAWALA, FARIDA Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,856.13 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, DAVID A, JR Employer name Town of Junius Amount $34,855.58 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZEVSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $34,855.49 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKAYA, MIRIAM M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $34,855.47 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JESSICA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,855.37 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEN, DARREN J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,854.03 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBEOR, MARY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,854.03 Date 02/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, MICHELE B Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $34,853.84 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, DONNA J Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $34,853.79 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUGH, MARK E Employer name Broome County Amount $34,853.65 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, DEAN F Employer name Broome County Amount $34,853.62 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBIW-JACKSON, ESI PANYIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,853.62 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,853.34 Date 09/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, CRYSTAL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,853.08 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BRITTANY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,852.94 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOETTERL, DAWNMARIE E Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $34,852.86 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDOCK, ANDREA L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $34,852.85 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, BARRY S Employer name Village of Celoron Amount $34,852.75 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABANT, DEBORAH Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,852.64 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, JALILA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,852.23 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, LORINDA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,852.06 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, JOHN W, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,852.04 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHAWN L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,851.82 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAHN, JESSE L Employer name Village of Ellicottville Amount $34,850.92 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $34,850.29 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SEAN E Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $34,850.24 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBERA, CORINA M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $34,850.23 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, MARTHA E Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $34,850.00 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAERA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $34,849.83 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, KITCHENER L Employer name Albany County Amount $34,849.80 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRELLI, MARIA C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $34,849.68 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, BENJAMIN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,849.67 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JOHN O Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,848.81 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $34,848.78 Date 06/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA-RANKEN, GRACE G Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $34,848.71 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORPEY, RHIANNA N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,848.54 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, WALTER Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $34,848.54 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, TAMMY A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $34,848.40 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSUREAU, CHRISTINE M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $34,848.35 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System