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 GRAVANDA, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $34,597.75 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, DEBBIE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,597.67 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,597.48 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $34,597.37 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, ANTHONY G Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $34,597.30 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LOMIA, KENDRA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,596.89 Date 11/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, BRITTANY M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $34,596.69 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOUCY, THOMAS J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $34,596.59 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, MICHELLE Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $34,596.48 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTTMANN, MICHAEL F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $34,596.48 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, VELOURA Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $34,596.48 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, DAVID O Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $34,596.37 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, PATRICK E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $34,596.28 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JARROD R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $34,596.25 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, JANE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,595.26 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, JESSICA R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,595.19 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT J Employer name Education Department Amount $34,595.14 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PARD, RONALD F Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $34,594.97 Date 08/16/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBUHL, OTTO J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,594.92 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MATTHEW J Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $34,594.71 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Sangerfield Amount $34,594.43 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, LEONARD S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,594.38 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, LIZA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,594.28 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLYA, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,594.27 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, FAITH R Employer name Madison County Amount $34,593.91 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VANCHER, VIRGINIA M Employer name Madison County Amount $34,593.90 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, LUCAS S Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $34,593.75 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKISON, RICHARD J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,593.36 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, TINA M Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $34,593.35 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, DANIELLE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,592.86 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MELISSA A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $34,592.82 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, LINDA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $34,592.70 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, CARMEN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,592.67 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LANNETTE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,592.33 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TONI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,592.33 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SABRINA A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $34,592.22 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN-MOCHON, TERESA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,591.91 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULLEY, LINDA Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $34,591.83 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $34,591.62 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, MARIANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $34,591.61 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNELLO, ANTHONY M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $34,591.61 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAK, KIN C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $34,591.61 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, DOMINIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $34,591.61 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAGRANDE, KRISTA K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $34,591.61 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, BRIAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $34,591.61 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, ALICIA Y Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $34,591.61 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, KADIJAH Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $34,591.61 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, GARY B Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $34,590.68 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PHYLLIS F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,590.54 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $34,590.45 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $34,590.43 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LISA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,590.24 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DENISE M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $34,590.11 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MELODY K Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $34,589.55 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFORD, GARLAND D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $34,589.33 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LEE ANN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $34,589.29 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ANNE E Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,588.98 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, LINDA C Employer name Homer CSD Amount $34,588.97 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTINO, FRANK M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $34,588.93 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JOLENE M Employer name Milford CSD Amount $34,588.75 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERN, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $34,588.56 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CHARLES Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $34,588.41 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONYAK, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $34,588.19 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKARA, BAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,588.19 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Hamilton County Amount $34,588.16 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, RALPH E, JR Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $34,588.06 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, TRACI S Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,588.00 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JACQUELINE J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $34,587.96 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $34,587.87 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBIE, TRACY R Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,587.74 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, JAMES R Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $34,587.62 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINHABER, SUSAN E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,587.06 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, DANA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,587.00 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKA, CAROL L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $34,586.76 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, ERIC A Employer name Town of Owego Amount $34,586.51 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Homer Amount $34,586.00 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DENNIS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,585.89 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, ERIC P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,585.88 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARTAU, MARY E Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $34,585.86 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, KIMBERLY J Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $34,585.85 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, CHAD P Employer name Yates County Amount $34,585.54 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,585.37 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARIG, NATALIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,584.98 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLASCO-ANDRADE, WILLIAM E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,584.46 Date 11/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVELLI, KRISTEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,584.17 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, JESSICA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,583.57 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, LAURA E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $34,583.30 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLE, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $34,582.98 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCEK, CHARLES W Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,582.51 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, KYLE J Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $34,582.48 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNERMAN, MARYELLA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,582.12 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHWER, CHARLENE K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,582.06 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELBERGER, CONNIE J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $34,582.06 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, PAMELA M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $34,581.80 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, DEBORAH M Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,581.32 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MARY ANN Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $34,581.23 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, JANECE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,581.20 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FREDA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,580.44 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, RORY J Employer name City of Rome Amount $34,580.39 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, LINDSEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,580.13 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System