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 DURSO, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Utica Amount $34,541.96 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, KATHLEEN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $34,541.80 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, LEE E Employer name Medina CSD Amount $34,541.66 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KIP S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,541.44 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, MALACHI S Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,541.20 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEITH F Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $34,541.13 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRUK, ARCHIE G Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $34,540.98 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, ESTELLE F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $34,540.97 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOK, TAMILA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $34,540.92 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, GREGORY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,540.79 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEVERS, MELISSA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,540.40 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHANNON M Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $34,540.32 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, LEE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,540.19 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TERRENCE J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $34,539.98 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEJUMO, TOHIB A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $34,539.69 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWANS, DAVID R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $34,539.50 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY, PAMELA R Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $34,539.20 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, JO ANN D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,539.19 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBBIE L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $34,538.91 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, WENDY S Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $34,538.77 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEST, KIM L Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,538.45 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, NIDIAM Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,538.04 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHOW, LISA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $34,538.02 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEPERT, MERTON K Employer name Town of Porter Amount $34,537.76 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHEREE A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $34,537.61 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, SHERY L Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $34,537.59 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, ANGELIQUE J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $34,537.55 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, STACEY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,537.54 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDENKA, JAMES M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,537.39 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASELEWSKI, PATRICIA M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $34,537.32 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, EDWARD M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $34,536.78 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, KELLY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,536.72 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, GREGORY J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $34,536.63 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLANGELI, AMY J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $34,536.60 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUJAK, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $34,536.38 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, KATHLEEN B Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $34,536.38 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRNDT, WILLIAM R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $34,536.38 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TINA J Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $34,536.30 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MICHAEL B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $34,536.02 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JASON D Employer name Seneca County Amount $34,536.01 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGSWORTH, LANZ J Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $34,535.47 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, PAUL D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $34,535.45 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, MICHELE M Employer name Naples CSD Amount $34,535.35 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHANNDELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,534.90 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKIN, ANDREA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,534.76 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $34,534.53 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, HIEU Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $34,534.42 Date 10/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, LORI A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $34,534.23 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, KATIE M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $34,534.21 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, ADAM D Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,534.16 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLYMORE, KELVIN V Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $34,534.08 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $34,533.95 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $34,533.68 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TRUDY L Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $34,532.84 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $34,532.81 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHM, KATE L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $34,532.44 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFENBACH, JANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,531.95 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTY, AFRICANA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,531.80 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOTTA, THOMAS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,531.80 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVZIEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,531.77 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,531.45 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, MARILYN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,530.74 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, INGER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,530.70 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIATE, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,530.69 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, B JEROME Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $34,530.61 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, PHYLLIS A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $34,530.34 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALLISON M Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $34,530.24 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RAYMOND C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $34,530.05 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,529.95 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CHRISTINE S Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $34,529.59 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, DANIELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,529.48 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMY M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $34,529.43 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZEN, JULIE C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $34,528.91 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOLFO, EILEEN A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $34,528.90 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $34,528.64 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JACQUELINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,528.09 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, JACQUELYN R Employer name Broome County Amount $34,528.08 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, DALE R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $34,527.76 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROLA, TRACEY A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $34,527.74 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, JOLEE Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $34,527.60 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, RODNEY L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,527.37 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, DIANE A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $34,527.27 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, KAREN C Employer name Delaware County Amount $34,527.26 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, KRISTIN N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $34,527.24 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, KAYLI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,527.21 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, AMI L Employer name Washington County Amount $34,526.87 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLOSINSKI, CARLA R Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $34,526.39 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETOURNEAU, PAMELA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $34,526.24 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ABBY C Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,526.07 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,525.49 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, CHERIE C Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $34,525.24 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, ERIK M Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $34,525.20 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, JANET A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,525.20 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLIC, AIDA Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,525.08 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, BARBARA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $34,524.75 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, BRIDGET M Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $34,524.57 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROBERT J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,524.43 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHESSI, JAMIE M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,524.36 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHMER, LORI V Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $34,524.22 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, COLLEEN M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $34,524.07 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System