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 FORREST, PAUL R Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,523.69 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALBERT L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,523.37 Date 12/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVIN, CONNOR P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,523.27 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MELISSA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,523.10 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, NANCY L Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $34,522.80 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, JAMIE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,522.77 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALISON F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,522.76 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBRY, JEAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $34,522.52 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN IDERSTINE, WILFRED J Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,522.19 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, RENEE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,522.13 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLEY, FAITH A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $34,521.69 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANDRES Y Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,521.57 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, BABBETTE F Employer name Madison County Amount $34,521.56 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, FAROLE A Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $34,521.55 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIGER, LYNETTE F Employer name Erie County Amount $34,520.86 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, AMANDA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,520.83 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, TRAVIS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,520.58 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN-THOMAS, AMBER Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,520.51 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, MARK E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,520.40 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER-MC CLEARY, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $34,520.40 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, STEPHEN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,520.40 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZESKI, KATHRYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,520.40 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TODD W Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $34,519.76 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CORNELIA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,519.62 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, DIONISIO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $34,519.58 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, REID T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $34,519.27 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, BIANKA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $34,519.25 Date 01/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, SHANNON M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $34,518.92 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DEBORAH J Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,518.62 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, MELISSA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $34,518.57 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, ELIZABETH G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,518.43 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, KAREN L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $34,518.34 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Erie County Amount $34,518.31 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATAR, KEVIN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,518.21 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, SUSAN C Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $34,518.05 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAFIORE, GARY L Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $34,518.05 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADZO, RYAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $34,518.02 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISLAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $34,518.00 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ALBERT J, III Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $34,517.80 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENHAUSERN, JACLYN A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $34,517.76 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDEN, CATHERINE R Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $34,517.57 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ALLEN R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $34,517.33 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, NANCY C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,516.00 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, LINDA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,515.99 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, SONDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,515.70 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRIGAN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,515.55 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKA, SUSAN E Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $34,515.55 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, SUSAN A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,515.00 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, SHELLY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,514.83 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,514.76 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, WILLIAM M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,514.57 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXNER, MARIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,514.53 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, NICOLE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,514.14 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIRNOFF, IRINA Employer name Education Department Amount $34,514.07 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, ANDREW B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $34,514.02 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, JOHN S Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $34,513.93 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISSLER, MARILYN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,513.75 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IINO, KEIICHI Employer name Delaware County Amount $34,513.71 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANIELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,512.83 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, HEATHER J Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $34,512.74 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, ROGER E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $34,512.73 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,512.56 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, BRANDI M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $34,512.54 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, SHANNON Employer name Albany County Amount $34,512.30 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHEE, JESSE J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $34,512.23 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJECKI, DOREEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,512.16 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, FELICIA A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $34,512.11 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, LUISA V Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $34,512.11 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEBES, AMANDA M Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $34,512.06 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSEL, GARY R, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,511.64 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARD, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $34,511.44 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDEN, DAVID Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,511.29 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATIGNO, TRACY E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,511.09 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT E Employer name Erie County Amount $34,511.07 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, DANIEL L Employer name Town of South Valley Amount $34,510.85 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, SHAKEELA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $34,510.74 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, THOMAS D Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $34,510.14 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKEY, MARGARET E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $34,510.02 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, DEANNA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,509.88 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, BRENDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,509.74 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISIO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,509.73 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, SANDRA L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $34,509.73 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, LISA A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $34,509.47 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $34,509.42 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, YUK L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,509.34 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAS, ERNEST E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,509.34 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, KRISTINE L Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $34,509.16 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHARLENE A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $34,509.02 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, THERESA J Employer name Orleans County Amount $34,508.95 Date 07/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANNUM, MC ALVIN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,508.93 Date 03/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, CYNTHIA W Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $34,508.78 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RICHARD W Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $34,508.73 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, KAREN F Employer name Candor CSD Amount $34,508.49 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARIKOV, ANJELA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $34,508.36 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JO M Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,508.20 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS WOODS, REMI D Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $34,508.05 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTZYK, MARIA R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,508.02 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BILLIE J Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,507.96 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, DAWNMARI Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $34,507.92 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORY, ALEXANDRA S Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $34,507.78 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System