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 NICKERSON, HOWARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $34,189.50 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPRENANT, MELINDA D Employer name Washington County Amount $34,189.44 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, DOROTHY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $34,189.42 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,189.06 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMIE R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $34,188.46 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, TRACY L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,188.43 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, NICOLETTE K Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,188.32 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOLD, EDWARD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,188.30 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, NICOLA Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,188.23 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SUSAN A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,187.96 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, THERESA M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,187.59 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, VIRGINIA A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $34,187.23 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACEY, JANICE Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $34,186.83 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAUX, LATOYA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,186.81 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWIE, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $34,186.79 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, CHRISTA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,186.52 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, REBECCA J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $34,186.49 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $34,186.13 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $34,186.07 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, VALERIE J Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $34,185.92 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,185.92 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, FELICIA E Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $34,185.79 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKEUTIS, SHARON M Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $34,185.66 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, KIMBERLY A Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $34,185.66 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, BARBARA H Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $34,185.66 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPER, WAYNE G Employer name Erie County Amount $34,185.51 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, GRETCHEN ASHLEY Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,185.48 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERRI, CLIFFORD A Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $34,185.34 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, ANN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,185.21 Date 02/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCWILLIAMS, MARIANA Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $34,185.16 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, NILDA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,184.80 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $34,184.72 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, ROSEMARY Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,184.41 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, DIANE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $34,184.13 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, TINA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,184.05 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARK L Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,184.05 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, PATTI Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,183.90 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, KRIS Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $34,183.86 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, KATHY A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $34,183.28 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, ALEXIS S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $34,183.12 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, IASHA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,183.00 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBURT, TAMARA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,182.98 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELROD, CASEY L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,182.78 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHAN, KRISTIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $34,182.57 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, BARBARA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $34,182.00 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIGER, DARLENE R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,181.25 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAULINE F Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $34,180.74 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEREMEICHIK, SUSAN Employer name Albany County Amount $34,180.57 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPITZ, ALEXANDER Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $34,180.52 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, LISA K Employer name Greene CSD Amount $34,180.50 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, WENDY S Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $34,180.48 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIGIO, LUIS M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $34,180.25 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, KRISTIN S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,180.21 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, ALEXANDRA R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $34,179.75 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLL, JULIE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $34,179.73 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, LORI A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $34,179.30 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZA, DAVID V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,179.07 Date 10/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUT, MONALISA Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $34,178.98 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN-BILLS, GRETCHEN Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,178.96 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISELLA, HEIDI L Employer name City of Corning Amount $34,178.74 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRYAN M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $34,178.69 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNSEY, KATHRYN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,178.20 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BETH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,178.20 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,177.68 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, DIANE C Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $34,177.48 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, LEONEL M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $34,177.44 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKANSON, ERIC W Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $34,176.73 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, HANNAH M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,176.34 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTS, PATRICIA A Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $34,176.33 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINSON, MATTHEW J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $34,176.28 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, MARGARET A Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $34,176.11 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,175.99 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, KATHLEEN T Employer name Erie County Amount $34,175.74 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALISHA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,175.70 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SAMARA R Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $34,175.41 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUSCIO, TAMMY M Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $34,175.07 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, TRACY L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,175.02 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, MARY E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $34,174.98 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, SHARETHA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,174.93 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,174.76 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KAREN Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $34,174.18 Date 09/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIER, MARY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,174.17 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LINDA S Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $34,174.01 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITOV, VLADISLAV O Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $34,173.90 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMO, DORIS B Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,173.71 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, SHONOLEE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,173.07 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, ANGIE M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,173.02 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTFORT, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,172.85 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, BRIAN K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,172.65 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, CAROL L Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,172.40 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, LISA A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $34,172.01 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANDRE'D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $34,172.01 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO, EDWARD Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,171.88 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,171.69 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, RANDALL S, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,171.42 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MARGARET W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $34,171.12 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENIER, DARCY J Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $34,170.90 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO-BLAIR, GRAHAM M Employer name Newark Public Library Amount $34,170.79 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, CARMEN Y Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,170.72 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GLORIA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,170.47 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System