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 STEWART, JAMES C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,553.44 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $32,552.80 Date 04/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDER, LISA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $32,552.75 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHILY, TAMMY L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $32,552.67 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKROPOULOS, REBECCA D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,552.52 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, KYLE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $32,552.49 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, JOSEPH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,552.28 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, DESIREE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $32,552.06 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSNER, EILEEN B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $32,552.04 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, NATHANIEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $32,552.00 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TASHEK F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $32,551.92 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSMORE, CLINT W, MR Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $32,551.76 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITO, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $32,551.67 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABANOS, DIANE M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $32,551.27 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Orleans County Amount $32,551.16 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSOMAS, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,551.15 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINCOSKI, VALARIE J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $32,551.04 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RONALD J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $32,550.84 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JULIE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,550.59 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, RICHARD D Employer name Erie County Amount $32,550.53 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, YARNIZA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,550.04 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANN MARIE L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,550.03 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ELLEN R Employer name Allegany County Amount $32,549.96 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $32,549.60 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHERT, MAUREEN E Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $32,549.53 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, TOMMY Employer name Albany County Amount $32,549.39 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JOHN C Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $32,548.83 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, WILLIAM T Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $32,548.66 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $32,548.55 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARNI E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,547.78 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TIFFANY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $32,547.78 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, ROBIN D Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $32,547.16 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNENWIRTH, SUSAN M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $32,547.10 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LISA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $32,547.02 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMORIYA, BHIM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,546.87 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, ARTHUR B Employer name Town of Andes Amount $32,546.52 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDE, LISA G Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $32,546.22 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, MICHAEL A, SR Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $32,546.02 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSLER, JENELL R Employer name Wayne County Amount $32,545.96 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,545.94 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVTCHAUK, ANZHELINA Y Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $32,545.59 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYTHALER, SABRINA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,545.55 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINS, GINEH P Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,545.23 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIARZ, JILL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,545.18 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIDAOUI, PATRICIA A Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $32,545.18 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAINEY, MARYELLEN R Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,545.17 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $32,545.11 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, NORA J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $32,544.99 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-CLYNE, ANDREA I Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $32,544.96 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTEN M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $32,544.39 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JENNA M Employer name Broome County Amount $32,543.96 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, BRENDA A Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $32,543.93 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAUL M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $32,543.62 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SUZANNE M Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $32,543.41 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, DARLENE A Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $32,543.30 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATO, BETH A Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $32,543.27 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, WILLIE L Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $32,543.17 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, PATRICIA A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $32,543.12 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CHANDRA L Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $32,542.91 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,542.75 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCOTTI, MARISA Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,542.07 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JOSE F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,541.92 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLANA, CHERYL A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $32,541.17 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, LORENE R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $32,540.94 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, PAUL W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $32,540.79 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, CARMEN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,540.70 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, FRANCES Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,540.63 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAMAN, ALLAN A Employer name Village of Heuvelton Amount $32,540.60 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMENARES, MARIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,540.20 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,540.13 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, AUBREY H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $32,540.10 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAMORE, DE SHAWN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $32,540.03 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCKOWSKI, RICHARD R Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $32,539.97 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIROS, RENATA L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $32,539.35 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVIL, ODELINE MARIE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $32,539.34 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWXHURST, MELISSA Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $32,538.57 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHELLE L Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $32,538.49 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $32,538.27 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACORS, DONALD L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,538.12 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONA, ANTHONY B Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,537.64 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEY, JENNIFER S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $32,537.42 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZIELSKI, ANDREW R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,537.33 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, TERRENCE L Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,537.30 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, YUN JING Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $32,537.21 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SUSAN C Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $32,537.05 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHERYL M Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $32,536.77 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORLESKI, HARVEY L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $32,536.62 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEU, CATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,536.07 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNANDI, WENDY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,535.91 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERVILLE, SOPHIE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,535.82 Date 12/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, STEVEN M Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $32,535.80 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, LINDA L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $32,535.79 Date 10/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINT, HEATHER A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,535.54 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, JULIANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,535.22 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFT, JEANETTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,535.20 Date 11/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, THERESA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $32,534.73 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WAYNE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $32,534.69 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ALEXANDER B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,534.69 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, CLARA E Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $32,534.37 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLEY, RUTH A Employer name Tioga County Amount $32,533.74 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System