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 LLOYD, GEORGE R Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $31,848.53 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUN, JOSEPH W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $31,848.26 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, STACY E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $31,847.81 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSE I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,847.72 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPENHAUSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $31,847.69 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUVISI, PHILIP L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,847.60 Date 04/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ERIC O Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $31,847.46 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSPA, JOSEPH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $31,847.37 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, ERYKA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,847.28 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, KAREN J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $31,846.94 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, NANCY L Employer name Broome County Amount $31,846.72 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, SHANNON E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $31,846.72 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVYDOV, POLINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,846.54 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $31,846.50 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIFF, JEHANGIR M Employer name Westchester County Amount $31,846.46 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUETT, AMY G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $31,846.40 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPOLLONIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $31,846.37 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,846.26 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENNETH W Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,846.00 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMIRE, COLBY H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $31,845.64 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RYAN C Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $31,845.39 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERS, TANNER Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,845.30 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNURE, GARY L Employer name Albany County Amount $31,845.23 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LINDA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $31,845.15 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRETTA, NICHOLAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,845.14 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, TYRAND A Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,845.10 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUB, KELLY A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $31,844.82 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VALERIA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,844.66 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, ALEX R Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $31,844.52 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECUE, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $31,843.53 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, TINEISHA Employer name Orange County Amount $31,843.50 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOANNE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $31,842.89 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, STEPHEN R Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $31,842.72 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHEL S Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $31,842.65 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARY S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $31,842.54 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, SHIRL M Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $31,842.50 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRUNILDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,842.45 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUPE, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $31,842.40 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILK, NANCY L Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $31,842.29 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GENE M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $31,842.23 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISSE, DANIELLE L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $31,842.16 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, MARIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,842.03 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, WILLIAM J Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $31,841.70 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, DENNIS D, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $31,841.42 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA DETRES, OMAYRA Employer name Orange County Amount $31,841.17 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GARY W Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $31,841.17 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, AARON W, JR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,840.77 Date 10/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, NATHAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $31,840.59 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, KELLY A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $31,840.57 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, DENISE M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $31,840.56 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, GREGORY H Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $31,840.00 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRELLO, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,839.57 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEITNER, CRYSTAL L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,839.57 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEINER, CRAIG A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $31,839.36 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBROOK, ERICA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,839.02 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOXIE, JOHN M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $31,838.93 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, KEITH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $31,838.71 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOE, REBECCA M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,838.34 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, HOLLY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,838.31 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $31,838.28 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODECKI, ADAM J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $31,837.70 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SHANNON V Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $31,837.39 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, FABIAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,836.93 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLS, ROBERT M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $31,836.71 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLFAHRT, KATHLEEN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,836.52 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDENER, CHRYS B Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,836.49 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, DOUGLAS L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $31,836.22 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JANET L Employer name Town of Germantown Amount $31,835.96 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHINKEL, KIERSTEN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $31,835.83 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, MIRANDAH L Employer name Livingston County Amount $31,835.73 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, JOSEPH M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $31,835.67 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, CHARLENE D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $31,835.53 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $31,835.13 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, CAROL A Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $31,835.01 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISPEL, BRANDY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $31,834.90 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SHAYNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $31,834.58 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $31,834.43 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERJU, MARY A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $31,834.25 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENDARIZ, MARIA S Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $31,834.10 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $31,834.06 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CHRISTY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,834.04 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BRANDON K Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $31,833.89 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPETT, ROBERT J Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $31,833.11 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER-FARLEY, CINDY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,833.06 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, SEAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,833.05 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, SYLVESTER E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,832.80 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,832.60 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, OBED Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $31,832.00 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALLONE, DEVON A Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $31,831.56 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGNOCHE, HELEN C Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $31,831.54 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, OSDILA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,831.39 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $31,830.93 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $31,830.68 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILEY, PRISCILLA Employer name Albany County Amount $31,830.37 Date 04/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, LINDSAY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,830.04 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENFIELD, CILVIA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,829.68 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, EDGAR R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $31,829.11 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMETER, TAMMY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $31,829.06 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, DAVID M Employer name Chemung County Amount $31,828.34 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RONNA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,828.18 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System