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 HICKEY, LYNDA M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $31,458.45 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIM, NANCY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,457.57 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWDEN, DENNIS F, SR Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $31,457.45 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMELLO, MARISSA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,457.16 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, DAVID E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,457.02 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRNHOFER, PAMELA J Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $31,456.93 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, JENNIFER K Employer name Orange County Amount $31,456.59 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LORI A Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $31,456.34 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MARILYN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,456.29 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JULIE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,456.26 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $31,455.80 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, LINDA D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $31,455.31 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITRE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $31,455.27 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, JOHN R Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $31,454.70 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VALERIE J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,454.61 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDZALA, ROBERT P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,454.35 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JAMIE D Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $31,454.14 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, TERRY A Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $31,454.03 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,453.98 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELLE, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,453.85 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TAMMY Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,453.67 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, MARLEY Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,453.52 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, BREANNA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,452.93 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LINDSEY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,452.84 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KILA T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,452.71 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JONATHAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $31,452.68 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEITH-VRAHIMIS, KATHERINE E Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $31,452.56 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, SHARON J Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $31,452.41 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJDAS, KRISTINE M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $31,452.40 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRIS J Employer name Washington County Amount $31,452.39 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $31,452.29 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT-BANDA, CHERIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,452.16 Date 05/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, SUSAN H Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $31,452.04 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, JALA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,451.68 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,451.66 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, KIMBERLY M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $31,451.55 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, LINDA B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $31,451.09 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEG, STEFAN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,451.08 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, CLAUDIA V Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,451.04 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZIELEK, TRACY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,450.78 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAESIDE, SUSAN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $31,450.75 Date 07/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, CHRISTINA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,450.46 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,450.00 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, KELLY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,449.49 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHRISTINA V Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,449.36 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, SALLY A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $31,449.31 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLERT, MAUREEN G Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,448.97 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, TIMOTHY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,448.96 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, ARLINE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,448.80 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, LORIE J Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $31,448.78 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, TINA R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $31,448.68 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES RIVERA, KAREN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,448.64 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TAMARA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,448.43 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGNARD, MARY Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $31,448.42 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, NORA A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $31,448.06 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, LESLIE E Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $31,447.90 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,447.68 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTI, DENISE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $31,447.57 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRT, ALISHA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,446.12 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERHALT-LEVESQUE, AMIEE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,445.91 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, BRYON L Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $31,445.47 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VITA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $31,445.46 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, LISA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $31,445.46 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, RICHARD W Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $31,445.00 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEELKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $31,444.73 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLADY, REGINA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,444.52 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,444.11 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PETER D Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,443.34 Date 12/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, NATALIE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,443.00 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, JEFFREY F Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $31,442.90 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENTHAL, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,442.74 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GINN, DANIEL C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $31,442.62 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICOINE, GAREE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,442.00 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, TRACEY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,441.96 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $31,441.69 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, LARRY C Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $31,441.10 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUISTO, JACQUELINE Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,441.09 Date 01/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, SONYA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,440.61 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANIS, HEATHER R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $31,440.25 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, LISA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $31,440.12 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KAREN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,440.02 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEERATUNGA, ASELA T Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $31,440.01 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRENDAN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,439.95 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLAND, MADELEINE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,439.90 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRIDGE, ELIZABETH S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,438.98 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTA, SUSAN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,438.02 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNINGER, STEVEN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,437.84 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOLSKI, BRITTANY N Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,437.75 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINDS, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $31,437.35 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTAU, JO-AL J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $31,437.02 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOCK, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $31,437.01 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $31,436.91 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEGLER, STELCIE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,436.85 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEYSEKERA, MENDAKA D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $31,436.76 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, MICHAEL P Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $31,436.66 Date 03/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, EVAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,436.42 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHAEL B Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $31,436.40 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, THERESA M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $31,436.38 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, DE LISA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,436.31 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIEROWSKI, JODY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,436.08 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System