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 HERBERT, JILLIAN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,086.39 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJEWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,086.23 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MARIALAYNE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,086.12 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JOSE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $31,085.85 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JOHN E, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,085.82 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $31,085.60 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, ASHLEY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,085.31 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JEREMY B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $31,085.26 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JEFFREY G Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $31,085.04 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENO, JEREMY D Employer name Medina CSD Amount $31,084.89 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDBERGER, PHYLLIS B Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $31,084.88 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNEY, BARRY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,084.83 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, BRENDA L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $31,084.76 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BARRY N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,084.70 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, LINDA D Employer name Eden CSD Amount $31,084.59 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTZ, BELVA J Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $31,084.31 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, LISA W Employer name Fort Ann CSD Amount $31,084.27 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, DORIAN H Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $31,084.26 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $31,083.94 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAY, DAVID L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $31,083.93 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, JULIE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,083.65 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, GAIL P Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $31,083.58 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMIA, APRYL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,083.48 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $31,083.26 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRANEO, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $31,083.21 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JESSICA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $31,082.71 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKER, SHAWN R Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $31,081.96 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, BRENDA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $31,081.83 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $31,081.69 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRYM, GARY A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $31,081.22 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, JULIE A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $31,081.11 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES GUADAMUZ, YESSICA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,080.93 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PEGGY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,080.90 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, KATHLEEN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,080.80 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, NYDYHA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,080.78 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, KARRI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $31,080.65 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $31,080.26 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NILIEKA T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,080.21 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JEREMIAH J Employer name Town of Sardinia Amount $31,080.14 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAHAGAN, THOMAS P Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $31,079.96 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARISSA E Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,079.90 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, SADIE E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $31,079.74 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, RACHEL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,079.52 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, CATHLEEN A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $31,079.38 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SCOTT P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,079.12 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JESSICA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $31,078.93 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, KELLY A Employer name Village of Earlville Amount $31,078.79 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONNA A Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $31,078.41 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIN, JOSEPH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,078.24 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, PHILIPPE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $31,077.80 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOATER, ASHLEY M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,077.66 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, WILLIAM A Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $31,077.49 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEST, BRANDI N Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $31,077.34 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, KELSEY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,077.10 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, PAMELA J Employer name Village of Corfu Amount $31,077.02 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, TERRI Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $31,076.80 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGLEY, DAVID M, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $31,076.75 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMAN, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $31,076.59 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,076.33 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JEAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,075.97 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTS, KIMBERLY J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,075.96 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ACETIS, SUSAN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,075.84 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNTITUS, MARY L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $31,075.63 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JULIA A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $31,075.09 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, THOMAS A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $31,074.80 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTH, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $31,074.00 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIZ, OLIVER L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $31,073.79 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, BRENDA M Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $31,073.79 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDONCA, PREETHI R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $31,073.15 Date 10/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERING, SHARON A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $31,073.06 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Rush Amount $31,072.92 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRE, SEMAJ Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,072.83 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMAN, CLAIRE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,072.79 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, MICHELLE H Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,072.70 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CVITKOVIC, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $31,072.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, GLENDA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $31,072.24 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, JEAN M Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $31,072.05 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAN, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,072.00 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BROOKE E Employer name Orleans County Amount $31,071.95 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNELLA, LISA A Employer name Orleans County Amount $31,071.95 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TERRANCE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,071.79 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, ARLENE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $31,070.76 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAIN, KAMEAL J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $31,070.56 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, DEMETRIUS D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $31,070.42 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, DENISE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,070.18 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAMMY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $31,069.99 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, ANIBAL Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,069.59 Date 11/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, JORDAN C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $31,069.24 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRCHIA, FRANK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,069.16 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, MICHELLE S Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,069.14 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTLE, JANICE F Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,069.02 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEHAMER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,068.82 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RONOTA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $31,068.80 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADOORIAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $31,068.52 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, ANNE K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $31,068.39 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, ANGELICA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $31,068.39 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENCHER, ANASTASIA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $31,068.36 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CARRIE A Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $31,068.15 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MARIE K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $31,067.90 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, PETER G Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,067.76 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System