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 RYDLEWSKI, DEBRA G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,610.00 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, DENISE A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $30,609.35 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, LISETTE Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $30,609.17 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-SANCHEZ, EMMANUEL H Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $30,608.99 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, KIM M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $30,608.97 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, SARAH R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $30,608.56 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOHN M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,608.37 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $30,608.09 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, KRYSTAL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $30,608.06 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANUSCH, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $30,608.06 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LAURA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,608.06 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALASCO, FREDERICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,607.95 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPETT, BONNIE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,607.04 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JENNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,607.00 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KATHLEEN H Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,606.99 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEROY, MARK L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $30,606.84 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ZAFFRAN F, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,606.49 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DAVID L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,606.49 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMBERG, JORDAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,606.49 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JENNIFER M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $30,606.45 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, BRADLEY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,606.24 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLEN, LEIGH F Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $30,605.84 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ADAM P Employer name Erie County Amount $30,605.56 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAISLIP, JANET M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $30,605.56 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWGO, SUSAN L Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $30,605.55 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, WALTER E, JR Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $30,605.26 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DONNA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,605.20 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, JAMES D G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $30,605.10 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIDDEN, JOHN C, III Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $30,605.00 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERA, CHRISTINA M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $30,604.67 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTER, ELWOOD L Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,604.50 Date 11/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STACY M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $30,604.08 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TYRONE J Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $30,603.88 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MATTHEW E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $30,603.87 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, SHANNON L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $30,603.65 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, DANIELLE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,603.46 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOT, JOSHUA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,603.44 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, DAWN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,602.91 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERT, TRACEY L Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $30,602.86 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,602.47 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, APRILLE B Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $30,602.28 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, PATRICIA J Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $30,602.08 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SCOTT M Employer name Orange County Amount $30,601.82 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $30,601.27 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUGHEY, ERIKA E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $30,601.25 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, DEBORAH Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $30,600.92 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, EMMA R Employer name Warren County Amount $30,600.87 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,600.87 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATUYONG, LIONEL P Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $30,600.80 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ-RUIZ, CARMEN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $30,600.56 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, DOREEN Employer name Town of Highland Amount $30,600.34 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, MEGHAN L Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $30,600.09 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRINKLAW, BRUCE D Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $30,600.02 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINN, FRED Employer name Village of New Hempstead Amount $30,599.92 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, ALLEN R Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,599.71 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKITRA, MELANIE J Employer name Steuben County Amount $30,599.60 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $30,599.23 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUITCON, ISRAEL, III Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $30,599.23 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLER, DEXTRO Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $30,598.25 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAN, MICHELE Employer name Putnam County Amount $30,598.02 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTERS, JANICE C Employer name Putnam County Amount $30,598.00 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MELVIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,597.73 Date 11/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, KELLY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,597.62 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGINS, SEAN M Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $30,597.30 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ELIZABETH F Employer name Portville CSD Amount $30,597.11 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, VIRGINIA E Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $30,597.08 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LEON R, JR Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $30,597.01 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VERDE, MARY E Employer name Village of Islandia Amount $30,597.00 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITHIER, ROSA A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $30,596.96 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERSMITH, MICHAEL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,596.26 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMNA, STEVEN D Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $30,596.10 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARCZYK, CATHERINE M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $30,596.09 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHVEN, ADAM M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $30,595.75 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMERS, MELANIE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $30,595.56 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, ROSE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $30,595.53 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAGGERO, SUSAN Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $30,595.51 Date 02/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENCER, SANDY R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $30,595.40 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEELK, THOMAS C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,595.27 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, ANDREW K Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $30,595.15 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHELE M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $30,595.06 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KAREN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,594.96 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, CARY ANN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,594.49 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSO, ALEX C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $30,594.36 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, NICOLE A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $30,594.34 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAY, DENISE R Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $30,594.34 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARISSA E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,594.21 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $30,593.72 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, ZACHARY B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,593.22 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHREY, SYLVIA E Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $30,593.03 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN H Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $30,593.00 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, IRIS L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $30,592.86 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGL, LYNNE M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $30,592.46 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLARO, GRACE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $30,592.34 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVINESS, EMEOSHEKA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $30,592.17 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, PAMELA L Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $30,592.15 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHERINE J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $30,592.11 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DORIS Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $30,591.63 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREGRIM, KRISTINA Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $30,591.51 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KEVIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $30,591.45 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JILL R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $30,591.25 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System