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 SNYDER, JESSIE ANN E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,552.15 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAY, ZINA B Employer name Seneca County Amount $29,551.61 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PETER JJ, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $29,551.54 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, IAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,550.95 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURFEE, BRETT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $29,550.81 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, MARILYN P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,550.80 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRALEY, TERRY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $29,550.78 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITELBAUM, MEIR Employer name Rockland County Amount $29,550.72 Date 02/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, ROSALIND M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $29,550.64 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JENNIFER L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $29,550.33 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, RICHARD E Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $29,549.98 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MARTIN P Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $29,549.88 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIENTARA, WENDY L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $29,549.71 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESAK, EMILY A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $29,549.71 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IORIO, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,549.66 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCINSKI, JACQUELINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,549.33 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $29,548.40 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MENDESA D Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $29,548.27 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, CONNOR L Employer name Albany County Amount $29,548.09 Date 12/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, MYCHAEL A Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $29,548.06 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENBERG, MARGARET A Employer name Crawford Library District Amount $29,547.43 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, CLAUDINE N Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $29,547.20 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, JOSEPHEA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $29,546.85 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARREA, ASHLEY M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,546.80 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, AUDREY J Employer name Education Department Amount $29,546.76 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JUNE A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $29,545.77 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE-MEUSE, EILEEN S Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $29,545.33 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RITA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $29,544.93 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIQ, SHKELQIM Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,544.21 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LORRAINE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,544.08 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSZTAN, CATHY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,543.88 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINO, MATTHEW Employer name Otsego County Amount $29,543.67 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIORI, TAMARA N Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,543.53 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOCH, LINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,543.50 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, SHAYLEN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,543.17 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, DANALLE L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,543.14 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, BOBBY JOE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,543.11 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELLEN D Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $29,542.83 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERA FROMETA, PEDRO PABLO Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $29,542.18 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS-MURDOCK, MARK S Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $29,542.15 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JAN C Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $29,541.76 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, SCOTT T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,541.35 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNOZEK, CHRISTIAN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,541.18 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELENC, ELAINE F Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $29,541.17 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEL, GARRETT M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $29,540.74 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCIELLO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $29,540.53 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMIE J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $29,540.00 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JEREMY D Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,539.39 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $29,539.39 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, DEAN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,539.26 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SYLVESTER A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,539.23 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, KATRINA A Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $29,539.12 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, JESSICA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,538.60 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, MELISSA J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $29,538.13 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, NANCY F Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $29,536.78 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRUM, BRITTNEY J Employer name Washington County Amount $29,536.72 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, HANNAH G Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $29,536.32 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $29,536.29 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSETTE, DARCY Employer name Albany County Amount $29,535.58 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIER, LEONA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,535.48 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JOYCE E Employer name Delaware County Amount $29,535.44 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOHN E Employer name Essex County Amount $29,535.31 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, LISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,535.22 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HAROLD C Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $29,535.07 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $29,535.03 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, ELVIRA Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $29,534.90 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRONTI, JILLIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,534.75 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBAERT, STEPHANIE L Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $29,534.66 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, LOIS A Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $29,534.40 Date 06/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGER, ROBIN E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,534.12 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHARON A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $29,534.12 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSELLE, ALLISON M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $29,533.39 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ERIN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $29,533.29 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, NATALIE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $29,532.58 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, JULIE A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $29,532.47 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, KRISTA D Employer name Peru CSD Amount $29,531.82 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $29,531.63 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLING, CAROL S Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,531.36 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAN, PETER D Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,531.16 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS PARKER, WENDY A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $29,530.82 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, BRIDGET B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $29,530.73 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK BROCKWAY, PATTI A Employer name Franklin County Amount $29,530.64 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BARBARA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $29,530.59 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RODNEY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,530.54 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, JANET C Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $29,530.43 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, FRANCIS W, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,530.40 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, PENNY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,529.97 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ALLAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $29,529.83 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, BELLE Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $29,529.70 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IASILLO, SANDRA Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,529.70 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTINE, GIOVANNI F Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $29,529.61 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINDER, DAVID J Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $29,529.60 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVALLO, DEENA L Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,529.55 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASCIO, CAROL L Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,529.55 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, SUSAN M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $29,529.52 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, MICHELLE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $29,529.45 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWIST, PAUL P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,528.57 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGARIO, KEVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,528.26 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISLER, NICOLE M Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $29,528.26 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, KAREN M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $29,528.07 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System