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 HARTWELL, KAREEN A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $29,488.31 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, RENEE A Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $29,488.20 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, AMY M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $29,488.17 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SWAROOP S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,488.05 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, RONALD B Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $29,487.92 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRASI, ANNETTE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $29,487.50 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, VICKIE E Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $29,487.33 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, HERB WADE Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $29,486.80 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $29,486.61 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, KEMO Employer name Education Department Amount $29,486.58 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSKI, ADRIENNE I Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $29,486.24 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSKY, JAMIE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $29,486.23 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAYNA C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,485.71 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEIS, ROBIN G Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $29,485.31 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOYCE M Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $29,485.10 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, CRAIG R Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $29,484.95 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SCOTT J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $29,484.81 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCLELLAN, BARRIE W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $29,484.60 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINN, KYLIE J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,484.21 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,483.99 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, ROSE Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $29,483.58 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBON, HASKELL J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $29,483.24 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, BARBARA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,483.08 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, FRANCIS J, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,482.81 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CHRISTY M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,482.76 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ASHLEY M Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,482.73 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, ELIZABETH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,482.73 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTH, APRIL I Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $29,482.38 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, CATHERINE Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $29,482.38 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, BRIDGET D Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,482.35 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, ZYGMUNT J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,482.24 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODMAN, BRANDY M Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,482.18 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DENNIS L Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $29,482.13 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVIN, JONATHAN D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $29,481.37 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ELIZABETH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,480.51 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JAMES W Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,480.07 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CYNTHIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,479.96 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, MARYANNE C Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $29,479.90 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, SUSAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,479.66 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECK, LEE A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $29,479.56 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARTHA L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $29,479.41 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRELA, CELESTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,478.98 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, HAROLD D Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $29,478.90 Date 08/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KRISTINA M Employer name Town of Wilna Housing Auth Amount $29,478.45 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, ROBIN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,478.24 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, ROBERT J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,478.24 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, BRUCE E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $29,477.83 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MAE P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,476.91 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDENS, COREY J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $29,476.62 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZENCRAFT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $29,476.18 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYKA, DRITAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,475.74 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MICHELLE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,475.25 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICK, CAROLYN E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $29,474.88 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACH, MATTHEW P Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $29,474.81 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, WILLIAM H Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $29,474.81 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFETZ, JACLYN R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $29,474.61 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN R Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $29,474.36 Date 10/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, KEVIN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,474.03 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BONNIE Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $29,473.79 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTICE, ROBERT A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,473.62 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, KATHERINE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $29,473.57 Date 02/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOME, ROSE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $29,473.20 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSELL, MICHAEL O Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $29,473.16 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,472.94 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAINO, LISA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $29,472.92 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWABY, PARISH A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,472.22 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, DONNA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,471.96 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $29,471.51 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA K Employer name Whitesville CSD Amount $29,471.15 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPONE, CARA N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,470.97 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, DAVID M Employer name Westchester County Amount $29,470.61 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CAROL Employer name Town of Islip Amount $29,470.56 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $29,470.34 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, TERRANCE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,470.29 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, DANIEL L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $29,470.05 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKELMAN, ROXANNE N Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,469.98 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMY M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $29,469.67 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVER, JERILYN Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $29,469.62 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMO, DEBRA L Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $29,469.62 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, RYAN P Employer name Broome County Amount $29,469.54 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FERNANDO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,469.43 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ARMITT, THOMAS Employer name City of Olean Amount $29,469.37 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDAHY, MICHAEL C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $29,469.26 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, LYNN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $29,468.82 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRYAN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $29,468.65 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMLEY, CINDY LOU Employer name Andes CSD Amount $29,468.10 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHELLE L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $29,468.10 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEY, DIANA L Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $29,467.87 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, VANESSA A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $29,467.65 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERNER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,467.44 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ERICA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,467.07 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROCHER, KATIE A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $29,466.86 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARMEN J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,466.66 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESER, GARRETT Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $29,466.60 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITRUKE, SUSAN K Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $29,466.58 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMICH, ROBIN L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,466.05 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOICE R Employer name Livingston County Amount $29,465.81 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGH, ERIC J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $29,465.51 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEISE, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $29,465.40 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, EDDIE Employer name Education Department Amount $29,465.28 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System