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 MAXWELL, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $19,619.94 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, GAVIN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $19,619.83 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAHR, CHRISTINA L Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $19,619.38 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, LISA M Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $19,618.82 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY ANN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $19,618.77 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CODYJAMES Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $19,618.11 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $19,617.59 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $19,617.16 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASLYN-HENDERSON, LISA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $19,616.80 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, CATHERINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $19,616.55 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, DORIS A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $19,616.43 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BENJAMIN M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $19,616.40 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, SHAWNTANYA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $19,615.79 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, ANGELA M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $19,615.75 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOHN W Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $19,615.75 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHLEEN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $19,615.61 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, DENISE A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,615.07 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPIRIT, CORA M Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $19,614.72 Date 05/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORT, LINDA R Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $19,614.29 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, KELLY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $19,614.04 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, SCOTT J Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $19,613.70 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHANNON V Employer name Livingston County Amount $19,613.32 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CHAD A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $19,612.51 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JIMMIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,612.48 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $19,612.46 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAIME H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $19,612.46 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETT, MICHAELLE C Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $19,612.39 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GWENDOLYN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,612.25 Date 10/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LANCE E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,612.19 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, TARAMATEE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $19,611.99 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVATGY, MATTHEW J Employer name Cornell University Amount $19,611.89 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, KAITLYN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $19,611.78 Date 11/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LORI A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $19,611.64 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOUDI, NADIA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $19,611.60 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CINDY L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $19,611.34 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, LISA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $19,611.15 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DENNIS W Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $19,611.08 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, KATHLEEN P Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $19,610.88 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WENDY E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $19,610.67 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVARAJPILLAI, DUSHYANTHAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $19,610.60 Date 03/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, BRENDA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $19,610.59 Date 10/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMPSON, ROBERT M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $19,609.78 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, RITA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $19,609.78 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DIANE G Employer name Town of Kortright Amount $19,609.74 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, LA TOYA T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $19,609.71 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PUTTEN, BRENDA E Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $19,609.56 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CATHLEEN Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $19,609.28 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHAM, DEBRA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $19,609.27 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ASHLEIGH B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $19,609.01 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL S Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $19,608.96 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KELLY F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $19,608.00 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKIEWICZ, JANELLE T Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $19,608.00 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORECKI, PATRICK L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $19,607.77 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMRILL, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $19,607.54 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PABLO Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $19,606.47 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMMERT, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $19,606.32 Date 06/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSTREET, ADAM K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, JAMES A, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARCACI, PHILIP J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALTON, PHILIP M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GASPARI, DANIELLE K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELMORE, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSCH, AMBER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAFFEN, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, AUDREY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISH, TIMOTHY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTILLARO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUDVARY, SANJIB T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHONE, RICHARD H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CORNELL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, JUSTIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOICYK, JOHN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,605.95 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUSK, JENNIFER R Employer name Dutchess Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $19,605.81 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SANDRA D Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $19,605.18 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, ALEXII K Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $19,604.39 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, LISA A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $19,604.25 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KIM Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $19,603.86 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, KENNETH D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $19,603.36 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN H Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $19,603.09 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, JANET E Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $19,602.88 Date 08/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERD, VERONICA Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $19,602.74 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, COLLEEN V Employer name Erie County Amount $19,602.66 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANO, MARIA TERESA Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $19,602.65 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, GERARD J Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $19,602.22 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMER, ANDREW G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $19,602.00 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELSERT, NANCY L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $19,601.75 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, WILLIAM B Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $19,601.64 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DAVID I Employer name City of Albany Amount $19,601.12 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADEN, JASMINE J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $19,600.84 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KEVIN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $19,600.70 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJAB, JACQUELINE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $19,600.15 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $19,600.00 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, BARRY H Employer name Town of Adams Amount $19,599.68 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, DENISE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $19,599.37 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DEBRA A Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $19,599.21 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, DOUGLAS R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,598.84 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLISHAW, FALISHA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $19,598.83 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, DANIELLE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $19,598.79 Date 07/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVANS, TAMIKA P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $19,598.25 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNOLA, CLAIRE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $19,598.21 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System