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 PERKINS, SANDRA G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,689.77 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, CEARA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,689.74 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLOWS, DARLENE A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $43,689.36 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RONALD D Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $43,688.91 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, THOMAS P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,688.81 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINILLA, CARMEN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $43,688.76 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSKY, MEGAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,688.65 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, MICHAEL T Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,688.38 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JOHN B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,688.00 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONESS, MICHAEL T Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $43,687.86 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANTONIA N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,687.47 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKA, ANITA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,686.98 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACICH, SARAH L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,686.94 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, PAULETTE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,686.90 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,686.85 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, WESTON L, JR Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $43,686.85 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNINO, MARY S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,686.76 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERMANTEL, CHERYL L Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $43,686.75 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JENNIFER Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,686.63 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTCH, PAMELA J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,686.53 Date 05/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, LUIS C Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $43,686.52 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSEPH P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $43,686.38 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNEAU, JESSICA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,685.92 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMONSKEY, SARAH M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,685.87 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRILL, MARK S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $43,685.72 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,685.59 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, LORI J Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,685.34 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $43,685.26 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, ANGAD Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $43,685.13 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELIN, DAVID L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $43,684.69 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, ANDREW B Employer name Albany County Amount $43,684.66 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JANETTE M Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $43,684.60 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANRUCHA, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,684.11 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, STACEY A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $43,684.09 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, JULIE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,683.99 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TAMMY L Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $43,683.93 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, MATTHEW E Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,683.61 Date 03/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, NANCY S Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $43,683.30 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, KYLE D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,683.25 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, TRACY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,682.78 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DEBORAH A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,682.75 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, BONNIE S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,682.74 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MELISSA S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,682.68 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, NANCY P Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $43,682.40 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Corning Community College Amount $43,682.22 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, KATHLEEN E Employer name Highland CSD Amount $43,681.78 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, VICTORIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,681.77 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, SARAHANN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,681.56 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,681.35 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAWNE M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $43,681.19 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTLE, ANDREW S Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $43,680.97 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTERLY, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,680.94 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUISE, CAROLYN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,680.77 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, FARREN C Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $43,680.72 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVIL, GREGORY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,680.54 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, THOMAS C Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $43,680.48 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, JOSHUA E Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $43,680.47 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSMANO, JEFFREY N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,680.25 Date 11/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSCH, CHARLES Employer name Town of Rensselaerville Amount $43,680.03 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONBERGER, CHELSEY R Employer name Erie County Amount $43,679.99 Date 09/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, JILL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,679.96 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETTE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,679.96 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJANOWSKY, LYNDA K Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,679.86 Date 10/04/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALICH, GREGORY G Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $43,679.23 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, BETSY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,679.09 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DARIA K Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,679.05 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINGLE-HANSEN, KATHY Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,678.68 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, RICHARD P Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,678.65 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, MARILYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,678.43 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIBER, TRAVIS R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $43,678.29 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, CARLA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,678.18 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHSON, CANDACE J Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $43,677.92 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, JUSTIN P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $43,677.74 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANELLO, VIVIENNE L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,677.71 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,677.35 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, TANIA N Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $43,677.20 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRONZO, ZACHARY J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $43,677.10 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JESSE L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $43,676.76 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, GAIL D Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $43,676.72 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, PAMELA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,676.71 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, DONALD D Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $43,676.49 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLSTROM, CAROL A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $43,676.17 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, BRANDEE G Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,676.14 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJAK, SYLVANA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,676.06 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTICA, SUSAN J Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $43,676.00 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,675.91 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, RITA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,675.88 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,675.73 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES L Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $43,675.64 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, KAREN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,675.26 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRENDAN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,674.87 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSE, DONALD P Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,674.60 Date 07/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FARESA Y Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,674.57 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMTOIS, THEODORE Employer name Education Department Amount $43,674.47 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEATIN, VICKIE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $43,674.45 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLANAHAN-MICHAEL, CURLETTA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $43,674.33 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIKOSKI, SHAWN Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,674.04 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWING, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $43,673.74 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, CHAO-SHENG Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $43,673.43 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHNNY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,673.40 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System