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 PETROSINO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $43,025.36 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, AURORA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,025.23 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUECKERT, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,025.21 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, MICHELE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $43,025.02 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOANNE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,024.80 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCINSKI, MAREK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,024.52 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, RAY A Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $43,024.45 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANT, BARBARA Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $43,024.41 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, PAMELA J Employer name Peru CSD Amount $43,024.31 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,024.27 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEFER, HELENE L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,024.12 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUSSICK, YVONNE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,024.12 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, HENRY G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $43,024.12 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,024.12 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $43,023.99 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, THOMAS C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,023.89 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DAVID C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,023.85 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, JOSEPH W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,023.71 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,023.71 Date 08/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, SANDRA J Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,023.67 Date 07/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, VANESSA E Employer name Essex County Amount $43,023.30 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYGA, KIM J Employer name Warren County Amount $43,023.23 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DANIEL E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $43,023.16 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JEAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,022.81 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGELMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,022.79 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, FRANCIS B Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $43,022.56 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVEDO, JOSE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,022.32 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, WAYDE C Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $43,022.07 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPIEC, DENNIS W Employer name Washington County Amount $43,021.70 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARD, CHRISTINE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,021.63 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, MIRIAM Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,020.99 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEGI-PELOSI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $43,020.77 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $43,020.39 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMAN, GREGORY W Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $43,020.19 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, KENNETH P Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,020.15 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KATRINA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,020.15 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,020.15 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, BILLIE SUE Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $43,020.15 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, PAMELA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,020.15 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,019.60 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GULLAM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,019.60 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, NICOLE M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,019.50 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALLO, REBECCA R Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $43,019.26 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DEBRA D Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,018.88 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESCI, ANGELA B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,018.80 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, EVELYN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,018.60 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEABOLD, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,018.34 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,018.14 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LINDA J Employer name York CSD Amount $43,018.02 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERLUND, HARRY R Employer name Somers CSD Amount $43,018.00 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VEA, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Fulton Amount $43,017.88 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAAG, BRIAN M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,017.88 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSE, KATIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,017.85 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, LYNN-MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,017.75 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,017.55 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, SHEILA L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $43,017.47 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, SHIRLEY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,017.11 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, GEORGE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,016.90 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, DAWNMARIE D Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $43,016.29 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDINARO, PAMELA J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $43,016.17 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCHIOLA, LYNETTE A Employer name Holland CSD Amount $43,016.10 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LINDSAY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,015.86 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BONNIE J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,015.84 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,015.83 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, MAURA A Employer name Salem CSD Amount $43,015.82 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVERSON, DIANE Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,015.42 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JEREMIAH R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,014.71 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, GIFFORD J Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $43,014.53 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTERKO, JULIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,014.28 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERNEY, AUDREY A Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $43,014.14 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELDT, DIANE M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,013.89 Date 07/17/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMCHYN, TERESA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,013.87 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, MARIE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,013.87 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, JOANNA I Employer name Crawford Library District Amount $43,013.44 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RUTH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,013.41 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, HARRIET R Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $43,013.34 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, MARGARET J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $43,012.80 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, PAUL C Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $43,012.69 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, LILIAN S Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $43,012.65 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDRE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,012.63 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPPE, GEORGE W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,012.32 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, HAROLD J Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $43,012.24 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORA, ANILKUMAR D Employer name North Massapequa Fire District Amount $43,012.00 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $43,011.87 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ALLAN D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $43,011.74 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,011.44 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, JONATHAN A, JR Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $43,011.43 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, DONNA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,011.43 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKBRIDE, CASSANDRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,010.69 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, JOSEPHINE K Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $43,010.65 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KATIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,010.61 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, CORRINE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,009.93 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, JAMIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,009.43 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKI, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,009.43 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, BARRY W Employer name Town of Adams Amount $43,009.30 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA A Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $43,008.94 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, EDWARD Employer name Albany County Amount $43,008.80 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORANDT, DAVID M, JR Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $43,008.60 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIE, DENNIS C Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $43,008.15 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, STARR G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,008.04 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System