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 DULMAGE, JANE M Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $42,684.32 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVAK, STEFANIA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,683.84 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, TODD C Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $42,683.84 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUS, JOHN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,683.75 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANODE, CORI H Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $42,683.46 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,683.00 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, ASHLEY Employer name Erie County Amount $42,682.78 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTARD, SEAN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,682.76 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, PETER W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $42,682.73 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, PERCY D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $42,682.55 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATSHAW, KRISTEN H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,682.51 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIRARO, ROSA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,682.39 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ADOLFO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $42,682.08 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $42,682.00 Date 09/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICKY L Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $42,681.66 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, LORI A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,681.49 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUEHART, ZANETA H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,681.45 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERN, JEFFREY T Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $42,681.41 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, JOEL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,681.28 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, BRANDON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,681.04 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, DANA C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $42,681.00 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, MARCUS L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $42,680.87 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, GIROLAMA Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $42,680.44 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, BRANDI L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,680.27 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ROSEMARY E Employer name Orange County Amount $42,680.22 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, JAMIE H Employer name Andover CSD Amount $42,679.57 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, DANIEL W Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $42,679.47 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DARYL LEE Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $42,679.22 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, CHRISTIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,679.13 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,678.97 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,678.63 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, NICOLE R Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,678.50 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, LAURIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,678.49 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, JEFF M Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $42,678.44 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, JENNIFER C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $42,678.34 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, LISA N Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $42,678.00 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, DRISY G Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $42,677.79 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TANNER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,677.77 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, JACOBIA Employer name Albany County Amount $42,677.68 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, MICHELE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,677.64 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKES, MALINDA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $42,677.61 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLIN, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $42,677.41 Date 01/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, BETTY L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,677.18 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, SONIA E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $42,676.64 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHELE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,676.61 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, SPENCER L Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $42,676.55 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETLAK, MICHELLE C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,676.43 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, CODY E Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $42,676.41 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, JENNIFER A Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,676.25 Date 12/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBEL, KARIE L Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $42,675.90 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEVEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,675.72 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEVIC, JEMALE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $42,675.62 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESS, PAMELA J Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $42,675.55 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, KELLY A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,675.44 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAYTON, JEFFREY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,675.28 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-WILLIS, ANA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,674.79 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATS, JACQUELYN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,674.57 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHANE R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,674.39 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHARSON, WILFORD Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $42,674.32 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCIN, MARGARET O Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,674.15 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEDDING, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,674.11 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, WILLIE L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $42,674.09 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEFBECK, KATHY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,673.87 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, LINDEN M J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $42,673.48 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, KENNETH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,673.35 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, LUANN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,672.85 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, ELOHI Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,672.78 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, THERESA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,672.75 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESINSKI, CRAIG R Employer name Orange County Amount $42,672.51 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $42,672.50 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCONE, CONCETTA Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $42,672.48 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,672.40 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURL, MARIANNE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,672.29 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, GLEN E Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,672.08 Date 04/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $42,672.02 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMRICH, JULIE-ANNE Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $42,672.00 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,671.89 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, AVIS M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,671.88 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD-DEBRE, PENNY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,671.83 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LYNNETTE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,671.69 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, ANDREW J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $42,671.47 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVALIER, KAREN L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,671.23 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNS, DANIEL W Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,671.17 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, PRITI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,670.64 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, LENA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $42,670.58 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, SHIRLEY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $42,670.38 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KIMBERLEE D Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,670.30 Date 11/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, JEFFREY G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,670.25 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALICI, VICTORIA J Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $42,670.23 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISK, EDWARD D Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,670.16 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MICHELE L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $42,670.05 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRASHUNE, MICHELE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,669.87 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VIRGINIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,669.87 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, DAVID A Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,669.64 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,669.39 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DEBORAH D Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $42,669.02 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDLEMAN, BETHANY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,668.68 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, TANYA L Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $42,668.65 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, ROBIN J Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $42,668.58 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, DOREEN P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,668.16 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System