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 PEDERSEN, CHRISTINE J Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $40,802.96 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, AUDREY L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $40,802.79 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUYKENDALL, SANTOSHA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,802.47 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,802.25 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKAS, LAURY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,802.00 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, DALE C Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $40,802.00 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SHERRI S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,801.87 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNI, DEBRA L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $40,801.86 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $40,801.76 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, PHILLIPPE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,801.68 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, LAURA S Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $40,801.63 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, COLLEEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,801.53 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDEY, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,801.29 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, ROBERT L Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,801.27 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, THOMAS F Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $40,801.21 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISSNER, BRIDGET E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,800.90 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, DONNA Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $40,800.89 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOI, ANTHONY E Employer name Village of Portville Amount $40,800.84 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, MAURICE L, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,800.67 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,800.63 Date 07/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EMMA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,800.62 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, APRIL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,800.61 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, PATRICIA L Employer name Broome County Amount $40,800.34 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE-FRANKLIN, JONNA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $40,800.12 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, SEAN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,799.95 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNETTE-COSTIN, DIANE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,799.66 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JAMES D Employer name Town of Candor Amount $40,799.53 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CARA E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,799.45 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, SHAUN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,799.39 Date 01/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, LILLIAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,799.27 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, APRIL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,799.25 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIDIN, JONATHAN M J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $40,799.02 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHELE L Employer name City of Troy Amount $40,798.79 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWHER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,798.62 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LAMAR M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,798.54 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, CINDY R Employer name Town of Eden Amount $40,798.00 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NICHOLAS T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,797.85 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPER, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,797.47 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, CHARLES R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,797.05 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SHANE F M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,796.91 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, BRIAN W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $40,796.75 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCZYKOWSKI, PETER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,796.45 Date 02/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, EBONY C Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $40,796.24 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENER, CRYSTAL P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,796.09 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, PATRICIA K Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $40,795.91 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, SHAWN B Employer name Albany County Amount $40,795.78 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, ROSALIE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,795.70 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYHART, JACKIE R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,795.36 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, MELLODY G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,795.34 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, TERESA F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,795.17 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, AMY Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $40,794.84 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,794.79 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBANO, BRIAN J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,794.73 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KEVIN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,794.57 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, SANDRA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $40,794.32 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOPA, JEREMY M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $40,793.67 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEANGELO A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,793.53 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARTOLOMEO, ROBERT A Employer name Essex County Amount $40,793.38 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMY L P Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,793.22 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFO, MICHAEL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $40,793.12 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, VALENTIN Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $40,792.96 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, TRACY L Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $40,792.00 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTANO, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,791.87 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FRANK E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,791.83 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUGSTONE, JOSEPH B Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,791.83 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GLADYS E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,791.68 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, HOPE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,791.61 Date 12/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEN, OZCAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,791.58 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, JODIE L Employer name Washington County Amount $40,791.41 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, EVALENA Q Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,791.07 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANWISE, STEVEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,791.05 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSHEIKH, AMAL N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,790.87 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHANE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,790.50 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNEY, PRIYA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,790.35 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KAY E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $40,789.94 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANSER, AMBER R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,789.87 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROORDA, KARYN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,789.66 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINKOW, CLAUDETTE Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $40,789.61 Date 01/07/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORBOLLA, HUNTER K Employer name Washington County Amount $40,789.46 Date 02/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, LEONARD R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $40,789.45 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGEE, AMALIA S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,789.08 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGRUE, KIAH N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,789.06 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOWAK, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $40,788.59 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLAW, CHRISTINE J Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,788.47 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, THOMAS L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,788.43 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $40,788.16 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRRIONE, STEVEN, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,787.97 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, STEPHEN J Employer name Peru CSD Amount $40,787.91 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCIANDRO, COREY S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,787.62 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSLEIN, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $40,787.56 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, HANNAH M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,787.49 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, ALITA H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,787.19 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KATHERINE Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.98 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MONICA J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.95 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, TAMMY JO Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.83 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUSSMANN, LINDA E Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.74 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, JOANN Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.72 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMER, ALLISON V Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.71 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEK, NANCY B Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.71 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGETT, WALTER R Employer name Erie County Amount $40,786.68 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System