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 HUNT, STEWART G Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,949.74 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,949.57 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, WILLIAM P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,949.55 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RAMONA W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,949.53 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALOMIE, KIM E Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,949.11 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDLINE, SYDNEY E Employer name Erie County Amount $38,948.91 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASZLO, BRIDGET Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $38,948.48 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIN, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $38,948.34 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, MICHELLE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,948.06 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERGIEJ, JOANNE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $38,947.95 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BAR, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,947.91 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RONALD R G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,947.90 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, SARA B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $38,947.70 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, MELINDA A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $38,947.40 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, ASHLEY Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $38,947.36 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, TIFFANY E Employer name Broome County Amount $38,947.07 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $38,947.01 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONTIVERO, ERNESTO Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,946.97 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,946.68 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETO, LOUIS J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $38,946.63 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGER, DENNIS R Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $38,946.59 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANTONIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $38,946.38 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JULIE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,946.28 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POFF, CARRIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,946.08 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, MELINDA C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $38,945.92 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, GERALD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,945.82 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, MICHAEL L Employer name Bath CSD Amount $38,945.66 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTENBERG, DANIJELA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,945.58 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS-EZENEKWE, SONYA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,945.35 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMAN, LAURIE J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,945.11 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOOS, LAURA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,944.58 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUCCI, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,944.57 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,944.48 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTNER, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,943.76 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, RAINELLE L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $38,943.71 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, ROSALIE A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $38,943.64 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABITABILE, PATRICIA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,943.35 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPCZYNSKI, STEPHEN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,943.14 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOGSTON, DIANE L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $38,943.06 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDERLER, ERIN E Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $38,943.06 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAHZSA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,942.21 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMES, TERESA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,942.17 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTRARI, RENEE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,942.15 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMIO, MARTIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,942.13 Date 03/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BRENDA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,942.08 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, LEANNE M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,941.83 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULKROD, SUSAN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,941.81 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, RONALD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,941.45 Date 07/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, WENDY A Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $38,941.23 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, BRUCE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,941.18 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOHN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,941.13 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, RUSSELL L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,941.11 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVALETA, CARLOS A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,941.06 Date 04/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DANNY P Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,941.00 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MELISSA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,940.98 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARION C Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,940.95 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAZO, RICHARD A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,940.88 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, SARAH K Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,939.93 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, ELIZABETH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,939.58 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ERICA B Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,939.34 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, LISA Employer name Albany County Amount $38,939.26 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,939.24 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMES, ROSEMARY F Employer name Albany County Amount $38,939.21 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARJORIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $38,938.94 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOEL Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,938.77 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGENBRADT, BARBARA Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $38,938.65 Date 09/08/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, TAMI C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $38,938.59 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, KAY M Employer name Yates County Amount $38,938.48 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARY M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $38,938.10 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, GARY Employer name Albany County Amount $38,938.08 Date 08/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHERELL, CARRIE DEE Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,937.63 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBINSKI, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $38,937.53 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,937.15 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGELLIS, MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,937.11 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIALIZ, BLAIR M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $38,936.94 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAZEN, AMY L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,936.83 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAHLAN, DENISE M Employer name Town of Milton Amount $38,936.56 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSACCHIA, CARLA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $38,935.78 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LORRAINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,935.52 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHELLY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,934.75 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ANNA M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $38,934.74 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, MARIA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,934.65 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, AMY E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,934.39 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON-TURNER, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $38,934.24 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRIAN E Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $38,934.03 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRIAN S Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $38,934.00 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SHERRY L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $38,933.75 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATELLI, ANTHONY N Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $38,933.70 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KENNETH R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,933.68 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RYAN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,933.43 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNES, LORI A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $38,933.04 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, MARK S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $38,932.99 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, CYNTHIA H Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $38,932.75 Date 10/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, KELLY L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $38,932.75 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, LISA E Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $38,932.75 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, LAURA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,932.55 Date 03/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JOANNA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $38,932.35 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, ROBERT A Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,932.26 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MATTHEW W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,932.25 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ALFONSO Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $38,932.14 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System