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 WILSON, BRANDY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,931.94 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, O FRED Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $38,931.36 Date 01/21/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, WILLIAM G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $38,931.34 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURNIGAN, LADOVA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,930.71 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, MICHAEL T Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,930.56 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, TERRY L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,930.53 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINO, GAETANA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,930.41 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PENNY J Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $38,930.24 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, BIBI S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,929.77 Date 10/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, TERESA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,928.95 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAINA, ELEANORA J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,928.90 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $38,928.76 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, KATHRYN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,928.44 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, APRIL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,928.23 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACINTHE, TIFFANY T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,928.20 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VIRGINIA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,928.10 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $38,928.00 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JUSTIN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,927.78 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTYN, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,927.74 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANNA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,927.60 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DENISE L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,927.59 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $38,927.41 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIWACHTER, DEBBY M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $38,927.10 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PCHELKA, LORRI A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $38,927.07 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, DEAN I Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,927.06 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARIZIO, PATRICIA F Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $38,926.95 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAR, JASON A Employer name Essex County Amount $38,926.67 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, ZAINAB D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,926.04 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, PENNY R Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $38,925.72 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLENSKY, KAREN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,925.68 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, ARLENE G Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $38,925.54 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, CHARMAINE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,925.54 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDINO, KATHLEEN T Employer name Somers CSD Amount $38,925.54 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, COLLEEN N Employer name Education Department Amount $38,925.36 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLGREN, EDWARD T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,925.11 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,925.00 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES, DIANE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $38,924.88 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERENZ, VICKI J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $38,923.81 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, NICOLE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,923.78 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELTHALER, HANS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $38,923.78 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,923.72 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $38,923.70 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINTO, KATE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,923.53 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, EVELENA D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $38,923.44 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ERIC M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,923.39 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVADIL, TAMMY LYNN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,923.21 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIBA, DONNA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $38,923.11 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, THERESA R Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $38,923.01 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNICK, SUSAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $38,923.00 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, JULIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,922.96 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, DAVID L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $38,922.92 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBA, TARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,922.78 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, JEAN E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,922.72 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNYSON, LAKEISHA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,922.66 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARON, DOREEN L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,922.62 Date 09/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEE D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $38,922.47 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEHANTY, KATHY Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $38,922.42 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIN, HEATHER J Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $38,922.02 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MEGAN M Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $38,921.66 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, IRIS A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $38,921.45 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,921.18 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, THOMAS V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $38,920.85 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, MATTHEW E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $38,920.82 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ARTHUR J, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,920.79 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZILLO, DEBRA S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,920.75 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICOLLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,920.53 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ROSE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,920.46 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NICOLE B Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $38,920.36 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DARIEN E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,920.33 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMKO, BARBARA A Employer name City of Oneonta Housing Auth Amount $38,920.08 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, WILLIAM E Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $38,920.07 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDE, ELHADJ O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,919.95 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIN, NICOLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,919.78 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANIONI, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,919.49 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEL, ANNA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,919.21 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, RITA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,918.87 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, NICOLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,918.87 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, CAROL L Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $38,918.85 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, KEITH A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,918.42 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, MAURICE Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $38,918.37 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, SHARON D Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $38,918.36 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,918.27 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNOLI, STEVEN J Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $38,917.87 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARC R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $38,917.74 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTRY, VANESSA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,917.53 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, TONY M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $38,917.45 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, MICHELE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,917.44 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBSEIN, VICKI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,917.42 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, EDILMA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,917.28 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PATRICIA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $38,917.26 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOMINIC, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $38,916.86 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, GREGORY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,916.86 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMANN, SHERYL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $38,916.77 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, DANIEL W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,916.63 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, JOHN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,916.42 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BIASE, JOSEPH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,916.35 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LEONARD H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,916.34 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, RICHARD P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $38,916.00 Date 06/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, DEBORAH L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $38,915.93 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, CELESTE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,915.85 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System