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 HEFFLE, KAREN A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $38,672.98 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, FRANK J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $38,672.91 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUERVO, EDWIN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $38,672.91 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIN, KIMBERLY K Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $38,672.87 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARILYN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,672.44 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SHARAE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $38,672.31 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CLARENCE R Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $38,671.65 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, DIANA L Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,670.96 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCINE, JEAN Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,670.86 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, TIARA C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,670.79 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, OLIVER S Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,670.63 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJICEK, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $38,670.54 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, RACHEL N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,670.45 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, RICHARD Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $38,670.34 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, MIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,670.33 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERN, LORI A Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,669.85 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,669.85 Date 01/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, MARISSA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,669.71 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $38,669.44 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERION, IRMA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,669.26 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTTS, SUSAN G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,669.23 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, CRISTINA G Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $38,668.90 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, MAUREEN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,668.87 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $38,668.81 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABINO, KELLY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,668.07 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORINGE, EUGENE B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,668.00 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEE, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,667.98 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELL, PETER C Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,667.92 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMILL, ANDREA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,667.87 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDANO, ERIDANIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,667.80 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JENNY E Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $38,667.79 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULIANELLO, ANTHONY V Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,667.51 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JUSTIN E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $38,667.48 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIGARIO, ALANNA N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,667.30 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALHOS, LEWIS M Employer name Town of Sharon Amount $38,667.30 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, CHERYL D Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $38,667.11 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NATHAN R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $38,666.99 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMON, BRADLEY H Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,666.88 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBER, LISA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,666.72 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, CASEY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,666.71 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENRICH, SUSAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,666.67 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $38,666.59 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, MICHELLE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,666.31 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $38,666.01 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $38,665.88 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATHLEEN H Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,665.71 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, VALERIE L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $38,665.67 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LAURIE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,665.62 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMONS, JILL E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,665.51 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, GRACE W Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $38,664.88 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, BERNITHA S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,664.32 Date 10/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, MELISSA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,664.31 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,664.16 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYAGKOTA, ERINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,664.12 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, REGINA Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,664.05 Date 06/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HOLLY J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $38,663.84 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $38,663.70 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, DONNA L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $38,663.49 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, DANIELLE L Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $38,663.32 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, GARRY R Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $38,663.32 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, BETH J. Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $38,663.31 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIO, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,663.30 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATO, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,663.20 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,663.18 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MATTHEW J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,662.97 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, MEGAN L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,662.85 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARKA, CINDY M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $38,662.66 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, MARIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,662.47 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MANDY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,662.45 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITA, PERETE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $38,661.89 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $38,661.82 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ALLISON M Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $38,661.79 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURAWSKI, HEATHER S Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,661.72 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, DAR'NISHA K Employer name Erie County Amount $38,661.56 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, JANICE M Employer name Village of Port Byron Amount $38,661.48 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $38,661.45 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRAW, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,661.39 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ONI Z Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $38,661.32 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZUCCO, IRENE Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,660.60 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIDALA, JUDY M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $38,660.54 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITONE, VITO Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $38,660.48 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, SHANNON N Employer name Broome County Amount $38,660.28 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTZ, GERRY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,659.98 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNIER, JAMES A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $38,659.82 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WILLIAM F Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $38,659.60 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSER, SAMUEL A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $38,659.30 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYAIT, KARI A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,659.17 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, WAYNE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $38,658.94 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, MATTHEW J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $38,658.81 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JOHN F, SR Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $38,658.72 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ELAINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,658.60 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, WILLIAM K Employer name Town of Bath Amount $38,658.51 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, CURT P Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $38,658.47 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AMY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $38,658.40 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, REGINA L Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $38,658.40 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALS, LORRAINE A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $38,658.31 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEE O, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,658.16 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JACKIE R, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,658.08 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, CINDY F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,658.02 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANABLE, JAMES C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,657.64 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System