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 DONEY, KAREN S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,579.83 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON-DAVID, ANNETTE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,579.52 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANGELINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,579.47 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTOINETTE QG Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,579.45 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDD, TIFFANY L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,578.83 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NANCY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,578.79 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, JILL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,578.11 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBREAU, ALI A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,578.05 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PAMELA K Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $38,577.78 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEL, AMY E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,577.55 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $38,577.55 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPERSHAD, NIRMALA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,577.20 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,577.20 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKALIS, MARIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,577.20 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,577.20 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MORTIER, GEORGE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,577.18 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,577.12 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, CHARLES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,576.95 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, KERRY A Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $38,576.79 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHERRI A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,576.70 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIANO, PAUL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,576.30 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOYE, FRANCES A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,576.17 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, COLLEEN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,576.16 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRY, JOSEPH A Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $38,576.14 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, KIRK C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,576.04 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, ALESSANDRA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,576.04 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBLE, JENNIFER A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $38,575.59 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, HOWARD R, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $38,575.45 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPSTEAD, MACKENZIE L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $38,575.45 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,575.26 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPER, THERON R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,575.23 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNER, JOSHUA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $38,575.20 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMES, JOHN E Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,575.12 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN M, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,575.04 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, JUSTIN R Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,574.49 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASASANTA, CATHERINE L Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $38,574.49 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PAIGE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,574.38 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, CLEODIS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,574.33 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNEIRI, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Chester Amount $38,574.25 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, KYLE R Employer name Town of Hardenburgh Amount $38,574.19 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, DEBORAH C Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,573.97 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEL, TYANN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,573.89 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, JESSIE LEE Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $38,573.57 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, ANGELL S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,573.43 Date 07/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRESZ, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,573.34 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,573.31 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICSAK, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $38,573.30 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,573.25 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKARD, JOSEPH H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $38,573.10 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIA C Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $38,572.68 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KRISTIE N Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,572.48 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, GARRETT B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,572.39 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, DENISE M Employer name Madison County Amount $38,572.34 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, RAE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,572.19 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GERALD T Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,572.18 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOT, JESSE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,571.95 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NANCY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,571.83 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVILLE, RANDY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,571.81 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOFSKY, AUDREY K Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,571.67 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $38,571.66 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDING, DERRICK M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $38,571.59 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $38,571.16 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROXANNE M Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $38,571.14 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMINOWSKI, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,571.10 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCE, BILLY J Employer name Town of Russell Amount $38,570.97 Date 04/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, HANNAH K Employer name Essex County Amount $38,570.78 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JAMELLA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,570.56 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAMI J Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,570.50 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, DONALD L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $38,570.46 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, ANGELA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,570.39 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSCAMP, JOSEPH Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,570.33 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, MINERVA Employer name Erie County Amount $38,570.03 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOZOWY, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $38,569.96 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ALISTAIR A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,569.77 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENETTO, DAVID J Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $38,569.61 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, FRANKLIN O Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $38,569.35 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, REGINE I Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $38,569.28 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JEFFREY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,569.22 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JONATHAN J Employer name Washington County Amount $38,569.13 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSAESSER, ROBERT T Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $38,568.94 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, DIANNE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,568.89 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWAY-HOUSTON, EUTRICE E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,568.75 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,568.50 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACH, KRISTIN L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,568.47 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, AMANDA R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $38,568.26 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LINN W Employer name Town of Plainfield Amount $38,568.09 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, FRANK L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,567.93 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, MARILYN I Employer name Education Department Amount $38,567.93 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER, ELIZABETH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,567.93 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDREAU, KATHLEEN J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,567.93 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, LUCILA DELC Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,567.85 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABALETA, JUAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,567.65 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICK, CYNTHIA T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,567.64 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUL, DAWN M Employer name Town of Wolcott Amount $38,567.64 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, ERIK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,567.31 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, FRANK M Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $38,566.80 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, TERESA L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,566.64 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIES, ERIC W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,566.61 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, KATHERINE Employer name Town of Greece Amount $38,566.45 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, CHERYL E Employer name Erie County Amount $38,566.41 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System