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 PALMER, LAUREN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,497.68 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTY, CLAUDIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,497.67 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBLER, TERESA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,497.43 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JACQUELINE R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,497.14 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, JOSIAH S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $38,496.73 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, DEANNE L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $38,496.70 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, NICOLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,496.33 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, SANDRA S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $38,496.31 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHON, DANIEL R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,496.30 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATH, JAMES V Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $38,496.17 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Broome County Amount $38,495.87 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWENKO, NICOLE L Employer name Madison County Amount $38,495.19 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, BRENNA C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $38,495.11 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLWANGER, DONALD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,494.95 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICHELLI, SUSAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,494.75 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARTIN J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $38,494.41 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLECK, MICHELLE L Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $38,494.41 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULOLLARI, SHEFQET Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $38,494.15 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANESHWAR, SHELIA S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,493.92 Date 09/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TYLER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,493.71 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBER, MARY H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,493.53 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDOUGALL, BETH M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,493.39 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,493.31 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHERYL A Employer name Orange County Amount $38,493.04 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECCESE, JEANNE A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $38,492.77 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CAROLYN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,492.69 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGTON, VINCENT J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,492.58 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, NELMA P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $38,492.39 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DUNCAN E Employer name Village of Cherry Creek Amount $38,492.32 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, CARL D Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,492.22 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLO, NICOLE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,492.02 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELBERGER, JANET I Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $38,491.96 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, JENNIFER J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,491.89 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, WENDY Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,491.84 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, LEORA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,491.60 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERES, JULIANA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,491.56 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOSEPH B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $38,491.46 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, JACK W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,491.08 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, JUDITH L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $38,490.99 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $38,490.96 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZMARSKI, KRYSTYNA Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $38,490.92 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JAMES E Employer name Town of Stockbridge Amount $38,490.75 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, JOSE F Employer name Erie County Amount $38,490.41 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,490.04 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDISH, JOANNE M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $38,489.95 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, MEAGAN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,489.84 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRETT J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $38,489.56 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTA, EDMOND L Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $38,489.50 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, ANN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $38,489.38 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, ALFRED A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,488.93 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNS, PENELOPE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $38,488.78 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLE, TRACEY M Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $38,488.74 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BINOY C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,488.42 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, KATRINA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,488.29 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, KAREN M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $38,487.83 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOSBY, RONNETTE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,487.76 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, GLENN C Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $38,487.72 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, MARCIE L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,487.59 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, TONI M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,487.33 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,487.23 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PAMELA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,487.13 Date 08/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATHEW H Employer name Otsego County Amount $38,486.96 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AARON J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,486.69 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, DIANA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,486.61 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $38,486.14 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, ALLEN K, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $38,486.09 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DEREK S Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $38,486.03 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,485.72 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, DAWN M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $38,485.71 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, JAMES J Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $38,485.69 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ANGELA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,484.25 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, EMILY B Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $38,484.04 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLING, KEITH E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,483.76 Date 06/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, ISMAEL, III Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $38,483.60 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, KAREN A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $38,483.53 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, TERRI L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $38,483.46 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,483.24 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTIN W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,483.20 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, QUINDELL Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,482.97 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAITIS, LINDA A Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $38,482.97 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, LARRY H, II Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $38,482.79 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, AUTUMN J Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $38,482.24 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VENTURE, ANGELA J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $38,482.23 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,482.22 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SHEILA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $38,482.18 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR, CLAUDE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,481.74 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DANIELLE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $38,481.63 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARD, DIEUDONNE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,481.49 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENISE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,481.25 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JORGE L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,481.23 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, AIMEE L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $38,480.94 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BRIAN R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,480.67 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KIMBERLY S Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $38,480.61 Date 10/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, FRANK J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,480.55 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIUFO, CLARK A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $38,480.09 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KIMBERLY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,480.05 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, JASON S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,480.02 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BRANDY F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,479.88 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, PAMELA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,479.43 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RONALD H Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,479.41 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System