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 HERNANDEZ, LINDA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $38,410.54 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINELLI, NELLO G Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $38,410.45 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLE, KENTON ANTHONY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,410.38 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMIDINE, LISA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,410.33 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, PETER C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,410.32 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, DIANNE E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,410.28 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, HEATHER E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $38,410.05 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, DONALD J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $38,410.03 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, CHUNMEI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,409.65 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ALICIA R Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,409.36 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESKE, CHARLES E Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $38,409.30 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, JENNY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,408.96 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, ZACHARY J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $38,408.95 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANE, LEO J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $38,408.82 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATTINGER, NICOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,408.44 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, CYNTHIA M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,408.28 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCIARDI, ANN E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,408.26 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, MELISSA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,407.96 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEN, JEREMY A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $38,407.81 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, LISA K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,407.66 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, MARK D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $38,407.40 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMENICK, KELLY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,407.39 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA J Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $38,407.25 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRT, MEGAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,407.19 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, NICHOLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,407.15 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMELEE, TONYA R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,406.92 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCH, GERARD R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,406.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, TERESA A Employer name Albany County Amount $38,406.69 Date 02/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSBERG, DIANE Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $38,406.42 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHRER, SEAN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,406.22 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LYNETTE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,406.17 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SANDRA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,405.92 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JAMES P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,405.90 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ERIC I Employer name Village of Candor Amount $38,405.78 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHMER, IVETTE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $38,405.76 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCI, MARGARET A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $38,405.72 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, DANIEL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $38,405.67 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, SEAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,405.39 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, ROBERT A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,405.26 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAMELA J Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $38,404.62 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, PETER G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,404.33 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,404.32 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DIANA E Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $38,403.87 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANGENBURG, KEITH R Employer name Tioga County Amount $38,403.57 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, ADAM J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $38,403.38 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, HEATHER Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,403.09 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TERRI L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $38,402.91 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORTO, FRANCISCA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,402.68 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEO, AJAY H Employer name Village of Richfield Springs Amount $38,402.07 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, LINDA S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,402.03 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NICOLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,401.98 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADORY, DARRYL L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $38,401.94 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORFIS, GEORGETTE L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,401.85 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUSTAK, NATHAN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $38,401.78 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPIK, STEVEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,401.72 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $38,401.48 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FREESE, ANTHONY C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $38,401.27 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, JEFFREY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,401.20 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERA, MARIA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $38,401.17 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEAU, LAURA C Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $38,401.06 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLO, TAMMI M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $38,400.92 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, KAREN M Employer name Education Department Amount $38,400.92 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROXANE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,400.89 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOTY, ENA V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $38,400.88 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMANN, LUCIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,400.62 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, HEIDI G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $38,400.36 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MATTHEW R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,400.32 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, TIFFANY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,400.20 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SANDRA J Employer name Albany County Amount $38,399.91 Date 05/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, KAREN M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,399.66 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALICKI, CHRISTINE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,399.61 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,399.59 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISLOCKY, PHILLIP L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $38,399.48 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSCH, LISA A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $38,399.47 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, MAURA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,399.46 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIOJE, MARIE G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,399.46 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, ASHANDRA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,399.38 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDEK, DIANE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,399.20 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETSER, AMY S Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $38,398.90 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, KWEI-HWEI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,398.62 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOME, JACOB M Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $38,398.45 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JESSICA L Employer name Madison County Amount $38,398.44 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SHERI L Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $38,398.17 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJANEN, MICHELE M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $38,398.08 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $38,398.06 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KRISTIN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,397.97 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVERTON, EDWHENNA J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $38,397.94 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARLENE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,397.92 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DESIREE S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,397.85 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARIAN Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $38,397.79 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, DAVID W Employer name Warren County Amount $38,397.44 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, TANYA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $38,396.86 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, HECTOR M Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $38,396.83 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, RICHARD Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,396.76 Date 03/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $38,396.51 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOMINIQUE B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $38,396.14 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, COURTNEY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,396.10 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEL, PAULA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $38,396.03 Date 10/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHNK, BARRY E Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $38,395.85 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOHR, SHANNON L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,395.81 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System