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 AFIF, KALED N Employer name Erie County Amount $38,328.28 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DOREEN J Employer name Yates County Ind Dev Agency Amount $38,328.25 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCH, JESSICA M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $38,328.01 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABURCHAK, LISA M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,328.00 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,327.93 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULIN, DEBORAH J Employer name Alden CSD Amount $38,327.88 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, LARRY H Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $38,327.63 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, BARBARA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,327.32 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TIMMECITA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,327.26 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CONNIE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,326.93 Date 06/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAMMARA Employer name Education Department Amount $38,326.76 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RANDOLPH Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $38,326.43 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMINVILLE, LYNNE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,326.34 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,325.91 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, GINGER A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $38,325.44 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SUZANNE I Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,325.24 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,325.04 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPERT, MICHELLE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,325.04 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, EILEEN R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $38,324.88 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MARLENE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,324.70 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,324.63 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBNER, SAMANTHA A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $38,324.57 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEY, CHRISTINA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,324.51 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES L Employer name Town of Springfield Amount $38,324.33 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRON, ANGELA H Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $38,324.31 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YISA, DIVINE W Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,323.94 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, TRINA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,323.55 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, HANA T Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $38,323.54 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSIE, BRANDI A Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,322.86 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, CATHY A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $38,322.68 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, FRANK M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,322.67 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLEE, JASON M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $38,322.17 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, STACEY D Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $38,321.58 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ROSA F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $38,320.72 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MEEKIN, THOMAS D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,320.61 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CHESNEY, KAREN J Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $38,320.50 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LINDA B Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $38,319.71 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, TIMOTHY Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $38,319.48 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, MARJORIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,319.35 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKS, CHANTEL L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $38,319.28 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTALA, MARYANN T Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $38,319.19 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $38,318.97 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTA, JASON E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,318.86 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOWITZ, WENDY I Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $38,318.85 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, NICOLAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,318.84 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TIMOTHY W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,318.73 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRHEL, JANET M Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,318.53 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, DEREK R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,318.44 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MICHELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,318.11 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROY A Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $38,318.06 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGERS, NICHOLE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,318.03 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRETT, DIANA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,317.97 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLO, CAROL J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $38,317.95 Date 02/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,317.69 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEDHAM, ANDREW D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $38,317.69 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PAULINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,317.10 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, PAUL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,317.01 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCKWIT, WILLIAM R Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $38,316.91 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, BRITTANY A Employer name Canton CSD Amount $38,316.82 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, RAYMOND F, JR Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,316.74 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSARDO, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,316.48 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKANIN, HELEN A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $38,316.46 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVANAU, ALBERT R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,316.27 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZ, MARIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,316.08 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, FRANCES M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $38,315.84 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LORI B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,315.71 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,315.10 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZI, BRANDON A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,314.92 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KEVIN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,314.86 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, JO ANN L Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $38,314.84 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITERS, CHRISTINA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $38,314.43 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $38,314.36 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, NANCY M Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,314.21 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANNA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,314.07 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRAG, NADINA M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,313.93 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT-LANDES, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,313.43 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, ALBERT L, II Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $38,313.36 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARVIN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,313.35 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $38,312.82 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLET, TERI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,312.80 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAKOWSKI, JAMIE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,312.74 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TRACYE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,312.65 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RHETA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,312.64 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, ANNA M Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $38,312.17 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLINO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $38,312.06 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAY, RYAN E Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,311.59 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, CARI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,311.57 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSSINGER, CHELSEA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,311.15 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, LAURA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,311.06 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, REGINA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $38,310.86 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, LUCAS J Employer name Broome County Amount $38,310.69 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SUZANNE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,310.47 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, CAROL A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,310.05 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLIAM, CHRISTAL F Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $38,309.91 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $38,309.89 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID L Employer name Chenango County Amount $38,309.22 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, KIMMARIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,309.14 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, HEATHER A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $38,308.67 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $38,308.54 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLMORE, CATHERINE N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $38,308.53 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System