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 DIAMANT, DEBBIE M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $38,275.08 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-RISOLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $38,274.84 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTER, LINDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,274.80 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, CHRISTEEN F Employer name Yates County Amount $38,274.80 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBERG, GLENN P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,274.78 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, LISA A Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $38,274.52 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, MARY L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,274.00 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $38,273.83 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, KAREN Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $38,273.43 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID M Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,272.85 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MARTER, GINGER K Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $38,272.78 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SEAN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,272.73 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMONE, DEBRA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $38,272.60 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSEY, KEITH A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,272.59 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, CRAIG M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,272.22 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOSH, GINGER L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $38,272.17 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DEBRA A Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $38,272.03 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, DARIEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,271.67 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIVALA, CHARLIE J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $38,271.64 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYSOL, TERRY L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,271.60 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELEY, SARAH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,271.59 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, CLAYTON Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,271.52 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, LORI L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $38,271.44 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPPEL, DEBORAH J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,271.00 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, LYNN M Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $38,270.72 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, LAURI A Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $38,270.57 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LAWRENCE J, II Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,270.41 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWARD, ROXANNE G Employer name Prattsburgh CSD Amount $38,270.22 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOUTHAVONG, CHITTADAPHONE O Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,270.21 Date 11/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELANIN, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,270.10 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MICHELE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $38,270.05 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TERESA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,270.02 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ALEXANDRA B Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $38,270.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, KATHLEEN Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,269.80 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,269.04 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, CAYLEIGH A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,269.03 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, JON K Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $38,269.00 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHUE, HOWARD V Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $38,268.83 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKINGSLEY, MARK W Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $38,268.74 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, URSULA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,268.69 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTRY, JACLYN F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,268.69 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDWARY, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,268.55 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSBURGER, WENDY J Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $38,268.37 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMONACO, LYDIA J Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $38,268.35 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $38,268.35 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, THOMAS L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,268.28 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODYARD, DENNIS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,268.28 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, JESSE M Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $38,268.20 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $38,268.13 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITTS, GARY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,268.03 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, HEATHER L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,268.03 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ANDREW M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,267.84 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JEANNETTE Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $38,267.66 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, THOMAS Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $38,267.31 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ASHLEY L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $38,266.76 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,266.66 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBRECHT, THOMAS Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $38,266.24 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, HEATHER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,265.90 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHNO, ELAINE V Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $38,265.75 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, LINDA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $38,265.74 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWERT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,265.54 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURCZAK, CHRISTY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,265.36 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JASON Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,265.25 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMANTO, FERNANDO Y Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $38,265.17 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMAJO, EDISON Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $38,264.65 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, RYAN T Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,264.52 Date 01/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLSON, BRIAN A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $38,264.38 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, VICTORIA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,264.21 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DIANA L Employer name Mechanicville Housing Auth Amount $38,264.18 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GRACIE Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,263.96 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, TAMEEKA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,263.88 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICKEFOOSE, NICOLE J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,263.73 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISBERG, KENNETH A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $38,263.64 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSI, GIRIJA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,263.63 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, JOSHUA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,263.48 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, CAILIN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,263.33 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTNIGHT-METZLER, PATRICIA A Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $38,263.00 Date 04/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,262.99 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, REBECCA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,262.90 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMS, DEBORAH Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $38,262.85 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, KENNETH N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,262.70 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, LISA W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,262.38 Date 05/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,261.27 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, LISA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $38,261.03 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSTREET, MARK E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,260.83 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVIO, KELLY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,260.58 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON-DAVIS, EVELYN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,260.56 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, JASON D Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,260.36 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, BETTY J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $38,260.31 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, MELISSA E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $38,260.27 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MAURICIO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,260.21 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,260.02 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $38,259.99 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, MARIBEL V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,259.69 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDRO R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,259.48 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, EDMUND J Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $38,259.47 Date 03/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, ARIEL M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,259.32 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, JAMES E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,259.24 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GARY R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $38,259.24 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, TINA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $38,259.09 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System