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 KAMINSKI, STEVEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,161.47 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIANNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,161.19 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,161.15 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFERY M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $38,160.12 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ENDEL Employer name City of Kingston Amount $38,159.79 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, BRIAN D Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,159.76 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MELISSA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,159.58 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, LISA L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,159.43 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURSEY, DIONNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,159.32 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMATEER, REBECCA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,159.19 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, SHEILA L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $38,158.75 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIPSTON, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $38,158.72 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERBRANT, WENDY E Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $38,158.50 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, GARY M Employer name Boonville Housing Authority Amount $38,158.40 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LINDSAY W Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $38,158.25 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDLEY, COLLEEN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,158.23 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLEK, ANGIE C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $38,158.09 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMENO, JEANETTE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,157.90 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, STEVEN Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $38,157.83 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, AMANDA S Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $38,157.59 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILE, JEFFREY C Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $38,157.43 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDON, JEANNINE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,157.35 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLARO, ANDREW J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $38,157.26 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Madison County Amount $38,157.04 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGONE, GENNARO Employer name Westchester County Amount $38,156.97 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,156.86 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, JULIE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $38,156.74 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSMAN, DONALD E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $38,156.61 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, WAYNE, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $38,156.54 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, VERONICA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $38,156.50 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARCOS E Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $38,156.18 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MARIA B Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $38,156.18 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JENNIFER L Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,155.97 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $38,155.53 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, TAMMY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,155.18 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, TYESHA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,154.89 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, JANET E Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,154.69 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SUSAN B Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $38,154.43 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARIO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,154.38 Date 01/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBIE, EVA G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,154.30 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, KOKO K Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $38,154.29 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SANT, JUSTINE W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,154.22 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIM, JOHN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,153.86 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, DEBORAH D Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $38,153.78 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERARA, KENNETH Employer name City of Middletown Amount $38,153.57 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,153.56 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, DARCEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,153.55 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, BETHANY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,153.19 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKICIUK, ANDRIA J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,152.80 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DARVIN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,152.72 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CRISTIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,152.70 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNES, DIXIE L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $38,152.61 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,152.51 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALODAT, AUDREY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,152.49 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MAUREEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,152.45 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEITH A, JR Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $38,152.26 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PETER J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,151.80 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, ADELINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,151.69 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITEK, DEREK P Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $38,151.68 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAY, ALYSSA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,151.46 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSS, CURTIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,151.32 Date 07/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARIA N Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $38,150.78 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MARTINA K Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $38,150.50 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, JAY D Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $38,150.42 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAWN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $38,149.86 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, DEVIN G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $38,149.65 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, MICHAEL P Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $38,149.52 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECZEK, CATHERINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,148.86 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAULA E Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $38,148.66 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,148.11 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVEN, GELSOMINA Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $38,147.78 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, DEBORAH L Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,147.48 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENFIELD, JOY M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $38,147.47 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRACY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,147.11 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLINS, RICHARD A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,147.11 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, ARTHUR C, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,146.93 Date 05/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $38,146.50 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ERIKA L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,146.44 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTA, KEVIN S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,146.33 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCRAFT, THOMAS R Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $38,146.17 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, MARTHA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,146.05 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHARBASH, FRANK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $38,145.97 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONEAU, TRISTAN D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,145.80 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JAIME A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,145.70 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZMA, JAMIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,145.69 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $38,145.68 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JOSHUA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,145.64 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, KATHLEEN H Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $38,145.25 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLEY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $38,145.25 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, SHERRY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $38,145.25 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, MASON F Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $38,145.02 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID C Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $38,144.83 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, LINDA S Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $38,144.77 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHOA, ANGELA J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,144.05 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, GAVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,144.00 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORT, GREGORY S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,143.99 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGHTY, MICHELE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,143.89 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, TRACY Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,143.81 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABECKER, ANDREA L Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $38,143.71 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, ERIC J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $38,143.55 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System