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 TORRES, IVY I Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $38,006.83 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANI, ANTHONY M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,006.81 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAN, STEVE W A Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $38,006.81 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKE, SHANDRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,006.66 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WILLIAMS, CAROL Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,006.44 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, DEBRA L Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $38,006.32 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANDLESS, WILLIAM A Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,005.88 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMON, SARA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $38,005.69 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZYNSKI, LINDA S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $38,005.50 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLENBRAND, PATRICIA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $38,005.50 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARMELLO, JOHN R Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $38,005.07 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, THERESA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,005.02 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONDEUR, MARK R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,005.00 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, JOAN S Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $38,004.83 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, BOBBIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,004.76 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARET M Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,004.66 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBMEIER, DENISE Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,004.51 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,004.50 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,004.50 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUCHTER, GAIL E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,004.40 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HOLLY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,004.40 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JACALYN S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,004.40 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDT, ANTONIETTA E Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $38,003.71 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, WALTER L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,003.65 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, MICHELE D Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $38,003.34 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,002.91 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RICHARD C Employer name Washington County Amount $38,002.55 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, JENNIFER B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $38,002.29 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, GRETTEL Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $38,001.65 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DIANA L Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,001.61 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,001.52 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, JODIE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,000.98 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLINAN, BRIAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,000.67 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, JACOB W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,000.22 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,000.11 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, MARC A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,000.04 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIEN, BRIDGET M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,000.00 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, KATURIA E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,000.00 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTERO, FRANK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,000.00 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,000.00 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAS, SHAINZA Employer name Albany County Amount $37,999.52 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEREMIAH A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $37,998.56 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, KEVIN F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $37,998.33 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, KAREN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,998.32 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOLA, VINCENT Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $37,998.19 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBATO, JOHN A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $37,997.91 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, HEATHER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,997.79 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERI, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,997.72 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DAWN R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,997.63 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,997.54 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JON D Employer name Broome County Amount $37,997.35 Date 10/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CARISSA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,997.33 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCAN, DAVID J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,997.33 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANICO, NANCY A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $37,997.26 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROHAN, DANIEL J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $37,997.18 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, RICHARD T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,997.06 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DIANE C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $37,996.99 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, PEDRO M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $37,996.96 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSGAARD, OLAF C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,996.84 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, PATRICIA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,996.05 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEANNE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,996.00 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK-BRODNICKI, MARYANN Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,995.99 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, KYLE P Employer name Village of Canton Amount $37,995.22 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, CHRISTINE M Employer name West Hempstead Fire District Amount $37,995.00 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXAJ, EDITH E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $37,994.78 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDGE, KAREN S Employer name Yates County Amount $37,994.77 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TERESA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,994.49 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,994.45 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYKSTRA, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,994.34 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,994.30 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISKE, DENISE B Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,994.19 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JENNIFER Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $37,994.10 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $37,993.70 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, FITZROY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,993.53 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAYOGG, DENYELL Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,993.40 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, COLLEEN L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,993.24 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $37,993.11 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZYZGA, CHRISTINE Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,993.09 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, TERRI S Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $37,992.74 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLEY, VERONICA M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $37,992.59 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDAYATI, DIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,992.58 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLO, ADRIANNA F Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,992.54 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KATHLEEN R Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $37,992.28 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAD, KELLY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $37,991.47 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ADRIAN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,991.25 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JODI M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,991.24 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, DAWN M Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $37,991.06 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOHN R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,991.03 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Durham Amount $37,990.87 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,990.78 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURK, DEBORAH C Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $37,990.70 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, LORI A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $37,990.51 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $37,990.26 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWOOD, MOHAMMED Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $37,990.13 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $37,989.67 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLICCI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $37,989.64 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JAILYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,989.56 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, LIANNE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,989.51 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MARILLA W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,989.23 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, SONYA F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,989.22 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System