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 KAIM, ANTHONY J Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $37,944.98 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, RODNEY G Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $37,944.83 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDLE, GRACE ANN Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $37,944.81 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, DOUGLAS Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $37,944.69 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY V Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $37,944.56 Date 12/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELE, DEAN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,944.16 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, JESSENIA V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $37,943.76 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, IRENE Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $37,943.40 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDIHY, CAITLIN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,943.37 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANGEL L Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $37,943.13 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, GIOVANNI Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $37,942.86 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $37,942.62 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, RONALD F , JR Employer name Town of Greig Amount $37,942.46 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCZKOWSKI, HELEN M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $37,942.31 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPP, HEATHER L Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $37,942.31 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $37,942.07 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, SHAWN P Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $37,942.05 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, MARYKAY Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,941.84 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEREN, MARYANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $37,941.54 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,941.36 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, RANDI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,941.16 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, YANIRE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,940.69 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHATI, GERT Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $37,940.55 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BROOKE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,939.75 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, LA TORRE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,939.64 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, CHARLES N Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $37,939.51 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHMAN, BRIAN E Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $37,939.38 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, MARLEA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,939.30 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, DOUGLAS A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $37,939.20 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIWEATHER, TENNILLE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,939.14 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,939.06 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, PATRICIA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,938.81 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYER, ANN M Employer name Albany County Amount $37,938.69 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBLE, MARY J Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $37,938.43 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, JAMES E Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $37,938.28 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATENACCI, DINO T Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $37,937.87 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TAMIKA S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,937.64 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, TANYA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,937.56 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DALE A Employer name Broome County Amount $37,937.29 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSILLO, LORI E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,937.27 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINO-DEL ANGEL, LAURA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,936.88 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTI, SHANEEZA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,936.81 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, MITCHELL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,936.65 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIL, LAURIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,936.25 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADER, ADRIENNE D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,936.22 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, SONIA Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,936.04 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS-SHELLEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,936.04 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MARIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,936.00 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, FRANCES M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $37,935.80 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGER, LISA A Employer name Washington County Amount $37,935.55 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNO, TODD A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $37,935.48 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, DONNA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,935.26 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHEN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,935.24 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,935.11 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURKENDALL, GUY R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,935.01 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILQUIN, SUSAN A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $37,934.90 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PHYLLIS A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $37,934.39 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAR, STACY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,934.26 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATZ, MAURA C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $37,934.24 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, QADRIYYA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $37,934.15 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, PAUL N, II Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $37,934.08 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLOR, JOSHUA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,933.87 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORISCA, ORISTIL Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $37,933.51 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEOD, CAROLYN Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $37,933.49 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, KATIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,933.41 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, GARY W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,933.06 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUBELL, THOMAS J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $37,933.05 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDLOWSKI, DIANA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $37,932.97 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, ELIZABETH I Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,932.93 Date 05/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAN, AMAL W Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $37,932.85 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, JUSTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,932.34 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SUSAN A Employer name Lyncourt UFSD Amount $37,932.27 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, TAMMY B Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $37,932.26 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, PATRICIA S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $37,932.00 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DANIEL D, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,931.44 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, VINCENT M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,931.03 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, ANTOINETTE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,930.90 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, TERESA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,930.75 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEN-PECK, KATHI S Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,930.48 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZALIA, STEPHANIE E Employer name Essex County Amount $37,930.47 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, INDIA C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $37,930.33 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KRISTEN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,930.01 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, ELVIS L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $37,929.81 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABUNE, PETERO A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,929.60 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, ROLAND A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $37,929.39 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLUBIAK, ZBIGNIEW Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,929.34 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALESH, ERIK L Employer name Perry CSD Amount $37,929.28 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, BARBARA J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $37,928.89 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARJO, SHANNA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $37,928.88 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDUNK, CASSANDRA L Employer name Orange County Amount $37,928.63 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASADEVALL, ADELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,928.34 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, JERZY Employer name Greece CSD Amount $37,928.28 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, MARY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,928.17 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, SHARON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $37,928.13 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DESIREE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,928.01 Date 03/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DEBORAH M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,927.99 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANESE BADENHOP, JOANNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,927.85 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, KAYLA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,927.84 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONG, ANDREW T Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,927.80 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCO, SHERRY ANN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,927.79 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System