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 BROWN, DOREEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,927.66 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCELYN-PIERRE, DANY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,927.14 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURSTEN, KATHLEEN L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $37,927.13 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, LEROY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,927.12 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JADA A Employer name Village of Medina Amount $37,927.00 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROV, KATARZYNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,927.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, DENISE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,926.97 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS-BUTLER, MYRA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,926.34 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEIDRE L Employer name Erie County Amount $37,925.11 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SUSAN Employer name Broome County Amount $37,925.02 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, MEGHAN A Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $37,924.98 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, BRYANT S Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,924.96 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, HEATHER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,924.95 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANET, FORTONATO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,924.88 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LYNETTE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,924.88 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, STANLEY W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $37,924.77 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GARY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,924.25 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ERIN L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $37,924.22 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGH, DEBORAH L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $37,924.19 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, TRACEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,923.77 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,922.82 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELLE, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,921.92 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, BRENT W Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,921.76 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ELAINE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $37,921.34 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-BODIE, LINDSEY M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,921.17 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALAY, REBECCA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,921.10 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERTEL, DONNA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,920.81 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULKERSON, MARY Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,920.68 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, ASHLEY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,920.64 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, NICKOLAS A Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,920.64 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKES, TIFFANY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,920.57 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, AJ T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $37,920.39 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRECHINO, DEANA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $37,920.35 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GERHAAD L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $37,920.31 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DONNA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,920.20 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KYLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,920.08 Date 04/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $37,919.82 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEVILLE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $37,919.56 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLIN, LAURI E Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,919.55 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUDD, JAMES, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,919.47 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,919.37 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, GRACE L Employer name Erie County Amount $37,918.82 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SHANNON P Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $37,918.50 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, VALERIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,918.12 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIETH, CHAD M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $37,917.94 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, LISA M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $37,917.82 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHYAIDA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,917.78 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RAMONA A Employer name Albany County Amount $37,917.63 Date 09/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, JASON S Employer name Town of Broome Amount $37,917.37 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, CLIFFORD R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,917.17 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, JENNIFER A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $37,916.84 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEBERLE, ALEXANDER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,916.83 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, NICHOLE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,916.72 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, VIRGINIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,916.68 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPILUPI, ALESSANDRO L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $37,916.41 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, DAVID J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $37,916.12 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLERER, JAMES G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,916.08 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRATZKY, LISA L Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $37,915.92 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGERONIMO, PATRICIA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $37,915.84 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANTHONY D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,915.54 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSCHI, TERESA L Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $37,915.52 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, GARRETT T Employer name Broome County Amount $37,914.44 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, KEVIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $37,914.44 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCHUS, KEVIN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,914.33 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG YUEN, SHAN FEI Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $37,913.96 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNACHI, DARLENE A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,913.90 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MADISON R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,913.55 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.LOUIS-AUGUSTIN, SHELLA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,913.46 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROWIEC, CYNTHIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $37,912.86 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, CHARLENE A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $37,912.50 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,912.38 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHAEL P Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $37,912.20 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, CATHY L Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $37,912.17 Date 10/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULEY, ROBERT L Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $37,912.12 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ROY F Employer name Albany County Amount $37,911.96 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $37,911.92 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHEWSKE, DAVID G Employer name Yates County Amount $37,911.87 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, WENDI S Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,911.65 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, NANCY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,911.46 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULTON, JAMES Employer name Broome County Amount $37,911.29 Date 05/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ELLEN P Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,911.27 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,911.20 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SUSAN L Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $37,911.04 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, TU U Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,910.97 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERI, MICHELE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $37,910.86 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGENSCHUTZ, CATHRYN E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $37,910.81 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEIGH, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $37,910.69 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTAL, JOSHUA K Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,910.66 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MEGAN M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $37,910.46 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, ROSE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $37,910.40 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONADONNA, MCKENZIE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,910.29 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SUSAN L Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $37,909.96 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VELLO, VITO M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $37,909.82 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPANCIC, ALICIA M Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $37,909.80 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIERI, EDMUND V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,909.56 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENK, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $37,909.38 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDZ, PHYLLIS V Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $37,909.30 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, JOSEPH R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $37,909.11 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MISTY D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,908.93 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARC A Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $37,908.62 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System