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 FONICIELLO, LAUREL A Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $37,893.85 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, AVIS M R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,893.58 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNEY, RENEE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,893.38 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACHOWSKI, DOREEN A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $37,893.17 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HOLLY S Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $37,893.00 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, APRIL L Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,892.73 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JACQUELINE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,892.73 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERONICA E Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,892.72 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEITH Q Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,892.60 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTON, KAREN A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $37,892.52 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFORZA, SUSAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,892.47 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, JOSHUA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,892.31 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZ, LINDA M Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $37,892.17 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EVELYN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,892.00 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IRENE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,892.00 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA-STOCK, MICHELE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,891.67 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, ANNETTE C Employer name Erie County Amount $37,891.31 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANE, PATRICIA A Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $37,891.22 Date 08/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, SUE L Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,891.11 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEIER, ZACHARY Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $37,891.11 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESNOR, SHANNON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,891.07 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $37,891.00 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, ILEANA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $37,890.95 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, LORRAINE E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $37,890.92 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $37,890.78 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, LORNA G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $37,890.78 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, MELVIN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,890.28 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, JOEL W Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $37,890.04 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MAHIRI D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,889.71 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREENA C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,889.71 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYIAN, FABIOLA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,889.71 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, LEANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVUOTO, JOSEPH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHURY, TRACY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TAMARA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERO, CARLOS F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERREWYN, NICK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POSTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTADO, DAISY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICK, STEPHANIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, GRISELDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NICHOLAS H J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,889.71 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBECK, VINCENT E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,889.71 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, NATASHA A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,889.71 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, MAUREEN T Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,889.50 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVINO, KATHEY M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $37,889.44 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TERRA G Employer name Erie County Amount $37,889.40 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, GALE E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $37,889.08 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGNO, CATHERINE Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $37,888.80 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, BRIANA L Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $37,888.80 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,888.72 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTKIN, ANJELA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,888.66 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANTHONY WJ Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,888.48 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREE, MICHELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,888.24 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKEL, ROSA E Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $37,888.12 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZKIEWICZ, ASSUNTA Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,887.62 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, NANCY M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,887.62 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KERRIANN Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $37,887.53 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,887.41 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $37,887.21 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, NELSON A, III Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,887.14 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPRIGHT, RACHEL H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,887.13 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMMARIELLO, DAVID J Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,887.11 Date 10/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, LISA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,886.98 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, BRIAN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $37,886.94 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDAN, JOSEPH Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $37,886.27 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREDAY, LUZ ELENA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $37,886.10 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDER, DENISE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,886.00 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIBERTI, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $37,885.93 Date 04/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIPERT, KAREN T Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $37,885.67 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JUDITH A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,885.52 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEVIN P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $37,885.41 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID H Employer name City of Norwich Amount $37,885.24 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREN, PAUL E Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,885.21 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAMONT E Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $37,884.69 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, JOYCE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,884.48 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERLUND, CANDY S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,884.28 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Altamont Amount $37,884.17 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBLASE, DOUGLAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $37,883.83 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, GABRIELE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,883.50 Date 03/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, JANELLE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $37,883.50 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WANDA B Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $37,883.03 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINNEX, JAMES A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $37,882.98 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, SHAUN M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $37,882.96 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DEBORAH A Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $37,882.94 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, KAITLIN H Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $37,882.80 Date 11/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORA-CATANZARO, MARIA I Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,882.61 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGLER, TAMMI K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,882.57 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALIU, DONALD J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,882.52 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, KERRY M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $37,882.49 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUS, JEANETTE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,881.93 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, NINA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,881.93 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RACHEL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,881.61 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, BARBARA L Employer name Galway CSD Amount $37,881.60 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, SHIRELLE Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,881.58 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ALLAN Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,881.36 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,880.83 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, REBECCA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,880.76 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, BETTY J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,880.72 Date 05/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System