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 THOMSEN, MELISSA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,358.31 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL P Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,358.15 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, TRACY A Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $37,358.03 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, NORA T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $37,357.92 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISACKY, JEANNE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,357.85 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, ANN MARIE Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $37,357.60 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PATRICK A Employer name Essex County Amount $37,357.25 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, ERICH R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $37,357.12 Date 07/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBENICA, AMY K Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,357.08 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENARD, SUZANNE M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $37,356.99 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CERCE, SONYA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $37,356.91 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, WILLIAM P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,356.82 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,356.65 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Olean Amount $37,356.56 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, TAMMY V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,356.15 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTON, KANDI B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $37,356.02 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, THERESA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,355.71 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $37,355.69 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, BARTHOLMEW J Employer name Village of Mayfield Amount $37,355.59 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANO-LOPEZ, MIGUEL ALBERTO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $37,355.45 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, DEBRA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,355.42 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSIGNOLO, BENJAMIN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,355.38 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUMSKY, DEBRA E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $37,355.17 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATONE, MARIA E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $37,354.95 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUDA, NATALIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,354.71 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARARAKY, FARNAZ Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $37,354.43 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $37,354.19 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHETSATSANG, URGYEN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $37,354.01 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, RENEE M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,354.00 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, LISA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,353.94 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $37,353.80 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ZACHARY S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $37,353.40 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, MATTHEW C Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,353.34 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, STEPHEN K Employer name Town of French Creek Amount $37,353.26 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $37,353.26 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSON, GLENDA D Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,352.95 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANDREA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,352.94 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GEEST, ELIZABETH J Employer name Albany County Amount $37,352.90 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CLAIR, JOHN H Employer name Albany County Amount $37,352.76 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTABLE, SUSAN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,352.34 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SANDRA J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $37,352.32 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, GAVIN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,352.18 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DARLA J Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $37,352.08 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, JUDITH M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $37,351.99 Date 06/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVER, JESSICA L Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $37,351.80 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVIER, BOBBIE JO Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,351.41 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JASON G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,351.29 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, ANNE V Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $37,351.28 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, KELLIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,351.09 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, LAURA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,351.01 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,350.75 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGES-JOHNSON, SHANNEL M Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $37,350.69 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JO-ANN R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,350.57 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNKER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $37,350.13 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTON, DAVID J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $37,349.80 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ADAM M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,349.67 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDLE, RONALD E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $37,349.49 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, JILL E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $37,349.32 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNANN, TINA A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,349.08 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $37,348.86 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DORA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,348.60 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, AMANDA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,348.23 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWE, SHANIA K Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,347.91 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDT, GARY R Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $37,347.58 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, HELENA JANE Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $37,347.20 Date 03/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOGSDILL-NITTMANN, MITZI R Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $37,347.15 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CINDA K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $37,346.62 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CARRIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,346.52 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CURTIS J Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $37,346.44 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, TODD W Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $37,346.36 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSLER, GINA M Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $37,346.32 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN M Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $37,346.14 Date 05/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, GABRIEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,346.10 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, TREVOR J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,345.59 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VICKI M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,345.45 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEMONT Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $37,345.41 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, MITCHELL K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,345.23 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, GAIL M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $37,345.23 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, LAURENCE W Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $37,344.99 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $37,344.90 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYLOR, WERNER L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,344.50 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNAS, CARI A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,343.70 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHELLE D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $37,343.57 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADLE, WAYNE R, SR Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $37,343.36 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, DAWN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,343.29 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTZ, MICHAEL B Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,343.11 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GEORGE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,343.11 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, VALERIE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,342.77 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READER, JASON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,342.40 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUCETTI, PAUL G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,342.18 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARRA, DALE K Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $37,341.92 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJDA, CONCETTA G Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,341.62 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, TAMIKA S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $37,341.34 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, VITTORIA G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,341.25 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, LISA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $37,340.96 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARIANNE F Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $37,340.95 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELIN, FRANCI M F Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $37,340.75 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JULIE A Employer name Afton CSD Amount $37,340.68 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHELLEY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,340.55 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, LAUREN A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $37,340.40 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System