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 STENSHORN, THOMAS F Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $37,067.68 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, CRAIG M Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $37,067.46 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALICIA V Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,066.93 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, JOSEPH B Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $37,066.79 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZESE, NICHOLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,066.49 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, KAREN K Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,066.45 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, ANA O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,066.37 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,066.27 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, JENNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,066.15 Date 09/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENCI, SYLVIA M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $37,065.20 Date 09/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERSIS, CATHERINE N Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $37,065.02 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIONSKI, STEPHEN A Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,065.00 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, LINDA M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $37,064.83 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MICHAEL T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,064.06 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DONNA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,063.61 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, VERONICA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,063.50 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CURTIS, GRACE C Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $37,063.46 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,063.38 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSKEY, NORMA J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $37,063.29 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, PHILIP T Employer name Education Department Amount $37,063.04 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTHE, JEANETTE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $37,062.94 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, JOANNE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $37,062.92 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $37,062.62 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT W Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,062.62 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTMAN, STEPHEN L, III Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $37,062.45 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PEDRO A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,062.43 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, JULIE K Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $37,062.42 Date 10/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, MEREDITH H Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,062.35 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, DEBRA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,062.34 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, GARY L Employer name Town of Otego Amount $37,062.27 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALOIA, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $37,062.27 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGEANT, JOAN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $37,062.16 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, BRANDY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,061.65 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LIBBY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,061.34 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEY, DAVID C Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,061.24 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARVIN W Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $37,060.78 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPIUS, FRANCESCA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $37,060.72 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, TAY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,060.65 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELUCH, CHRISTINE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,060.49 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAITO, KELLEY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $37,060.29 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SHANNON A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,060.19 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CORTNEY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $37,060.11 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, MARY JO Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,059.78 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGER, KRISTEN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $37,059.78 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, ALMENDA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $37,059.69 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, STEVEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,059.64 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ANDREA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,059.23 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, ASHLEY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,059.21 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDJEAN, NICOLE E Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $37,059.15 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, ERICA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,059.09 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIARELLA, JENNIFER Employer name Albany County Amount $37,058.16 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINERITER, JEFFREY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,058.03 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, ERIC T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,058.01 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,057.71 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY-HASTIE, KRISTI S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $37,057.63 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, JOHN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,057.34 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARO, NICOLE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,057.04 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ZAKARY A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $37,056.57 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, ELEANOR Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $37,056.39 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, F BENJAMIN Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,056.13 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, BARBARA MARIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,056.11 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORAMONTI, TAMMY A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,056.00 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELEIGH, ALLAN D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,055.93 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, AMY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,055.78 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWBANS, SHARMILA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $37,055.72 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VULLO, CHERYL Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $37,055.69 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TENISHA M Employer name Madison County Amount $37,055.58 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, LISA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,055.43 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JEFFREY R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $37,055.18 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, ANTOINETTE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $37,055.11 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, LOUIE A Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $37,054.97 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, PATRICIA A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $37,054.48 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, E'LISA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,054.46 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KEVIN L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $37,054.36 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TABATHA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,054.14 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENNIG, SANTA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $37,053.78 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, GERALD D Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,053.60 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCOLELLA, LOIS M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $37,053.57 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTUS, KAREN S Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $37,053.57 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNA, JUDE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $37,053.34 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGUNDO, MARTA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,052.96 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHSFIELD, THOMAS W Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $37,052.82 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, SARAH Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $37,052.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, EDNA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,052.12 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTSFORD, SHARON M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $37,052.09 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADDY, CHARLES L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,051.66 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEADY, MATTHEW R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,051.61 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEWSKI, LISA R Employer name Erie County Amount $37,051.19 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWENTYMAN, DAN T Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $37,051.11 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, ROBERT B Employer name Albany County Amount $37,051.06 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JASEN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,051.04 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROENHOFF, DONNAMARIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,050.91 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DUANE N, SR Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,050.87 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZI, KAILEY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,050.59 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HAOXIAN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,050.51 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,050.44 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BRIEN, CHRISTA R Employer name Orange County Amount $37,049.71 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEY, BRIANNE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $37,049.66 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLETT, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,049.47 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILE, GIOVANNA Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,049.40 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System