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 DE WIND, CHARLENE ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,891.08 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DENNIS F, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,890.84 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANAL, GOVINDA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,890.40 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNELL, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $36,890.37 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SANDRA J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $36,890.29 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, JOYCE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,890.25 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, CHARLENE L Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $36,890.24 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCUM, SUSAN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $36,889.87 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANTHONY Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $36,889.14 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, MICHELLE K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $36,889.13 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLISDORFER, GAYLE L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $36,889.08 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JASON A Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,888.75 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,888.68 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ANDREW R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,888.66 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEONE, ANGELA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $36,888.60 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRANE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $36,888.45 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALENKO, EDWARD M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $36,888.00 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, KRISTIN L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $36,887.78 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, MINI SAJI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,887.56 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RENEE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,887.54 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, SUSAN Employer name Town of Tully Amount $36,887.49 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBARRAN, MIGUEL V Employer name City of Utica Amount $36,887.20 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTO, JOSEPH A, III Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,886.86 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOHN R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $36,886.54 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,886.50 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WENDY A Employer name Washington County Amount $36,886.48 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, DAWN M Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $36,886.44 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,886.12 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASARELLA, GRAZIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $36,886.12 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBY, CRAIG C Employer name Town of Union Amount $36,886.11 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIACOMO, JOHN J, III Employer name Town of Union Amount $36,886.11 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-MANLEY, BRENDA J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $36,885.78 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESER, CHERYL L Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $36,885.59 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $36,885.49 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOSZ, LYNNE M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $36,885.11 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,885.03 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, CHANTELL F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,884.86 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, KRISTEN H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,884.75 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOJUNAS, ELIZABETH J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $36,884.41 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, JANICE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,883.92 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOY E Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $36,883.85 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERLING, TINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,883.83 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUSSA, LORI J Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,883.74 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYCK, MARY JO Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,883.63 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTILLO, MARIO A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,883.51 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECKENGOST, EVA C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,883.23 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, KAREEM D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $36,883.20 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWACKHAMMER, TAMERA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,883.03 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIANO, LAURA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,882.79 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIVA, LEANDRO M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $36,882.62 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKON, CHINASA C Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $36,882.01 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, VINCENT P, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,881.76 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,881.71 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JANE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,881.63 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, KELLIE M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $36,881.51 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIEL, MARY THERESA Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,881.47 Date 07/06/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANDREW B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,881.44 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIO, CARRIE A Employer name Town of Union Amount $36,881.18 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUBEN, RAMONA R Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $36,881.14 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHORAAM, SHANIEL S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,880.90 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, COLETTE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,880.80 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIST, CHERYL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,880.77 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DALE H Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $36,880.74 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $36,880.31 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFORST, YVONNE M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $36,880.22 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, TEODORA N Employer name Albany County Amount $36,879.81 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLF, REBECCA R Employer name Albany County Amount $36,879.79 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, NICOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,879.73 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINENDOLL, TERRI A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $36,879.50 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, SALONE B Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $36,879.44 Date 09/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, SUNJAE C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $36,879.39 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, ROBERT V Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $36,879.06 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, DANIELLE Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $36,878.60 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-DILLINGS, KIERA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $36,878.55 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, KAREN L Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $36,878.52 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DIANE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $36,878.51 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LAURIE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,878.49 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEELS, ERIC D Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $36,878.27 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMES, KARLA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,877.37 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEGESHYAN, MIKE Employer name City of Troy Amount $36,877.02 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROBERT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,876.42 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, GRAYSON E, JR Employer name Town of Union Amount $36,876.33 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARTHA L Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $36,876.32 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEALEY, MARY E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $36,876.19 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ADANO L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $36,875.80 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSIG, TRAVIS W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,875.30 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TARYN G Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $36,875.07 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANTER, ROBERT P, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,874.94 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $36,874.74 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, BRENDA J Employer name Town of Middleburgh Amount $36,874.62 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,874.61 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABSKI, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,874.57 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONICEK, JOSEPH W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,874.52 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALBERTO J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,873.92 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETINA, PHILLIP A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,873.48 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETZ, LYNN L Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $36,873.09 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAR, ERNEST Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $36,873.07 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, COURTNEY M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,872.72 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKLALL, SIMONE Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $36,872.70 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, CATHERINE A Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $36,872.69 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System