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 BUCCIANTINI, VICKI J Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $36,741.92 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENIRD, AMY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $36,741.86 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LISA A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $36,741.55 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERNEST R Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,740.70 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, CHERYL J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $36,740.63 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, SHELLY W Employer name Village of Oxford Amount $36,740.58 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURIVAL, EDITH Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $36,740.56 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHBAUM, JEANNINE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $36,740.53 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SAMUEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,740.48 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Oxford Amount $36,740.32 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURE, GRANT V Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $36,739.76 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, AMANDA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $36,739.54 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKE, BRADLEY J Employer name Fulton County Amount $36,739.35 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, CHERYL A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $36,739.34 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, GRACE Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $36,739.21 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CAITLIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,739.20 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, JEAN C Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $36,739.00 Date 06/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JUDITH B Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $36,738.71 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $36,738.46 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, DAWN E Employer name Village of Depew Amount $36,738.27 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KATHY C Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $36,738.17 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLORAFI, JOSEPH Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $36,737.88 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Cayuga Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $36,737.50 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $36,736.39 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,736.00 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CYNTHIA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,735.93 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,735.86 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, URSULA R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,735.83 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORIO, ELAINE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,735.79 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUDIE, ROBERT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,735.73 Date 03/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWEN, GINA M Employer name Canton CSD Amount $36,735.21 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOAN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $36,734.73 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFELSKI, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,734.64 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, LORI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,734.50 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANNE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,734.45 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, MIGDALIA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,734.35 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEISTEIN, SANDRA Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $36,734.29 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JANIES L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,734.01 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, BECKY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,733.92 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ETTA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,733.61 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, KENNETH K Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,733.48 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATT L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,733.24 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, SANFORD JEFFREY Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,733.21 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUGENE, EMAUDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,732.92 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, KIMBERLY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,732.80 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JASON F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,732.75 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONESCALCHI, LINDA L Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $36,732.66 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, ERIC D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,732.48 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, KAREN E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $36,732.04 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, JAMIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,731.85 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TAMMY J Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $36,731.63 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, FILIPPO S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,731.46 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, LAURA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,731.38 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, AMY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,731.31 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHE, STEPHEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,731.20 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CHRISTINE I Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $36,731.12 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $36,730.85 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, KATHARINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,730.80 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, DANA M Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $36,730.57 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTER, DAVID T Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $36,730.11 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,730.07 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTLEY, JAMIE L Employer name Tully CSD Amount $36,729.75 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, TASHA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,729.62 Date 07/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUITT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Westfield Amount $36,729.50 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWIAK, LYNN A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,729.47 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,729.05 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $36,728.77 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, KYLE T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $36,728.39 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENESKY, DAVID J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,728.39 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUENEMANN, GREGORY H Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,728.35 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, NADINE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $36,728.04 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDO, THOMAS D, III Employer name Town of Chazy Amount $36,727.70 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DE'JANIK L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,727.54 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINT, GINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,727.26 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $36,727.02 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLJES, SHERYL S Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $36,726.99 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, KEVIN Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $36,726.98 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAGROVE, AJ M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $36,726.78 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, JOHN F, JR Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $36,726.70 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Otsego County Amount $36,726.57 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATRIANO, ROBERT G Employer name Otsego County Amount $36,726.57 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, DESTINY L Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $36,726.41 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHEILA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,726.14 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $36,726.06 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKANOVIC, SUVADA Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,725.92 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DAVID J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,725.87 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSLER, MARYLOUISE Employer name Village of Florida Amount $36,725.78 Date 09/06/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, NIALL A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $36,725.66 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, KEVIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $36,725.64 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONTE, STEVEN C Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $36,725.57 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAHMESHIA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,725.29 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, LISSETH G Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $36,725.28 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, DOROTHY L Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $36,725.25 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ELIZABETH K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $36,725.10 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $36,724.83 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROE, DANIELLE M Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $36,724.52 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,724.24 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JACQUELYN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $36,723.80 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, NICOLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,723.78 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, BRETT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,723.70 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System