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 BLAMPIED, KIMBERLY A Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $36,524.64 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKETT, LINDA S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,524.60 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TIFFANY M Employer name Madison County Amount $36,524.45 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZYNSKI, KELLY A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $36,524.41 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, SUSAN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $36,524.35 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, GERALDINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,524.26 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SHELLEY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,524.21 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASCIK, JULIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,524.21 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $36,524.08 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZINIC, DRAGICA X Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $36,524.03 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, MICHAEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,523.97 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, THEODORE H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $36,523.89 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHANIEL, MAXINE E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $36,523.84 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, MEGHAN E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,523.75 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, VICKI I Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $36,523.70 Date 03/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, DIANNE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,523.44 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCHALUK, KIMBERLY S Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $36,523.42 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROW, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Town of Union Amount $36,522.90 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,522.82 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, GILBERTO Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,522.55 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, NANCY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $36,522.37 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, KAREN M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $36,522.20 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROESBECK, ROYCE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,521.94 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Albany County Amount $36,521.33 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGS, BARBARA J Employer name Chenango County Amount $36,521.09 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUPNER, VALERIE A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,521.00 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, NA'IM R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $36,520.36 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, FREDERICK J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $36,520.11 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMENS, MELANIE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $36,519.94 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ALICIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $36,519.92 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, DANIEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,519.84 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, BETHANN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,519.56 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETHIC, TRICIA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $36,519.54 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIGNON, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,519.32 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, MARYANN Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $36,519.10 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LELAND J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,519.01 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, NICHOLAS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,518.51 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, STEVEN W Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,518.48 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, SUSAN A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $36,518.26 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COADY-CULLEN, PATRICIA D Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $36,518.08 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINS, KAREN A Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $36,518.00 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, MELODY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,517.88 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, CARLOS M Employer name Education Department Amount $36,517.61 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, NOREEN D Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,517.55 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, JOANNE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,517.28 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHARON Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,517.26 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $36,516.93 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, JAMES J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $36,516.74 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, DYLAN JJ Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,516.62 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALGATE, JUDITH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,516.60 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,516.32 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $36,515.75 Date 10/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $36,515.62 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $36,515.60 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIBBENS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $36,515.57 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, TRACY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,515.52 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL-KELLAR, CHRISTINE Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,515.51 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BARBARA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,515.50 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LYDIA I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,515.46 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, NICOLE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,514.98 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DANIEL L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $36,514.85 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSCH, BRANDON K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,514.69 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,514.29 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, VICTORIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,514.28 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, JOHN A, II Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $36,513.62 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULISANE, KATHERINE H Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $36,513.49 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SANDRA L Employer name Madison County Amount $36,513.20 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BARBARA Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $36,513.16 Date 11/19/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKEWITZ, CARMEN L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $36,512.79 Date 02/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, MICHAEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,512.60 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGARES, ELADIO, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,512.47 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPKE, PAUL Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $36,511.98 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAFOE, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,511.90 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DEBRA M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $36,511.86 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SEAN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,511.48 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTNER, STEPHON D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,511.48 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOCHI, WILMINA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $36,511.46 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUMERACKI, TRACEY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,511.13 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAT, MARY Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $36,510.93 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JODI L Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $36,510.90 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSDON, CHAD Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,510.75 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DANIEL V Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,510.53 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, PAUL B Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $36,510.09 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, KATRINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,510.02 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, ANTHONY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,509.85 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKS, LAURETTA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,509.61 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JACQUELINE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $36,509.48 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGINS, LINDA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,509.43 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, TERRY L Employer name Village of Unadilla Amount $36,509.32 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPKOWSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $36,509.28 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, JARED M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $36,509.19 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SHAWN J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,508.99 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLISTER, JENNIFER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,508.75 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANISHIN, NATALIYA Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $36,508.27 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIROCCO, JUDITH Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,508.12 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MARIA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $36,507.86 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CATHERINE C Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,507.83 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENACK, BRENDON M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,507.74 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANZLIAN, MELINDA E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $36,507.67 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BIER, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,507.33 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System