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 JOHNSON, DILSA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,412.27 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, RONALD F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,412.03 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEBS, TONIE M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,411.65 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, LORI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $36,411.64 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRIELLO, LINDA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,411.39 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLGROVE, GEORGE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $36,411.18 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANA W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,410.77 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ANNE Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $36,410.62 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRID, ALEX Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,410.59 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, SCOTT M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,410.50 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ASHLEY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,410.26 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, MILDRED D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,410.03 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SUSAN M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $36,409.75 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBY, GREGORY B Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $36,409.70 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZEWSKI, LETITIA M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $36,409.23 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, SARAH A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,409.04 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLEN, CONNIE MAE Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $36,408.85 Date 09/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, PENNY L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $36,408.74 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMISH, ERIC A Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,408.47 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, AMOS E Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $36,408.33 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,408.11 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILDORIN, PAULINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,408.05 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAYLA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,408.00 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $36,407.78 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, LUANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,407.77 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTAL W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,407.16 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHR-PEREZ, MELISSA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,406.76 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBERT R Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $36,406.56 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESEN, SAMUEL F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,406.38 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIL, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $36,406.10 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROCK, DAWN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,405.79 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SEAN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,405.72 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LATESHIA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,405.04 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, DENA L Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $36,404.72 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, LANCE P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $36,404.64 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBIN D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $36,404.40 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEBRA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $36,404.40 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, MICHAEL H, JR Employer name Lewis County Amount $36,404.27 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOIT, TRICIA L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $36,404.21 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, ALLISON J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,404.16 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Alden Amount $36,404.13 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, JEANA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,404.02 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, NICOLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,403.23 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, SHARON M Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $36,403.11 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEER, RACHEL J Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $36,403.00 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JULIE A Employer name Bradford CSD Amount $36,402.75 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JOHN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $36,402.70 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, KAREN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,402.66 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, JESSICA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,402.46 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHAKENA Employer name Albany County Amount $36,402.44 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, SHA QUAVIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $36,402.42 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLIWIEC, LYNN R Employer name Albany County Amount $36,402.42 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, MERALDO Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,402.39 Date 11/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVILLIER, ZACHARY T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $36,402.30 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, DAVID G Employer name Attica CSD Amount $36,402.19 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIN, PAUL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,402.16 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKUS, CHRYSTIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,401.74 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, ELYSE K Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $36,401.67 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROSEMARY Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $36,401.47 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISCOM, KEVIN D Employer name Erie County Amount $36,401.42 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVOSKI, CINDY L Employer name Yates County Amount $36,401.24 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENING, LYNN M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $36,401.20 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, THERESA A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $36,401.20 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEVEN E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,400.84 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGOLF, LINDA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,400.64 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, STEPHANIE K Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $36,400.42 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZER, VIENNIEA D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,400.39 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTEN, KATRINA L Employer name Portville CSD Amount $36,400.33 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLE, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $36,400.00 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESAITIS, KATHERINE I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,399.79 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MONTELL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,399.41 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, SANDRA A Employer name City of Oneida Amount $36,399.04 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTAREGGIA, MONICA I Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,398.49 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, DIANA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $36,398.36 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSEY, BRUCE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $36,398.19 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, RICHARD A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,398.05 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICKI J Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $36,398.02 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JENNIFER L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $36,397.88 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, HAROLD W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $36,397.82 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEMSKI, ELIZABETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $36,397.78 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, MELANIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,397.48 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, GLENN E Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $36,397.44 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTAL G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,397.35 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NATASHA M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $36,397.21 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMEN, LESLEE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,397.07 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHNLE, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,397.00 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTALOW, KEVIN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $36,396.78 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, REANN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,396.02 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMETI, CINDY F Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $36,395.51 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BRENDA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,395.50 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTNER, JOANNE M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $36,395.21 Date 12/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFOLK, GEORGE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,395.09 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE T Employer name Canton CSD Amount $36,394.86 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, OAKLEY, III Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $36,394.66 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KIMBERLY N Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,394.47 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANY, PHYLLIS C Employer name Town of Malta Amount $36,394.21 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBEE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $36,394.20 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, JOSHUA T Employer name Warren County Amount $36,393.86 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, JANINE M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $36,393.78 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ALLYSON M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,393.69 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System