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 KAMARA, VARLEE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $35,975.32 Date 10/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, URSULA J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,975.24 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBICKI, JAMES C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,975.22 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEMONE N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $35,975.16 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RHONDA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,974.98 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, SHEILA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,974.84 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHARETA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,974.68 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, JANET M Employer name Westport CSD Amount $35,974.48 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, BRIAN W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,974.32 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FORGE, NANCY J Employer name Madison County Amount $35,973.94 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMAN, LORRIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $35,973.89 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMETER, DIANE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,973.87 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINO, PAULINO, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,973.76 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERMAUL, MALINI Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $35,973.75 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KYLIE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,973.69 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEANN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,973.63 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NEIL S O Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $35,973.44 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DIANE L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $35,973.33 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI BRITZ, KAREN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $35,973.20 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTLIFF, PATRICK R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,972.76 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MELISSA E Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $35,972.72 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,972.61 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LISA R Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $35,972.22 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SHAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,971.57 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROGER P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,971.52 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLISH, BONNIE S Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,971.22 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, GERALDINE T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,971.18 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEREAU, REGINALD Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $35,970.72 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERD, BRIDGETTE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $35,970.70 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RANDY R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $35,970.50 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JOSEPH J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,970.44 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LISA A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $35,970.26 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,969.83 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, RICHARD A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,969.68 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZMUS, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $35,969.67 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYIZIAN-DI NATALE, HEGHENE W Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,969.54 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, CRAIG Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $35,969.19 Date 10/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANO, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $35,969.18 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORD, MICHAEL W Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,969.05 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RAY D Employer name Town of Owego Amount $35,968.95 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVADOR, JAVIER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,968.47 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, CHRISTINA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,968.44 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBALCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,968.26 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, JUSTIN W Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $35,968.07 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERBECK, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $35,967.96 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, THERESA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $35,967.93 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JENNIFER D Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $35,967.84 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $35,967.30 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, TODD D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,966.85 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEAGWUNA, TOCHUKWU C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,966.78 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUOIO, REBELLA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,966.74 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DIANE L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $35,966.68 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GENEVIEVE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,966.03 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAATZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,965.76 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JEANIE F Employer name Washington County Amount $35,964.89 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFETZ, COLLEEN M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,964.86 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, MARY ANN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,964.86 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, DALE R Employer name Village of Lima Amount $35,964.65 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,964.62 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMEFREDDO, ANGELIQUE Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,964.30 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIVERS, LANCE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,964.27 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, JOANND Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $35,964.14 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELIS, THERESA Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $35,964.13 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALASZYNSKI, LINDA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,963.82 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $35,963.80 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHLER, ALLEN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,963.54 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAKER, CHARLES N, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $35,963.20 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZERAK, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $35,963.20 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,963.10 Date 09/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIG, JAMES P, SR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,962.56 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JASON M Employer name City of Troy Amount $35,962.32 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVENO, THERESA M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $35,962.30 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, MARK R Employer name Broome County Amount $35,962.24 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, BRENDA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,962.16 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSONG, DONNA M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,962.16 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TIMOTHY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,961.75 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, CATHERINE S Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,961.35 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, JOHN G Employer name Peru CSD Amount $35,961.24 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, SAM R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,961.13 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINNEY-GAYLE, ROSLYN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,960.86 Date 02/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANITA J Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $35,960.80 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JANE Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $35,960.69 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, TAMMY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,960.32 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, TABITHA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,960.08 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLAR, KENNETH C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $35,959.84 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, LINDA S Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $35,959.47 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR-NICKERSON, ROBIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $35,959.44 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, THOMAS P Employer name Department of State Amount $35,959.18 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY E Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $35,959.11 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHARDT, LORRAINE B Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $35,959.03 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JENNIFER E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $35,958.89 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, THERESA R Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $35,958.82 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMRAU, JOAN E Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $35,958.34 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, CASSANDRA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,957.78 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, HECTOR Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $35,957.53 Date 03/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, LORI A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,957.23 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, GAIL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,957.10 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ-MC MANN, MICHELLE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,956.97 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, VENONA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $35,956.96 Date 08/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, DONNA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $35,956.96 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System