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 CARNEY, TWILA J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $35,956.96 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DARREN W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,956.96 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LYNNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,956.96 Date 04/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMICK, CHERIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,956.96 Date 05/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, JUSTIN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,956.95 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, ROBIN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $35,956.23 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOBIERSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $35,956.18 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDIO, BERNADETTE S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $35,956.18 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, SHARLENE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,956.18 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDHERNEY, ALAN P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $35,955.45 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, CATHLEEN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,955.41 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, WILLIAM Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,955.13 Date 06/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, SALLY A Employer name Belleville-Henderson CSD Amount $35,955.07 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARIOLYN C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $35,954.65 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAGLIARDO, CAROL Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $35,954.13 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, HEATHER M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,954.10 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, PEGGY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,953.45 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, TERESA M Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $35,953.44 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPLOITO, MARY D Employer name Education Department Amount $35,953.21 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, KENNETH D Employer name Education Department Amount $35,953.21 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, WALTER E Employer name Education Department Amount $35,953.21 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DEREK R Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,953.21 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,953.21 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JAMES Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,953.21 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEPESI, JUDITH R Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,953.21 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTELLI, SEAN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,953.21 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, LESLIE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,953.21 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PAMELA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,953.21 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, DIANE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,953.21 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIENAU, RENEE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $35,953.21 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, CAITLIN R Employer name Albany County Amount $35,953.16 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, JESSICA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,953.15 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWCETT, CAROLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $35,952.69 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLERS, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,952.69 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURO, PAMELA T Employer name Education Department Amount $35,952.69 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON LINDEN, JONATHAN L Employer name Education Department Amount $35,952.69 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANHOPE, MARY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,952.69 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STULL, NEALA G Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,952.69 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, SUZANNE I Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,952.69 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBER, DONNA E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,952.69 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHLANIE, THERESA L Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,952.69 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $35,952.69 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, ROBERT P Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,952.58 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, CYNTHIA Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $35,952.42 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, DAVID J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $35,951.67 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ERIN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,951.39 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOSHUA S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,951.28 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRER, KATHERINE L Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $35,951.24 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCKLER, HEIDI L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $35,951.24 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, MARGARET R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $35,951.24 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEA, MARCIA M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $35,951.24 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLO, CHERYL L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $35,951.24 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, DONALD J Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,950.98 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, TIANLIN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $35,950.72 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, HONG Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $35,950.72 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUCIUNAS, BARBARA E Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $35,950.30 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORECKI, MARY JANE Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $35,950.30 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, ROSE Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,950.22 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, JANET Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $35,949.55 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, KATHLEEN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,949.54 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHI, NITA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,949.20 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MAXINE P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,949.20 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, DIANE K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,949.20 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIMER, JULIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,949.20 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORT, ROGER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,949.19 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBLER, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,949.16 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, APRIL M Employer name Education Department Amount $35,949.05 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHENSKI, WALTER Employer name Town of Stafford Amount $35,948.96 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, ROBERT T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,948.72 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, SUSAN E Employer name Tioga County Amount $35,948.18 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, LISA M Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $35,948.09 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, SHAWN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,948.03 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ANDREW B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,948.01 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, DEBORAH D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,948.01 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $35,948.01 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,948.01 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, UTA U Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,948.01 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,948.01 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, ANGELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,948.01 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DICK, KIMBERLY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,948.01 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CINDY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,948.01 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,948.01 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, PHYLLIS A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,948.01 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,948.01 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, LEOTA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,948.01 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, COREY D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,948.01 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, JENNIFER J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $35,948.01 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSER, BRYAN W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,948.01 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIN, DONALD P, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $35,947.89 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ZEBADIAH Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,947.73 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RONALD E Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $35,947.42 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMES, WILLIAM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,947.10 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, PATRICK J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,946.94 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, SPENCER W Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $35,946.57 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KAREN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $35,946.56 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MELISSA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $35,946.56 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, TERRY L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $35,946.56 Date 09/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JAIME J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $35,946.56 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $35,946.56 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUZZINI, KELLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $35,946.45 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System