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 SEYMOUR, KELLY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,825.71 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROWSKI, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $35,825.44 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, MAUREEN Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $35,825.16 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ROGER P Employer name Town of Berlin Amount $35,825.15 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, CAROL M Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $35,824.84 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATOUROS, PATRICIA A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $35,824.29 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ARELYS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,824.19 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSENDEN, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,823.89 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CAROL E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,823.58 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOISIN, LAURIE S Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $35,823.58 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JOAN Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $35,823.27 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ROBIN V Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $35,823.10 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINGTON, KEITH T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,823.04 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LORI B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,823.03 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JESSIE D Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,822.99 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARAGLIA, SHEILA M Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $35,822.89 Date 10/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHRISTINE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,822.80 Date 02/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGEAL, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,822.70 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDOUGAL, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $35,822.50 Date 02/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARY E Employer name Albany County Amount $35,822.17 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, SHERRY L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $35,821.63 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGES, ALAN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,821.21 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGEYA, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $35,820.88 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBLEY, MARK J Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $35,820.87 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, ASHLEY M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $35,820.74 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGRIN, JESSICA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,820.53 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MELISSA J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $35,820.35 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, LEONORE Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $35,820.04 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, KELLY T Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $35,819.99 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPFL, BARBARA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $35,819.96 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTAL, DEBRA L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,819.39 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLOWICH, DAVID A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,819.29 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, QUIONE T Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $35,819.01 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, SHEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,819.00 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPON, JEANIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $35,818.95 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOEL P Employer name Town of Caneadea Amount $35,818.79 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISSIGER, BARBARA A Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $35,818.77 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULBERTSON, GAIL D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,818.42 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERIARD, BERNICE M Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $35,818.41 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANKO, VAROSLAVA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,818.00 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, BONNIE J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,817.30 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABLE, MELISSA F Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $35,817.26 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, ABIGAIL R Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $35,816.60 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWANCIW, JEANNINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $35,816.50 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUJCZAK, ROBERT R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,816.27 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, VIRGINIA E Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,816.14 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DUSTIN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,816.11 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PETER C Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $35,815.50 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, JUSTIN S Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $35,815.45 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, PAULA D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $35,815.33 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WILLIAM C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,814.81 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CANDACE M Employer name Andover CSD Amount $35,814.67 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLYUNG, AMANDA J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $35,814.23 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, EDWARD R Employer name Town of Hornby Amount $35,814.05 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, THERESA Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,813.94 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUKHA, ANNA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,813.64 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARROW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $35,813.20 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LINDA J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $35,813.15 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, AVIANNA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,812.92 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, JOHN J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $35,812.51 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, FAYKEITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $35,812.04 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBUCKI, MICHELLE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $35,811.97 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JAIME A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,811.96 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, TRACY L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,811.85 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANOV, ZOYA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,811.82 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, CINDI R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $35,811.82 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, LATISSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,811.62 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTULA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,811.32 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CLARENCE R, JR Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $35,811.06 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANNON, KEVIN T Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $35,810.90 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KELLY L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $35,810.43 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGAL, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,810.41 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,810.40 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTEN, KAREN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,810.11 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, VIRGINIA Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,810.10 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, MARY E Employer name Village of Cape Vincent Amount $35,810.10 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, DANIELLE G Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $35,810.06 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ALLAN N Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $35,809.58 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, FRANCINE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,809.37 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GROVER W Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,809.14 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, PAULA R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $35,809.06 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $35,808.87 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDANZA, WENDY N Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,808.47 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIM, DANIELLE M Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $35,808.30 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATI, BRENDA J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,808.21 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DARNELL M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,808.14 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGWOOD, FRANCES B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $35,807.90 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, RICHARD P Employer name Albion CSD Amount $35,807.89 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, JOHN R, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,807.86 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITER, COLLEEN A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $35,807.85 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, TERRY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,807.82 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, PATRICIA Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $35,807.70 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, PATRICK T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,807.33 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, LACEY M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $35,806.97 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYRA, DEBORAH A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $35,806.91 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULISON, THOMAS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,806.59 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, FAITH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,806.59 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, DEBRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,806.50 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD-SMITH, LYNDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,806.39 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAINI, SYED H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,806.35 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System