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 PATTERSON, ALFONSO Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $35,805.28 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MOLLY A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $35,805.12 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,805.09 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, LA-TRICE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,805.06 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JESSICA Y Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $35,804.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SYLVIA B Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $35,804.79 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, HARRY Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $35,804.71 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGOLAK, DEBORAH J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $35,804.50 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIEN, EDO B Employer name Albany County Amount $35,804.41 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAREMA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,804.22 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ESTELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,804.14 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSSANTOS, SHANNON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,803.81 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMER, ERIN C Employer name Erie County Amount $35,803.62 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVEN, JULIE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,803.49 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,803.46 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, AMY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,803.19 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, IVAN, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,803.19 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, VINCENT J Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,803.18 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JAY H Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,802.90 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, EMILY T Employer name Washington County Amount $35,802.81 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOE, TRACEY A Employer name Washington County Amount $35,802.79 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENDLE, JENNA R Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $35,802.72 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIETA, MAYRA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $35,802.05 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SCOTT A Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $35,801.55 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, STACEY L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $35,801.48 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, MARY J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,801.02 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSMANN, JEAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $35,801.02 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHWINKEL, KIMBERLY D Employer name Erie County Amount $35,801.01 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, JOYCE M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,801.00 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWA, AMY L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,800.99 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, APRIL L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,800.98 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALEK, HEATHER D Employer name Erie County Amount $35,800.96 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, ALVARO J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,800.95 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, GARR W Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $35,800.88 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLI, KAROLINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $35,800.51 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAWU, SIMBIAT M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $35,800.42 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANARO, MICHELLE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $35,800.35 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHLER, JAMES E Employer name Hyde Park Fire & Water District Amount $35,800.03 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, ZACHARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $35,799.61 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, LUCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,799.58 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JEFFREY B Employer name Town of Greece Amount $35,799.36 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARSHE, AWIL F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,799.15 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $35,799.11 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,799.01 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TERRY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,798.72 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRETT B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,798.47 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, THERESA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,798.13 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBO, ELISABETH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $35,797.60 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, LESBERT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,797.18 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARION Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,797.17 Date 08/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, BRETT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,797.11 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANNARD, MICHAEL D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $35,797.06 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLMAN, JAMES C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $35,797.06 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODOWSKI, JUDY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,797.04 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFHEIMER, ELAINE S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,797.04 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPOULIS, VASILIKI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,797.00 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, ROSEMARIE Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $35,796.93 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, CATHERINE Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,796.92 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ANGELA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $35,796.67 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAWN, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,796.35 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, KENYIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,796.10 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELIDES, ADAM C Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,796.05 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, MARY P Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,795.96 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCHADO, IRIS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,795.87 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, EMILY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,795.71 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DAVID I Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $35,795.39 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, DAVIS Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $35,795.16 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSON, SHARON D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $35,794.61 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, KEITH M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,794.53 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, PATRICIA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,794.51 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTOUT, TAMMY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,793.91 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINART, STACIE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,793.65 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPLER, KYLE T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,793.56 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,793.26 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, TREVOR D Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $35,793.10 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, RACHEL M Employer name Orleans County Amount $35,792.40 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, BRAD L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,792.05 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DEBRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,792.05 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRITI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,792.00 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROTHERS, TERRY Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $35,791.94 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBORAH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,791.87 Date 09/25/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, DOUGLAS M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,791.84 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIB, JEAN M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $35,791.56 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKADOLSKY, KIMBERLY M Employer name Northville CSD Amount $35,791.24 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASS, MELISSA R Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,791.13 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINES, KELLI J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $35,790.99 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, JENNIFER S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,790.58 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKIN, SUZANNE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,790.58 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFOSU-ASANTE, EMMANUEL Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $35,790.58 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDER, GINETTE M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,790.22 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ANNETTE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $35,790.05 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELIZABETH R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,790.00 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, DIANA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,789.44 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRY, CHAD H Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $35,789.34 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINEAU, FRANCIS H Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,789.26 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, HOLLY M Employer name Cherry Valley-Springfield CSD Amount $35,789.20 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGINTY, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $35,789.19 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, M KATHRYN Employer name Erie County Amount $35,789.14 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, RENEE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,789.02 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATEAU, CYNTHIA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,789.00 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System