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 FORD, MICHELLE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,383.54 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGO, JUDITH Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,383.45 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIS, SHELLY M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $34,383.39 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, TAMMY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,383.22 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, LOUISE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,383.21 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, SHARON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,383.20 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSH, KAREN M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $34,383.18 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,383.15 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, VICKIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,383.03 Date 02/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PAUL T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,382.87 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOSE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,382.84 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGIN, WILLY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,382.64 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, ROBERT D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,382.12 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, DAWN M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $34,381.95 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY-PORRETTA, JOY L Employer name Marion CSD Amount $34,381.90 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MELANA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,381.78 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,381.59 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TODD A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,381.34 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, LEONARD L III Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,381.22 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUENO, MARY T Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $34,380.71 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, SAMANTHA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,380.41 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATMORE, GLADYS M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $34,380.37 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BARBARA J Employer name Akron CSD Amount $34,380.27 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLARI, TEKI Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,380.07 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, SHEVAUGN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,379.62 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMES, ALICE E Employer name Town of Darien Amount $34,379.60 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, JOHN P Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $34,379.54 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADWAY, LISA M Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $34,379.52 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMUTTER, BRUCE Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $34,379.44 Date 03/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, ASHLEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,379.33 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAVIER Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,379.26 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XHELILAJ, VEIZ A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,378.51 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MARCIE J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,378.46 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALZ, CHERILYN R Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $34,378.41 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, NICOLE D Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $34,378.39 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ATTER, TRACY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $34,378.39 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, CHERYL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,378.26 Date 12/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, GWENDOLYN L Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $34,378.24 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,378.23 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'PINZON, ZOILA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,378.07 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, KRISTINE L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $34,378.01 Date 07/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, BETHANIE P Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $34,377.86 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EMIC A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,377.77 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERENICH, NADEZHDA X Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,377.58 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFFNEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Broome County Amount $34,377.21 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNUR, JOAN L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,376.35 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, KATHRYN J Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,375.95 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, MICHAEL A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $34,375.53 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMSTROM, TIASHA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,375.37 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJCZEWSKI, DAVID R Employer name Village of Cherry Valley Amount $34,375.25 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, KELSEY E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $34,375.22 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, SHELLY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,375.00 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, IRENE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,374.95 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, ERIN A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,374.58 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRENDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,374.33 Date 04/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNER, LYNNANN Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $34,374.16 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFRE, MAXIMILIAN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,373.75 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JENNIFER I Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $34,373.32 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, KELLY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,373.08 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, PATRICIA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,373.02 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JUDITH M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,372.30 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, SCOTT S Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $34,372.12 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COPPOLA, WAYNE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,371.61 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NAOMI A Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $34,371.46 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABA, MARIA G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,371.41 Date 08/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAFARANO, STEVEN M Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $34,371.40 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LORI B Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,371.13 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SANDRA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,371.07 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, CLYDE A, JR Employer name Town of Massena Amount $34,370.96 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNALETT, ELIZABETH H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,370.32 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPA, LORI A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,370.04 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHS, BRANDON WH Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $34,370.03 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,369.92 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKELS, TAB E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,369.85 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, DALTON A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $34,369.83 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPIC, DALE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $34,369.80 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JOANNE Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $34,369.72 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTOIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $34,369.59 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RENFORD E Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $34,369.53 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, GARY V Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,369.38 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, ROBERT C Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $34,369.08 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISTHELMY, DEMEURANT C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $34,368.95 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, DONNA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $34,368.95 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $34,368.88 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $34,368.78 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, LAURA S Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,368.75 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALAN C Employer name City of Fulton Amount $34,368.39 Date 07/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSAFORT, SALLY A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $34,367.75 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALEXANDER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,367.74 Date 06/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, TIMOTHY W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,367.51 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENBAUM, ELLEN R Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $34,367.40 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEER, RACHEL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,367.22 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEKRANS, ROBIN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,367.16 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, LORI ANN Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $34,367.16 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, MATTHEW D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,366.86 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, ROCIO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,366.64 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGS, JENNIFER A Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,366.33 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAWN E Employer name Allegany County Amount $34,366.11 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, JERRI E Employer name Warren County Amount $34,365.86 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLWELL, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $34,365.83 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System