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 GOLDEN, DONNA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,510.69 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $32,510.44 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDSWORTH, MARCIA L Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $32,510.40 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, ROSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,510.30 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFETTI, PATRICIA A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $32,510.08 Date 05/04/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $32,510.06 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAST, CHARITY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $32,509.92 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, KATHLEEN A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $32,509.92 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DOMINIC Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $32,509.50 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEWEATHER, RICKY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,509.35 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGLER, HEATHER A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $32,509.19 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MONIKA Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $32,508.96 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NANCY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,508.93 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULACHOK, MYRON K Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $32,508.54 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $32,508.35 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUBART, KATHY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,508.27 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JANEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,508.13 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, CAITLIN A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $32,507.84 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESZ, STACY I Employer name Schoharie County Amount $32,507.81 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPA, EILEEN T Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $32,507.34 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, PATRICIA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $32,507.28 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUINN, BROOKS L Employer name Malone CSD Amount $32,507.22 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ALAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $32,507.15 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, LUCIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $32,507.08 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERESE, KIMBERLY ANN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,507.02 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOHON, JENNIFER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,507.01 Date 08/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $32,506.83 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, KELLY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,506.71 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, WILLIAM Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,506.71 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLWIG, DOROTHY M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $32,506.57 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SINDY M Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $32,506.56 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WILLSON, SAMANTHA L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $32,506.09 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, LARTHONIA Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $32,506.07 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, FREDERICK B, JR Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $32,506.04 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, RAFAEL A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $32,505.94 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSTACHE-MELENDEZ, LISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,505.84 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,505.79 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, ERIN R Employer name Broome County Amount $32,505.57 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALMEYER, DAVID W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $32,504.88 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERCZYK, MICHAEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,504.74 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEAN M Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $32,504.67 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, ROBERT M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $32,504.59 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMY C Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $32,504.27 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JOAN E Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $32,503.08 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, TERRI A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $32,503.01 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, MARIANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,502.67 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCO, JEANNE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $32,502.28 Date 08/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TAMMY M Employer name Essex County Amount $32,502.10 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINOLA, MARYANN Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $32,502.07 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, LUKE J Employer name Albany County Amount $32,502.01 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANTHONY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,501.79 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,501.65 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, LEIGH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $32,501.62 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, MARY A Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $32,501.34 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZIAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,501.17 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WENDY S Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $32,500.97 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, LINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,500.84 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCZPANSKI, MICHELLE L Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $32,500.60 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, ROBERT S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,500.59 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KIM R Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $32,500.43 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JOSEPH V Employer name City of Utica Amount $32,500.00 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASE, ANDREW S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $32,500.00 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULTAGGIO, SANDRA I Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,499.73 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEILLER, VICTORIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,499.60 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, RENEE B Employer name Albion CSD Amount $32,499.49 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, BARBARA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $32,499.34 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, EMILY A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $32,499.00 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISTIZABAL, LILIANA P Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $32,499.00 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRANGE, ROSELLA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,498.46 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, ELLEN C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,498.28 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBATTISTA, SAMANTHA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,498.27 Date 10/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JIM S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $32,498.02 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FAITH E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,498.00 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHBAUM, BARRY R Employer name Town of North Norwich Amount $32,497.78 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, SARA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $32,497.71 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KAITLYN A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $32,497.70 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALL, THOMAS R Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $32,497.69 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, COLLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,497.64 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, PENNY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,497.04 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNER, ALETHIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $32,496.41 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, ANTHONY S Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $32,496.38 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $32,495.78 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZ, CHRISTI L Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $32,495.77 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RHONDA M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $32,495.28 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, CHAD M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,495.21 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDO, MICHELLE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,495.21 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ANDREA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,495.18 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DEBRA L Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $32,494.84 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERMAN, BENJAMIN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,494.74 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, DIANE L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $32,494.74 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, ELENA G Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $32,494.43 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAXTON, ANDREW E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $32,494.30 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECDIVERT, NATHALIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,494.17 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULLSTRUNG, LIZA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $32,494.00 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTEYS, DENISE L Employer name Town of Hartford Amount $32,493.89 Date 06/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KAREN R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $32,493.22 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUBAR, PALEN J Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $32,493.12 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEVACK, DONNA Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $32,492.95 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $32,492.52 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, JASON T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $32,492.46 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System