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 PAQUIN, CHLOE B Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,492.34 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, DOUGLAS L, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,492.14 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, JOYCE M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $32,491.88 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNO, BRENDA C Employer name Canton CSD Amount $32,491.75 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHER, ERIC Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $32,491.33 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, LOIS A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $32,491.32 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, HIAWATHA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $32,491.18 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KATIE L Employer name Washington County Amount $32,491.18 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDINE, JOYCE W Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $32,491.16 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $32,491.16 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLAN, BARBARA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $32,490.89 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTE, DEREK M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $32,490.79 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, MAUREEN P Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $32,490.51 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, COLLEEN K Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $32,490.21 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YINGLING, ELAINE F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,490.00 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TIFFANY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,489.68 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RICHARD A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $32,489.58 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACHER, JAMES W Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $32,489.53 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPAZZO, CATHY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,489.52 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZANO, HEIDI C Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $32,489.18 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTLER, DIANE L Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $32,489.16 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $32,488.74 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRENDA K Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $32,488.45 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, JESSICA LEE Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $32,488.08 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALEXIS A Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,488.06 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JESSICA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $32,487.98 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, BRANDON M Employer name Warren County Amount $32,487.90 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MARITZA Employer name Erie County Amount $32,487.37 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, JOHN H Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $32,487.36 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIATTINO, DOREEN T Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $32,487.29 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, PAMELA J Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $32,487.04 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGY, ELAINE A Employer name Town of Parma Amount $32,487.02 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROARK, DOROTHY Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $32,486.83 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTECZKO, KIM A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $32,486.78 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, HEATHER J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $32,486.51 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBERLY, MAUREEN R Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $32,486.34 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONISZEWSKI, MICHELE L Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $32,486.23 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, KENNETH D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $32,485.85 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINARA, MICHAEL M Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $32,485.80 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, PATRICE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,485.22 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILER, MARIA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,485.13 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, HEATHER E Employer name Seneca County Amount $32,485.13 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLER, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,485.08 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBER, JENNIFER G Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $32,484.77 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, TONIA D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $32,484.75 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $32,484.35 Date 10/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZER, LAURA S Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $32,484.28 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $32,484.19 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LORNA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $32,484.16 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PAMELA S Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $32,483.84 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, CINDY M Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $32,483.81 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DEBRAH M Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $32,483.70 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTER, SAMANTHA R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $32,483.61 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENO, MARYALICE Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $32,483.44 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, MARK J Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $32,482.76 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $32,482.52 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSAINT, MARIE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,481.78 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CODY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $32,481.77 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, MILENA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $32,481.70 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,481.57 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLANCY, SUSAN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,481.32 Date 12/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, LEON Employer name Webster CSD Amount $32,481.04 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,480.72 Date 03/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERN, BETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,480.64 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGE, MARCO R Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $32,480.38 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEOSARAN, HEATHER J Employer name Department of State Amount $32,480.21 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, SALLY A Employer name Gloversville Public Library Amount $32,480.04 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SHERICE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $32,480.00 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, LYNN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,480.00 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMAGALA, LEAH E Employer name Erie County Amount $32,479.81 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, PAUL E Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $32,479.26 Date 11/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, KRYSTLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,479.16 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASINELLA, ALBERT A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,479.04 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIG, JAMES P Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $32,479.00 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWELL, MELISSA B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $32,478.76 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNEDO, CLARA D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $32,478.32 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERME, WENDY A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $32,477.90 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROCHELLE A Employer name Town of Hamilton Amount $32,477.76 Date 02/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHIN, PATRICIA P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $32,477.08 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LAMONA M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $32,477.03 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDREN, MARTHA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $32,476.93 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $32,476.64 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, WILLIAM T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $32,476.45 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS-TAYLOR, DONNA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,476.24 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR, BARBARA L Employer name Howland Public Library Amount $32,476.16 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, LARA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,476.09 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, MELANIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,476.00 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBERY, JEFFREY R Employer name Village of Albion Amount $32,476.00 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, LAURA L Employer name Ripley CSD Amount $32,475.78 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JENNIFER J Employer name Education Department Amount $32,475.72 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENAY, ERICA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,475.65 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DAVID H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,475.41 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAS, DONNA M Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $32,475.24 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JESSICA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,474.62 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, VICKI A Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,474.40 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKES, JANICE M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $32,474.36 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORM, WENDY L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $32,474.36 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, YVONNE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,474.28 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DANIEL E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $32,474.27 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMANAH, ENE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $32,474.25 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System