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 VOGTLI, CHERYL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,330.02 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INWOOD, CAROLYN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $32,329.86 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBERMAN, SERAFIMA Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,329.40 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, LEE V Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $32,329.13 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, MARY ANN Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $32,329.10 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, EMILY G Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $32,328.69 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISA, RAE ANNE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,328.62 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, MARGARET M Employer name Village of Pulaski Amount $32,328.42 Date 03/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARO-PETTINATO, TRUDY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,328.32 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WARREN R, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $32,327.87 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITT, KAREN L Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $32,327.50 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JILL M Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $32,327.39 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARTIN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $32,327.38 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSH, BRENDA L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $32,327.25 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSHACK, AARON J Employer name Village of Hancock Amount $32,327.22 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, MARQUIS D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $32,326.79 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, DWAYNE L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $32,326.59 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NATHAN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $32,326.47 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDLACH, PAUL E Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $32,326.46 Date 09/28/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ORLANDO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,326.27 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEB, CYNTHIA APRIL Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $32,325.79 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LOUISE R Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $32,325.74 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, LYNN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,325.69 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODNEY, NANCY E Employer name Poland CSD Amount $32,325.56 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFKIN, RANDI S Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $32,325.41 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRY R Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $32,324.85 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAPP, ELLEN A Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $32,324.68 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERVEY, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $32,324.16 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, MATHIA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,324.07 Date 01/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSE M Employer name Erie County Amount $32,323.95 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PAULA A Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $32,323.60 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, PENNY E Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $32,322.70 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TIMOTHY M Employer name Erie County Amount $32,322.69 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,322.30 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EUGENIA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,322.30 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LEE A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $32,322.25 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHEIRO, TIFFANY R Employer name Essex Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $32,322.05 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOANNE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,321.82 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, BRIAN P Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $32,321.82 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DARLA R Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $32,321.03 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOSEPH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,320.55 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNER, KRISTINA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $32,320.55 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CLAIRE M Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $32,319.76 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM I Employer name City of Troy Amount $32,319.64 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TODD M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,319.53 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS-MATTICE, JENNIFER L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $32,319.52 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, GARY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $32,319.04 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNINA, OLGA V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,318.94 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LAURIE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $32,318.89 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ANNMARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $32,318.75 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDICK, LORRAINE M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $32,318.55 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, CLARA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $32,318.54 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JOHN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,318.51 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILFOYLE, JORDYN L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $32,317.64 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTUPINAN, ALBA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,317.50 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, BARBARA S Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $32,317.50 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DAWN J Employer name Medina CSD Amount $32,317.42 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LAMAR A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $32,317.24 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ELIZABETH F Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $32,317.03 Date 09/01/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JENNIFER M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $32,316.71 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $32,316.55 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARITA, LORI A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $32,316.43 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, MARTHA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $32,315.97 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO, MARYANN E Employer name Ellenville Housing Authority Amount $32,315.80 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBURT, KAREN J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $32,315.60 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON, RUSSELL E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $32,315.12 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLER, LOUIS, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,315.08 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUS-SALAAM, AMNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $32,314.29 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPY, TINA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $32,314.26 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, SHERRIE D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $32,314.04 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBRIDGE, PATRICIA G Employer name Newark CSD Amount $32,314.03 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNAKA, CAROL Employer name Schuyler County Amount $32,313.92 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LIVIS O Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $32,313.69 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, MARC T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,313.66 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $32,313.20 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENGO, ROXANNE M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $32,313.15 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, MARCIE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $32,312.93 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, GEORGE M, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $32,312.76 Date 11/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLIN, SYLVIA J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $32,312.72 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANARO, TERRI Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $32,312.24 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROBERT J, III Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $32,311.91 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARK K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,311.86 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KAREN M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $32,311.72 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, STEVEN A Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $32,311.61 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, GLADYS J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $32,311.47 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JACQUELYN C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,310.98 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $32,310.86 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, CONNIE J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $32,310.67 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $32,310.67 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, JACIE M Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $32,310.56 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, CAROL D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $32,310.49 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, CONNIE A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $32,310.13 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZER, HEIDI G Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $32,310.02 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, THOMAS G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,309.52 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERLETSKYI, VOLODYMYR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $32,309.52 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DANIELLE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,309.48 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINGASSER, PENNY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,309.00 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, BETH A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $32,308.99 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTEAD, DAVID J, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,308.94 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AI, LULU Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $32,308.71 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System