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 MERRILLS, SHARON A Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,308.71 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,308.71 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLOR, SANDRA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $32,308.71 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, CRYSTAL A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $32,308.02 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLNAN, CARRIE J Employer name Erie County Amount $32,307.97 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYE, IMANI S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,307.86 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINO, URSULA M Employer name Village of Saddle Rock Amount $32,307.80 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $32,307.78 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, CHRISTINA B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,307.77 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAZAS, SAMANTHA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $32,307.66 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, AMANDA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,307.17 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, TYLER S Employer name Town of Hampton Amount $32,306.96 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BERNADETTA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $32,306.88 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRANEK, DANIEL F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $32,306.63 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ETHAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,306.32 Date 11/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIDT, KURT W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,306.15 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSERT, DIANE B Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,305.74 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELZ, PEGGY A Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $32,305.68 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, BENEDETTO F Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $32,305.51 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZUSZKIEWICZ, JOEL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,305.10 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,304.89 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR-VINE, WENDY R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $32,304.87 Date 03/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOCKI, CHARLES L Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $32,304.78 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, PATRICIA A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $32,304.77 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENSTADT, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $32,304.00 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $32,303.60 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, SHARON E Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $32,303.51 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, TRAVIS J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,303.46 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, LINDA M Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $32,302.95 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUSTIN DE MONTERROSO, ROSA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $32,302.92 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWHILL, LESLEY A Employer name Woodstock Public Library Amount $32,302.85 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYEA, KYLE D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $32,302.53 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EVELYN H Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $32,302.44 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNARD, NICOLE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $32,302.32 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELACRUZ, LLANIRA L Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $32,302.10 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDZEWSKI, ASHLEE M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $32,302.06 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANECIO, BOBBI J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $32,301.92 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JILL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,301.83 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PENNI P Employer name Chenango County Amount $32,301.81 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, JEFF Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,301.81 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZVARY, JASON D Employer name Town of Union Amount $32,301.53 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, SHARON A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,301.22 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLE, HARRY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,300.45 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVINI, JILL Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $32,300.15 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, MATTHEW J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $32,300.08 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, JEANNE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,300.08 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $32,299.19 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTO, LORI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,299.04 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JASON P Employer name City of Rome Amount $32,298.90 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARA, KELLY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,298.85 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCELAS ARCALLA, GUILLERMO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,298.62 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADWELL, SEAN R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,298.46 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, CARLOS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,298.25 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCIULO, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $32,297.93 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ARNULFO Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,297.74 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIGOOD, DEBRA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,297.07 Date 01/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $32,297.00 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUROFSKY, CATHY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,296.82 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, EDWARD A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $32,296.13 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYCK, DONNA M Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $32,296.10 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, JENNIPHER Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $32,296.09 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDA, RICHARD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,296.07 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESANCENEY, JACQUELINE R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $32,296.03 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $32,295.82 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHATZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,295.58 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PHOEBE Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,295.40 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAU, JASON R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,295.12 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, DARLENE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,294.80 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DAVID E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,294.56 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLA, STANLEY F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,294.51 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,294.39 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFE, LORI T Employer name Greene County Amount $32,294.03 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMY M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $32,294.02 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEZER, STEPHEN J, III Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,293.89 Date 01/04/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, CHERYL A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $32,293.76 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS-BELANGER, STACEY Employer name Bath CSD Amount $32,293.42 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANARESI, DOMINIC J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $32,293.41 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZERBO, AMY M Employer name Genesee County Amount $32,293.32 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $32,292.02 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNIS, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $32,291.64 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, VICTORIA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $32,291.55 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,291.38 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKELITIS, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $32,291.23 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIN, LENORA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $32,290.90 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMEIDA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,290.83 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $32,290.79 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHS, CARMELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,290.68 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZICKA, PAUL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,290.60 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINGI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $32,290.37 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINANI, ABUBAKR K Employer name Education Department Amount $32,290.06 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $32,289.91 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, DANIEL D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $32,289.84 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELFO, JOHN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,289.78 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIKA M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $32,289.58 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSZCEK, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $32,289.44 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEMEYER, ANN M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $32,289.28 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDYLA, JOSHUA C Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $32,288.80 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBORNE, ANDREW T Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $32,288.76 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $32,288.12 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSGRABER, CAMILLA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,288.05 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System