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 THURBER, ELIZABETH D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $29,849.18 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTIC, CALVIN L Employer name Wayne County Amount $29,848.87 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DIANE H Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $29,848.46 Date 07/18/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMIEN, LYNNE E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,848.23 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, BARBARA S Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,847.97 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CAROL ANN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $29,847.60 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTLEY, MARIA Z Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $29,846.98 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, TARA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,846.72 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KATHRYN A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,846.51 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, RENEE Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $29,846.19 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, SUSAN I Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $29,845.98 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEJSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Orleans County Amount $29,845.73 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, LAURIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,845.27 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, PAUL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,845.10 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEDDIE, GEETA D Employer name Columbia County Amount $29,844.80 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRICK, JAZNIQUE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,844.65 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, CHANNIE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,844.64 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,844.50 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNELL, JOSHUA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,844.29 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, SARAH J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,844.21 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILPATRICK, SARAH Employer name Broome County Amount $29,843.93 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CASSANDRA Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,843.90 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHR, MARGARET A Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,843.74 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ANNE M Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $29,843.51 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, MARIA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,843.45 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARK G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,843.04 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEAD, BRIANNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,842.49 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISSAINT, JEAN E Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $29,842.40 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZAK, AMANDA N Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $29,842.40 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVAGLIO, MELISSA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $29,842.31 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUSAN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $29,841.77 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECK, LAURIE A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,841.50 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLESTON, DARRELL E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,840.90 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, SANDRA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,840.87 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, COLTON T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $29,840.17 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VENUTO, MICHAEL G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $29,840.12 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARIE R Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $29,840.06 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLECK, STEPHEN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,839.67 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERACI, SAMUEL P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,839.59 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LYNDSAY E Employer name Broome County Amount $29,839.43 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MICHAEL R, III Employer name Erie County Amount $29,839.36 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, JAIME L Employer name Erie County Amount $29,839.08 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROSEANN C Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $29,838.89 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, PAMELA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,838.67 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URGENTO, EUGENE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,838.66 Date 02/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $29,838.66 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGUS, RONALD C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,838.62 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDINARO, PAMELA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $29,838.46 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOTENS, JEFFREY P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $29,838.45 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,838.32 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHANTAL N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,838.17 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSS, JOSEPH M Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $29,838.08 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, MARY-LYNN Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,837.25 Date 09/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEMMA, MATILDA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,837.18 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, GILLIE M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $29,837.02 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHNWI, GODWILL N Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $29,836.98 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOUCEUR, NICOLE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,836.84 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MILDRED Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,836.80 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ERICA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,836.71 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO-REIFORD, DENISE A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $29,836.37 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, THOMAS N Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $29,836.13 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLITZMAN, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $29,835.89 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $29,835.80 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, TAMMY L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $29,835.71 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,835.66 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURST, JULIANNA Employer name East Islip Fire District Amount $29,835.36 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, LINDA C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,835.15 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIAGUA, ASHLEY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $29,835.05 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSI, GAIL L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $29,834.99 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYS, HEATHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,834.97 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIO, LORI A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $29,834.97 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOCZNSKI, JORDAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $29,834.79 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, MATTHEW H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $29,834.76 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINE, CATHERINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,834.75 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTS, TERRY L Employer name Northville CSD Amount $29,833.88 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, VINCENT T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,833.83 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GWEN M Employer name Washington County Amount $29,833.75 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHELE N Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $29,833.51 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, ERIC S, JR Employer name Village of Windsor Amount $29,833.18 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONALD J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,833.11 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTOJAS, IVIN Y Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,833.05 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, AMY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,832.86 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBZIN, LINDA R Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,832.54 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, LEONEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $29,832.08 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KRISTINA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,832.08 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, MARLOWE J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $29,831.84 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, JUSTIN J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,831.74 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BILLIE J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $29,831.59 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KACIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $29,831.51 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSON, CORA-ANN B Employer name Town of Salina Amount $29,831.21 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $29,830.99 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, PATRICIA E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $29,830.47 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOCCHI, JESSICA M Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $29,830.41 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, MARC R Employer name Village of Clinton Amount $29,829.60 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNAH, MUSU D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,829.56 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, CATHY L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $29,829.53 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONADONNA, STEPHEN J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,829.32 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $29,829.04 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, TODD M Employer name Broome County Amount $29,828.61 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURINGA, JENNIFER L Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $29,828.40 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System