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 KAZIMER-VAN PELT, ELDENA F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,575.70 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, ELIZABETH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,575.46 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,575.28 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, JOY N Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,575.24 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ASHLEY L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $29,575.01 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECUE, ROBERT L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $29,574.94 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,574.30 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,574.26 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNETTI, MARY B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,574.03 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDES, JUDY A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $29,573.65 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $29,573.44 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, LAURA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $29,573.41 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, ANISH M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $29,573.34 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADHIKARI, NANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,573.21 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Menands UFSD Amount $29,573.00 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, SUSAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $29,572.64 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, KAREN R Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $29,572.59 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, DONNA Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $29,572.59 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKO, JOY M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $29,572.54 Date 07/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, DAVID O Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $29,572.40 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,572.27 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID B Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $29,572.22 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, MARCIANNE Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,572.10 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ROBERTA E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,572.00 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JANET Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $29,571.89 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURE-MC KENZIE, TARA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,571.75 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATT, JACQUELINE J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $29,571.64 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,571.54 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, MELLISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,571.50 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, GREGORY J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $29,571.27 Date 08/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, BRIAN F Employer name Franklin County Amount $29,571.00 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Andover CSD Amount $29,570.50 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $29,570.45 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JULIANA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $29,570.40 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, STEPHANIE C Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $29,570.27 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CAROL J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,570.14 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSTREAM, ANTOINETTE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,570.08 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBNICK, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hartwick Amount $29,569.59 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKUS, JILL A Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $29,569.07 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRWAL, JENNIE A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $29,569.00 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, NICKY Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $29,569.00 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORJEN, JAMES W Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $29,568.52 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, PATRICE M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $29,568.37 Date 11/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKHAYLOV, VALERIY I Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,568.24 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWALL, KATALIN Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $29,568.20 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, TIFFANY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $29,567.93 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DE VAL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,567.90 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYSKOCIL, STACY L Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $29,567.65 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRING, KAREN ANN Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $29,566.86 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ODELL Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $29,566.65 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTTA, CAROL J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,565.85 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $29,565.57 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $29,565.16 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLILLO, MICHELLE E Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $29,565.00 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJU, LEENA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $29,564.88 Date 10/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,564.70 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,564.47 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, BARBARA E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,564.47 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARLES, MARK A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $29,564.47 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTURE, YOLLANDE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $29,564.23 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, AMBER R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,564.01 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, FRANK S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $29,563.71 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, MARJORIE G Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $29,563.34 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIATORE, LAWRENCE Employer name Westchester County Amount $29,562.50 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRITTANY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $29,562.30 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, KELLI D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,562.26 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, VIRGINIA L Employer name Greene County Amount $29,561.82 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DANIEL R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,561.67 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DERRICK J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $29,560.93 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $29,560.80 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $29,560.58 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, SHAWN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,559.75 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Law Amount $29,559.35 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MALIA A Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $29,559.12 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, LORI A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $29,559.08 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, DUNIA D Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $29,559.02 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RONDA T Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,558.93 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIOS, DORIS C Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $29,558.90 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTUS, LANA K Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $29,558.58 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSE, TODD W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,558.50 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHERYL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $29,558.46 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, DONALD T Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $29,558.43 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $29,558.21 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KATRINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,557.82 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNONA, MELISSA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,557.33 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNIGLIA, ANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,557.08 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, ANGELA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,556.41 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESINSKI, STACY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,556.41 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, KELLY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,556.03 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, THOMAS G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $29,555.13 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, MICHAEL V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,554.78 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGRAFT, KYLE G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,554.71 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILD, DAWN M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,554.62 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPPEL, EILEEN S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $29,554.30 Date 07/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDINO, MARGUERITE T Employer name Rockville Centre Housing Auth Amount $29,553.86 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, SALLIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $29,553.85 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DANNY T, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $29,553.50 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DEBORAH L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,553.01 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, PATRICK J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $29,552.64 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAS, COLLEEN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,552.48 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System