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 PARKER, LINDA J, MRS Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $29,464.70 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SEAN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $29,464.54 Date 08/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JESSIE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,463.63 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAITLYN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,463.00 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUWSMA, SAMANTHA M Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $29,462.87 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, LORENZA M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $29,462.85 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBERGER, SUSAN E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $29,462.81 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNESKI, JANET G Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $29,462.53 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFO, CHRISTA L Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $29,462.47 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, PENNY M Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $29,461.59 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI-SHOVA, KARYN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,461.50 Date 11/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $29,460.99 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORCE, AMANDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,460.87 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKERT, SHELLEY J Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,460.84 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHERYL J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,460.84 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, BRETT O Employer name Essex County Amount $29,460.78 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLLS, RICHELLE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,460.64 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIO, BERNARD H Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $29,460.56 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGLUND, VALERIE K Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $29,460.45 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINSKI, LAURA L Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $29,460.41 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALELLA, JANELLE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,460.26 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUO, JINYAN Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,460.18 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $29,460.14 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, MARSHA E Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $29,460.00 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBASIK, JERALYN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,459.79 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, HIRAM E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $29,459.21 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VELDER, LOUIS E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,459.04 Date 03/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, LUISMIGUEL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,458.91 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, SYLVIA C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,458.25 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MICHELLE M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $29,458.21 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,458.21 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $29,457.97 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $29,457.77 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, AIMEE M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $29,457.57 Date 08/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $29,457.50 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,457.39 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ELIDUVINA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $29,457.06 Date 11/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEFE, JOY L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $29,456.90 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, RUTH E Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $29,456.80 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL-HERNANDEZ, DIEGO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $29,456.70 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JASON D Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $29,456.43 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, BRYAN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $29,456.32 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN P Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $29,455.98 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, JIA YING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $29,455.48 Date 11/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREESE, ROBERT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,455.00 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESE, DONNA Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $29,454.84 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFULCO, KYM E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $29,454.09 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREE, SHELLEY A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $29,453.63 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAVEDRA, BETSY B Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $29,453.58 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, JEAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,452.80 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $29,452.61 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, SHARON M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $29,452.55 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YSRAEL Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,452.17 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADMANN, JOAN C Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $29,452.01 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, BRENDA J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $29,451.78 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, JANICE M Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $29,451.69 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, ROBERT T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $29,451.45 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, CHARLOTTE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,451.44 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, JERRY E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $29,451.20 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNOD, CINADYL T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,451.06 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, NANCY G Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $29,450.91 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, DAVID J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $29,450.88 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SUZANNE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,450.30 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, DANIEL M Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $29,450.02 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGLIO, GERALD P Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $29,449.31 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $29,449.25 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDIELLO, MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $29,448.80 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,448.68 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, ROSA B Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $29,448.54 Date 08/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACE, DAWN P Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $29,448.32 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, TTANYA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $29,448.14 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, BRENDA L Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $29,447.79 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATELLIER, DEAN J Employer name Town of Jackson Amount $29,447.68 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALE, MARY E Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $29,447.68 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGSEN, TOM L Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $29,447.65 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JESSICA C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,447.56 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, DEANNA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,447.37 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLMAN, SARA A Employer name City of Utica Amount $29,447.21 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENBY, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,447.03 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JILL A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $29,446.92 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBINS, KAREN L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,446.81 Date 11/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISMONDI, ALFRED G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,446.74 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GERALDINE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,446.22 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKRABORTY, PARTHA S Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $29,446.02 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHERTON, JASON Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $29,445.19 Date 11/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEY, KIMBERLY M Employer name Broome County Amount $29,444.96 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, JAMIE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $29,444.67 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNICHARICO, AMY L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $29,444.04 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JOHN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,444.03 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAY, KENNETH J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $29,443.07 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, DONNA M Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $29,442.84 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENZWEIG, JODI Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,442.52 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHAEL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,442.51 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKHEIMER, MATTHEW P Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $29,442.41 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $29,442.38 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMEYER, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,442.26 Date 08/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHIM, WARREN T Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $29,442.07 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, BRANDI JO Employer name Steuben County Amount $29,441.63 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARS, SYLVIA A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $29,440.94 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, KIM M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $29,440.89 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System