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 TAPIA, KARLA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,235.03 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIECZNY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,234.95 Date 10/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, ZUNILDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,234.82 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AARON A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $34,234.80 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, DEVONTE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,234.42 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANTON, CORY D Employer name Allegany County Amount $34,233.84 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, LOGAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,233.84 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, MARGARET E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $34,233.63 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, KAREN L Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $34,233.53 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, AMANDA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,233.49 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, LAMAR V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $34,233.41 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, ELEANOR L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,233.25 Date 03/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHELLEY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,233.15 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,233.11 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGAS, DEBRA L Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $34,233.10 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGG, LORI A Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,233.00 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAPOL, MANUEL E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,232.98 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELEK, JOSEPH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $34,232.85 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, LUIS J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,232.80 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPINO, CAROL Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $34,232.62 Date 09/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DALE H Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $34,232.40 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBECK, FRANK D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,232.08 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARGARET E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $34,232.02 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, DEBBIE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $34,232.02 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELEY, KATHRYN L Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,232.01 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CAROL A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,232.00 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SCOTT D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $34,231.71 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, DENISE M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $34,231.15 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVRERI, VINCENT A Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,230.64 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, HOLLYE L Employer name Town of Cochecton Amount $34,230.50 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, MARY LOU Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $34,230.41 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAESEELE, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $34,230.00 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JENNIFER M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $34,229.75 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DAWN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $34,229.51 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PATRICIA I Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,229.48 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRESE, KATHERINE E Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $34,229.45 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, DALE R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $34,229.43 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIO, NICOLE A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $34,229.08 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, PETER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $34,228.53 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, DANIELLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $34,227.85 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITRELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $34,227.66 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, ROBERT J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $34,227.60 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, HEATHER Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,227.48 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, TRICIA L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,227.45 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIARD, REGINALD Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $34,227.41 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DEBRA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,227.39 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIXON, CAROL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,226.71 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRANDON J Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,226.66 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,226.60 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDON, SARAH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $34,226.44 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, SEAN P Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $34,225.45 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFNER, TRACEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,225.43 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALPIN, TRISHA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,225.38 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Amount $34,225.21 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRON, BRITTNEY L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $34,225.14 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, SALLY C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $34,225.02 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, LORI Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $34,224.85 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, JOHN Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,224.81 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JOSE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,224.73 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EDWIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,224.73 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTINO, ELLEN Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $34,224.50 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, SARAH G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,223.88 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, AJ T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $34,223.58 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLENBACH, PATRICIA A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $34,223.42 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, DIANA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,223.38 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, ROCHELLE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,223.17 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGERLOW, DAVID R, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $34,223.15 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, SHARON K Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $34,222.80 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, BRENDA Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $34,222.75 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, JACQUELINE Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $34,222.67 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, TAFFY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $34,222.60 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, JALA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,222.40 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALOVSKY, CAROLA C Employer name Tioga County Amount $34,222.38 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, ORVILLE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,222.36 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VALARIE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,222.27 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSCINSKI, KAREN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,222.15 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, WENDY D Employer name Yates Soil,Water Cons District Amount $34,221.92 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCAIRN, DIANE M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $34,221.91 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIHOCKI, CRAIG A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $34,221.88 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $34,221.72 Date 04/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, LEA ANN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $34,221.51 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBECK, JASON T Employer name Town of Roseboom Amount $34,221.38 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, MARLENE A Employer name Seneca County Amount $34,221.37 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARHAN, ELHUSSEIN M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $34,221.26 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIN, JONATHAN W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $34,221.00 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKERZADAH, MERWIS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $34,221.00 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHALICK, TRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,220.59 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELFEL, JULIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,220.11 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EMILY M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $34,219.98 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALO, PETER J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $34,219.72 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KENNETH D Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $34,219.69 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, JUDITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $34,219.51 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, NICHOLAS W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,219.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKES, KANDIE S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $34,219.35 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KENNETH G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,218.87 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLETON, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $34,218.56 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, MICHELLE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,218.54 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, LYNN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $34,218.39 Date 05/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, TERRY M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $34,218.30 Date 01/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JUDITH P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $34,218.30 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System