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 CARTER, KRISTIN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,835.67 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $33,835.26 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, DAMIAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $33,835.25 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, DANIELLE E Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $33,834.26 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $33,834.25 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, RENEE I Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $33,833.57 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBBERS, KATHERINE E Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $33,833.48 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBO, YUSAVIA JE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $33,833.35 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NIKESHIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,833.31 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNES, JOHN J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $33,833.24 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTER, REID A Employer name Village of Victor Amount $33,833.04 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, SHARON M Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $33,833.01 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, CECILIA F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $33,833.01 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, LISA K Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $33,832.58 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERT, JR Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $33,832.56 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RONALD G Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $33,832.56 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDGINS, SIDNEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,832.33 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JESSICA E Employer name Livingston County Amount $33,832.29 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, JESSICA M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $33,831.84 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORK, ANDREW S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $33,831.42 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEISH, KELLY FAIRBANK Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $33,831.40 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, REBECCA L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $33,831.25 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, GUERDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,830.99 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,830.77 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABOTAJE, RENATO D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,830.42 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANCO, MONIQUE N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $33,830.24 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, CHARLES S Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $33,830.22 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, MARJORIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,830.16 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SUSAN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $33,830.15 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDEGE, WESLEY C Employer name Delaware County Amount $33,829.76 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, MELISSA L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $33,829.30 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-WILLIAMS, BRENDA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $33,828.24 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHER, RICHARD, JR Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $33,828.05 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, LISA M Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $33,827.78 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFNER, MARY A Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $33,827.63 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMENDORF, GREGORY K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $33,826.91 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, LOUIS J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $33,826.71 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, VICENTE Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $33,826.38 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, LORIE A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,825.86 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERGER, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $33,825.74 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, FRANKLIN O Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $33,825.19 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARILOTTA, MARIA L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $33,825.13 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWXHURST, MICHELINA L Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $33,824.99 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUST, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $33,824.91 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TRUDY L Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $33,824.88 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LARRY M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $33,824.75 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAXL, STEPHEN J Employer name Naples CSD Amount $33,824.69 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, HEIDI L Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $33,824.25 Date 09/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $33,824.22 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENMILLER, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $33,824.11 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOH, MOHAMED B Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,823.52 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, HANSY F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $33,823.25 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJECKI, DOREEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $33,822.43 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIS, JOSHUA M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $33,822.13 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JASON M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $33,822.11 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $33,822.11 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, ERIC L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $33,822.11 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARD, DANIELLE E Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $33,821.67 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, MAYNARD D, JR Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $33,821.36 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTELLING, ANGELA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $33,821.28 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSELL, REBECCA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $33,821.20 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, ROBERT P Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $33,821.15 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JESSICA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $33,820.94 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, LAURIANN M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $33,820.84 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, CAROL L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $33,820.60 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, SHARON A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $33,820.55 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD-COOPER, MICHELLE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $33,820.33 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN-MATTELIANO, DEBORAH M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $33,820.00 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $33,819.73 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, ALAN C Employer name Town of Oppenheim Amount $33,819.66 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, TWILA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $33,819.62 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, KRISTY A Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $33,819.36 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, KAMAL P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMAK, SCOTT J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, SAMANTHA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MARK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDIE, JANICE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHERINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSEN, JACLYN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, CAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,819.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $33,819.24 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ELENA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $33,818.80 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, ROBERT B Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $33,818.65 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARY C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $33,818.37 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEVINS, LEE A Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $33,818.34 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, EILEEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,818.27 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICINIO, ELLEN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $33,817.97 Date 07/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARHART-WHRITNER, MOLLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $33,817.85 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, VERONICA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,817.74 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JULIE C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $33,817.46 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DUANE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,817.23 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, KAREN J Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $33,817.22 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDGERS, JODI L Employer name Attica CSD Amount $33,817.06 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, HEATHER A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $33,816.90 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, GENARO G Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,816.85 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDERLICH, SHARLEEN A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $33,816.58 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, JEFFREY W Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $33,816.56 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, KEITH S Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $33,816.35 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, PATRICIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,816.30 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, PAULINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,816.06 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System