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 CAVALIERE, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $47,304.27 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUQUETTE, RAYMOND P Employer name Washington County Amount $47,304.10 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,304.08 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZO, MARY ALICE Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $47,304.03 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZCARRONDO, ADRIENNE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,303.90 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIL, LISA J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,303.80 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARK W Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,303.76 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, THOMAS J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,303.74 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIKIN, PENNY S Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $47,303.64 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIO, ALICE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,303.60 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, HOWARD M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,303.58 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARD, JACQUELINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,303.48 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REETZ, JOANN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,303.20 Date 08/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHARMINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,302.97 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, ELISABETH ANN Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $47,302.69 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, ROBIN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,302.40 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, BRENDA A Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $47,301.53 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DOMINIQUE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,301.50 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RALPH D Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,301.35 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTTRELL, CARLY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,301.34 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, HOWARD C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $47,301.34 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, ANTHONY J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $47,301.27 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $47,301.11 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, BRIAN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,301.01 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTAKIS, BARBARA M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $47,300.97 Date 10/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, DEBORAH Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,300.91 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTMAN, ANDREA F Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $47,300.68 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READING, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,300.35 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORTCH, RODDIE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,300.30 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORY, JOSHUA H Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $47,300.07 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINI, ANTHONY N Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,300.00 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFIROPOULOS, ANIKA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,300.00 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Barker CSD Amount $47,299.81 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, SHARON Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,299.79 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSS, SUE K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,299.75 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, WILLIAM C Employer name Village of Perry Amount $47,299.66 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLES, TRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,299.53 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SHANNON M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,299.52 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RODERICK C, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,299.50 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDOR, DONALD A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,299.20 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MARK K Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $47,298.96 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, L RASHAD Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $47,298.63 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WALTER L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $47,298.54 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULIUCCI, CARMELA Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $47,298.29 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, DONNA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,298.28 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,298.03 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHER, SUSAN L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $47,297.76 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JACQUELINE B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,297.72 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DANIEL E Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,297.60 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,297.55 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEND, DALE L Employer name Town of Warsaw Amount $47,297.54 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYLO, KRISTIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $47,297.43 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, SARAH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,297.02 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TAMMY Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $47,296.96 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, ANIAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,296.95 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ GARCIA, KIRSIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,296.89 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, KATHY A Employer name Education Department Amount $47,296.78 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSAFIDES, WILLIAM P Employer name Barker CSD Amount $47,296.50 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, DARLENE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,296.41 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKSON, SUSAN Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $47,296.31 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIF, KAZI M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,296.26 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, TRACY L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,296.15 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, HEATHER M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $47,296.12 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEKALA, MARK A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,296.09 Date 01/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSON, PHILIP J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,296.06 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ANN MARIE Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $47,296.00 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, GARETT M Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,295.92 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,295.78 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBAKER, BRITTANY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,295.74 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAAP, LYNN S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,295.46 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOURT, ROBIN E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,295.46 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM-PERSICO, MARGARET D L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $47,295.02 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DEBORAH A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,294.89 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBEE, DANNY Employer name City of Lockport Amount $47,294.51 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, ANN MARIE Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $47,294.16 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, ALLEN Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,294.12 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOPINSKI, ANNETTE M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $47,294.10 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNELLA, RENEE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,294.10 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, ELAINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,294.10 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD L Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $47,294.05 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, FERNANDO R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,293.84 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHARLES E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,293.75 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, ORIAN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,293.61 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JAMES K Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,293.38 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, CHELISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,293.37 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, ASHLEY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,293.26 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,293.26 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITZSCHE, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,292.67 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $47,292.44 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZFEIER, KYLE L Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $47,292.42 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE-HILLIARD, ROXANNE Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $47,292.40 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, REGAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $47,292.28 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, KAREN ANNE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,292.14 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDAY, LYNDA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,292.09 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, PHILIP J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $47,292.01 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDERMAN, VICTORIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,291.99 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, RICHARD A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $47,291.97 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, SANDRA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $47,291.90 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, LOUIS D Employer name Town of Whitehall Amount $47,291.84 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, ROGER W Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,291.09 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System