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 REISCHER, MARIA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,762.67 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCIA, MAURIZIO Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $41,762.62 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIDEL, MARK L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $41,762.50 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MARCELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,762.49 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LINDA B Employer name Greene CSD Amount $41,762.45 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,762.32 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Hector Amount $41,762.29 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVARD, JEROME Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,761.67 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, YOLANDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,761.46 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATULIK, DONNA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $41,761.42 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REASER, BRIAN E Employer name Tioga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $41,761.20 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELLE L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $41,760.83 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGWICK, JASON T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,760.72 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUKA, DAWN M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $41,760.29 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, BRENDA G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $41,760.15 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, PETER A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $41,760.00 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BEET, CHANEL C Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $41,759.92 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS NEU, JACQUELINE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,759.68 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, KIRSTEN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,759.23 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PAULA S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,759.21 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, HOLLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,759.20 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KIMBERLY M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,758.84 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, IDALYNN Employer name Erie County Amount $41,758.40 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISPHAM, CHARLES Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,758.18 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIZZI, ABIGAIL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,758.12 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, JOHN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,758.08 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GEORGE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,757.90 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETTER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,757.90 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECI, MICHAEL J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $41,757.89 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURZIO, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,757.40 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAR, RANDALL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,757.38 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, MELISSA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,756.98 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $41,756.91 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEERS, SHARON M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,756.90 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, MICHELLE R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $41,756.86 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHORN, ADAM J Employer name Village of Aurora Amount $41,756.68 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISONDI, ABIGAIL M Employer name Victor CSD Amount $41,756.53 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LINDA R Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $41,756.50 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, LYNN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,756.44 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,756.07 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oxford Amount $41,755.91 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDI, HASSEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,755.68 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGER, COURTNEY R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,755.61 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES-ROWE, SALLY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,755.40 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,755.35 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ADAM R Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $41,754.75 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,754.64 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHETTEPLACE, RYAN J Employer name Town of Freedom Amount $41,754.06 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, DIANNE VIRGINIA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,753.82 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZARELLA, JOSEPH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,753.81 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MICHAEL E Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $41,753.73 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLKE, LISA M Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $41,753.05 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, JILL A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,752.95 Date 05/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, DONALD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,752.91 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KRISTI L Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $41,752.89 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHION, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $41,752.75 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, LAURA D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,752.63 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SCOTT D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,752.19 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONOUGH, DOREEN R Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $41,751.94 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, GREGORY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,751.03 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIO-HALLIDAY, JEANNINE N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,750.82 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIST, HEATHER L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $41,750.39 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ROSE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $41,750.34 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARCIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,749.94 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HEATHER R Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,749.61 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNIE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $41,749.55 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, DOUGLAS L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,749.30 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ALISA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,749.26 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBE, BYRON Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,749.17 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHER, CAITLIN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,749.04 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, KEVIN T Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $41,748.87 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, ROBERT E Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $41,748.54 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVE, ANDREA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,748.38 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, TRACY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $41,748.24 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMBLETON, MATTHEW T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,748.04 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MELANIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,747.67 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $41,747.49 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,747.43 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, GEORGE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,747.30 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAGE, MICHAEL D Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $41,747.08 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNE, MICHAEL L Employer name Warren County Amount $41,747.06 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MARY J Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $41,746.99 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, EVA MARIA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $41,746.73 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,746.66 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON-PFLAUMER, KAREN L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $41,746.55 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCH, DEBORA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,746.44 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANE, CAITLIN V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,746.22 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHCALUS, RICHARD J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,746.13 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLAPAUGH, KAREN MARIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,745.41 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, BARBARA C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $41,745.36 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEHRIG, MARY P Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $41,745.14 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, BILLIE J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $41,745.07 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALERT, ANDREA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,744.98 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERA, SONIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,744.67 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NETT, ELAINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,744.38 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, MARY E Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $41,744.32 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, MARIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $41,744.12 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA GONZALEZ, JESSICA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,743.99 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATHAK, MINAKSHI Y Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $41,743.70 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, PAUL D Employer name Erie County Amount $41,743.54 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System