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 SMITH, RONALD J Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $40,786.41 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARON, LESLIE B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $40,786.32 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFUERTE, MASSIEL E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $40,786.26 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL A Employer name Orleans County Amount $40,786.20 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, MERIBETH Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,786.16 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SABRENA M DORNS Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,785.88 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PAUL E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $40,785.44 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, SUSAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,785.36 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LESLIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,784.95 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, DONNA G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,784.94 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRANO, JOANN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $40,784.93 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, JAMES H Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,784.57 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JOANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,784.57 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADO, LEE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,784.29 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTSON, MALLORI C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $40,784.08 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANNA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $40,784.04 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRARY, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Knox Amount $40,783.79 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GAYLE D Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,783.67 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, LAURIE K Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $40,783.37 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGGELKE, DIANA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,783.31 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DAVID R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,783.01 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MILDRED Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $40,783.01 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,783.00 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HALL, STEVE J Employer name Marion CSD Amount $40,782.89 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,782.84 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, PHILIP D Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,782.80 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, NANCY A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,782.74 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BERNADETTE Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $40,782.45 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, RACHEL E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $40,782.15 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DAWN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,782.13 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDALES MENDEZ, OSCAR A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,782.00 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,781.93 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, DONNA J Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $40,781.73 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JUDITH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,781.52 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIECKI, RONALD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,781.49 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAMME, JESSICA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,781.49 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TANIKA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $40,781.30 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, KYLE J Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $40,781.28 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, STACEY K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,781.02 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, KIMBERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,780.88 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, SIRI L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,780.87 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, DOROTHY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,780.86 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, CECILIA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,780.76 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREA G Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $40,780.66 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZA, ERIC J Employer name Town of North Hudson Amount $40,780.51 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, GENEVA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,780.38 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CARL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,780.31 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, AGNES G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,780.22 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, NEREIDA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,780.22 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CLOVER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,780.22 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGINS, TONI A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $40,779.94 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYPOOL, CHAD C Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,779.68 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, KYLE P Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $40,779.53 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, MARY G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,779.22 Date 11/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $40,779.05 Date 10/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDELLS, SHIRLEY Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,778.89 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEYOURRYK, MATTHEW J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,778.82 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMKUS, HEATHER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,778.67 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNEY, MARTIN JOHN Employer name Town of Granville Amount $40,778.32 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, DAVID J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,778.29 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, MARVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,778.14 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRENDA LEE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,777.50 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ANTWERP, VALERIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,777.01 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRIE, RUTH M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,776.29 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, JONI L Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,776.14 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, JANICE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,776.14 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, FRANCIS J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,775.99 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, TAMMIE A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $40,775.94 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARC E Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,775.85 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,775.70 Date 07/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, LAURA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,775.37 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZILE, CHERYL A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $40,775.33 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTEING, KIM M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,775.25 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, MATTHEW X Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,775.07 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WILLIAM H Employer name Albany County Amount $40,775.05 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFORD, ANTHONY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,775.02 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, DARWIN P, JR Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $40,774.92 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELZ, LYNN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $40,774.86 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVANO, ROMEO J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,774.54 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, RODERICK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,774.44 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,774.37 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN-GRAY, CAROL Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $40,774.28 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNOCK, DYANA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,773.80 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DAVID P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $40,773.50 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, MARJORIE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,773.43 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, ROBERTO L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $40,773.43 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, AURELIA T Employer name Erie County Amount $40,773.17 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CARMEN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $40,773.14 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $40,773.14 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, TERRI M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $40,773.10 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JOY E Employer name Yates County Amount $40,773.03 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, SALLY E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,772.85 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, AMANDA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,772.75 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLMART, DANIEL B Employer name Canton CSD Amount $40,772.53 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, SHANNON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,772.39 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, CORINNE K Employer name Broome County Amount $40,772.34 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MARILYN A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $40,772.09 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, AMY S Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,771.97 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CAROL A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,771.76 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLY, FRANCES M Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,771.47 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System