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 WILTSIE, JOHN G Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $40,399.51 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELAR, MARGARET A Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,399.19 Date 06/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKART, WAYNE M Employer name Medford Fire District Amount $40,399.07 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATALA, ANNA B Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $40,398.88 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, SCOTT R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,398.84 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, CANDIDA R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,398.84 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, GLENN W O Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,398.54 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, PATRICIA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,398.21 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,398.08 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LYNETTE K Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,397.85 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMBOWER, JANE F Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,397.84 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUTERMOUT, SAMANTHA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,397.61 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RACHEL M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,397.17 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUMNEY, PATRICIA C Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $40,396.95 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $40,396.94 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULY, MARJORY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,396.67 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, NAZLIN B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $40,396.56 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARY ANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,396.39 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, DONNA J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $40,396.32 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYURITS, DEANNA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,395.64 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, RICHARD N Employer name Town of Milford Amount $40,395.56 Date 05/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JERMAINE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,395.20 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITAREK, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,395.10 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUIE, JESSICA L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $40,394.83 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GEE, SHERYL A Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $40,394.82 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $40,394.79 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, ERIC J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,394.64 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESTERER, NICHOLE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,394.17 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, AALIYAH O Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,394.02 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KEVIN E Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $40,393.79 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, CHERE T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,393.63 Date 09/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANTECK, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,393.58 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, LOURDES M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $40,393.42 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ZULLY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,393.11 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of State Amount $40,392.92 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, LORETTA E Employer name Erie County Amount $40,392.92 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, BARRY R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,392.84 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AMANDA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,392.80 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CASWELL V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,392.73 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNO, BARBARA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $40,392.61 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DEBORAH M Employer name Washington County Amount $40,392.46 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANITES, CAROL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,392.25 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, BRIAN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $40,391.48 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERVIK, DEBBIE A Employer name Lake Pleasant CSD Amount $40,391.47 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, MARK T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,391.19 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JILLIAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,390.80 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, ROGER D, SR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $40,390.78 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, SUSAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,390.63 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, DONNA K Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $40,390.56 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, LIZABETH C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,390.47 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMESFELDER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Marion CSD Amount $40,390.09 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, LISA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,389.63 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,389.46 Date 07/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, MEGAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,389.38 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANDREA L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $40,389.20 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,389.09 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKI, DYLAN P Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $40,389.00 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, CHRISTIE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,388.53 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, SYDNEY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,388.29 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, REBECCA L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $40,388.10 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,387.91 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWANDUS, MICHAEL W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,387.91 Date 11/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, TSUNG H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,387.50 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,387.44 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRETT J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,387.22 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBO, ALEXIS Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,386.88 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, LAURA R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $40,386.65 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, LAWRENCE E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,386.59 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARILYN Employer name Montgomery County Amount $40,386.50 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYZUDA, DONNA M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $40,386.20 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINA, DIANE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $40,386.05 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, ELIZABETH B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,386.04 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $40,385.83 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHEAR, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $40,385.57 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, LAURIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $40,385.42 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYAL, MICHELE R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $40,385.21 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Potter Amount $40,384.99 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, ROBERT L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $40,384.59 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, ANDREW D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,384.56 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, LESLIE A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $40,384.38 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANI, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,383.81 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSLER, KELLIANNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,383.40 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIER, KELLEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,383.34 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, GREGORY W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,383.15 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,382.72 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZONGRONE, ALYSSA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,382.68 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TYLER F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $40,382.65 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSZCZARZ, BRITTANY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,382.26 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, NORMAN C, II Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $40,382.12 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, CHERYL A Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,382.04 Date 07/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BELLO, DOMINIC F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,381.80 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, BRADFORD D Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $40,381.72 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOHN D, III Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,381.60 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDY, MICHELLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,381.36 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, GREGORY S Employer name City of Oswego Amount $40,381.23 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALGER, ROBIN L Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,380.95 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, ELISABETH F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $40,380.83 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASHAW, PATRICK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,380.59 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JAIME M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,380.58 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, JOANNE L Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $40,380.39 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System