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 LOVELESS, LISA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,352.79 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,352.12 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, MARJORIE A Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $40,351.84 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, HOWARD D Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $40,351.78 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, RALPH C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,351.74 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETTEL, LOUIS S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $40,351.72 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, SCOTT W Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $40,351.68 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DANA E Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $40,351.51 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,350.80 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, PAUL J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,350.65 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, PAUL J Employer name Town of Scio Amount $40,350.62 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DANIEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,350.60 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, RYAN Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $40,350.59 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, JOSHUA E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,350.45 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DIANA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,350.35 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREGILDO, YONIS R Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $40,350.31 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, WAYNE S Employer name Madison County Amount $40,350.13 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, NICOLE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,349.87 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, MARIE ROSE Employer name Orange County Amount $40,349.84 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, ELISSA A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $40,349.65 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYN, JODI M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $40,349.55 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLE, DAWN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $40,349.49 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, MARCIA J Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $40,349.32 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KIM I Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $40,349.18 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKSBY, HILARY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,349.11 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESLER, CARL O, JR Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $40,348.70 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,348.65 Date 09/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, BRENDA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $40,348.57 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CASEY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,348.33 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEL, TANYA L Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $40,347.85 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, JEAN E Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $40,347.72 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMINS, DENNIS R Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $40,347.41 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,347.12 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $40,346.99 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAFFY, JONATHAN R Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $40,346.88 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVEROMO, JEAN E Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $40,346.60 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIGAR-LEWIS, ELISA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,346.32 Date 07/10/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, TODD J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $40,346.08 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, JODI S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,345.81 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTER, JAMES C Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,345.41 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, RITA G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,345.28 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMEEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,345.07 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, AMBER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,345.05 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAURIE Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,345.02 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMPP, SHELLEY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,344.87 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, ANNA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,344.74 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $40,344.70 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFF, SUSAN M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $40,344.37 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, DENNIS C Employer name Erie County Amount $40,344.17 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDY, MICHELLE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,344.06 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, ANTOINETTE R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $40,343.83 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, GARY R, JR Employer name Town of Blenheim Amount $40,343.74 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, DAWN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, DOREEN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, ALLISON Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTINA, CHRISTINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSI, KARIN E Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTTO, LORETTA M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $40,343.59 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,343.34 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,343.19 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KAREN A Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $40,343.18 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, HELEN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,343.00 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, MARY J Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $40,342.96 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMANN, ELIZABETH A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $40,342.81 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIT, JOEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,342.68 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, CAROL A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $40,342.56 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, HECTOR R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,342.52 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RHONDA M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $40,342.50 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTEN, KYLE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,342.40 Date 10/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,342.18 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CATHERINE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,342.13 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $40,342.13 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, DANIEL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,341.95 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRAGOSIAN, SARAH R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,341.94 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, ZACHARY W Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,341.94 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYLINSKI, ALEX J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,341.81 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATCHER, MICHAEL L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $40,341.73 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOVICS, MARTHA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,341.70 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, AUDRA B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,341.47 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOFI, DAVID Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,340.97 Date 11/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVINI, JILL Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $40,340.80 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TIFFANY C Employer name Erie County Amount $40,340.75 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKAU, MARGARET M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,340.48 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,340.32 Date 09/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEN, CHINETTE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,340.23 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CAROL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $40,339.81 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,339.79 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, PATRICK L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $40,339.70 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERG, CARLY R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $40,339.62 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, KAREN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,339.52 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMICO, ROSALYN A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,339.47 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, MARY Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $40,338.97 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ELVIRA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,338.80 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, GARY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,338.77 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HERSHELL, JR Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $40,338.66 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGA, MIKE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,338.52 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Lyonsdale Amount $40,338.48 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, ROBERT G Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $40,338.39 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System