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 BLACKMAN, SANDRA K Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $37,880.69 Date 10/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFRANCESCO, SUSAN L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $37,880.60 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GREE, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Santa Clara Amount $37,880.58 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, DUSTY G Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $37,880.05 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDMAN, KAREN Employer name Village of Angelica Amount $37,880.04 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LAVONNE A Employer name City of Norwich Amount $37,879.60 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, AMY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $37,879.40 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DENNIS R Employer name Ontario County Amount $37,879.40 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, MARTA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,879.16 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISIRAS, KARIE A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,879.11 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGNINI, RONALD R, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,879.08 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKEL, CAROLINE L Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $37,879.03 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, ANDREA M Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $37,879.01 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARI, ERIC D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,878.66 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNSEY, JADE J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $37,878.63 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISONDI, DONA J Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,878.56 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, FELICIA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,878.39 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,878.30 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $37,877.86 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GIFFERT, BETH E Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $37,877.84 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVEY, YVETTE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,877.63 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZA-SOSA, ANGEL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $37,877.50 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBOT, GEORGE Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,877.40 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, SHERRI L Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,877.40 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, JEFFREY B Employer name Town of Laurens Amount $37,877.37 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCA, PATRICIA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,877.31 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,877.28 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, GREGORY P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,876.93 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, THOMAS J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $37,876.62 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, ALLEN F Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $37,876.48 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTRAVAIA, FILOMENA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $37,876.30 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RANDY R Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $37,875.98 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID P, II Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $37,875.75 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JOSEPH J Employer name Cayuga Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $37,875.72 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, CORINDA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,875.52 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, LAUREL A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $37,875.41 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, VERNON ALBERGA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $37,875.38 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMM, AMY L Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $37,875.17 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, CHARLES H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,874.62 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, EMILY P Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,874.58 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, CYNTHIA L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $37,874.16 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEMAN, VALERIE H Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,874.07 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, WILLIAM B Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,873.91 Date 10/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONA, DAVID F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,873.81 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,873.54 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATIO, CAREN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $37,873.26 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, ALEC G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,873.01 Date 03/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNO, DEBORAH A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $37,872.92 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, GERALD T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,872.38 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $37,872.30 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, HECTOR O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,872.26 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, SHANNON M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $37,872.26 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, TAMMY S Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $37,871.96 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, MARK E Employer name Canton CSD Amount $37,871.82 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $37,871.70 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, LINDA J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $37,871.55 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENARO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $37,871.49 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, AMY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $37,871.40 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASTELLA, MARIE A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,871.10 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, AMANDA J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $37,870.94 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATHER, CHARLES W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $37,870.71 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAH, BILKIS N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $37,870.44 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIB, RYAN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,870.41 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, JULIE A Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $37,870.38 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANSER, MARGARET M Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $37,870.15 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JAY E Employer name Hamilton County Amount $37,869.98 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GORDEN, CRISTIE R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,869.96 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHPEARL, INGER Employer name Newark CSD Amount $37,869.77 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMENTO, FRANK P Employer name Erie County Amount $37,869.61 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,869.57 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDZEWSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,869.39 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JAMES E, JR Employer name Batavia Housing Auth Amount $37,868.52 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMET, BRIAN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,868.32 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, PATRICK G Employer name Village of Jordan Amount $37,868.32 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNEY, SCOTT A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,868.32 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, LORIE A Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $37,868.20 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. LEGER, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $37,868.08 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, ROBERT J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $37,867.14 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, LINDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,866.89 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOWNEY, BRUCE E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,866.75 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,866.50 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, BARBARA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,866.38 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, DAWN J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $37,866.35 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, JASON J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,866.21 Date 07/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, MICHELLE Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,866.06 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOA, ANA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $37,865.93 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, HAWLEY W Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $37,865.59 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, WILLIAM Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,865.21 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSECRANS, AIMEE L Employer name Albany County Amount $37,865.21 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTCH, ANTHONY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,865.12 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, AMBER M Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $37,865.05 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, LYNETTE M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $37,864.91 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, LISA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $37,864.62 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHURA, CARL S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,864.56 Date 04/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATRAKIS, JOANNE M Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $37,864.40 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATIELLO, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,864.05 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDERMAN, LORI J Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $37,863.92 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNKA, PERISSA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,863.39 Date 02/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEHL, SUZANNE V Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $37,863.15 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLALOBOS, XAVIER U Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,863.01 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System