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 PIERRE, EDNER Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $37,495.18 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMSTEDT, JAMES H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,495.13 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ REGALADO, SOLANY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,495.13 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, JOHN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,495.07 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARILYN W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,494.74 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LISA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,494.68 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISITA, CRAIG Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $37,494.30 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,493.45 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EMILY B Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,493.00 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $37,492.85 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of York Amount $37,492.74 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLUSNY, KIM Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $37,492.61 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERMAN, ARLENE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,492.40 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, ANGELA M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $37,492.31 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABLOTNY, CAROL L Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $37,492.30 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLIN, GREGORY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,491.59 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIFIC, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $37,491.14 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ASHLEY E Employer name Orange County Amount $37,491.02 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIANE F Employer name Genesee County Amount $37,490.85 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKINS, KATHY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,490.83 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAGG, PAUL D Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $37,490.73 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, LINDA M Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $37,490.10 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINER, RAYMOND P Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $37,490.00 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIE, CODY Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $37,489.71 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, JANINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,489.55 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RYAN J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $37,489.23 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, ADAM M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,489.16 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARIE F Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,489.14 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVANOVA, LILJANA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,488.72 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, MATTHEW L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,488.30 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, TAMMIE L Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $37,488.25 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRATT, MOLLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,488.13 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDHABER, SUSAN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,488.13 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, GERALYN M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $37,487.56 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHMANN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,487.45 Date 01/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, KAREN L Employer name Albany County Amount $37,487.24 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARYOFILLES, MARCIA M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $37,487.20 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,486.96 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAMA, JANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $37,486.78 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPI, VICTOR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $37,486.19 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, TIRZAH-JO Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,486.14 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGER, LISA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,486.11 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODA, SCOTT R Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $37,486.11 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,485.97 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, SHAMAJA Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,485.94 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, DAVID M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,485.72 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, PETER BRIAN Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $37,485.57 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYROPOULOS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $37,485.44 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MELISSA R Employer name Albany County Amount $37,485.22 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, PENNY Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,484.99 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LINDA P Employer name Putnam County Amount $37,484.42 Date 12/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Broome County Amount $37,484.28 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JAMES E Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $37,484.27 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOPOULOS, MYLES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $37,484.26 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPKE, SUSAN G Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,484.03 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, ELSA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,483.68 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, TERRELL K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,483.54 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, STEPHEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,483.29 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $37,483.17 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAIER, INGRID E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,483.10 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURGANIOUS, SHANTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,483.10 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCON, ADRIAN Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $37,482.96 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOANNE A Employer name Warren County Amount $37,482.81 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, JANICE M Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $37,482.30 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINE, RACHAEL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,482.22 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JOHN T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,481.98 Date 03/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, RACHEL C Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $37,481.69 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,481.46 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTI, PETER Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $37,481.40 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCETTA, WENDY T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $37,481.34 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $37,481.27 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $37,481.23 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KELLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,481.15 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,481.10 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHARDT, GAYLE L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,481.08 Date 10/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STACYANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,481.01 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA E Employer name Washington County Amount $37,480.96 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ERIC T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,480.93 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBBERS, KATHERINE E Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $37,480.83 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGE, BRITTANY L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,480.75 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, SHARON A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,480.72 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAJKOWSKI, NICOLETTA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,480.72 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHLEEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $37,480.41 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJRAJ, LILAWATIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,480.33 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, JILL A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $37,479.88 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,479.81 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELACQUA-SIMMONS, ROSEMARY T Employer name Albany County Amount $37,479.47 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, NIA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,479.19 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDON, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $37,479.12 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, FERNE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,479.07 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,478.32 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JESSE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,478.13 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-DARDEN, TREVOR A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,477.16 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, FRANCIS M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $37,477.09 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, COURTNEY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $37,477.09 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLAY, CHRISTY J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $37,476.85 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MELISSA J Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $37,476.80 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RESTA, DOMINIQUE I Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,476.75 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, ERIN K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,476.75 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTES, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $37,476.68 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System