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 BIER, ISRAEL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $37,321.24 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLES, RAYMOND E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,320.94 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBIG, BRIDGET A Employer name Granville CSD Amount $37,320.92 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,320.23 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, KRISTA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,319.84 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITELLI, WENDY G Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $37,319.73 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELICE, ANTHONY C Employer name Erie County Amount $37,319.41 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, KRISTOPHER B Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $37,318.47 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,318.20 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, TINA Y Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,317.78 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JERIJAH M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $37,317.76 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHIARO, JOHN F Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $37,317.72 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JOHN P Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $37,317.72 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, MELODY F Employer name Massena CSD Amount $37,317.59 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHRKEN, LOREN S Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $37,317.36 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHEAR, SUSAN A Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $37,316.17 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYBECK, ANTHONY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,316.11 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPFERL, SHEENA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $37,315.85 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, THOMAS E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $37,315.79 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYN, JAMES V Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $37,315.77 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERES, DANIEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,315.48 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMICOLO, DANIELLE C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $37,315.15 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SAWYER K Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,314.49 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARATEA, TIFFANY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,314.45 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, STEWART G Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $37,314.30 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, SHALIKA K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $37,314.29 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENKRANSE, BRENDA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,314.07 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAROWSKI, WILLIAM W, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $37,314.07 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, ELIZABETH S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,313.94 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, LINDSAY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,313.63 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JONATHAN M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $37,313.60 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, ELIZABETH L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,313.46 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENER, NANCY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,313.00 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOP, JACQUELINE T Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,312.32 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARINA Y Employer name Erie County Amount $37,312.27 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $37,312.20 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TAINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,312.11 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN-VALERO, FLORENCE J Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $37,312.09 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEATOM, MYIA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,311.80 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMOLARO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Norwich Amount $37,311.25 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKESSINIS, PATRICIA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,311.17 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, GERALD R Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $37,310.99 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, KAREN A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $37,310.97 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELECKI, CELESTE L Employer name City of Batavia Amount $37,310.97 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWIEL, SUSAN A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $37,310.86 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, GRACE K Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $37,310.75 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,310.61 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, JOSEPH F Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $37,310.59 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPUR, SANDRA D Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $37,310.32 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZURLANIS, THOMAS S, II Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,310.24 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLINGBAUGH, DONALD E, II Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,309.80 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEINGOLD, TRACEY A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $37,309.59 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, CORY C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,309.50 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONE, HEIDI L Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $37,309.39 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, MALACHI M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $37,309.27 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWISH, MOHAMMED A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,309.23 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, ROBIN L Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $37,309.08 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVORSE, BRENDA ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,309.03 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAINE, BONNIE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,308.85 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTETT, JULIANNE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,308.70 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, ANTOINETTE Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $37,308.00 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOBY, DAMONI L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,307.85 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DESIREE A Employer name Education Department Amount $37,307.30 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DEREK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYNIARSKI, KRISTINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, SANDRA U Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, KATHRYN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEA, DANA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCO, KATHRYN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,307.15 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, CINDY L Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $37,307.08 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAPACKI, DIANE Employer name Erie County Amount $37,306.26 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTWECK, GEORGE D Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $37,306.04 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, SHARON M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,305.91 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, TIFFANY V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,305.90 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KAREN M Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $37,305.70 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, LINDA A Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $37,305.70 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE O, JR Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $37,305.55 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDERT, JOAN M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $37,305.13 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $37,305.13 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RE, LINDEN C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,304.92 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, NICOLE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $37,304.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUGHTON, DOREEN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,304.45 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MARK J Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $37,304.32 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, PATRICK K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,304.25 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARCE L Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $37,304.16 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, SHANDRA K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $37,304.01 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESNARD, PHILIP R Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $37,304.00 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENUTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,303.87 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, GERMAINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,303.70 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITMAN, ERIC R Employer name Town of Caton Amount $37,303.63 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BARBARA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,303.39 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KATHLEEN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,303.35 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRANDON K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,303.15 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SHEILA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,302.81 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID-VINCI, LISA M Employer name Merrick Library Amount $37,302.78 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLY, DIANA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $37,302.48 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, AMANDA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $37,302.45 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Middleburgh Amount $37,302.29 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, FREDERICK D, III Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,302.14 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System