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 WITHERS, GARY W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,281.16 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESFAZGHI, ASKALU E Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,281.12 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAN, YING Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,281.00 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIONE, RICHARD A Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,280.97 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $37,280.84 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODING, ROCHELLE M Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $37,280.33 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOLEY, DANIEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,280.30 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, KATE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,280.22 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, MARK A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $37,280.14 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, ROBERT Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $37,280.13 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURTMER, THOMAS Y Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $37,280.01 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,279.83 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKLE, COLLEEN G Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,279.75 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBIER, JONATHAN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $37,279.73 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MIGUELINA Employer name Erie County Amount $37,279.64 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ERIC A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $37,279.47 Date 05/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $37,279.40 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,279.36 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARK J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,279.34 Date 06/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITARAM, MOON M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,279.25 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVAIS, LINDA Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $37,279.17 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, KELLY M Employer name Greene County Amount $37,279.01 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELKEN, STACY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,278.94 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLI, MIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,278.49 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAMORE, TRACY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $37,278.26 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CAROLINE C Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $37,278.26 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTINE, LUCY Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,278.20 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, MADINAH A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $37,278.16 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIDIO, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,278.00 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, HAYWARD M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,277.85 Date 08/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ALICIA A Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $37,277.65 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, IDA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $37,277.42 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, MARY A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $37,277.35 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GLOPPER, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,277.25 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, MELINDA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,277.08 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAVAS, JAIME Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,276.91 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENIOLA, OLUSEGUN A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $37,276.64 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, KRISTINE C Employer name Town of Webster Amount $37,275.80 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $37,275.52 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-GRAY, KAREN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,275.47 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUINARD, DAVID T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,275.40 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ-ARADIO, BETSY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,275.33 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERMYER, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $37,275.26 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUZ C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $37,275.20 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALUKAS, KRISTEN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,275.18 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEA, JAMIL R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,274.94 Date 04/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEBLER, KAREN A Employer name Village of Homer Amount $37,274.40 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CORY Employer name Department of Law Amount $37,274.33 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KRISTEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $37,274.05 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, SCOTT D Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $37,273.93 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROS, GREGORY Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $37,273.79 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-SIMMONS, JAYNETTE E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,273.51 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNARDI, JOSHUA R Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $37,273.51 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, MARIANNE B Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,273.42 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN-SAUNDERS, KAREN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,273.39 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, MARY B Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,273.36 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, KATHLEEN R Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $37,273.36 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, LEKESHIA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,273.30 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MELISSA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $37,273.18 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, JENNETTE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $37,272.71 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHABRA, PARAMJIT S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,272.65 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, BRANDY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $37,272.44 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAIE, HASHEM Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $37,272.22 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, PATRICIA G Employer name Broome County Amount $37,272.16 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRHALL, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $37,272.16 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, LEO M Employer name Albany County Amount $37,272.02 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, ALICIA A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,272.01 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, SARAH R Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,272.01 Date 08/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEPRIVERT, JASON L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,271.75 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SONYA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,271.39 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADZIALA, DAVID E Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $37,271.30 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, IRENE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,271.19 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, MICHELLE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,271.09 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGOUETTE, KRISTY M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,270.54 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDEMAN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $37,270.30 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, PEGEEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,270.19 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAT, THOMAS S Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $37,270.14 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONNE, MARK M Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,270.09 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, BRIAN J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $37,270.06 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,269.98 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENEY, WAYNE J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,269.88 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, PAULINE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $37,269.27 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, BOBBI JO Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,268.79 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, GARY M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $37,268.30 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, VINCENT D Employer name Erie County Amount $37,268.06 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SHANNON L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,267.93 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGG, MARY KAY Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $37,267.82 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, JOSE A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $37,267.52 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYFARTH, MARY KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $37,267.43 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLWELL-MC REE, CHARLENE A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $37,267.26 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,267.20 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, DAVID D, III Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $37,267.03 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULZER, DARYL M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $37,266.46 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, TASHELL G Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $37,266.45 Date 11/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSBAUM, ERIC R, II Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,266.42 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, JENNA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,266.19 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, TYE K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,266.17 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIS, THOMAS P Employer name Erie County Amount $37,266.15 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, CHRISTINE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $37,266.00 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DANIEL J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $37,265.74 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System