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 ACHILLES, DIANE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $36,706.59 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, THOMAS P Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $36,706.56 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CAROL A Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $36,706.50 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, RAMIRO, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $36,706.24 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISIMILE, JILL Employer name Orange County Amount $36,706.00 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FONTAINE, JORALAF R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $36,705.92 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIAZZA, JOSEPH S Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $36,705.84 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASCO, ADAM K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,705.81 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS QUICKLEY, CARLA K Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $36,705.73 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, UTE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,705.72 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELTWANGER, WILLIAM R Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $36,705.69 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS-ELCOCK, TERI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,705.54 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONES, GEORGE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,705.45 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, MICHALEEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,705.36 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE LOUIS, TERREL O Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,705.14 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, TESHA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,704.95 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, WILLIAM P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,704.71 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYLL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $36,704.58 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDES, JANICE M Employer name Town of Lenox Amount $36,704.28 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLANE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $36,704.25 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, MELINDA C Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $36,704.22 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPERMANN, WALTER W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,704.11 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ANNETTE R Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $36,703.87 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CARMELLA Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $36,703.68 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUSIAK, JOSHUA L Employer name Broome County Amount $36,703.68 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSKNECHT, ERIC W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,703.30 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, ROBERT S Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $36,703.07 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $36,702.96 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $36,702.59 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVEY, RASHIDA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,702.24 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $36,701.82 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALLO, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $36,701.72 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $36,701.71 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICARDI, AMY D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,701.46 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, NATALIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,701.46 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICKY P Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $36,701.43 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAC-THOMAS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Broome County Amount $36,701.09 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN-ROY, MYRIAME Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,700.85 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSESE, VIRGINIA Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $36,700.44 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, MARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,700.28 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, JENNIFER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,700.10 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, AGNES A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $36,700.08 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARVIN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,699.97 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPPEL, DENNIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,699.95 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, KELVIN M Employer name Village of Menands Amount $36,699.93 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DAPHNE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $36,699.75 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MARY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,699.13 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, BRENDA C Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $36,699.12 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINGHER, DANIEL A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,698.88 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSHIER, JOHN K Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $36,698.84 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHEA, HILLARY S Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $36,698.66 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, ANNA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,698.51 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JULIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,698.51 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRIA, SUZANNE F Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,698.51 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TRACY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,698.51 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JACOB R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,698.24 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLIOUS, DEANNA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,697.36 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOHN, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,697.33 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAZA, ROSALIE F Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $36,697.32 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POISSANT, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,697.24 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, MARTIN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,697.22 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKERSON, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,697.17 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RICK A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,696.97 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, CHERYL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,696.63 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DANIEL L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $36,696.58 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CORNELIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $36,696.42 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANGANBERG, ANNETTE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,696.37 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JANET L Employer name Albany County Amount $36,696.10 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, CINDY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,696.04 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, JONATHAN E Employer name Essex County Amount $36,696.00 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DARRELL L Employer name Town of Bellmont Amount $36,695.87 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUF, SANDRA R Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $36,695.86 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSPRINIE, RENEE C Employer name Essex County Amount $36,695.64 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURRO, KARLEE M Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $36,695.43 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEIL, VINCENT M Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,695.40 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTERAMO, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $36,695.23 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, ERIN M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,695.20 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, PAMELA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,694.85 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $36,694.78 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, ROSEMARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,694.58 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KEVIN P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $36,694.43 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, BENJAMIN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,693.95 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, TIFFANY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,693.72 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPPEL, CYNTHIA JB Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $36,693.60 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON, KARL Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,693.23 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRENDAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,693.11 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESS, WAYNE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $36,693.11 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSLEY, PAULA M Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,692.95 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECCOLA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,692.93 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, MARGARET S Employer name Madison County Amount $36,692.12 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, LUZ Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,691.80 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLIEB, JENNIFER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,691.51 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BRIAN L Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $36,691.28 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABERSKI, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $36,690.48 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, AUREA E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,690.12 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GREGORY L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $36,690.04 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, CHARLENE D Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $36,690.00 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIF, JANINE C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,689.99 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYVERBERG, TOBY L Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $36,689.86 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROME, CORINNE O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,689.79 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System