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 TWITCHELL, SCOTT T Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,377.33 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NORA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,376.74 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, RAFFEALA M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $36,376.74 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, THOMAS L Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,376.64 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEYER, MARY D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $36,376.29 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Ischua Amount $36,376.09 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, VALERIE L Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $36,375.89 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, THERESE C Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $36,375.89 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RODNEY E Employer name Erie County Amount $36,375.51 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JOSEPH H Employer name Herkimer County Amount $36,375.36 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, LACY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,375.11 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRINO, I JOHN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,375.10 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, KYLE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $36,374.83 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELEWICZ, GEORGE B Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $36,374.50 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DERRICK Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $36,374.46 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA-CAROLINA, EYVONNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,374.35 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, KATHLEEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,374.28 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, JEREMY F Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $36,374.18 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COLTON J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,373.49 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DEBBY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $36,372.62 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, REBECCA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $36,372.21 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, STANLEY L, JR Employer name Town of Farmersville Amount $36,371.27 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, BRIA P Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $36,371.25 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MILIA, BETH A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $36,370.68 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Fayette Amount $36,370.66 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIM M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,370.47 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DANIEL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,370.23 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KASEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,369.73 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON-JONES, DIANNA R Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $36,369.54 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, RONALD R, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,369.52 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRAL, VASCO C R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $36,369.47 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TANIESHA B Employer name Orange County Amount $36,369.12 Date 08/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MASCIO, JUSTIN R Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $36,369.04 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,369.02 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, YVETTE M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $36,369.01 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JOHN P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $36,368.32 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC, GABRIEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,368.24 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $36,368.09 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAJE, SUSAN L Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $36,368.01 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNECKE, JASON R Employer name Allegany County Amount $36,367.93 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CAITLIN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $36,367.84 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWN, LISA Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $36,367.67 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KEVIN G Employer name Malone CSD Amount $36,367.46 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARQUINI, CAROL J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $36,367.41 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLACH, RENELLE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $36,367.39 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, LYNN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,367.39 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGLE, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,367.35 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ELISA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $36,366.82 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, OSCAR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $36,366.62 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TRACY L Employer name Madison County Amount $36,366.58 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSENICNIK, ZLATKO Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $36,366.40 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, JEAN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,366.25 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGATUSO, ANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,365.82 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SARAH M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,364.32 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INK, WILLIAM C Employer name Village of Montour Falls Amount $36,363.93 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KELLEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,363.84 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DIVA L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $36,363.47 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZANOWICZ, MICHELLE L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $36,363.11 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, CURT T Employer name Erie County Amount $36,363.01 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, KAREN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $36,362.82 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $36,362.80 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WALLACE J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $36,362.80 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCANO, JOHANAN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,362.43 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, GARY M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $36,362.41 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $36,362.25 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, SUEHALEY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,362.16 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, LINDA S Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $36,361.88 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, JEAN M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $36,361.65 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, STACY E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $36,361.63 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHMER, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,361.44 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASE, LAURIE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $36,361.36 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TIMOTHY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,361.28 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SEAN P Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $36,360.96 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCKE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $36,360.88 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, TRISTIN A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $36,360.74 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,360.53 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SCOTT K Employer name Greene CSD Amount $36,360.52 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGRAZIO, ROXANNE Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $36,360.33 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYIEMOHTSOH, ETIENNNE P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $36,360.14 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSON, SALLY L Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $36,360.05 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, HOLLI M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,360.03 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLOLIO, ROSE M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $36,359.93 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, FRANCES R Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $36,359.80 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMCHUK, MICHAEL G Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $36,359.66 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, SUSAN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $36,359.65 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, SHARON A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,359.44 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, PATRICK M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,359.19 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMO, ANGELA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $36,358.91 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,358.83 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, DONNA M Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $36,358.40 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BIER, SANDRA L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $36,358.27 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JOSHUA R Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $36,357.53 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLETT, KAMELA K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $36,357.12 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Steuben County Amount $36,357.06 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-EVANS, CHRISTY D Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $36,356.80 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAWA, MATTHEW R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $36,356.55 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALINO, CARMINE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $36,356.51 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, LINDA K Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,356.47 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARBERA, PATRICIA J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $36,356.31 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, MICHELLE A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $36,356.06 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System