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 SHIELDS, LORRAINE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,217.53 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZAROS, MEAGHAN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $36,217.41 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SCOTT J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,217.35 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, WENDY A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $36,217.29 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, KIMBERLY W Employer name Madison County Amount $36,217.25 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, WILLIAM A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $36,217.00 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTH, HOBART P Employer name Town of Meredith Amount $36,216.97 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, TYLER G Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,216.86 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGERETTA, DAVID A Employer name City of Utica Amount $36,216.41 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODALL, KANDEE Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $36,216.30 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, HECTOR L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,216.26 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETOUTE, SONJA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $36,216.16 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LYNN M Employer name Minerva CSD Amount $36,216.00 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, SEAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $36,215.83 Date 09/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ROBERT C Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $36,215.83 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNICK, JAMES J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $36,215.56 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, CAROL A Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $36,215.19 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, KETURAH B Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $36,215.14 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINWALD, LORIE D Employer name Erie County Amount $36,215.09 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MARY E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $36,215.04 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, KATHRYN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $36,214.57 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, ANTHONY W Employer name Village of Avoca Amount $36,214.36 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISTACH, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $36,214.14 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-HALL, TRECIA N Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $36,214.09 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABY, ROSE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $36,213.91 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, SHIRLEY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,213.82 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, STEPHEN V Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $36,213.46 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURKENDALL, MICHAEL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,213.21 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JONAH C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,212.96 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARCASIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,212.87 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLY, DEBORAH S Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,212.72 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER NOOY, ANGELA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,212.72 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARCIA J Employer name Fulton County Amount $36,212.58 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,212.54 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GENEVIEVE K Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,212.50 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, AARON J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,212.27 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TONYA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $36,211.73 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEZ, ROSA M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $36,211.69 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SHEILA E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,211.60 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR, KIMBERLY C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,211.60 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONG, KIMBERLY A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $36,211.40 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, IRWIN G Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $36,211.28 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, ANGIOLINA Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $36,211.24 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SAADIA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $36,210.29 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, MICHAELENE Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,210.21 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, AMANDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,210.04 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, SARAH A Employer name Education Department Amount $36,209.60 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETSCH, WENDY W Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $36,209.34 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, NANCY L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $36,209.26 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER-GRESHAM, VERONICA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $36,209.00 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKAR, SUZANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,208.99 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEICHER, CATHERINE J Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,208.82 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMLIN, FLOYD G Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,208.75 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,208.67 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, DIANNE M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $36,208.59 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,208.48 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURSKY, STANLEY M Employer name Warren County Amount $36,207.73 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, NANCY L Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $36,207.45 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRUCE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,207.00 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, PATRICIA C Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $36,206.71 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAST, JESSICA L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $36,206.38 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, PAUL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $36,205.47 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $36,205.36 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALA, SANDRA A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $36,205.16 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUZER, ALISON R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $36,205.15 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JUANA I Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $36,205.06 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUERA, MARIA E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $36,205.06 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TIFFANI L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,205.05 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUN, TERESA M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $36,204.77 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,204.74 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TIMOTHY S Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $36,204.42 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, COLLEEN Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $36,204.18 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, ATHENA M Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $36,204.06 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $36,203.92 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MELISSA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $36,203.91 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOREALE, CAROL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,203.42 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATERNUS, MARY C Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $36,203.06 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB COX ZIEMER, PATRICIA ANN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,202.65 Date 09/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, DAVID L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,202.18 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, THOMAS J Employer name Washington County Amount $36,201.77 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGEL, DARYL J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $36,201.69 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALIK, ADAM L Employer name Westchester County Amount $36,201.47 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, TINA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $36,201.43 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICKENTON, ALFRED F, JR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $36,201.38 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, BARBARA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $36,200.95 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZILLI, DOLORES A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $36,200.53 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREW, LERA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,200.52 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWARDYAK, GEORGE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,200.42 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRINOGLU, SONA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,199.87 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, OLIVIA K Employer name Corning Community College Amount $36,199.87 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, VIRNIE L, JR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,199.53 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, KATHRYN M Employer name Merrick Library Amount $36,199.28 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, NICOLE T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,199.14 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNICHARICO, SANDRA J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,199.13 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, JOSEPH C Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $36,198.89 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPERO, MARY J Employer name Broome County Amount $36,198.82 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, MANUEL G Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $36,198.79 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DENNIS W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,198.70 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, DIANE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,198.45 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ABBEY L F Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $36,198.21 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System