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 BETREWORK, MESELECH Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $35,714.87 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISING, DONALD M, JR Employer name Akron CSD Amount $35,714.58 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKSCH, COREY L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $35,714.25 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KELLY L Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $35,714.01 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, BRANDON M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,713.81 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVIRA, KAITLYN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,713.77 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, ANTHONY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,713.59 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,713.44 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOANDY Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $35,713.31 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MARIANO R, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,713.05 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, JOHN B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,712.81 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JUDITH P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,712.60 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, PINA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $35,712.00 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, ANNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,711.82 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, INGRID L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $35,711.82 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, LINDA G Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $35,711.49 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,711.48 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, CRAIG W Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,711.45 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSNOWSKI, ROSEMARY E Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $35,711.42 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMANOVICS, FREDERICK W Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,711.40 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABIODUN, LILLIAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $35,711.33 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDLETON, ANTHONY A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $35,711.32 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LUIS R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,711.12 Date 10/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $35,711.07 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, LINDA Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $35,710.80 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, YOLANDA D Employer name Department of State Amount $35,710.66 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, RYAN P Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $35,710.55 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JUDITH M Employer name Warren County Amount $35,709.34 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, TERESA A Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $35,709.13 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, MONEE N Employer name Department of State Amount $35,709.09 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, FRANCIS M Employer name Village of Pawling Amount $35,708.69 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, LOUIS G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,708.60 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNITO, ANDREA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $35,708.54 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, CAROLINE Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,708.52 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, CHERYL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,708.45 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JULIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,708.25 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROCK, JEANNE H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $35,708.25 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSCHENFELD, LISA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $35,707.69 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIME, ROBERT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $35,707.14 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, STANLEY C, JR Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $35,707.14 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYCK, JAMES Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,707.11 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLMETH, PATRICIA A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $35,707.11 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $35,706.94 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, EILEEN Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $35,706.80 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KRISTEN D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $35,706.65 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARD, WILLIAM C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,706.19 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKEEM, ALEA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,706.15 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $35,705.10 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, YALONDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,704.71 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, RYAN P Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,704.46 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLIG, BARRY M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $35,703.93 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, CHARLYN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,703.86 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNICH-DALE, VICTORIA K Employer name Erie County Amount $35,703.03 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, CHRIS E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,702.98 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NEISHIA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,702.71 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, MOIRA K Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $35,702.68 Date 03/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRI-TOPLANAJ, SHPRESA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,702.45 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAWN, NEIL R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $35,702.30 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, DIANE M Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $35,701.76 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ROBERT F, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,701.23 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, MARLENE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $35,701.21 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, ELLEN F Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,700.98 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNRO, KYLE T Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,700.45 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $35,700.40 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, KATRINA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,700.38 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCITO, MARSHA JO Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $35,700.29 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, ANN MARIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,700.21 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,700.09 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOT, ADAM M Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $35,700.00 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-MURPHY, CYNTHIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,699.99 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, CHRISTINE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,699.69 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERIDUN, CYNTHIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $35,699.39 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, DAWN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $35,699.37 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, QUINTON J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,698.76 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESFORD, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $35,698.31 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, TANIA Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $35,698.23 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBELL, BRIAN J Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $35,697.99 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMONE, NICOLE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,697.86 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, SHARON M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,697.74 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVERIO, YASMIN D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,697.57 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELL, A LAWRENCE Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,697.24 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ISRAEL Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $35,697.02 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENFELD, HEATHER L Employer name West Babylon Fire District Amount $35,696.97 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, ROMIN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,696.95 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, MELINDA A Employer name Essex County Amount $35,696.95 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, KYOKO Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,696.53 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKVBIEC, BETTINA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,696.48 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $35,696.41 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MISTY S Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $35,696.39 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYON, THOMAS S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $35,696.30 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, DIANE K Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,695.85 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENRICK, MATTHEW S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $35,695.12 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, KRISTIN L Employer name Washington County Amount $35,695.02 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JENNIFER A Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $35,694.69 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, JOEL F Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $35,694.40 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, JENNIFER M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,694.28 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTELL, JASON J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,694.23 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $35,694.07 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, RANEE V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,693.88 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, AMBER M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $35,693.57 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System