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 VAN OSTRAND, JOANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,490.62 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, LANCE A Employer name Village of Cambridge Amount $35,490.48 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, JARED R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,490.21 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, CHERYL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,490.00 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,489.35 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, JACOB R Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $35,489.00 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, HERMAN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,488.64 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SHARI L Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $35,488.38 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, SCOTT W Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $35,488.35 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, ANNELISE K Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $35,488.31 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN A Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $35,487.92 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRETZLMEIR, EVELINA M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,487.74 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, MAGDALENA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $35,487.63 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DEBRA L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $35,487.36 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, BRIAN Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $35,487.34 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NATASHA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,487.28 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, MARGARET J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,486.93 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PHYLLIS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,486.89 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, RYAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,486.81 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, JENA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,486.71 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JEANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,486.68 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHINGTON, DAVID V Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $35,486.22 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, FRANK L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,485.34 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASZCZ, DEBORAH L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $35,485.04 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, WENDY S Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $35,484.98 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABOSSEY, TITUS A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,484.88 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUGHTON, TINA M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $35,484.60 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHARON Employer name Warren County Amount $35,484.53 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MAELLA E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,484.50 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, TERI L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,484.46 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,483.86 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KAREN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,483.83 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, LISA M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $35,483.74 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZACANO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,483.65 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, CRYSTAL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,483.30 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, BRENDA J Employer name Malone CSD Amount $35,483.20 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JACQUELINE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $35,483.04 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEY, MATTHEW G Employer name City of Cortland Amount $35,482.88 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, KEVIN B Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $35,482.56 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, DORCAS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,482.51 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, THOMAS G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,482.49 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, KAREN E Employer name Broome County Amount $35,482.43 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, LARISSA U Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $35,481.95 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNEMANN, DOROTHY A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,481.76 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSLEY, MONA C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $35,481.45 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ MILIAN, YOBEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,481.24 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDO, ALICE Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,481.15 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, TONEY T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,480.82 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, MARK C, II Employer name Erie County Amount $35,480.76 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JESSE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,480.64 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, CORY J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $35,480.13 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,480.03 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARASTA, STEVEN P Employer name Seneca County Amount $35,479.84 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, DEBORAH J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $35,479.73 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEON B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $35,479.63 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, BETH I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,479.45 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, NANCY K Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,479.30 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAK, JENNIFER L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $35,479.26 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MARY L Employer name Malone CSD Amount $35,479.10 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $35,479.00 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIKINS, CANDY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $35,478.40 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, KYLE J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $35,477.89 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, VINCENT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,477.88 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ALAN, JR Employer name Town of Cuyler Amount $35,477.68 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $35,477.65 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, STEPHANIE I Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $35,477.62 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ELLEN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $35,477.35 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNLEY, VALERIE R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,477.04 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JAMES R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $35,476.90 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DUSTIN S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $35,476.87 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $35,476.86 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUNG, PATNAWON J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,476.55 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBALLOS, FABIO A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,476.07 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TESS E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,476.00 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, RITA L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $35,475.66 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, TAMMY L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $35,475.65 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHAS, MEGAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,475.57 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,475.48 Date 12/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSHEE, JONATHAN A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $35,475.22 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ESTEBAN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,475.22 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, LEONARD M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $35,475.22 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KATHY M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,475.10 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, LISA Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $35,474.81 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, PETER D Employer name Malone CSD Amount $35,474.80 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAGANDIS, JOANN S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $35,474.59 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, DIANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,474.40 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGIAN, ROBIN B Employer name Town of Groton Amount $35,474.39 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTTLE, BRENDA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,474.32 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $35,474.30 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, DONNA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,474.30 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $35,473.96 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DAYNA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $35,473.96 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LEANNE M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,473.68 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, VALENTIN Employer name Roosevelt Fire District Amount $35,473.61 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, RAYMOND P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,473.51 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $35,472.93 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, FRANK B Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $35,472.27 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRO, MARY H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $35,472.18 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $35,471.79 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, DENISE L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $35,471.70 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System