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 TERRANOVA, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Amount $35,314.43 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ANDREW P Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $35,314.37 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESTA, DONNA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,314.06 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELAN, JOHN E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $35,313.91 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DIANE E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,313.63 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, COURTNEY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,313.50 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERIO, HECTOR L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $35,313.01 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIER, SANDRA S Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $35,312.90 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, MARK P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,311.84 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, SHARON M Employer name Crawford Library District Amount $35,311.44 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, BARBARA L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $35,311.43 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, DAVID A Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,311.37 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDERAME, MARILYN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,311.21 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RHONDA L Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $35,310.78 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY-VETTER, GENELLE E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,310.76 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, RITA L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $35,310.39 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DONNA Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $35,310.36 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,309.50 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGA, STEPHEN D, JR Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,309.39 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RACHEL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,309.37 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILBERT, FRANCINE R Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $35,308.92 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUSAN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,308.91 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CYNTHIA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,308.66 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, NICOLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,308.59 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTRZYKOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $35,308.35 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKESSON, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,307.79 Date 08/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, LAWRENCE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,307.74 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORANG, JONATHAN D Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $35,307.72 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $35,307.69 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, DAWN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $35,307.69 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRINO, ROBERT V Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $35,307.63 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ELIZABETH S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $35,307.49 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, GEORGE M Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $35,307.45 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELLIOT S Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $35,307.26 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DEVIN S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $35,307.23 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, PAMELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,307.21 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUEHAUF, KEITH Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $35,305.98 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPRE, R WAYNE Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $35,305.88 Date 12/28/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVAGHAN, SEAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,305.77 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,305.74 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, KEVIN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,305.69 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, ASHLEY M Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,305.67 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JILL A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $35,305.62 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNNELL, JOHN R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,305.57 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAMI, TRISHA A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $35,305.57 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKELS, MARGARET M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $35,305.50 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROZZELLA, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,305.48 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEREE, CARLA E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $35,304.75 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, MAGHAN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,304.63 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIME, EDEN Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $35,304.35 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERALL, JENNY S Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,304.33 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JAIME L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $35,304.23 Date 08/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFTS, ANDREW A Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,304.04 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNIE, VANESSA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $35,304.02 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LYNN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $35,303.71 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIETZ, LAURA L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $35,303.71 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGERT, MICHELLE Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $35,303.43 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKLEPAUGH, MELISSA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,303.37 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRES, KIM Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $35,303.28 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGIERA, JANE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,302.76 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, MIRANDA M Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $35,302.73 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, LARRY T Employer name Village of Dannemora Amount $35,301.55 Date 10/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEELEY, LAURA F Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $35,300.92 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBUCHER, DONNA P Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $35,300.71 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, MICHAEL W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $35,300.32 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOEBEL, JOHN B Employer name Schoharie County Amount $35,299.64 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARODE, DONNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,299.38 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SANDRA E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,299.13 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOSA, LYNN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,298.27 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REESHEMAY Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $35,298.05 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDEN, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $35,297.87 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CODY C Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,297.81 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, TRISHA A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $35,296.54 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TINA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,296.20 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DONNA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,296.19 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JAMES M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,296.17 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANITA M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $35,295.93 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, RALPH W Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $35,295.88 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, DANIEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,295.85 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLER, NANCY Employer name Broome County Amount $35,295.75 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZZO, KATHERINE I Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,295.44 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERT, KAREN L Employer name Madison County Amount $35,295.41 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, CHRISTIE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,295.39 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENKLE, SUSAN C Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $35,295.06 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, SHAWNA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,294.75 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, HEIDI M Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $35,294.47 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIKERT, DAVID S, JR Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $35,294.35 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRITTEN, MARK A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $35,294.15 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, LAURA M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $35,294.13 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPH, ASHLEY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,293.91 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGSITYOTHIN, KAJORNSAK Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $35,293.90 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTAK, DOUGLAS R Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,293.84 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, DAVID K, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,293.81 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, JOHN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,293.65 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SPENCER D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,293.25 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CORY R Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $35,293.02 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASTONE, JEANNE T Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $35,292.28 Date 07/03/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERIGHTY, DOREEN L Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $35,291.76 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOANNA M Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $35,291.58 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMANDA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,291.36 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System