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 RAYTER, REBECCA L Employer name Erie County Amount $34,807.33 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $34,807.16 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELKE, JEFFREY P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,807.16 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM L Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,807.03 Date 11/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, PHILIP L, JR Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,806.95 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, ROBIN D Employer name Orange County Amount $34,806.94 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLBECK, MARK J Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $34,806.27 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DAVID C Employer name Town of Urbana Amount $34,806.05 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DENISE M Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $34,806.00 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, MARIA E Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $34,806.00 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, DONALD M Employer name Town of Essex Amount $34,805.94 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, TERRY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $34,805.85 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TAMARA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $34,805.56 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARILYN C Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $34,805.34 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLE, TRACEY K Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $34,805.26 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYRE, SARAH B Employer name Village of Akron Amount $34,804.96 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMACEK, PATRICIA A Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $34,804.74 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBRESELASIE, SAHELEZEGI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,804.35 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, MICHAEL A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $34,803.91 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, RANDY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,803.68 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, ARLENE A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $34,803.51 Date 04/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, SARAH M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $34,803.32 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RHONNDA J Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $34,803.27 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, PELAGIA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $34,803.27 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, SHELLY S Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $34,803.14 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, MICHAEL W Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $34,803.12 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ELLEN L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $34,802.88 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, HECTOR M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $34,802.59 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELT, JACQUES Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,802.50 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POQUETTE, AISHA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $34,802.39 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, SUZANNE Employer name Medina CSD Amount $34,802.36 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUPPO, JANINE B Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,802.23 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBEROV, VYACHESLAV Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $34,801.92 Date 03/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETTER, S SOPHIA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,801.84 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERS-BROWN, SHERRILYN C Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $34,801.26 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESE, JERRY V Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,801.24 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, BARRY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $34,801.23 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LEONORE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,801.04 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DORA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $34,800.88 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAK, VINCENT K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $34,800.76 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, MARIO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $34,800.76 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $34,800.76 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, VICTORIA L Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $34,800.44 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REWAKOWSKI, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,800.20 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN LEE, JR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $34,799.85 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, DERRICK L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,799.82 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,799.45 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTERI, JOHN T Employer name Somers CSD Amount $34,799.20 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,799.04 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIAN, ALICIA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,798.85 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, DEBORAH L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $34,798.80 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,798.44 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, CATHERINE H Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $34,798.40 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, TIMMY Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,798.16 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWSKI, ZOFIA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $34,798.07 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPI, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $34,797.97 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOTEAU, PAULETTE B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,797.95 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, LEZLIANNE Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $34,797.84 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTE, SHARON I Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $34,797.78 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,797.73 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTONE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $34,797.71 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $34,796.94 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, CAROL A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $34,796.75 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, JENNIFER A Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,796.43 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TENISE L Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $34,796.04 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARGARET E Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,795.90 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALEPOROS, ARAM Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $34,795.78 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, JULIE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,795.44 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIA, DARLENE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,795.41 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JULIE M Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $34,794.77 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, JARID R Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $34,794.75 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAKYAN, ARAM P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $34,794.74 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, NICHOLAS G Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,794.56 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, JASON S Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $34,794.37 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, ROBBIN T Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,793.91 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, DEBRA J Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,793.20 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, STACIE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,793.07 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, MANDY L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $34,792.92 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,792.88 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOJ, BEENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,792.81 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, DENISE M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $34,792.76 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, STEVEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,792.70 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARICA, LISA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $34,792.46 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, TARRINA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,792.45 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFFENDORF, EDWARD J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,792.44 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, VICTORIA E Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,792.33 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWREY, ROY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,792.21 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CARMEN I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,792.06 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHSTEN, BRUCE J Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $34,791.92 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTAN, ARSALAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,791.80 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, EMILIO Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,791.68 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, JULIANNE Employer name Albany County Amount $34,791.51 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPETERS, JACOB A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,791.35 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,791.22 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TODD D, JR Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $34,790.88 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEFFREY J Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $34,790.68 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, STACIE R Employer name City of Rome Amount $34,790.33 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUTON, THERESA Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $34,790.19 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISI, SALVATORE S F Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $34,790.14 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $34,790.13 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System