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 PRATT, SANDRA K Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $34,713.08 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATARI, MARGARET M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $34,712.80 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADWELL, LAURIE A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $34,712.72 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, JAMIE D Employer name Lewis County Amount $34,712.48 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, MARK A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,712.15 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GWENDOLYN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,712.05 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASMORE, JOSHUA C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $34,711.96 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVALOS, DAWN M Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $34,711.86 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,711.84 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,711.84 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIGIEL, SHUNTELL L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,711.84 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, GINA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,711.68 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, JODY M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $34,711.44 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, ERIK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,711.25 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-CHARLES, CATHY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,711.22 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGAKOS, ELIZABETH Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,711.20 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $34,711.02 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, FALLON M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $34,710.81 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCICH, ELIZABETH J Employer name Albany County Amount $34,710.79 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUC, KATHERINE Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,710.70 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOS, ANN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $34,710.60 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERTO, THOMAS I Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $34,710.56 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, MONIQUE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,710.51 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDO, KIM M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,710.48 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TAMMY M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $34,710.36 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, CARLA L Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $34,709.97 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Bleecker Amount $34,709.54 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFANO, JAMES R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,709.51 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMBINER, RACHEL Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $34,709.50 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWET, DOMINIQUE L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $34,709.50 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIN, EMILY H Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $34,709.41 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, BENJAMIN C Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,709.28 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, CAROL A Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $34,709.06 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIELDS, JEANMARIE P Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $34,709.00 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, ANN J Employer name Erie County Amount $34,708.44 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, LYNETTE A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $34,708.10 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULAC, CINDY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,707.95 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYER, KRISTEN D Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $34,707.95 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANCA, SUSAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,707.87 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEAU, MINDY L Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $34,707.83 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPSICK, LYDIA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,707.59 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, LORI A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $34,707.45 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, JAMES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,707.43 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, JOHN E, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,707.42 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODENHAUS, BERNICE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,707.42 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $34,707.10 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, SHAWN B Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $34,706.85 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLY, JESSE G Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,706.69 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, GEORGIAN Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $34,706.66 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBINIS, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $34,706.58 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHAR, AMY E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $34,706.49 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, SHAQUAN L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $34,706.37 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTING, LORRAINE Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $34,706.21 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MAUREEN E Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $34,706.19 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, BENJAMIN Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $34,706.02 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREED, JESICA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $34,705.85 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,705.76 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DANA M Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $34,705.64 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, SHERYL A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,705.49 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, MARY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,704.90 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, CATHYANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,704.59 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, CAROLYN A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $34,704.28 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSOW, MELISSA C Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $34,703.71 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, PENELOPE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $34,703.55 Date 01/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BORTEL, BRAD M Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $34,703.38 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFIERO, JAMIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $34,703.13 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLSTON, MEG E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $34,702.99 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUCHTEN, MARY L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $34,702.81 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,702.29 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUINEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,702.21 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ZACKARY T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $34,702.20 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBITZ, GREGORY J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $34,701.95 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETTLETON, PAUL H Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $34,701.74 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KEVIN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,701.65 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $34,701.10 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, ENEMECIO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,700.97 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFUND, RAYMOND L Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $34,700.66 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, PATRICIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,700.57 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Essex County Amount $34,700.40 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVEDA, LYDIA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $34,700.28 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, BERNA J Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $34,700.23 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTAY, CATHERINE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $34,700.10 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, HOLLY B Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $34,699.70 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, DANIEL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,699.69 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSCINSKI, KAREN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,699.61 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, SUSAN A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $34,699.20 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, JORDAN F Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,699.09 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, DALE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,698.99 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASS, THERESA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $34,698.98 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HAUSSEN, GINA L Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $34,698.95 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERTON, JOHN H Employer name Edinburg Common Sd Amount $34,698.80 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $34,698.51 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, MARIE-MICHELLE Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $34,698.47 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, DANIEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,698.38 Date 05/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, LINDA S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $34,698.22 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, RODGER E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,698.06 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ORSY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,697.57 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,697.19 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WAYNE O Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $34,697.17 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERTA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $34,697.15 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System