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 ROSS, DAVID A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $33,852.36 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, SEAN P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $33,852.11 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSITSO, LOUIS S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,852.04 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, AMY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $33,852.02 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, MATTHEW C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $33,851.77 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, LYNN M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $33,851.60 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, HEIDI J Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $33,851.49 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYVA, RICARDO Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $33,851.16 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GENNARO, CARMELA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $33,851.13 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LILLIAN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,851.08 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLAS, RUTH E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $33,850.79 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFO, TOBIAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $33,850.29 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY-BRONSON, HOLLY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,850.05 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPER, BONNIE E Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $33,850.04 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $33,849.69 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $33,849.57 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, LISA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,849.55 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, TERESA Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,849.43 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $33,849.21 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CHERYL L Employer name Albany County Amount $33,849.20 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCIK, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,849.04 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $33,849.04 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANMOERKERQUE, RICHARD A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $33,848.98 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBOLD, TATYANA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,848.69 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CHERYL-ANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $33,848.28 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, JEANETTE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $33,848.21 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WALLACE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,848.15 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, GENARO G Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,848.11 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, LUIS A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $33,847.44 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ROBIN F Employer name Cortland County Amount $33,847.44 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARMER, DEANA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $33,847.44 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DEBORAH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $33,847.42 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, RAYMOND F Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $33,847.35 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, ALEXANDRIA N Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $33,847.31 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JAVIER A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $33,846.85 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, STAN Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $33,846.78 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, VALERIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $33,846.74 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJANOVIC, DERVISA Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $33,846.60 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANA, JAMES M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $33,846.12 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, PAULA M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $33,846.08 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $33,845.66 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $33,845.14 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, SHANCREA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,844.94 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MICHAEL W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $33,844.94 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOTT, PATRICIA E Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $33,844.80 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,844.60 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $33,843.52 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIWA-OSAGIE, AYUBA A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $33,843.19 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Verona Amount $33,843.03 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, CHERYL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,842.85 Date 08/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOHN R Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $33,842.76 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITULLIO, EUGENE R, JR Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,842.73 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $33,842.47 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDOH, JULIE A Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $33,842.30 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, BETH A Employer name Genesee County Amount $33,842.25 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $33,842.25 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUC, SAADET Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $33,842.18 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSA ARTHA, TJOK GDE Employer name Village of Pomona Amount $33,841.74 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHO, JAMES R Employer name Town of Chesterfield Amount $33,841.70 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOY M Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $33,841.44 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,841.21 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MICHAEL D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $33,840.45 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, FRANCINE A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $33,840.09 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO FORESE, BENIAMINA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $33,839.86 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PEDRO C Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $33,839.52 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $33,839.48 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHMIDT, CHARLES L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $33,838.99 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZANO, AILEEN M Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $33,838.91 Date 08/03/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, JANINE Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $33,838.82 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $33,838.66 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JAMES H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $33,838.55 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, TAMATHA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $33,838.55 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGAGLIO, ROSARIO Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,838.55 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, ARLENE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,838.50 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRILLO, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $33,838.44 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TRAVIS D Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $33,838.35 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANO, JOHN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $33,838.11 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTE, JOANNE M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $33,838.01 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELDELL, MYQUALE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $33,837.59 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, MICHELE M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $33,837.56 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, JOSEPH M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $33,837.54 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, OLGA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,837.44 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSTROM, LISA A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $33,837.18 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROSEMARIE Employer name Rensselaer Housing Authority Amount $33,837.10 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MIMI K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $33,836.69 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, PETER V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $33,836.69 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, DAVID BIN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $33,836.69 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, TYRONE Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,836.14 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, NATASHA L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $33,836.14 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, DAVE B Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $33,835.89 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, JOHN F Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $33,835.88 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JANE E Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $33,835.64 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, KORY M Employer name Chenango County Amount $33,835.57 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, DIONE N W Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,835.25 Date 06/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JACQUELINE J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $33,835.11 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, RAQSHINDA Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $33,835.10 Date 10/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MELISSA L Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $33,834.94 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDRICK, WALTER Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $33,834.17 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICOLI, BETH Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $33,834.01 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, ERIKA N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $33,833.98 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System