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 WILLIAMS, LORI A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $33,517.31 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNE, TINA M Employer name Afton CSD Amount $33,517.14 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANDI, KEITH M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $33,516.99 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, ANTONIO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,516.92 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUCK, HEIDI M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $33,516.88 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KULA, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $33,516.62 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VO, SI Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $33,516.30 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $33,515.61 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, JEROME Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,515.53 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALK, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $33,515.26 Date 07/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUPREE, BRIAN Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $33,515.00 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, KURT Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $33,514.99 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGH, ALEXANDER S Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $33,514.70 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, JULIANNE M Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $33,514.70 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LUCIOUS B Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $33,514.60 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $33,514.50 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZESKI, ROBERTA L Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $33,514.32 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMAR, VALERIA E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $33,514.24 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, KAREN M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $33,514.19 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSLAND, MENDY M Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $33,513.90 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, ANTHONY R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $33,513.77 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, HANNAH E Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $33,513.68 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, DONALD J, SR Employer name Town of Knox Amount $33,513.41 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ERICK J Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $33,513.22 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RYAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $33,513.00 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARISOL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,512.90 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, LISA M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $33,512.74 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, AMANDA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,512.73 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEY, JAMES L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $33,512.70 Date 06/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTUONO, LEO Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $33,512.69 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGHT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $33,512.62 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEY, MARY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,512.39 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHERN, IONA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,512.12 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, ROBERT B Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $33,512.06 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KERRI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,511.77 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGENHAGEN, LISA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $33,511.53 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, LAURA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,511.04 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHART, DONNA Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $33,510.80 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEX, JACOB A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $33,510.59 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, DANIELLE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,510.47 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KARLA J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $33,509.94 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHANTELE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $33,509.43 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURA, YOLANDA Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $33,509.43 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAINE, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $33,509.30 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVLE, DENISE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $33,509.24 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THERESA A Employer name Town of Milton Amount $33,508.93 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOWS, LINDA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $33,508.87 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFROCCO, PAMELA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,508.73 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIXSON, D SHAWN Employer name Oswego County Amount $33,508.44 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, PRISCILLA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,508.03 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, ANTOINETTE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $33,507.85 Date 11/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMMER, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $33,507.63 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $33,507.36 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, EUGENE J Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $33,507.32 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, TIMOTHY M, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $33,507.05 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENNIS R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $33,506.90 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, CARMELLA R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,506.84 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ROBERT Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $33,506.57 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, JODI L Employer name Canton CSD Amount $33,506.57 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMINGDALE, PETER C Employer name Niagara County Amount $33,506.37 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MARK A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,506.21 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, DEBBIE A Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $33,506.01 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, AWILDA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $33,505.94 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, BRUCE W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $33,505.88 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELAW-HARMON, CAROL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,505.75 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BERNADINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,505.68 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, CLARA M Employer name Erie County Amount $33,505.66 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDIA, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $33,505.37 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTT, BENJAMIN T Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $33,505.16 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, DARNELLA C Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $33,505.07 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, BRITTANY A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $33,505.00 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, JASON R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $33,504.64 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, DAWN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,504.16 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDT, NICHOLAS E Employer name Town of Chili Amount $33,504.15 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HOLLY E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $33,503.97 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, DIANA I Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $33,503.65 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KIMBERLY M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $33,502.80 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, MARSHALL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,502.78 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, PENNY M Employer name Elwood Public Library District Amount $33,502.70 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, KATILYNN A Employer name Warren County Amount $33,502.56 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZON, WENDY S Employer name Town of Parma Amount $33,502.38 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, LOUANNE Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $33,501.92 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELSKI, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,501.83 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIBEL, KIM Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $33,501.83 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, JACQUELINE D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,501.47 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLENGA, SUSAN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $33,501.15 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONADO, CRYSTAL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,500.83 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, BRIANNE L Employer name Essex County Amount $33,500.80 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHDAD-PEY, HELEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $33,500.70 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NIKEA C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $33,500.58 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,500.41 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LINDA L Employer name Warren County Amount $33,500.36 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHNKE, TRACEY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $33,500.13 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, NIKKIA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,499.18 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HEATHER Employer name Broome County Amount $33,498.93 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, MARILYN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $33,498.75 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, JOSHUA M Employer name Monroe Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $33,498.40 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, DEBRA A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $33,498.05 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DIANE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,498.01 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAYANI C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $33,497.95 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System