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 KARAS, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $33,436.39 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPORTELLA, MARYANNE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $33,436.29 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORING, STEVEN J Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $33,435.89 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, BARRY A, JR Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $33,435.72 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCEDERE, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $33,435.69 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGGERS, TYSHAWN D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $33,435.24 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLOTTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Washington County Amount $33,434.61 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTBERG, THOMAS R Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $33,434.61 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, THEODORE M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $33,434.53 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZCZYK, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,433.51 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGO, DANIEL Employer name Albany County Amount $33,433.48 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATT, BRIANNA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $33,433.45 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, WILLIAM R Employer name Madison CSD Amount $33,433.39 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERC, ADAM L Employer name Erie County Amount $33,433.18 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,433.17 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROM, FRANZ Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $33,433.06 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLETTA, MARIA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,432.89 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROSEY, THERESA E Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $33,432.66 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PAUL E Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $33,432.48 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, REBECCA J Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $33,432.15 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JOANNE M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $33,432.00 Date 09/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,431.90 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, PAMELA S Employer name Genesee County Amount $33,431.83 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MACK, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $33,431.66 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZIM, YAMINI Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $33,431.25 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIRR, LESLIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $33,431.22 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $33,431.10 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIVEN, SHANNON J Employer name Allegany County Amount $33,430.73 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, AMY Employer name Erie County Amount $33,430.21 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, HEATHER L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $33,430.04 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBER, LAURIE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $33,430.00 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCO, PHYLLIS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $33,429.65 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PHILIP P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $33,429.38 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAPARTE, MELISSA D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $33,428.84 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, LISA K Employer name Wayne County Amount $33,428.83 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BOBBIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,428.80 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOMAN, MARILYN R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $33,428.71 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $33,428.46 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASHAW, LINDSEY R Employer name Lewis County Amount $33,428.37 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRRELLO, VINCENT C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $33,428.14 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, HEATHER A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $33,428.08 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCHIAZZI, MICHELE Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $33,427.10 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN E Employer name Broome County Amount $33,427.03 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELE, MICHAEL Employer name Warren County Amount $33,426.90 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, DENISE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $33,426.09 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JOHN H Employer name Broome County Amount $33,425.94 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, PATRIC A Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $33,425.94 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWOLINSKI, LETTIE R Employer name Erie County Amount $33,425.69 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALLI, PAMELA A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $33,425.51 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CARL A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $33,425.49 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $33,425.37 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JESSICA M Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $33,425.25 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, MERY C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $33,425.01 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLINO, SALVATORE W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $33,424.40 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADSTONE, JACK Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $33,423.79 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, WAYNE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $33,423.33 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, DAMON R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $33,423.32 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $33,423.22 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINEIS, RUTH M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $33,423.21 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES M Employer name Washington County Amount $33,423.04 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, PATTY M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $33,422.54 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, BRANDY L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $33,422.18 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, STEPHEN R Employer name Columbia County Amount $33,421.69 Date 05/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LAUREN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $33,421.65 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, JESSE J Employer name Chenango County Amount $33,420.91 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, SUZANNE M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $33,420.90 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MT PLEASANT, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $33,420.82 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JESSICA H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $33,420.73 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAZLER, DONNA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $33,420.62 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, SHERRY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,420.52 Date 07/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CARNYCE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,420.10 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCUZZA, JILL C Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $33,420.08 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, SAMANTHA L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $33,419.49 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGIS, AMY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,419.33 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDILIO, ASHLEY N Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $33,419.16 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KATHLEEN N Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $33,418.72 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, ADRIENNE J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $33,418.71 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, DONNA J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $33,418.45 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, TIFFANY A Employer name Education Department Amount $33,418.05 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, BRENDA Employer name Town of Rye Amount $33,418.01 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS, CHERYL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,417.77 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAUREN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $33,417.70 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGUIOLO, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,417.70 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMUTH, ROBIN P Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $33,417.40 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANNA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,416.92 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $33,416.74 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASETTA, LINDA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,416.69 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGIO, MARIA Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $33,416.42 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTAFORT, PASCALE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $33,416.28 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, SHAWN T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $33,415.81 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, LINDA J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $33,415.56 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, ABIGAIL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,415.44 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAN, LINDA L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $33,415.18 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, ZOANNE M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $33,414.94 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KIA P Employer name Erie County Amount $33,414.76 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, NICHOLE L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $33,413.73 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $33,413.71 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, KATHREEN I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,413.59 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TIANA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $33,413.41 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORCE, JOHN H Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,412.78 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System