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 INGRAM, TRISTAN D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $33,171.43 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WILLIAM V Employer name Broome County Amount $33,171.22 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, LAWRENCE K Employer name Otsego County Amount $33,170.99 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONATY, LAUREN A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $33,170.87 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTELLI, DONNA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $33,170.87 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARDI, MELANIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $33,170.58 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, HALEY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $33,170.10 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ANNETTE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $33,169.65 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, MICHELLE A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $33,169.60 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEGL, VIOLA E Employer name Greene County Amount $33,169.10 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, MARY ELLEN Employer name Greene County Amount $33,169.06 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINE, LUISA Employer name Greene County Amount $33,169.05 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, SHELBY L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $33,168.95 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISSE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $33,168.20 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DENISE A Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $33,167.60 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, GREG Employer name Waterford Water Commission Amount $33,167.38 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, KAREN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,167.32 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, RANDI M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $33,166.80 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSZCAK, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $33,166.69 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, SUSAN A Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $33,166.56 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $33,166.40 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MARTHA L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $33,166.08 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, MATTHEW D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $33,165.70 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, PHYLLIS C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,165.54 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, AMY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $33,165.36 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, FLEURETTE M Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $33,165.34 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALT, ROSEMARY A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $33,165.19 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, DAVID J Employer name Genesee County Amount $33,164.60 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, MARY G Employer name Albany County Amount $33,164.01 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, KELLY A Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $33,163.77 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, ANN M Employer name Erie County Amount $33,163.28 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington County Amount $33,163.22 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFER, VERA E Employer name Orange County Amount $33,163.20 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, LONNA K Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $33,162.91 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAKOS, ROSEANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,162.54 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DEBRA K Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $33,162.49 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, STEVEN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $33,162.42 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNEY, JOEL E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $33,162.40 Date 05/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, JUANA A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $33,162.38 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWATT, RICARDO A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $33,162.33 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAWN HEIDI J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $33,162.08 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFIERO, CARMELA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $33,161.84 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONINGTON, JEREMY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $33,161.71 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, REBECCA S Employer name Granville CSD Amount $33,161.51 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASISTA, CARRIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $33,161.23 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, MARK J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,161.08 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, OLIVIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $33,160.76 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAL, MUNMUN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $33,160.76 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKINEN, CATHERINE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,160.75 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, CHANDLER B Employer name Lewis County Amount $33,160.68 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, SCOTT R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $33,160.66 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,160.17 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES-VEGA, VERONICA Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $33,159.54 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JOHN M Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $33,159.31 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTA, DAWN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $33,159.27 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, HOWARD D Employer name Otsego County Amount $33,159.27 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, THOMAS A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $33,158.49 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARES, ANN F Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $33,158.44 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $33,158.08 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGENHAGEN, ALLEXXIA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $33,158.00 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSOWITZ, ADAM D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $33,157.66 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, SARAH E Employer name City of Utica Amount $33,157.45 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN C, II Employer name Town of Hague Amount $33,156.97 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $33,156.93 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMERMAN, RONI Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $33,156.83 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DE BORAH A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,156.47 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALYGA, JUDITH A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $33,156.32 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CARRIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,156.27 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMI, WILLIAM A Employer name Niagara County Amount $33,156.18 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JODY L Employer name Broome County Amount $33,156.04 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHNER, HAROLD J Employer name Broome County Amount $33,156.04 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, WENDY P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $33,155.79 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDENS, MITCHELL Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $33,155.14 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AUTUMN L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $33,155.10 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMERLY, KYLE T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $33,154.44 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEJA DE BAUTISTA, MARIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $33,154.34 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, GRACA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $33,153.65 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WALTER L, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,153.41 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DONNA L Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $33,153.24 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, PAMELA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $33,153.20 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIS, KIM M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,152.80 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCH, MICHELE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,152.80 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MAE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,152.72 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, RICHARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $33,152.63 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, KAREN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,152.38 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, KAREN M Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $33,152.32 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $33,152.27 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCERA, SHANNON E Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $33,152.26 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCCIA, EZIO A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $33,152.22 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GLADYS M Employer name Broome County Amount $33,152.15 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YENI M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $33,152.12 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETEN, PHYLLIS A Employer name Madison County Amount $33,152.04 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, EDWIN R Employer name Essex County Amount $33,151.84 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPA, SUSAN G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $33,151.31 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, SHERRY M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $33,151.05 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DAVID A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $33,150.91 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SEAN M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $33,149.92 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, ANIKSA S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $33,149.91 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, TRACY V Employer name Education Department Amount $33,149.91 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, ANTHONY A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $33,149.78 Date 08/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System