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 LEVESKI, MICHELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,702.91 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDERT, TRACEY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $32,702.89 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDE, LESLIE A Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $32,702.88 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JASON C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $32,702.66 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERTE-SMITH, KATHLYNN Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $32,702.63 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRY, ROBERTO J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,702.38 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMZA, MARY ANN Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $32,701.59 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, RONALD E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $32,701.50 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, SEAN G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $32,701.44 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBSON, DENNIS P Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $32,701.40 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, PATRICIA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $32,701.10 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER-SLOUGHTER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,700.47 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESOWICZ, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,700.47 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALES, PENNY L Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $32,700.45 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JEFFREY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,700.39 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHAR, LEAH E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,700.23 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DALE S, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $32,700.10 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, MAUREEN M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $32,700.10 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORESTIRE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $32,700.00 Date 11/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, AMBER L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $32,699.65 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSH, LAURIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,699.39 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAOLI, DORIS R Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $32,699.36 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, YVONNA Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $32,698.93 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MARY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $32,698.88 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, GLORIA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,698.84 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOSIAH N Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,698.81 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOHN T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $32,698.81 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, JAMES M Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,698.21 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ALICIA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $32,697.96 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASNIK, AMY K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $32,697.72 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LEE M Employer name Wells CSD Amount $32,697.58 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINDA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,697.33 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MAURICE P Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $32,697.00 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, DANIEL M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $32,696.86 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, DEBRA A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $32,696.79 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, STEPHEN W Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $32,696.56 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEL, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,696.06 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHENBACH, BRIAN Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $32,695.82 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, MARTA R Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $32,695.61 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SIERRA L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $32,695.07 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEDER, KATHLEEN R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $32,694.43 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, RUTH J Employer name Madison County Amount $32,694.27 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $32,694.09 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TRACY A Employer name Orange County Amount $32,694.05 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWZEE, CINDY L Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $32,694.00 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, LINDA A Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $32,693.74 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGAY, BETHANY L Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $32,693.70 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, JARVIS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $32,693.62 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SARAH E Employer name Albany County Amount $32,693.38 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNEY, JOEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $32,693.21 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KATIE E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $32,692.72 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, CONSTANCE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $32,692.67 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLES, CRISTIN R Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $32,692.58 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, CARLOS A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,692.53 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, CHELSEA L Employer name Town of Washington Amount $32,692.36 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOWITZ, KEVIN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $32,692.36 Date 12/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, ALANNA V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $32,692.34 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, TINA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,691.88 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHN, KATHERINE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,691.76 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,691.29 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGGIO, JUSTINE H Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $32,691.09 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERICK, RONALD J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $32,690.80 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEFEE, RYAN D Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $32,690.75 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, HEIDI K Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $32,690.67 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MONICA M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $32,690.64 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, ROBIN L Employer name Madison County Amount $32,690.25 Date 11/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGER, MARYANN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,689.85 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBONE, REGINA R Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $32,689.50 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $32,689.32 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATULA, BRIAN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $32,688.96 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MARIA Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $32,688.75 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, GLORIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $32,688.66 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, DIANA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,688.59 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $32,688.56 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIFFER, WAYNE T D Employer name Village of Brewster Amount $32,688.00 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, TATIANA Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,687.87 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, ROBERT E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $32,687.72 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MARGARET A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $32,687.59 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, THOMAS A Employer name Addison CSD Amount $32,686.86 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREED, ROBERT Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $32,686.85 Date 09/04/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MICHAEL F Employer name Education Department Amount $32,686.72 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, FLOR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,686.54 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAEFFLER, JOAN A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $32,686.42 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MARY V Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,686.10 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, PEDRO M Employer name Columbia County Amount $32,685.94 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LINDA A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $32,685.66 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, LINDA J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $32,685.32 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CHRISTINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,685.29 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LAURIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,684.86 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONA, BLERINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,684.73 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, PERLITA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $32,684.46 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $32,683.80 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPKINS, JUDY A Employer name Addison CSD Amount $32,683.75 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KATHERINE L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $32,683.54 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLEY-STOLL, KATELYN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,683.38 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUM, BEVERLY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,683.23 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CELANGE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $32,683.03 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, NICOLE R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $32,683.03 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION, KELVIN Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $32,682.72 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CINTHYA Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $32,682.72 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System