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 COMBS, BRANDON S Employer name Warren County Amount $32,575.83 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIERIS, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,575.73 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MICHELLE M Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $32,574.74 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $32,574.43 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVER, JACQUELYN D Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $32,573.86 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHER, NANCY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $32,573.79 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KIMBERLY C Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $32,573.63 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHIRLEY J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $32,572.74 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKARKA, CHARLES B Employer name Education Department Amount $32,572.61 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, JOSEPH S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,572.26 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ALEX W, SR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,572.26 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, REBECCA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $32,571.98 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIHRLE, LINDSAY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,571.24 Date 10/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORK, JAMES J, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,571.10 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAL, BIBI S Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $32,570.94 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Washington County Amount $32,570.90 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, HELENA M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $32,570.11 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWART, ROBIN F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $32,570.05 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JAIME R Employer name Essex County Amount $32,570.04 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZARD, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $32,569.96 Date 12/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, KATHERINE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $32,569.80 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAT, NICHOLA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,569.58 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, BARBARA ANN M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $32,569.55 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWMILLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $32,569.42 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, SHERRY L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $32,569.20 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, JOHN S Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $32,568.76 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSQUET, DONNA L Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $32,568.68 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKABONE, JAHNYNE S Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $32,567.93 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, ARIC S E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $32,567.91 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, GLENDA L Employer name Salem CSD Amount $32,567.57 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELNICKI, TERRANCE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $32,567.13 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNNO, JOHN A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $32,566.99 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIER, RITA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $32,566.81 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZAK, SHARON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,566.60 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,566.41 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETI, ANNE M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $32,566.39 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, MICHELLE J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $32,566.33 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, ALEXANDER Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $32,566.31 Date 05/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKNALL, MARIA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $32,566.27 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCES, WENDY M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,566.15 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,565.69 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAKLEY, JOYCE Employer name Westchester County Amount $32,565.54 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL W Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $32,565.14 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, AMY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,564.84 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, CONCETTA Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $32,564.69 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, BRENDAN I Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $32,564.23 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELC, DARCI L Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $32,563.82 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMAN, BRIAN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $32,563.74 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THOMAS A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $32,563.64 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,563.55 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, AMBER M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $32,563.36 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HEATHER A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,563.33 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTOMAN, JAIME S Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,563.30 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANGENBERG, STUART J, JR Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $32,563.13 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LINDA S Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $32,563.05 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDZINSKI, SARAH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,562.87 Date 07/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTEEN, JOSHUA RICH Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,562.86 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPINA, BRIAN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $32,562.64 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANNETTE K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,562.35 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,562.02 Date 11/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $32,561.71 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONIS, NICK G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,561.69 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFAN, MICHAEL V Employer name Erie County Amount $32,561.63 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JACQUELYN A Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,561.35 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RACHEL M Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,560.80 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICZ, TRACY M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $32,560.34 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELLE F Employer name Ontario County Amount $32,560.32 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, ARLINE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $32,560.15 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, RONALD W Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $32,559.64 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FATIMA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,559.62 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFANBURG, BRUCE E Employer name Village of New Berlin Amount $32,559.19 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, GINA Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $32,559.15 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSSMAN, BENJAMIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,558.69 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TRINA V Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $32,558.62 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, DEBRA R Employer name Department of State Amount $32,558.40 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Utica Amount $32,558.40 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILSING, JENISE N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,557.51 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKS, PHYLLIS M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,557.48 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUITT, ANNA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $32,557.08 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLIWIEC, JEFFREY W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $32,556.73 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, JODI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,556.57 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, CONCETTA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,556.52 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, SHAYNE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,556.50 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER-BARRIGAR, HEATHER J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $32,556.34 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, SHIRLEY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $32,556.31 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, BRIDGET A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $32,556.30 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMIE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $32,556.29 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTECALVO, JOY C Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $32,556.18 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, THOMAS J Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $32,556.02 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, MARY M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $32,555.87 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, KORYNN M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $32,555.66 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOL, MOLLY D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $32,555.16 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGROSSER, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Bayport Fire District Amount $32,555.00 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEBRA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $32,554.75 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHDOWN, LAUREL D Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $32,554.39 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUART, VALERIE J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $32,554.29 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KYLE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,554.26 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEIROS, MICHELE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,553.93 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JANET R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $32,553.63 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIOUS, CHERYL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,553.46 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System