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 MELISZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $32,131.88 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, RENEE E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $32,131.52 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFFNER, JENNIFER A Employer name Bradford CSD Amount $32,131.33 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, NATALIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,131.20 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALERIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,131.20 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, DIANE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $32,130.98 Date 04/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LILI Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,130.82 Date 06/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, MARTHA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,130.80 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, BRUCE E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,130.80 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZBURG, GARY S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,130.78 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SARAH J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $32,129.83 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY-CLEMENT, NATIBA K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $32,129.80 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESCHMACHER, DIANE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $32,129.78 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, LISA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $32,129.63 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, DANIEL P Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $32,129.32 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNTERBORN, JEFF D Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $32,128.96 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, STEPHEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $32,128.90 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, OWEINN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $32,128.73 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, SARA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,128.73 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBRIDGE, LINDA C Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $32,128.56 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, CAROLYN L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $32,128.36 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIS, GREGORY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,128.28 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDINGS, DERRICK O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,128.12 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THERESA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,128.03 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZOG, KESHA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,128.01 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOURT, KATHLEEN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,127.82 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERET, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,127.71 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPERSKI, KELLY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $32,127.57 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, MARIA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,127.55 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDIK, GREGORY G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $32,127.39 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRENZE, JUSTYNE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,127.30 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLICKAL, MANOJ Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,127.15 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPARDI, BONNIE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $32,126.11 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDAR, DEBORAH J Employer name Albany County Amount $32,125.79 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITHCART, MATTHEW R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $32,125.72 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGLE, JUSTIN M Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $32,125.72 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS-HOLOMAN, RITA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $32,125.41 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, INAYAH A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $32,125.40 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, HAROLD J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $32,124.93 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,124.83 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMARK, KAREN L Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $32,124.69 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, RACHAEL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,124.17 Date 08/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWXHURST, MICHELINA L Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $32,123.99 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL B Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $32,123.87 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, DAVID W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $32,123.83 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIRES, RANDY J Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $32,123.77 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, CRISTINA G Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $32,123.70 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JESSICA A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $32,123.60 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, CESARINA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $32,123.28 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKBOHM, KAREN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $32,123.03 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, COLLEEN MARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $32,123.03 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, CRESCENT A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $32,122.48 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JOHN R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $32,122.48 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZECIAK, IWONA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $32,122.45 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EILEEN K Employer name Erie County Amount $32,122.37 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWIN, ANDREW Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $32,122.34 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DANIELLE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,122.24 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, SUSAN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,121.96 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLO, CHRISTIAN J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $32,121.89 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLOWITZ, ELLEN R Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,121.51 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ANTHONY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,121.46 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MAUREEN E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $32,121.32 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHRISTOPHER J M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $32,120.79 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCA, JO-ANN F Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $32,120.57 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,120.35 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, YVONNE O Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,120.10 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESMITH, ESSINCE D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $32,119.77 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANACH, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,119.35 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, EMILIO D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,119.21 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTAY, MARY E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,119.17 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, JAY W Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $32,119.03 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PEGGY S Employer name Cortland County Amount $32,118.81 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CINDY S Employer name Cortland County Amount $32,118.23 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATELLI, MARIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,118.12 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPES, RYAN W Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $32,118.10 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ANDREA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $32,118.06 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARCIA A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $32,118.06 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEY, JILLIAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $32,117.86 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, STACEY A Employer name Albany County Amount $32,117.78 Date 12/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABB, MELISSA A Employer name Village of Depew Amount $32,117.55 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ULYSSES Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $32,117.34 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUKEY, NICOLE S Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,117.26 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, WILLIAM M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $32,117.24 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCIATA, JOANNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,117.23 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, KELLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,117.22 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTNER PICCIRILLO, SARAH K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $32,116.98 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABARGA, SARAH M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $32,116.72 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CINTHIALINE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,116.71 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, KRISTI L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $32,116.24 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JOHN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $32,116.01 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYSKO, LISA A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $32,115.80 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARTHA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $32,115.49 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELKER, IRMA Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $32,115.47 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUREK, JOHN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $32,115.42 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAKYE, KWAKU O Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,115.00 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ROBERT A Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $32,114.99 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, LEROY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,114.93 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,114.49 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, KAREN L Employer name Whitesville CSD Amount $32,114.45 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, SHERI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,113.87 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System