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 CEPUCHOWSKI, HEATHER A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $31,921.11 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODGE, ROSEMARY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $31,920.34 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONKEY, CHAD W Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $31,920.33 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, VIRGINIA A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,920.22 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, RENEE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $31,920.01 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, ELAINE D Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $31,919.34 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, STEVEN J Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $31,919.32 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPEL, BETHANNE Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $31,918.97 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,918.86 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CHARLES A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,918.75 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, STEVEN W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,918.22 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, KATHERINE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,918.06 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,917.45 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DEBRA T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,917.26 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, NORIS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,917.26 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVEN, RICHARD Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $31,917.16 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGARDIA, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,917.15 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JASMINE J Employer name Orange County Amount $31,916.97 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAMPST Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,916.90 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLO, PAULA M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,916.87 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTER, MARISSA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,916.74 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICO, DAVID Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,916.27 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MARGARET A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,916.20 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISAR, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,916.06 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, DEBRA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,915.78 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHERS, KAREN L Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $31,914.59 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURCRAY, DAVID J Employer name Elizabethtown-Lewis CSD Amount $31,914.00 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAZBIR, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $31,913.77 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BARBARA K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $31,913.68 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BERNARD T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,913.64 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, KATHY A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $31,913.36 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, SARAH B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,913.27 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISLIN, JAY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $31,913.24 Date 10/23/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LYNNE M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $31,913.08 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINKUNS, BERNARD M Employer name Broome County Amount $31,912.49 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, NANCY J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,912.43 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODE, DAWN T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,912.14 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, TONISHA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,912.14 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DESIREE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $31,911.36 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, KRISTINA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,911.31 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, JOSHUA M Employer name Broome County Amount $31,911.10 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDONI, TINA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $31,910.84 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, TRACY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $31,910.71 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $31,910.43 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, HAMILTON M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $31,909.51 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CARMEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,909.14 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, ELIZABETH F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,909.01 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNSTBERGER, SEAN R Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $31,908.87 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, LAURIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,908.36 Date 03/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, RONALD F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,907.84 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JAMES R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,907.33 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGIO, ROSA Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $31,907.33 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Lenox Amount $31,907.22 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, RYAN T Employer name Allegany Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $31,907.20 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, JOHN T Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $31,906.95 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SARA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,906.81 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, NANCY A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $31,906.63 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENOVSKY, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,906.44 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECKINS, PHYLLIS Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,906.29 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, CONNIE L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,906.12 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, YVETTE Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $31,905.51 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENKE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,905.43 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, ALVIRA F Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,904.75 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JENNIFER L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,904.72 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXSON, DONNA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,904.59 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATZEL, AMY M Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $31,904.51 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWIAK, JAYSON D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $31,904.34 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETTE, JOAN F Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $31,903.91 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, SHARON B Employer name Malone Housing Authority Amount $31,903.88 Date 09/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, NAYEF G, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $31,903.50 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, CLIFFORD D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $31,903.31 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $31,903.26 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROBERT A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,902.87 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH B Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $31,902.79 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, KEITH T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,902.78 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FRANCESCO, MARCIA A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $31,902.05 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER-OWEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $31,901.50 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDA, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,900.63 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELFI, JOHANNA S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $31,900.51 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, MICHELE G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $31,899.98 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, CINDY L Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $31,899.62 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWARI, PURAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,899.36 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, KURTIS A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $31,898.76 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOHANNA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $31,898.39 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, BRUCE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,898.36 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,898.32 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SISSO, TYRINE L Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $31,898.19 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WALTER P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,897.68 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,897.59 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTOKA, AARON J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $31,897.46 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOSH, BARBARA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,897.19 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $31,897.15 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, KHRISTEN N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,896.99 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMITRASZEK, KIMBERLEY L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $31,896.67 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAZON, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $31,896.50 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, SHARYL L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,896.40 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,895.93 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEINFELDER, PATRICIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,895.41 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, RAFAEL Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $31,895.36 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, JEREMY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,895.26 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System