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 MURDIE, DAWN R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $31,792.38 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,792.37 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONARDO, GINA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $31,792.36 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, JASON L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $31,792.28 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, STEPHANIE A Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $31,791.89 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIROLLARI, GJERGJI Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,791.88 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTE, KRISTY L Employer name Washington County Amount $31,791.84 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SUKEMA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,791.21 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, CHRISTEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,790.90 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, ANDREA D Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $31,790.37 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, MARJORIE C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $31,790.34 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $31,790.08 Date 10/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEFIELD, JOHN C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $31,790.04 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTINELLI, ANDREA J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $31,789.88 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSMITH, KELLY A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $31,789.75 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, STEPHEN F Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $31,789.54 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MARYSSA S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $31,789.38 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHTSIEGEL, JAMES E Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $31,789.10 Date 07/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, LORRAINE R Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $31,788.95 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDELEAU, PAMELA K Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $31,788.82 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, RUTH M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $31,788.06 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADEN, JASMINE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $31,787.95 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKIN, MARC A Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $31,787.92 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILSDONK, MARY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $31,787.60 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JEFFREY M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $31,787.47 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, JAMIE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,787.34 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, HEINZ H Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,787.08 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JACOB A Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,786.51 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKHOLY, AHMED H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $31,786.28 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KYLE W Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $31,786.02 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPE, BRIAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $31,785.84 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIANNE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,785.58 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEL, JANET R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,785.57 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, JOLYNN Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $31,785.20 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JASMINE C Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $31,785.16 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENTA, DEANN M Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $31,785.12 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETARO, LOUIS Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $31,784.00 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JENNILYN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $31,783.48 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CAITLIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,783.45 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMLY, GREGORY P Employer name Education Department Amount $31,783.04 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, JULIE L Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $31,782.89 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZCANO, ALESSANDRO J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $31,782.59 Date 08/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, DOMINIQUE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,782.29 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBLETT, ALISON L Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $31,782.25 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBISIERO, ALISON Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $31,782.07 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, LAURA B Employer name Town of Southold Amount $31,781.98 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINOPOLI, ANTHONY P Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $31,781.02 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ELISA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,780.96 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTER, TIFFANY T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,780.85 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TARDUS G Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,780.79 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYLER, CLOYSE N Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $31,780.74 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELKS, LARRY D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,780.07 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, CAREN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,780.07 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUMBO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,779.83 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, RANDY M Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $31,779.83 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, DONNA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $31,779.78 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KIM M Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,779.69 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, FORTUNATA Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,779.67 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, JANET M Employer name Broome County Amount $31,779.21 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, JULIE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,778.95 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTI, SALVADOR A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,778.40 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIERES, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $31,778.24 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSNER, LISA M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $31,778.19 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESO, MARIE F Employer name Albany County Amount $31,778.06 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIATTINO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,777.99 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DOUGLAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,777.36 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JUANITA Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $31,777.32 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBERLY, SUSIE Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,777.08 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, JEREMY C Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $31,777.07 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNARD, DENISE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,777.03 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, KERI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,776.89 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $31,776.80 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, CHRIS C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,776.42 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, LEANNE E Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $31,776.17 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $31,776.09 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, ERIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,775.84 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGABAR, LYNNE S Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $31,775.45 Date 01/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,774.85 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, STACY L Employer name Crandall Library Amount $31,774.85 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANFEAR, ELIZABETH C Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $31,774.42 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRIGAN, KRISTAL E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,774.10 Date 02/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, SHARLENE R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $31,774.06 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, CHRISTINE F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $31,773.84 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANGELA S Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $31,773.40 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,773.31 Date 02/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KATHRYN R Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $31,773.17 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, JOSEPH M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $31,772.96 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, FRED S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $31,772.88 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, DARLENE L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,772.78 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLEY, MARY ANN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,772.72 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELO, SHERYL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,772.70 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTECORVO, GERRIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,772.70 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDO, SUSAN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,772.70 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWLAKIS, DEBRA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,772.70 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, VICTORIA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,772.70 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTIMIGLIA, CECILIA Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $31,772.10 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, GRACE G Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $31,771.77 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANVILLE, MARY BETH Employer name Warren County Amount $31,771.67 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SHANIN L Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $31,771.60 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, REGINALD C, III Employer name Franklin County Amount $31,771.43 Date 05/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System