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 MATTYS, AMY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,734.54 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOHN E Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $31,734.49 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANET M Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,734.42 Date 11/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, NICOLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,734.34 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,734.31 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACUNA, VIRGINIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,734.08 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIFFANY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,733.47 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YVETTE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $31,733.36 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, NICOLE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,733.19 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,733.00 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNKER, JULIE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,732.80 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIU, YONGZHI Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $31,732.71 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIO, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $31,732.54 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ERIKA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $31,732.50 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, LAURIE L Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $31,732.23 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVETTE, JORDY B Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,731.97 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHETTE, DANIEL P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,731.95 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, MATTHEW R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $31,731.85 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPERTINO, ASHLEY N Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,731.42 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNER, BRITTANY R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,731.25 Date 03/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGER, NANCY A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $31,731.05 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, NICOLE L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $31,730.95 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN G Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,730.82 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JULIA H Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,730.60 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HAASTER-CANTERINO, KIMBERLY Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $31,730.46 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LA TRICE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,730.40 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, KATHRYN J Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $31,730.14 Date 07/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RAMONA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,730.09 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, THOMAS E Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $31,730.05 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLEISEN, JANET G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $31,730.00 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,729.99 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,729.98 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAMMY L Employer name Education Department Amount $31,729.47 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, CARRIE E Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,729.18 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTEMPI, ANGELA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,728.74 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SUZANN L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $31,727.76 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIL, ANU Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $31,726.67 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, WILLIAM G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $31,726.59 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZMIE, FATHIMA S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $31,726.55 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JORDAN X Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,726.51 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPENING, ALEXANDER E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,726.51 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, COLLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,726.50 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDO, ALEJANDRO C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,726.50 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA-MIKRUT, CARMEN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,726.50 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, DOMINIC A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,726.50 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKLAR, DARLENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,726.50 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHSEL, LISA K Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $31,726.35 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEANDER, GABRIEL G Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $31,726.24 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZANSKY, ELYSE Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $31,725.96 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $31,725.96 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNDT, TYLER W Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $31,725.15 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JEFFREY T Employer name Village of Athens Amount $31,725.00 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LORETTA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,724.68 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTO, MELANIE A Employer name Elba CSD Amount $31,724.49 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SEAN P, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $31,724.42 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, CLIFFORD J Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,724.33 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, REBA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,724.21 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARISH, LINDA M Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $31,724.07 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIDEL, LISA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,724.01 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, CHARLENE K Employer name Erie County Amount $31,723.95 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SHEILA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,723.94 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Broome County Amount $31,723.81 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBANDO, CHRISTIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,723.80 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $31,723.66 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, CHERYL A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $31,723.34 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, RALPH H Employer name Town of Union Amount $31,723.08 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, STACY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,723.00 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, RANAE Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,722.44 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINEIS, TARA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $31,722.16 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHTER, BESSIE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,721.95 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, LETCIA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $31,721.75 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN M Employer name Education Department Amount $31,721.07 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKREIGN, ADELE K Employer name Franklin County Amount $31,720.84 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, SHAWNAE H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,720.79 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,720.53 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, THERESA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,720.51 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, DEBRA R Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $31,719.87 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,719.85 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBAND, CATHERINE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,719.82 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO, JANET M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,719.21 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, ALFREDA L Employer name Greene County Amount $31,718.50 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DEBORAH E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,718.40 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANTON, JO-EL Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,718.38 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLER, BRANDON J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,718.29 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANFIL, JACOB J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,717.99 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, RENEE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,717.99 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $31,717.99 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, DOUGLAS C Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $31,717.78 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUGHTER, ANDREW D, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,717.70 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSOVIC, ELMIR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,717.48 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSEVERINO, VINCENT J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $31,717.45 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, HEATHER E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,717.36 Date 10/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,717.25 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,717.18 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEIGHAN, JOHN J Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $31,716.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZWOOD-JACKSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $31,716.86 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACK, CONNIE J Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $31,716.76 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINIAK, ANDREW J Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,716.29 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, LORI J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $31,715.74 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ALEJANDRO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,715.48 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System