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 DELMORE, JONATHAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,607.13 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALBESSER, SANDRA L Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $31,606.72 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, JOSEPH Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,606.68 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, MARSHA J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,606.43 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, PETER J Employer name Fort Ann CSD Amount $31,606.39 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, MELINDA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $31,606.28 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLER, RICHARD A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $31,606.25 Date 12/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, PATRICIA A Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $31,606.21 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMES, GLORIA J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $31,605.86 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLA, RHODA J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $31,605.76 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESOWICZ, TYLER J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,605.57 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEN, KATHLEEN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,605.22 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, SIMON D, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $31,604.82 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETRENNE, HAENDEL Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $31,604.80 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BRIAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,604.49 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, JENNIFER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,604.48 Date 06/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, DEBRA ANN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,604.45 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHMANN, ANDREAS Y Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $31,604.26 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $31,604.10 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DEBRA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,604.08 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEVEN M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $31,604.08 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINELLI, CASEY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,603.53 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, LAWRENCE E Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $31,603.49 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, KRISTINA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $31,603.44 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEST, CHRISTINE Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,603.30 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBAUGH, MARY ANN Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,603.22 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, JUNE I Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,603.21 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, LINDA Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,603.19 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, BRANDEE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,603.07 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $31,602.87 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHE K Employer name Albany County Amount $31,602.63 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $31,601.84 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Chili Amount $31,601.71 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYA, LAWRENCE K Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $31,601.70 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, CORINNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,601.49 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, THOMAS F Employer name Erie County Amount $31,601.07 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, TERRI G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $31,600.94 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, JOHN G Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,600.90 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, SHERRY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $31,600.76 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $31,600.36 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANKA, PAUL A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,600.35 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, MAI E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,600.27 Date 10/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTER, SELINA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,600.13 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALBOUF, MICHELLE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,599.79 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, ROSEANN M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $31,599.69 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CHERILYN M Employer name Eden CSD Amount $31,599.62 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KELLY A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $31,599.08 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAES, BARBARA C Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $31,598.76 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMICK, FLANNA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $31,598.55 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MELISSA T Employer name Erie County Amount $31,598.48 Date 02/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, TANYA Z Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $31,598.26 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KWANTIA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $31,597.92 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAUREN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,597.52 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CILLES, JEREMY J Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $31,597.38 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, KARYN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $31,597.21 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JEFFREY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,597.13 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENS, ALEXIS D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,597.11 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, JAMES J Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $31,597.04 Date 07/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-NEU, ELAIZA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $31,596.58 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOESSEL, ANDREW M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,596.54 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, CURTIS L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,596.49 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LA SHONDA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,596.39 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BERNITA Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,596.36 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIE, MELISSA A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $31,596.14 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACELLA, DANELLE E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $31,596.13 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, DEBRA A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $31,595.85 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, BRANDON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,595.79 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLL, CHERYL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $31,595.74 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $31,595.59 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, PATRICIA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,595.51 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, IVAN A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $31,595.48 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRISH, JENNIFER N Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,595.29 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, BROOK F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $31,595.26 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BEVERLY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $31,594.95 Date 05/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MION, ANGELA T Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,594.95 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFRA, OKSANA I Employer name Ulster County Amount $31,594.85 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, CHERYL A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $31,594.33 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUND, JEREMY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,593.47 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCH, CATHERINE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $31,593.10 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCKIO, ANTHONY J, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,593.08 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ANN M Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $31,593.00 Date 12/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRY, RICHARD F Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $31,592.93 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, JAMES M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $31,592.80 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJANOWSKI, DARLENE T Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $31,592.72 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, NICOLE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $31,592.70 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, JOSEPH E Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,592.63 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ELIZA G Employer name Albany County Amount $31,592.50 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, MICHELLE N Employer name Rcs Community Library Amount $31,592.28 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EILEEN M Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $31,592.19 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADNOCK, DENISE P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $31,592.17 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZYK, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $31,592.16 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, SUHAIR K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,591.96 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARCELLA L Employer name Department of State Amount $31,591.65 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARY E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,591.20 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, LAURA A Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $31,589.89 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSILLA, GRACE C Employer name Amityville Public Library Amount $31,588.99 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICOB, BRENDA M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $31,588.84 Date 11/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, GRETCHEN A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,588.55 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, NATHALIE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $31,588.25 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JEAN M Employer name Town of Dunkirk Amount $31,588.15 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System