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 BENT, OCTAVIA D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $31,368.98 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, DOUGLAS R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $31,368.83 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHANNON E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,368.60 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES-YACUR, LILLIAN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $31,368.59 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RANDY A Employer name Washington County Amount $31,368.45 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDOT, CHERRIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,367.62 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,367.28 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUGHER, SYLVIA E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,367.28 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,367.26 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEYO, LINDA Employer name Greene County Amount $31,367.20 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINSMORE, LAURA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,367.06 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDALL, SARAH J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,366.83 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERS, KELLY A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $31,366.47 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIS, SUSAN L Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,366.30 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREFKA, LINDA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,365.91 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIESTE, CHRISTINE B Employer name Orange County Amount $31,365.75 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, AMY C Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $31,365.50 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, SUSAN B Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $31,365.46 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUE, ALFRED E Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $31,364.85 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODZO, DEBRA E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,364.66 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL D Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $31,364.46 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EUGENIA M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $31,363.66 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIL, JEREMY R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,363.63 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON-SMITH, ELISE E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $31,363.17 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDRON, DEBRA L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $31,362.47 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SERINA M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $31,362.26 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANEY, DAWN S Employer name Broome County Amount $31,362.20 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ALYSSA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $31,361.83 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLAGH, JOYCE L Employer name Erie County Amount $31,361.73 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARN, HEATHER M Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $31,361.58 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, MICHELLE R Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $31,361.26 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, JULIA M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $31,360.77 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIANO, MARIA C Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $31,360.64 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CASSAUNDRA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $31,360.06 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLMEYER, DONNA M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,360.06 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, LAWRENCE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $31,359.82 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $31,359.76 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACTAVISH, KIRSTEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $31,359.75 Date 06/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNLEY, EDWIN B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $31,359.41 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $31,359.12 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLER, BRIAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,358.98 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CRYSTAL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,358.92 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MICHAEL Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $31,358.89 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDSTROM, HELEN T Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $31,358.40 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTEN, DAVID C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $31,358.20 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN TRINIDAD, MAKIA K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $31,358.12 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDE, SUSAN J Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $31,358.00 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTO, JUSTIN Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,357.84 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, PAULA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $31,357.80 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GEORGE E, III Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $31,357.64 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYES, DAVID G Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,357.59 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $31,357.16 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, KAREN I Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $31,356.49 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLIN, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $31,356.49 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,356.02 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTMAN, JOHN N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,356.00 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LINDA J Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,355.94 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFONE, LUCILLE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,355.88 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOZINSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $31,355.84 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, SCOTT H Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,355.62 Date 08/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, TERESA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,355.19 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGER, GAUS Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $31,354.90 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PEGGY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,354.55 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MELISSA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $31,354.51 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN-KOCHER, CHRISTINE P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $31,354.20 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ROSALYN B Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,353.80 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, THERESA L Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $31,353.74 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, NAUREEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,353.27 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $31,352.81 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, JEANINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,352.77 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANGANU, CRISTIAN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $31,352.71 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRELL M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $31,352.53 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, CATHERINE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,352.49 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, JOHN S Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,352.41 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, PEDRO J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $31,352.38 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, EDDIE R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $31,351.82 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG-ARPEY, TAMMY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $31,351.80 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYETTE, SCOTT A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $31,351.70 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $31,351.53 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTREET, TRAMESA E Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $31,351.33 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLBURG, PENNY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,351.24 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, PATRICIA S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,351.04 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $31,350.79 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGONA, CAROLINE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,350.41 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, DONYEL M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,349.73 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNEY, KAREN E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $31,349.60 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMATZ, KAREN B Employer name Greene County Amount $31,349.25 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, CHERYL Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $31,349.22 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERNIK, THOMAS A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,349.18 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, TALISHA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $31,349.00 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, CAROL A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $31,348.52 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CAROL V Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,348.50 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKELL, LISA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $31,348.15 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, DEANNA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,348.07 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA, SHELYAN Employer name Albany County Amount $31,347.81 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, LINDA A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $31,347.65 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERHALTER, PAMELA A Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $31,347.60 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, GINA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,347.55 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAIANA, JEAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,347.55 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, MARY Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,347.55 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System