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 PLAISIME, MAGDALAH Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $31,172.03 Date 09/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING, LEE C, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,171.66 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARESE, MELISSA R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,170.94 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRATI-KENNEDY, LISA A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $31,170.47 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, MEGHAN J Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $31,170.31 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $31,170.10 Date 08/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, DEBORAH C Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,169.62 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARING, JEREMIAH J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,169.60 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGURA, EDWARD J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $31,169.51 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERINGA, SHAUN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $31,169.20 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRICK, DEBORAH A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $31,169.04 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGLIANTE, CLAIRE Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $31,169.00 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHUT, ANDREW C Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,168.96 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMER, SARINA M Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $31,168.91 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, SHAWN P Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $31,168.77 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINYUA, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $31,168.73 Date 05/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, KAREN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,168.71 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, LEIDY DEL CARMEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,168.05 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, JULIAN D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $31,167.74 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARSING, MARY E Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $31,167.60 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENCHES, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $31,167.51 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIUSSEN, MARIT L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,167.44 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLY, LAURA J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $31,167.36 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODAGLIO, DAVID Employer name Broome County Amount $31,167.23 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, BONNIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,167.05 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MAYRA T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $31,166.85 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SHANNON J Employer name Chemung County Amount $31,166.77 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ADAM L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $31,166.33 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEY, LAUREN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,166.24 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENIK, JAMES M, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $31,166.11 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, BETTY J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,165.99 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GINGER M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $31,165.92 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYAMI, SHERMAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,165.86 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, QUIN DISA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,165.81 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARIE Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $31,165.80 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, GEORGE A Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $31,165.28 Date 09/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, KATHY M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,164.76 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, CHARISSE N Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,164.60 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,164.50 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, LEE E Employer name Greene County Amount $31,164.50 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ANTWERP, LIZABETH A Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $31,163.36 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, GEORGE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,163.07 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTING, HEATHER F Employer name Erie County Amount $31,162.82 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, VICTOR W, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $31,162.81 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGESON, BETH A Employer name Chenango County Amount $31,162.67 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BETH A Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $31,162.57 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZO, PHILIP Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $31,162.19 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNILLI, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,161.97 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, JOHN V Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,161.95 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,161.82 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, DANA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,161.77 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLARIK, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,161.34 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRANE, JAMES J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,160.20 Date 07/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACICA, CAROL E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,160.08 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLAGE, PAMELA J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $31,159.81 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWA, KIM E Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $31,159.46 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, LORI Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $31,159.19 Date 11/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KIMBERLY R Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,159.01 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILARDELLO, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,158.99 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUBEL, TIMOTHY B Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,158.87 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISMAN, MARY ANN E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,158.85 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, T'CHALLAH B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $31,158.77 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TAMMIE E Employer name Town of Richland Amount $31,158.74 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERNELL, SANDRA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,158.38 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEJO, NANCY G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $31,158.00 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ERIKA A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $31,157.77 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, HEIDI M Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,157.22 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DEBORAH L Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,157.21 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, AMY S Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,157.21 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, GARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $31,157.20 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, BETH A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $31,157.04 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSS, JACQUELINE R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $31,156.71 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEY, JACQUELYN S Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $31,156.71 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $31,156.68 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, JAMES R Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $31,156.25 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-PAU, MANOSCCA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,156.21 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEAZZI, JOAN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $31,156.06 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTS, SHARON A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $31,155.87 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASE, ALEXANDER G Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $31,155.87 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, PAMELA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,155.80 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYBERG, DAVID H Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,155.68 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,155.37 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANIELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,155.36 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $31,155.28 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRANDON L Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,155.19 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOBIE F Employer name Chenango County Amount $31,155.17 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, SOPHIA E Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $31,155.14 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROSCOE A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $31,155.01 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCIULO, MICHAEL Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $31,154.84 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRENZE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,154.53 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERICA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,153.95 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNERY, MELISSA Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $31,153.75 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KENNETH W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,153.59 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JULIETTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $31,153.48 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, PATRICK L Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $31,153.36 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RONALD A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,153.34 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MELISSA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $31,152.97 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADMUS, JONI E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,151.51 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, SANDRA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,151.39 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECHKA, IGOR V Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $31,151.09 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System