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 ADAMEK, KATIE A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $31,151.07 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,149.65 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHEN, GEORGINA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,149.63 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRANTINO, JODI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,149.52 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, KATIE A Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $31,149.52 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, VERONICA E Employer name Albany County Amount $31,149.20 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, MICHELE L Employer name Warren County Amount $31,148.86 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LORRAINE Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,148.69 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIKOWSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,148.62 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARRE, PHILIP R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $31,148.46 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, NORMAN B Employer name Broome County Amount $31,147.99 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIEL, ALEXANDER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,147.93 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, PEDRO A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,147.86 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUFF, REUBEN A Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $31,147.68 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIGUEZ, ALBA R Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $31,147.19 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHHEIMER, HEATHER L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $31,146.95 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDS, TATYANA V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,146.50 Date 09/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAIUTO, LEONTINA Employer name Albany County Amount $31,146.33 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGHAN M Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $31,146.06 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, KATHERINE M Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $31,145.97 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $31,145.80 Date 11/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIA, TERI L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $31,145.75 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURNE, HALIMA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $31,145.48 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $31,145.37 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, PAUL S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $31,145.32 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATO, FRANK Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $31,145.29 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYENMA, CHIMECHEFULAM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,145.19 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSIA, MARY K Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,145.16 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MICHAEL M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $31,145.13 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATRAS, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $31,145.07 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSETTA, LOIS H Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,145.03 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GORTER, DIANE E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,145.03 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Erie County Amount $31,145.00 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, TYQUAN K Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,144.92 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZENCZEWSKI, LAURA J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $31,144.91 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCHES, SUSAN M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $31,144.63 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JORGE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $31,144.45 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, SARAH V Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $31,144.32 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMREZ, JEANETTE Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $31,144.30 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, THERESA A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $31,144.30 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLENE E Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $31,144.26 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, WILLIAM C Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $31,144.03 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JILL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,144.00 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, DAWN T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,143.98 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ALLISON M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $31,143.28 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASS, PAMELA G Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $31,142.43 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLER, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $31,141.93 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGA, STEVEN S Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $31,141.32 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Olean Public Library Amount $31,141.18 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, KAREN Y Employer name Orange County Amount $31,140.89 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODYARD, DAVID W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,140.81 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KERRIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $31,140.00 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $31,139.70 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, JAMES F Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $31,139.59 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECKHARDT, STEPHANIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,139.50 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBITO, MELISSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,139.49 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALL, JOHN M, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,139.47 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANTIA, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,139.14 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEITZ, KIM P Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $31,139.13 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, BRITTANY A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $31,138.53 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERA, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,138.31 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIVENTI, KATHLEEN H Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,138.07 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANARUMO, NANCY Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,138.07 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDAGE, ALLISON E Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,138.07 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIATIS, SUZANNE M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,138.07 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, MONIQUE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,137.88 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMNA, JOAN M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $31,137.72 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BEAU, CHRISTINE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,137.66 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIOTTO, GORDON M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,137.30 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCZYK, NATALIE C Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $31,136.58 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KAREN C Employer name Erie County Amount $31,136.52 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHELLE C Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $31,136.34 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, GRACE Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,136.18 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, MYRNA E Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $31,136.03 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAULT, JASON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $31,135.53 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JOSHUA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $31,135.04 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, CARYN B Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,134.78 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, SHARON E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,134.78 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUIS, IRENE E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,134.78 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KELLY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,134.24 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULATI, RAJEEV Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $31,133.96 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVER, JOHNNIECE M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,133.75 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAZIO, THOMAS A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $31,133.69 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AMABLE D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $31,133.67 Date 06/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYNSKI, RONALD G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $31,133.35 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILEZ, JENNIE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $31,133.23 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KAREN A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $31,133.17 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROSELIA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,133.13 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SORRENTO, MARK Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $31,132.92 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WAYNE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,132.77 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBOIS, DORI ELLEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,132.73 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LUISA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $31,132.58 Date 06/27/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD WALKER, LA'TONIA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $31,131.76 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,131.38 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHENER, JUSTIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $31,130.95 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,130.82 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCALDI, JODY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,130.60 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGE, REBECCA Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $31,130.40 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHN, ERIN R Employer name Broome County Amount $31,130.04 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIELLO, KELLY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,130.02 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System