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 LUYK, DAVID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,713.83 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POFI, ERIN N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,713.82 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEGSCH, JEFFERY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,713.58 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, NATALIE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,713.31 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANISH, JOHN M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $30,713.22 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PENNY H Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $30,713.08 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $30,712.99 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CAROL M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $30,712.83 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JENNIFER L Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $30,712.50 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, ANTHONY L, II Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,712.43 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, MICHELE A Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $30,711.78 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, OMAYRA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $30,711.74 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, FRANCES A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $30,711.65 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, MARY F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,711.29 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAIFE, BETSY ANNE Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $30,710.89 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, LISA A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $30,710.84 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVITZ, ANDREW D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $30,710.07 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRIAN Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $30,709.76 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, TRAVIS K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,709.66 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,709.26 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSE L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $30,709.18 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHOTKY, JILL A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $30,708.70 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GARLAND Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $30,708.56 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATO, VICTORIA L Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $30,708.53 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LIANNE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,708.27 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENSON, LEIGH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $30,707.87 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNESE, MARY T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,707.77 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, SHELLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,707.74 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $30,707.71 Date 07/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULINGER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $30,707.24 Date 12/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, DAWN M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,706.57 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, IVETT L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $30,706.33 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GERTRUDE C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $30,706.21 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISILMERI, KAREN L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $30,706.04 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPERLAKE, BRYAN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,705.29 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, NICOLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,705.20 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CRAIG J Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $30,705.11 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,704.96 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, KATHLEEN N Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $30,704.79 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $30,704.78 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BETTINA M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,704.53 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,704.53 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,704.50 Date 07/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PAMELA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,704.36 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHELSEA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $30,704.08 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WAYNE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $30,704.06 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNCOX, BETTIE M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $30,703.65 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLOTT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $30,703.61 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, LISA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $30,703.28 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATKOWSKI, ELIZABETH S Employer name Barker CSD Amount $30,702.94 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, CHARLES T, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,702.85 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOMI, LOUISE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $30,702.71 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, VALARIE J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $30,702.67 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWGO, ZACHARY C Employer name Tully CSD Amount $30,702.63 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELUP, ALICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $30,702.58 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, SA NEBRA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,701.82 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, TINA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $30,701.80 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RUDOLPH Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $30,701.65 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANICOLA, MELISSA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $30,701.53 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASALLE, CELESTA G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,701.50 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, ANNE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,701.21 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKOVIC, NERMIN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,700.95 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVTHEKAR, SHEELA S Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $30,700.49 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CERBO, LYNN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $30,700.38 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES-BARTLETT, SARAH E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,700.20 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CATHERINE R Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $30,698.76 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, CHRISTY K Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $30,698.67 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, KATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCIZO, LAURA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, MARISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAXTON, ASHLEY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIX, CARLA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DANIELLE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,698.50 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUI, MEISHAN Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $30,698.28 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, TRACY C Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $30,698.00 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, CARMEN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $30,697.10 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, JEFRY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,696.36 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISENBURN, LAURA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $30,696.35 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, SUSAN H Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $30,696.24 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEIN, ZIAD G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,696.19 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, STEVEN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,696.00 Date 11/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOSEK, THERESA K Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,695.65 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENIER, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $30,694.69 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOMENI, CATHERINE B Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,694.51 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ROBERT F Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $30,694.49 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $30,694.22 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULMER, D'ANDRE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,693.90 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSHAK, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $30,693.74 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDZIK, TIA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $30,693.74 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLARD, BRIAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,693.74 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, MAYA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,693.74 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERGREN, VERN O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,693.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERELSON, BENJAMIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,693.74 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, ANNETTE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,693.74 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIS, STEPHANIE B Employer name Education Department Amount $30,693.74 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $30,693.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIGA, JACKLYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $30,693.74 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, NIKHIL A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $30,693.74 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System