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 DIFABIO, DEBORAH M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $30,591.00 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARA, RONALD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $30,590.90 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JULIE ANN Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,590.83 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTA, SHERRY L Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $30,590.40 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, JESSICA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,590.15 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,590.13 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZENBERG, VALERIE S Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,590.11 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGNA, SEAN P, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $30,590.11 Date 08/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZYNSKI, MICHELE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,589.79 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITVAN, DENIS G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $30,589.24 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATS, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $30,588.91 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, LANA L.W. Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $30,588.32 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE TRENCA, MEGHAN S Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,588.11 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICETTA, RICHARD A Employer name Kings Park Fire District Amount $30,587.76 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPS, NICOLE R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $30,587.68 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSADA, MARIE J Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $30,586.98 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRITTANY K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,586.50 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTVOS, GABRIELLA Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $30,586.44 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, GARY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,586.21 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, ERIN C Employer name Orange County Amount $30,585.41 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $30,585.40 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,585.03 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, KRISTIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,584.88 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, CRAIG A Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,584.55 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, FAITH F Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $30,584.40 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, VALERIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,583.76 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARITATO, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,583.66 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LUCINDA Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $30,583.62 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUIDOBRO, JESSICA A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $30,583.00 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARK L Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $30,582.88 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, KRISTI Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $30,582.64 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNES, LINDA C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $30,582.38 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIT, RICHARD J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $30,582.35 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $30,580.57 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, JAMES A Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $30,580.56 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, SHAWN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,580.44 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PHILIP B H Employer name Department of State Amount $30,580.42 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $30,580.26 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, TABITHA L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $30,580.08 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURSE, MARVIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $30,579.60 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, AMANDA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $30,578.87 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, WILLIAM R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,578.70 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN N Employer name Warren County Amount $30,578.48 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DOUGLAS W Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $30,578.41 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,578.27 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $30,577.25 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BRANDON D Employer name Education Department Amount $30,577.15 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELLISH, KATHLEEN B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $30,576.62 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $30,576.62 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURIGO, JANET P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,576.50 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATLAND, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,576.50 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AMBER A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,576.20 Date 01/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, JASON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $30,576.00 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS-THOMAS, LISA A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $30,575.84 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESEL, JORDAN D Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $30,575.76 Date 07/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEER, JOHN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,575.70 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ALAINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,575.64 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIGHT, TRACY L Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $30,575.44 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, ZA QUARNA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,575.20 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, DIANE Employer name Broome County Amount $30,575.13 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, LOIS M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $30,575.00 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGURNO, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $30,574.96 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, JUDITH Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,574.73 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, MATTHEW P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,574.62 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LEROY E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $30,573.98 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELAN, JOHN E Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $30,573.90 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC JURY, KAREN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $30,572.80 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, TIFFANY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,571.36 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BRUCE J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $30,571.25 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NANCY A Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $30,571.03 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TERRY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $30,570.60 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, DARYL M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $30,570.55 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $30,570.25 Date 07/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYEA, EDWARD H Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $30,569.93 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, MARIE M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $30,569.78 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, KEITH M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,569.75 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RACHAEL R A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $30,569.74 Date 08/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, VICKI G Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,569.34 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, VANESSA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,569.34 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELFEL, CASSIDY E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $30,568.83 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, DANIELLE M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $30,568.80 Date 03/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, NANCY A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $30,568.65 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, JUDITH-ANNE Q Employer name Westchester County Amount $30,568.61 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUL, ANNE MARIE K Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $30,568.48 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTVINA, KAREN A Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,568.45 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, RITA A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,568.25 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, JONATHAN P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $30,567.80 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ELIZABETH H Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $30,567.66 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, VANESSA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,567.31 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JESSICA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,567.12 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,566.85 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYEGH, KHALAS H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,566.79 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LOIS A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $30,566.70 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHUTA, CAROL C Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $30,566.15 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $30,566.04 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, KAREN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $30,565.57 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHORRALL, VANESSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,565.43 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLPACK, MARY ALICE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,564.98 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEY, DEBBIE L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $30,564.89 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGIE, ERIC Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,564.32 Date 10/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System