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 TURAN, PAMELA K Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $30,143.48 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID A, II Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $30,143.17 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATRINO, MARGO D Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $30,143.02 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE-WALKER, BARBARA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,142.51 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TERRY L Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $30,142.48 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, SCOTT C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,142.20 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MARCIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $30,141.92 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROS, SOKHORN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,141.76 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN E Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $30,141.76 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $30,141.71 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIS, SARA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $30,141.54 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWITT, SHERI L Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $30,141.37 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIERHOLZER, JOHN A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $30,141.03 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, CONNIE J Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $30,140.89 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIOLA, LISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,140.82 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, ADAM R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $30,140.75 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DIANE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $30,140.18 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNAL, RICHARD J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,140.11 Date 01/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, JOHN N, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $30,139.90 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $30,139.88 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ANDREW G Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $30,139.83 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFMANN, CHERYL L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $30,139.78 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, MAUN P Employer name Eden CSD Amount $30,139.51 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, DEBORAH J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,139.36 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARINIS, CAROLE M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $30,139.20 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, WILLIAM F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $30,138.97 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, MORGAN K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $30,138.87 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACAYO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,138.70 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZANSKI, BRUCE M Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $30,138.56 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAGI, ROBERT P Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $30,138.52 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOREST, KIM S Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $30,138.48 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANIO, ISMAEL, JR Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $30,138.26 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, ROBBIE L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $30,138.03 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGEAU, ALFRED J, IV Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $30,137.87 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, WALTER R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $30,137.86 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRI, CARL L, SR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,137.71 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, JOSEPH M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $30,137.49 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO FARO, LISA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,137.03 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEASAR, ASHLEY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,136.86 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, JONATHAN C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,136.30 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VITTIE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $30,136.28 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, RACHEL C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,136.24 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, XAVIER F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $30,136.23 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, PATRICIA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,135.76 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $30,135.60 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLF, TERENCE E Employer name Chenango County Amount $30,135.45 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SUSAN M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $30,135.38 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINES, RENEE D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,134.70 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTKOWIAK, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $30,133.99 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, PIA K Employer name Cortland County Amount $30,133.89 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELIPPO, LOUIS C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,133.73 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ECCLESSIS, MATTHEW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,133.53 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEG, STEPHEN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,133.50 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, SARAH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,132.63 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTO, KATHLEEN Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $30,132.56 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULO, MICHAEL R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,132.44 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECUYER, BRENT A Employer name Albany County Amount $30,132.31 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, KERI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,132.12 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATH, SHALINI Employer name City of Rochester Amount $30,132.05 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTERMAN, HERBERT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,132.03 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TIERI, BELINDA Employer name Town of Somers Amount $30,131.84 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-WILSON, WANDA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $30,131.29 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, RONALD J, JR Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $30,130.42 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATOUSH, ROBIN L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $30,130.40 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NORDIA R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $30,130.19 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, MELISSA C Employer name Bryant Library Amount $30,129.88 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, LEE P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $30,129.56 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETSON, ERIC D Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,129.35 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, DOMINGA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,129.14 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSTA, ANDREW G Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $30,128.85 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOAN E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,128.62 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KASHEIK N Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $30,128.12 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DONA, KAHEALANI G Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $30,128.08 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MARY ANN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $30,128.04 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, EDWARD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,127.21 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, DIANE L Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $30,126.75 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, HARRISON P Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $30,126.60 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $30,126.59 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, ROMAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,126.21 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MARK C Employer name Otsego County Amount $30,126.10 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, RENEE C Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $30,125.39 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, NIKOLAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,125.21 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALLANE, SHARON A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $30,124.60 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, GAIL P Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $30,124.22 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, MARK L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $30,124.01 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOSI, PAMELA J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $30,123.76 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGOULIS, ANNA D Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $30,123.57 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, JOHN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $30,123.36 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, SANDRA J Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $30,123.20 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, CYNTHIA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,123.14 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, KENNY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,122.94 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, OLINDA M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $30,122.92 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TINA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,122.61 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, NANETTE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,122.39 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SHAWN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $30,122.08 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BERNADETTE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,121.68 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH J Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $30,121.33 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READER, RYAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,121.25 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBURN, NATHAN K Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $30,120.20 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSPERY, DARREN J Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $30,120.00 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System