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 SWISHER, JEAN B Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,869.70 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLANETTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $29,869.65 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZO, LINDA J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $29,869.40 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, CHARLES F Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $29,869.24 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, JESSICA L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $29,868.18 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, REMY G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $29,868.03 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $29,867.92 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHARNICE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,867.90 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, LUCIA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,867.61 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, LAURALEE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,867.35 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, EMILY Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,867.04 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHAJU Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,866.91 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBA, KEVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,866.74 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GETSY, MARK A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,866.63 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CENZO, MARK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,866.55 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EPHRAIM Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $29,866.33 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, ALICE A Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $29,866.25 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CURTIS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,866.03 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KENNETH Q, SR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $29,865.67 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CARLENE G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,864.61 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KRISTI M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,864.51 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRIORE, SALLY A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,864.45 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JACLYNE L Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $29,863.97 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JUAN F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,863.63 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, AMPARO Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $29,863.54 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ANNE E Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $29,863.47 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JUSTIN P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $29,863.06 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,863.02 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MALICIA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,863.02 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RUFUS Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $29,863.02 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, PAUL J Employer name Greene County Amount $29,862.63 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ASHLEY A Employer name Madison County Amount $29,862.55 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, KASEY L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $29,862.29 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MEGEN L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $29,862.21 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINJAU, THANAS Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,862.16 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, WARREN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $29,862.15 Date 07/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROSE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,862.14 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARCIA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $29,862.07 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ABEE, JONATHAN P Employer name Franklin County Amount $29,862.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES W, I Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $29,861.37 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KILLEN, KAREN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,861.35 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY L Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $29,861.16 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KYLE B Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $29,860.78 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, MATTHEW S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $29,860.77 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWEN, JEFFREY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,860.70 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMONEK, NATALIE Employer name Wayne County Amount $29,860.52 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, MARIE B Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $29,860.43 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILLIE, CATHERINE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,860.37 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, MELINDA S Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $29,860.00 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, HAROLD W Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $29,859.15 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANOPHY, THOMAS A Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $29,858.81 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLON, CARINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $29,858.47 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURETTE, VICKI A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $29,858.45 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, LISA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,858.37 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, COLLEEN M Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $29,858.30 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSH, ARUNESH Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,858.07 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTZ, SHARON G Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,857.76 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, NICHOLAS Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $29,857.66 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, JOYCE A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $29,856.95 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, PAULINE E Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $29,856.94 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAND, KATRINA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $29,856.91 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ELISA H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,856.54 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODESTA, JOHN S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $29,855.98 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEONA V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,855.95 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DEBORAH L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $29,855.85 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, YAA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,855.80 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, RYAN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,855.79 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALPHEN, CARI L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $29,855.28 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, GAIL J Employer name Erie County Amount $29,854.83 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGRAZIO, RHONDA K Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $29,854.82 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELYCH, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Hornell Amount $29,854.68 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,854.68 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN-DAVIS, NORINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,854.62 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENSTEIN, MADELYN A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $29,854.52 Date 09/30/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRATTI, JAMES Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $29,854.29 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,854.14 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOTT, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $29,853.89 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, BRANDON C Employer name Town of Columbus Amount $29,853.83 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KIM M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,853.76 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, SEAN P Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $29,852.95 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JOSHUA P Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $29,852.83 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KIRSHENTA S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $29,852.69 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANINI, ANNE B Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $29,852.66 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JOHN R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,852.45 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREGA, ALFRED S Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $29,852.28 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAGE, JUDY C Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $29,852.06 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVORKA, CECILY R Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $29,851.95 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, KAYLA M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $29,851.85 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DARLENE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,851.63 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, GEORGE S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,851.42 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ADAM Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,851.27 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, AMANDA J Employer name Town of Tupper Lake Amount $29,850.94 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $29,850.72 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SARAH M Employer name Orange County Amount $29,850.32 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETCHELL, REBECCA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $29,850.05 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUDE, WAYNE A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $29,849.75 Date 06/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, BRIAN T Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $29,849.74 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISELVATO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,849.59 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASS, SUSAN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $29,849.30 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIROCCO, ZACHARY J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $29,849.18 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System