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 RICCI, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $29,786.48 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, KEVIN E Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $29,785.20 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,784.88 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDE, DONNA L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $29,784.29 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DAVID P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,783.90 Date 01/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMME, SANDRA D Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $29,783.87 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MARY C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,783.76 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ZAKIA A T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,783.51 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, MARY E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $29,783.37 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, EDWARD Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,783.30 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CLIFFORD A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $29,783.14 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,782.54 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCHIA, RALPH F, II Employer name Village of Tivoli Amount $29,782.52 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JANICE J Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $29,782.34 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MAUREEN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,782.00 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,782.00 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANNE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,782.00 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESKE, DAVID F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,781.91 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JOAN G Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,781.73 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMB, DEREK C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,781.70 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKO, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $29,781.69 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONI, OLHA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $29,781.50 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, DEBORAH E Employer name Orleans County Amount $29,780.45 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBOURNE-WHITNEY, ANDREA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $29,780.28 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $29,779.94 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, COREY V Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,779.88 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, ANDRE F M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,779.88 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ALLEN K Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $29,779.87 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $29,779.75 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, KERRIE D Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $29,778.96 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATA, TERRY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $29,778.91 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAY, JEFFREY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $29,778.90 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROSSEN, NANCY O Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,778.80 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENDONIS, EDITH J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $29,778.72 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, ROBIN L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $29,778.60 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LISA B Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,778.36 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLESTON, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,778.35 Date 05/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, PETER J Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $29,778.29 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAR, MARYBETH Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $29,778.10 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUEWAY, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Richmondville Amount $29,778.00 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMARK, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $29,777.88 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, BRANDON K Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $29,777.65 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $29,776.54 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOYCE M Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $29,776.19 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNAN, MALATHY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,776.01 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, MICHAEL R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,775.97 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEWRA, JAYNE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $29,775.64 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENEHAN, JACLYN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,775.57 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, RACHELLE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $29,775.27 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALAN L Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $29,775.13 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGAR, ELYOKEM G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $29,775.00 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, NELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,774.47 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLYMORE, HENDERSON D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $29,774.43 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GAIL A Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,774.13 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREZ, FRANCISCO J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $29,773.46 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDINGTON, BRANDEN T P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,773.20 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTER, MARLIE BAKER Employer name Essex County Amount $29,772.96 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, RYAN J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $29,772.68 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBALDI, LISA M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $29,772.59 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,772.22 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATT, JONELLE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,771.75 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARK A Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,770.80 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Portville CSD Amount $29,770.72 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKLOFF, ELIZABETH A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,770.04 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,769.64 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLORIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,769.41 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $29,769.33 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SHAWN G Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $29,769.32 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKLE, MAX E Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $29,769.30 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, ALBERTO A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $29,769.25 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHENS, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,769.16 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURK, JAMES D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,768.65 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ALICE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $29,768.40 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANE, PATRICIA S Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $29,768.19 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, JAMUS B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $29,768.18 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, THOMAS M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $29,768.17 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, KIM M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,767.81 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, RODA J Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $29,767.79 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, COURTNEY L Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $29,767.56 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, LAURA A Employer name Warren County Amount $29,767.50 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, DOUGLAS T, JR Employer name Town of Wilna Housing Auth Amount $29,767.25 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY E Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $29,766.61 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOREMAN, REGINOLD Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $29,766.15 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JUDITH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $29,766.12 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JEFFREY M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $29,765.82 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LENA R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $29,765.76 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTZEL, JONATHAN R Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $29,765.55 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE, NATASHA L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $29,764.87 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRES, THERESA M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $29,764.70 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, FRANK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,764.62 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VICENTE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $29,764.55 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGER, ELIZABETH J V Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,764.39 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JOAN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $29,764.38 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, JESSICA M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $29,764.36 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, JENNA K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,764.32 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Schroon Lake CSD Amount $29,764.12 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINEGARD, TANYA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $29,764.07 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, DIANE B Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $29,762.83 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVERINO, JEAN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,762.11 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSETO, PETER A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,762.01 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System