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 SIMPSON, HEATHER A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,708.19 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CRUZ Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $29,708.00 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, EVALINA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,707.74 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCKLINGER, ALYSSA C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,707.74 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENTARI, TARA K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,707.74 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-AYALA, JOSE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,707.42 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCAL, DAWN M Employer name Town of Boston Amount $29,707.36 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, SHANE-MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Chesterfield Amount $29,707.33 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOREST, JANET E Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $29,707.21 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, NATHAN T Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $29,706.75 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, SUSAN M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $29,706.33 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, DALE L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $29,706.14 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARONI, KATHLEEN T Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $29,706.12 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, TIJUANA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $29,704.96 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JOCELYN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,704.84 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNFORD, BRIAN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $29,704.40 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, CAROL E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $29,704.15 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLIANPUR, ADITI Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,703.85 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, JACQUELYN A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $29,703.82 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUJO, GILBERT Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,703.82 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BETH, JOHN F Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,703.81 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTRA, STEPHEN J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $29,703.55 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ANDREA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,703.51 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, JARED R Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $29,703.40 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, LYNDA S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,703.27 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ELMER J Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $29,702.91 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADISH, JAY D Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $29,702.82 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZYNSKI, NICHOLAS M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,702.68 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, REESE T Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $29,702.59 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHELE L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $29,702.36 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, ROSY A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $29,702.01 Date 10/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYON, MATTHEW J Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $29,702.01 Date 10/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, REBECCA L Employer name Broome County Amount $29,701.96 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODEN, LAURI A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $29,701.88 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TRACY A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,701.83 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTETTER, LEANNE T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,701.83 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KELLY E Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,701.83 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERICK, LOIS A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $29,701.33 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAM, CHRISTINA M Employer name Naples CSD Amount $29,701.32 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, COLLEEN Employer name Town of Milan Amount $29,701.00 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $29,700.67 Date 09/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPP, TAMMIE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $29,700.40 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, SUZANNE L Employer name Albany County Amount $29,700.06 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMITT, SARAH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,700.00 Date 11/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, CHRISTINA E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $29,699.79 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URVALEK, ELLEN A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,699.64 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, ALICIA J Employer name Westminster Comm Chart School Amount $29,699.62 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBE, DOREEN Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $29,699.43 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GINA Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,699.16 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, LISA A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $29,699.14 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANGELA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $29,699.03 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $29,698.81 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANITRO, VINCENT Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $29,698.80 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, REBEKAH S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,698.62 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETIKU, OLAJUMOKE KLUMI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $29,698.08 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGES, LORI A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,697.87 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAINE, MICHAEL R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,697.47 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANI, ADRIANA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,697.34 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON-BURRIS, DENISE M Employer name Albion CSD Amount $29,697.02 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, KATELYN Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $29,696.96 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUREKHANLEN, VERONICA I Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $29,696.81 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLWORTH, SHANN F Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $29,696.35 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,695.93 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAOPRICHA, NINA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,695.92 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTRELLO, MARIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $29,695.84 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, EMILY L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $29,695.75 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEVE, LORI A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $29,695.48 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, GERON O Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,695.20 Date 03/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, TAYLOR L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $29,695.07 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, ALEX P Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $29,694.99 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IASEVOLI, SANDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,694.84 Date 09/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLONS, SHARA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,694.63 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING-RHYNDERS, ANN MARIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $29,694.55 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSEY, FELICIA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $29,694.38 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, MARK R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $29,693.91 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, KELLY L Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $29,693.66 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, NATALIE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,693.31 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ALISHA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,693.09 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, WENDY M Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $29,693.08 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, BRENDA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $29,693.00 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LYNDA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,692.98 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, DEBRA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,692.75 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,692.30 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINEZ, RENE A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $29,692.00 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $29,691.73 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, JESSE R Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $29,691.56 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, HEATHER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $29,691.33 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, RENEE C Employer name Clinton County Amount $29,691.12 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, TRACY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,690.70 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, JEFF Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $29,690.16 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, PAMELA R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,688.92 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, AMANDA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,688.84 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JEANIA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $29,688.80 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEFFREY W Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,688.40 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTER, PATTI L Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,688.23 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, STEPHEN P Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $29,688.08 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, JENNIFER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $29,688.06 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRON, DARLENE A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $29,688.00 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,687.80 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, KELLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,687.80 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System