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 SMITH, BETSY A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $29,667.56 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, DANIELLA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $29,667.43 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGLIO, GEORGE G, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,667.34 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, TARA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $29,667.00 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, JASON M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $29,666.88 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TRANICIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,666.26 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDSTEIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,665.71 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTENS, LINDA M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $29,665.52 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, EVANGELINE H Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $29,665.45 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, DARIN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $29,665.35 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT-SEDAM, REBECCA S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $29,665.10 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, RAMONA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $29,665.02 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNETT, SAMANTHA J Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $29,664.78 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEII, MARESSA E Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $29,664.68 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGATIS, DARLENE H Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $29,664.58 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAECKEL, WINNIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,664.54 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,664.11 Date 07/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANIEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,663.86 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RYAN R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $29,663.43 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JOHN A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $29,663.15 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MELVA T Employer name Erie County Amount $29,662.84 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISCHER, MICHAEL J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $29,662.58 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARILYN C Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $29,662.38 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAR, ANDREW G Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,662.14 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MICHELLE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,662.00 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TAMMY M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,662.00 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JAMES R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $29,661.99 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, MANUEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,661.95 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DALE J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $29,661.59 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVIN, KYLE W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $29,661.17 Date 10/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALERIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,660.90 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORWARD, AIMEE L Employer name Cortland Free Library Amount $29,660.75 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Taghkanic Amount $29,660.61 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSUTI, MAUREEN M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $29,660.50 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAVID C Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $29,659.54 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONT, ANGELA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $29,659.11 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONET PLAZA, GLADELINE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,659.00 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKA, JUDITH A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $29,658.90 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, FREDA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $29,658.88 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, JOSEPH J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $29,658.80 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, DONALD C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $29,658.57 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPANI, SUSIE L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $29,658.45 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWERKER, BRUCE Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $29,658.25 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KATHRYN K Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $29,658.18 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARLES E Employer name Camden CSD Amount $29,657.64 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,657.61 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $29,657.45 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, KENNETH Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $29,657.39 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, PHILLIP D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $29,656.82 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Little Falls Housing Authority Amount $29,656.30 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, BARRY S Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $29,656.08 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTZIG, CHRISTINA S Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $29,656.05 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MADELINE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,656.00 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEZAK, TRACY M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $29,655.99 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASANTA, LISA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $29,655.98 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ASHELYN B Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $29,655.72 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLY, JOHN Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $29,655.60 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, MERRY L Employer name Avon CSD Amount $29,655.31 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADORET, REBEKAH E Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,654.68 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBISON, ELLA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,654.18 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LISA M Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $29,653.54 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWAROZEK, BEVERLY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,653.46 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, BRIANNE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,653.44 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, RICHELLE L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $29,653.29 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, WARREN P Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $29,652.78 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ANNE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $29,652.42 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, DONNA R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,652.33 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBEL, MELISA F Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,652.08 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHEILA T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $29,651.88 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, ITASHA V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,651.61 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DARLENE L Employer name Broome County Amount $29,651.09 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERTA L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $29,651.03 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHESTER, RACHAEL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $29,650.66 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,650.56 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, ANA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,650.56 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDZERSKAIA, NATALIA Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $29,650.50 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZYNSKA, MARZENA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $29,650.17 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, JULIAN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,650.07 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, MELISSA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,649.89 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, WALTER T, SR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,649.85 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRECCO, ANNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,649.82 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, GWEN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,649.20 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHELSKY, JAIME L Employer name Orange County Amount $29,649.01 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAM, DONNAMARIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,648.66 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JASON P Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $29,648.29 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERZAWIEC, ASTA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $29,648.09 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, NADINE P Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $29,648.03 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRA-BRADY, KATHY Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,647.81 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, MIRANDA L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $29,647.29 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, TAMMY A Employer name City of Oneida Amount $29,647.13 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MEAGAN E Employer name Broome County Amount $29,646.83 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANN M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $29,646.53 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, REBECCA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,646.36 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOHN A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $29,646.03 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DEBRA A Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $29,645.98 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DEBORAH C Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $29,645.98 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERO, CAROLYN M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $29,645.98 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, GERALDINE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,645.90 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JAMISON S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $29,645.80 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURUJDAS, SEAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,645.69 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System