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 BRICE, MAHLENE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $29,191.32 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, KELLY R Employer name Candor CSD Amount $29,191.28 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPURA, LOU M Employer name Albany County Amount $29,191.15 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, JENA M Employer name City of Albany Amount $29,190.74 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH Employer name Schenectady Soil Water Con Dis Amount $29,190.40 Date 06/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JODI A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,190.38 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, PATRICIA A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $29,190.08 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRALEY, MATTHEW W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,189.83 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $29,189.56 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHAD A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $29,189.54 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILLON, CLAUDIA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,189.29 Date 08/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, GEORGE T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $29,188.99 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, SAMUEL P Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $29,188.60 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALETTE, SANDRA L Employer name Seneca County Amount $29,188.33 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, COLLEEN D Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $29,188.26 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, KURT W Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $29,188.17 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, LINDA A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,188.14 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEAZY, JESSICA J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $29,187.90 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALINO, TONI E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,187.49 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, KEITH L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,187.28 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, JENNIFER Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $29,187.26 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ALEXANDRIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,186.99 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, MILAGROS M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $29,186.33 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-GEORGESCU, ANA M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $29,186.16 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, SUSAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,186.16 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENZ, KAREN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,186.04 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMILLO, ASHLEE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $29,185.84 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, KAREN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,185.54 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, GERALDINE J Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $29,185.17 Date 10/06/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ANITA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $29,185.03 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, MARGARET Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $29,184.90 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JONATHAN J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,184.44 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, LINDA L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $29,184.38 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, ERRIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $29,184.17 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAITO, MICHAEL H Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,184.16 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, EILEEN F Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $29,184.14 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, KIRSTEN J Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $29,184.08 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CARMEN F Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $29,183.90 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, TYLER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $29,183.88 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP-FRANCIS, ANDREA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $29,183.56 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KATHLEEN L Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $29,183.48 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDRICK, CYNTHIA S Employer name Otsego County Amount $29,183.20 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLBA, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Amount $29,182.35 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, DONNA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,182.27 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, ISABEL Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,182.24 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZEGOVITCH, LAURA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,182.24 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGE, MARIA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,182.24 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $29,181.96 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, NEKETA R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,181.93 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, RENEE M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $29,181.82 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG ZHENG, HECTOR D Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,181.67 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHS, CATHERINE M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,180.69 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $29,180.60 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEA, SUSAN J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,180.40 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLA, DENISE A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $29,180.40 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,180.29 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKELER, ROMONA Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $29,179.97 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTZ, SHAWN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $29,179.73 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JOHN W, JR Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $29,179.22 Date 05/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAN, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $29,178.84 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, BARBARA K Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $29,178.53 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, MICHELE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,178.08 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,178.04 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MICHAEL M Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,177.95 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, HEATHER M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $29,177.65 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NVOMO, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $29,177.34 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,177.18 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, KEITH M Employer name Putnam County Amount $29,176.93 Date 08/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZI, FRANK A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $29,176.78 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIS, ROBERT W Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $29,176.19 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUICHARDO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $29,175.88 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CARLA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,175.88 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMANN, KATHLEEN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $29,175.60 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, DONAVON T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $29,175.50 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,175.49 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, SCOTT T Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $29,175.34 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTON, CHARLES J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $29,174.97 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, TERESA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,174.89 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVETTO, MIMI E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,174.86 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMARRO, RIC Employer name Education Department Amount $29,174.63 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GORDER, JUDITH E Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,174.02 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINGO, RONALD C, JR Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $29,173.34 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRICIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,172.87 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABILONIA, LELYS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,172.77 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, KAREN N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,172.57 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCADAMO, DENISE A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $29,172.57 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBISON, BARBARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $29,172.38 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARI, SALLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $29,172.38 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGHLIAN, GREGG Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $29,172.00 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BINELLI, JOANNE G Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,171.99 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, ANNEMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $29,171.98 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $29,171.81 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAWN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $29,171.66 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,171.59 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIFO, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,171.56 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,171.21 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDS, BRIDGET M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,171.11 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, PATRICIA M Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $29,171.07 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, TERRY L Employer name Town of Unadilla Amount $29,170.84 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JENELL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,170.65 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System