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 AVERILL, DOUGLAS L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $29,131.85 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SALLY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $29,131.74 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOTO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,131.74 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMB, CORY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,131.44 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCH, JERRY E Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $29,130.98 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JENNIFER R Employer name Huntington Memorial Library Amount $29,130.71 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, JESSICA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $29,130.06 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, MICHELE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,129.80 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JAMIE J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $29,129.55 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, MIRIAM Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $29,129.14 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEBA, FARAH Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,129.03 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, BARBARA A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $29,129.01 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TARA L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $29,128.76 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, CATHY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,128.75 Date 12/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMSAH, MONA D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $29,128.68 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZURICA, JENNY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,128.60 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, KATHY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,128.34 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETTA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $29,128.00 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MARGARET L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,127.98 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTLETON, CAROL A Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,127.85 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHAWK, MARY C Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $29,127.78 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, VERLANNA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,127.29 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, VERONICA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,126.77 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, GINA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $29,126.07 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHEZI, BRITNI D Employer name Erie County Amount $29,125.83 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ROBERT F Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $29,125.68 Date 06/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,125.61 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, GERRITT S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $29,125.32 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,125.23 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $29,125.00 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DANA P Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $29,124.68 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, REBECCA-JO A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $29,124.60 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCHAR, ALEKSANDR L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $29,124.52 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISE, ANGELA P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $29,124.44 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILES, JAMAR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $29,124.43 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTINO, PETER J Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $29,124.39 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, HEATHER L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $29,124.28 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, MORANDA S Employer name Livingston County Amount $29,123.62 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, DIANN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,123.51 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, CHERI J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $29,123.01 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, SHERRY A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $29,122.91 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JAMELL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,122.68 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, FINA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,122.52 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $29,122.30 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUC, CATHY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $29,121.98 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITY, MARYANN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,121.60 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARRY A Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $29,121.33 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPAOLA, DENISE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $29,120.49 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJBANSHI, RUBI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,120.40 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPH, JOHN A Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $29,120.22 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SUSAN L Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,120.20 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, GLYNISE M Employer name Attica CSD Amount $29,120.17 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHARMAINE T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,120.16 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEHER, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,119.97 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROGER I Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $29,119.23 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $29,119.13 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JOSEPH R Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $29,118.85 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, SALLY ANN M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,118.83 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,118.45 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDLE, JAMES W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,118.42 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STACEY L Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $29,117.71 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEAVES, GABRIELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,117.53 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MARK R Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $29,117.23 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, MARIA R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,117.10 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ASHLEY A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $29,117.06 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONDERLING, STACIA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,116.76 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANAMON, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,116.23 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLOE, KATIE A Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $29,116.00 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MILES A Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $29,115.50 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MARIBEL Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $29,115.27 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NORDEN, CHELSEA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,114.81 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINETI, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $29,114.72 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOYER, KYLE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $29,114.04 Date 11/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,114.03 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INLOW, KADENCE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,113.87 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, KASHEEN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,113.84 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $29,113.63 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, TERESA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,113.53 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,113.52 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BICKELMAN, CHRISTOPHER K G Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,113.27 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, MELINDA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,113.24 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, WILLIAM F Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $29,113.22 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MICHAEL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,113.03 Date 01/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREY, SCOTT A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $29,113.03 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLISTER, LYNN E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,112.54 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, SOPHIA G Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $29,112.22 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, IVE LISSE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,112.18 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, CINDY M Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $29,112.18 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, RENEE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,112.01 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,112.00 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENI, E MICHAEL, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $29,112.00 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JENNIFER M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $29,111.77 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HANNAH K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $29,111.11 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIME-CHERO, VIOLETA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,110.84 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, KAREN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $29,110.60 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, DENISE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,110.56 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEFELD, JULIE A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $29,110.53 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, GLORIA E Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $29,110.28 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Malta Amount $29,110.21 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FELIPE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,110.07 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System