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 GOLDBERG, BONNIE Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $28,585.52 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHELLE R Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $28,585.14 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CLIFFORD S Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $28,584.02 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASCIO, JENNIFER Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,583.69 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SERITA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $28,583.04 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KYLIE G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $28,582.84 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANEZ, VANESSA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,582.70 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENZER, SUZETTE M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $28,582.39 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KAY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $28,582.16 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOPP, LORI A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $28,582.08 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETTE, TINA M Employer name Northville CSD Amount $28,581.76 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONNA J Employer name Broome County Amount $28,581.74 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JODIE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $28,581.74 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ELIZABETH O Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $28,581.43 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VERNA Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $28,581.25 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JANINE L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $28,580.94 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARLENE L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $28,580.78 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEISH, KATHRYN W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $28,580.77 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $28,580.60 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCARIELLO, KENNETH Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $28,580.39 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, CAROL A Employer name Town of Day Amount $28,579.92 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLMAN, CINDY L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $28,579.88 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, KIM M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,579.43 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, AUDREY J Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $28,578.99 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESALFI, ELIZABETH Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $28,578.62 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAN, LYNN M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $28,578.50 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, AUDREY B Employer name Albany County Amount $28,577.70 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJWA, NAZISH L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $28,577.55 Date 01/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, FLOYD A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $28,577.16 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINOKUR, LYLE A Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $28,576.82 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BRABANT, DAVID R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,576.80 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, CLYDE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,576.80 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, MICHAEL J Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $28,576.36 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, STEVEN C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $28,575.75 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,575.72 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSARD, ANNA J Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $28,575.66 Date 12/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JENNIFER L Employer name W Sullivan Public Library Amount $28,575.63 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDOF, DONALD J Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $28,575.60 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PETER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,575.47 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARCROFT, JAMES D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $28,575.13 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, EDGAR A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $28,575.03 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, TEISHA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $28,574.98 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, COLLEEN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $28,574.88 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TARA B Employer name Montgomery County Amount $28,574.48 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STEPHEN W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $28,573.64 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, SARA B Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $28,573.46 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DONNA M Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $28,573.20 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JARED A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,573.18 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JANICE Employer name Village of Woodsburgh Amount $28,573.11 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, ALICIA DAWN Employer name Lewis County Amount $28,572.53 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKER, MARLA S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $28,572.18 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTI, JOSE J Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $28,571.74 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEHOWSKI, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,571.33 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUGHER, JAMES N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,571.33 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADOO, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,571.21 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHLEEN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,571.08 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MYRON J Employer name Education Department Amount $28,570.98 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $28,570.82 Date 10/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT G Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,570.38 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPELITIS, DREW G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $28,570.36 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, MARTIN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $28,569.96 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SANDRA L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $28,569.83 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, GEORGE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,569.52 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, M WINIFRED Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $28,569.43 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, CHAO HUI Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,568.76 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, MARILYN J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $28,567.80 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KYLE Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $28,567.67 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, RITA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,567.58 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNIER, CODY A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $28,567.50 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFF, LAUREN J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $28,567.18 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, LOUISE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,566.66 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, DIANE C Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $28,566.56 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NORMAN G Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $28,566.53 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, LAUREN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,566.40 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DIANE V Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $28,566.27 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, AMANDA L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $28,566.15 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ETON L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $28,565.79 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARIA C Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $28,565.31 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, MEREDITH A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $28,564.97 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LORETTA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $28,564.87 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, ARLENE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $28,564.78 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANI, GINA M Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $28,564.74 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGHONE, CARMINE P, JR Employer name City of Oneonta Housing Auth Amount $28,564.08 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA PAVA, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,563.36 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, RAYNELL M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $28,563.34 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCK, SAMUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,562.98 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GURN, DIANE J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $28,562.80 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADONIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,562.71 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, BONNIE S Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $28,562.65 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, GERALD E, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $28,562.55 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, TANIA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,562.27 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRISKY, MARIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,562.25 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NICOLE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,562.21 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKHOLM, WAIYEE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,561.75 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, DANIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $28,561.75 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, NANCY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $28,561.75 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TIFFANY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $28,561.69 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNSKEY, MATTHEW C Employer name Education Department Amount $28,561.45 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WARREN J Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $28,561.30 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANOCK, ALYSSA G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $28,561.28 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System