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 BARANOWSKI, KAITLYN N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,496.63 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,496.63 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITZKOWITZ, TYLER P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $28,496.22 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSANO, KAITLIN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $28,496.22 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPP, JULIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,496.08 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINER, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,495.74 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, GAYLE M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $28,495.40 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GRAND, JAMIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,495.26 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIURI-CASTELLI, MARCELLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,495.26 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTAY, GAIL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,495.00 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, RADAMES L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,494.43 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANNATA, GRAZIA Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $28,493.79 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, CAROL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,493.60 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSENBACH, DALE P Employer name Village of Earlville Amount $28,493.41 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAWANDA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $28,493.27 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, KRISTIN D Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $28,493.24 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSCHWINDER, JEFFREY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,493.01 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYATT, ASIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,492.98 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECORE, CODIE D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $28,492.75 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANITLLA, RAUL E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $28,492.69 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSON, LISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,492.36 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, VANESSA C.S. Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $28,492.35 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, CRYSTAL L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $28,491.90 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, LAMONT A G Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $28,491.89 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,491.27 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, AMELIA E Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $28,491.13 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Chili Amount $28,491.02 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, SUZANNE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $28,491.01 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANNE E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $28,490.23 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, COLE R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $28,489.96 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, KRISTA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,489.76 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, EMILY Employer name Department of Health Amount $28,489.71 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELLS, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $28,489.39 Date 06/28/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MARY M Employer name Addison CSD Amount $28,489.39 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, JOSHUA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,489.36 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECOINTE, LIONEL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,489.36 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTANO, ANDREW A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,489.35 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVIN, SHAHARAZOD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,489.33 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, TINA Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $28,489.12 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, SANDRA R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $28,488.91 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIA, CINDY M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $28,488.12 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, BRION L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,488.06 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ANN M Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $28,488.00 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PEARL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,487.81 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, STEPHEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $28,487.57 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $28,487.53 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, SHERRY M Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $28,487.42 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVINO, ANTHONY R Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $28,487.38 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LILLIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,487.27 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, PAMELA R Employer name Ulster County Amount $28,487.24 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, CASSANDRA L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $28,486.84 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, ANNE M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $28,485.84 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, KIA Employer name Cayuga County Amount $28,485.77 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, SHANNON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,485.72 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLEWSKI, LINDA Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,485.46 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $28,485.18 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, NANCY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $28,484.96 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, ELIZABETH Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $28,484.71 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARLENE J Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $28,484.65 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Northville CSD Amount $28,484.59 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $28,484.56 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $28,484.40 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, MICHELLE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $28,483.37 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DEBRA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,483.11 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, ANNETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $28,482.81 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, KATELYN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,482.07 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $28,482.06 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, SHANNON L Employer name Orange County Amount $28,481.92 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TERESA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,481.87 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DEBORAH L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $28,481.83 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPE, TRACY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $28,481.67 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL W Employer name City of Utica Amount $28,481.42 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TALISA B Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $28,481.36 Date 12/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STEPHEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $28,481.22 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSUL, TARA M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,481.21 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHLEEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $28,480.81 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIELE, MICHAEL D Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $28,480.65 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $28,480.54 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, LINH T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,480.27 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, RUTH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,480.24 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, HEATHER J Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $28,480.12 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBLER, ASIA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,479.95 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, BAHAATI E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $28,479.85 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER-KNUEPFER, JOYCE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $28,479.78 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, DONALD A, JR Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $28,479.39 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSONG, KAREN N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDOVIN, JULIA E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JEWELL B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, CAL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, THERESA G Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRIANNI, JOSEPH J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, JORDAN A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $28,479.37 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISMUTE, BRANDON R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONEL, JENNY M Employer name Department of State Amount $28,479.37 Date 09/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $28,479.36 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUGLIARO, BARBARA L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $28,479.35 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, JADE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,479.25 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUZIN, CARLA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $28,479.03 Date 12/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOY, KAREN B Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,478.80 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KARIM A Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,478.68 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System