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 GOODMAN, ANNA M Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $28,152.88 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,152.28 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, KELLY J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $28,152.03 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMAK, LISA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,151.46 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JULIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $28,151.24 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, REBCECCA S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $28,150.75 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, THERESA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,150.39 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, LORETTA J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $28,150.25 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, JESSE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $28,148.47 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, AMBER L Employer name Lewis County Amount $28,148.36 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POURNARAS, MARIA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $28,147.66 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, MARK F Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $28,147.50 Date 05/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MARGARET M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $28,147.43 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAOLO, MARY L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $28,146.68 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEJKO, SARAH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $28,146.25 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, BRUCE G Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $28,146.03 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEKEY, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,146.01 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGON, MARGARET C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $28,146.00 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TYLER J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $28,145.80 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, ROBIN Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $28,145.64 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DANNY L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $28,145.46 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, MIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $28,145.46 Date 10/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRATELLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,145.37 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARGARET L Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $28,144.76 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, ERIC W Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $28,144.05 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, SIERRA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,143.80 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETCY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $28,143.50 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JERRY, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $28,143.45 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, DARNEL W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,142.82 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIMERI, ANTONINO C Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $28,142.22 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $28,142.14 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WINONA C Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $28,141.83 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESELL, CHERIE R Employer name Allegany County Amount $28,141.36 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LISSETTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,141.28 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIDONIO, MILAGRO Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $28,141.13 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, SASHA J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,141.06 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, JUDITH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $28,141.03 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLO, LORRAINE Employer name New Hyde Park Fire District Amount $28,140.88 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEATHAM, RONALD Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $28,140.76 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENROSE, KACIE B Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $28,140.67 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, SONJIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,140.51 Date 02/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, JEAN HIBERT H Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $28,140.48 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DANIEL Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,140.37 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMP, GARY A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $28,140.01 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SANDRA P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $28,139.67 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEPHEN G Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $28,138.98 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARGARET Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $28,138.45 Date 09/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSHUA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,138.23 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USCHOLD, RACHELLE C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $28,138.10 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITE, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,138.06 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, NICOLE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $28,138.05 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ROSE MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,137.73 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PETER D Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $28,137.52 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS-VELAZQUEZ, SHAUN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $28,137.45 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $28,137.14 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JENNIFER L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,136.90 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, WALTER M Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $28,136.86 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, TALEENA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,136.81 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPE, HENRY A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $28,136.55 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, NAKITA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,136.48 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CATHLEEN M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,136.18 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, SOPHY Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $28,135.83 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICOLA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,135.56 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAN, PING S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $28,135.51 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, BARBARA C Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $28,135.46 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEETGE, NORMAN D Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $28,135.42 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $28,135.14 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,134.97 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JUSTIN I Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $28,134.89 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, CINDY L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $28,134.80 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, SHARON Employer name Ridge Fire District Amount $28,134.54 Date 02/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTANTE, ANN M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $28,134.24 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MILLARD D Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $28,133.98 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, LIZABETH A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,133.85 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIENZA, DANIELLE T Employer name Clinton County Amount $28,133.62 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASZCAR, MARK Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $28,133.44 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHLEY, ERIC R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $28,133.21 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILE, JAMAINE S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $28,133.02 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, TAMMY M Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $28,132.77 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, VICTORIA ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,132.51 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, WILLIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,132.46 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ARLENE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $28,132.43 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEL, MICHAEL Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $28,132.28 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, ARIEL L Employer name Orleans County Amount $28,132.07 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, GERALDINE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,132.00 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, KASEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,132.00 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGER, BETTY ANN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $28,131.92 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIOSI, JULIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $28,131.59 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOVEIA, PATRICIA L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $28,131.56 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,131.55 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, CHARLES R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $28,131.37 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEREIT, DONNA M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $28,131.33 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAVID R Employer name Town of Union Amount $28,131.12 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERLETH, JOSEPH G Employer name Seneca County Amount $28,131.04 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, PATRICK Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $28,130.78 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIELINSKI, DIANE M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,130.30 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINELLA, JOANNE C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $28,130.25 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGFIELD, ROBERT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,130.15 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, SANDRA G Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $28,129.78 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAENA, MATTHEW J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $28,129.16 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System