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 JAMES, LERLINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,563.90 Date 02/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, TANYA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $27,563.72 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIOCCO, MELISSA L Employer name Washington County Amount $27,563.52 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ANNE M Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $27,563.32 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN E, II Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $27,563.00 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEON B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $27,562.76 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, MITCHELL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $27,562.50 Date 04/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERNATHA, AMY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $27,562.13 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, CANDICE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $27,561.97 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECENZO, KAREN A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $27,561.88 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KAYLA C Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $27,561.59 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, CARRIE J Employer name Chemung County Amount $27,561.55 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $27,561.43 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANI, SUSAN E Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $27,561.32 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ROSARIO Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $27,561.32 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, MICHAEL L Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $27,560.94 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, IDA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $27,560.86 Date 11/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, PATRICIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,559.85 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, MARIA R Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $27,559.84 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $27,559.56 Date 08/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, CHARLES D, JR Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $27,559.39 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ANTONIO E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $27,558.92 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESSER, CAROLE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $27,558.76 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, TERESA J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $27,558.60 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, HENRY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,558.40 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, ANNA M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $27,558.22 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RONALD G Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $27,558.04 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGNI, KATHLEEN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $27,557.87 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, CAROL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $27,557.80 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCOVO, DEBRA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $27,557.31 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $27,557.18 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTINGER, AMANDA E Employer name Greene County Amount $27,557.00 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERARD, JANANNE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $27,556.99 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MORRIS L Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $27,556.91 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, NICOLE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $27,556.36 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIAC, ROY K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $27,556.36 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KIMBERLY Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $27,556.36 Date 07/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRITTNEY V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,556.20 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRITES, BARBARA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $27,556.15 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, LORETTA Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $27,556.08 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, DAWN E Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $27,556.08 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NINCH, ANNETTE M Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $27,556.05 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, WENDY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $27,556.01 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, PAMELA J Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $27,555.45 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, GARRETT O Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $27,555.08 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, SHANNON M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $27,554.93 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERO, TERRY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $27,554.88 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, EILEEN C Employer name Greene County Amount $27,554.88 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND E Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $27,554.87 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $27,554.63 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSLER, DOUGLAS C Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $27,554.22 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, PATRICK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $27,553.66 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, AMY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $27,553.31 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, KYLE E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $27,552.73 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, DAVID W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $27,552.66 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, SUNDAY O Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $27,552.50 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $27,552.49 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBEE, AMEENAH K Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $27,552.27 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, EDNA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $27,551.67 Date 10/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKKAVY, RUHAMA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $27,551.53 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, DIANE R Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $27,551.45 Date 11/24/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELINDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $27,551.43 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, TROY D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $27,551.28 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATARIAN, BONNIE M Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $27,551.22 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEMPARALLA, SURYA NARAYANA M Employer name Education Department Amount $27,551.13 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, NICOLETTE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $27,550.92 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEWINCKEL, JUDITH M Employer name Erie County Amount $27,550.83 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JESSE J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $27,550.60 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LYNN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $27,550.41 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BETTY E Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $27,550.37 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, MEGAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $27,550.08 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROULETTE, BERTHY Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $27,550.04 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, RAYMOND C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,550.03 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, TINA M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $27,550.02 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, ALEXANDRA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,549.54 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, SHERRY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $27,548.81 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, JEANNIE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $27,548.54 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, CHERYL L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,548.38 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDIGER, BETSY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,548.33 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, MARGARET Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $27,548.02 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $27,547.85 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAM, SUZETT L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $27,547.24 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, DAVID J Employer name Town of Granby Amount $27,547.00 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEWSKI, THOMAS W Employer name Erie County Amount $27,546.91 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAOUA, SOUMIA Employer name Albany County Amount $27,546.69 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, STEVEN D Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $27,546.61 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SARA A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $27,546.60 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, DONNA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $27,546.56 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, FRANCISCO J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $27,545.50 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPNER, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Franklinville Amount $27,545.38 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, JOSHUA G Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $27,545.25 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CAROL S Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $27,543.76 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SAMUEL Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $27,543.32 Date 04/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, SCOTT J Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $27,543.12 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTI, JASPER J Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $27,542.06 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RENEE M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $27,541.74 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLINO, BEVERLY J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $27,541.68 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JORGE L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $27,541.50 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHENE'QUA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $27,541.39 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, SHARON M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $27,541.38 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System