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 ROMANO, COLLEEN N Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $27,151.65 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, MICHAEL R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $27,151.35 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZ, DONALD J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,150.80 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOREST, FRANCES J Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $27,150.76 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, RITA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $27,150.72 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRINDETTA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $27,150.63 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTIS, DONNA M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $27,150.50 Date 01/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETHE, LORIE A Employer name Barker CSD Amount $27,150.37 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DALE R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $27,150.30 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $27,150.23 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOETJES, KYLE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $27,150.18 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, ROSA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,150.10 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, JAMES O, JR Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $27,150.00 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIADOS, SHERYL A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $27,149.94 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JEORJETTA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $27,149.80 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, NADINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $27,149.13 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, STEVEN E Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $27,149.02 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALA, RACHEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $27,148.90 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHRR, JUSTUS C Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $27,148.62 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RZEVSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $27,148.31 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY-PLAISTED, KAREN L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $27,148.23 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, OWEN C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $27,147.90 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLI, MICHELE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $27,147.64 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER-HAMLIN, TONY J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $27,147.53 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, CHRISTINE H Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $27,147.49 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SEAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,147.40 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, JOHN W Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $27,147.40 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIH, KANG C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $27,147.20 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACIAK, JARID B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $27,147.18 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADDY, ALLYCE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $27,147.00 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, RENEE L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $27,146.94 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $27,146.71 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPLEY, MARY S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $27,146.64 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNYK, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $27,146.52 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, SEAN S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $27,146.45 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASWAL, SONIA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $27,146.37 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICHNER, MARY R Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $27,145.44 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, ROCHEL Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $27,145.33 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, MARTHA C Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $27,144.62 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINERT, NANCY M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $27,144.47 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, JAMES C Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $27,144.35 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $27,144.25 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NANCY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,144.20 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name Albany County Amount $27,144.17 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCIO, CESARINA P Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $27,143.50 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CATHY J Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $27,143.48 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, ERIC R Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $27,142.92 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, RUTH I Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $27,142.55 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, NICHOLAS R Employer name Peru CSD Amount $27,142.49 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEM, HELEN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $27,142.14 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALLEN F Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $27,142.14 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHARLENE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $27,142.01 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $27,141.53 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVES, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $27,140.95 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALDER, LISA F Employer name Oneida County Amount $27,140.31 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDSELL, MARY JO Employer name Oneida County Amount $27,140.29 Date 04/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CAROLYN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $27,140.03 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEKLEMICAEL, AZMERA MEHARI Employer name Webster CSD Amount $27,139.71 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, DULCINEA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $27,139.69 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LEONARD Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $27,139.55 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIAR, BARBARA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $27,138.88 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUILAN, CHEN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $27,138.68 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, FRANCES K Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $27,137.77 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $27,137.65 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEKAMP, CYNDRA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $27,137.61 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, ARCANGELA LINA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $27,137.53 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, YVONNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $27,137.51 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KARON R Employer name Education Department Amount $27,137.44 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, JUDY A Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $27,137.43 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENKE, SUZANNE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,137.37 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ADRIANNE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $27,137.20 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSZKOWSKI, JUANA Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $27,137.04 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNA, KELLY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $27,136.70 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCI, JOSEPHINE L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $27,136.55 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGICARO, CAROLYN M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $27,136.50 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, KIM A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $27,136.43 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $27,136.36 Date 06/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAYCHOCK, EMILY C.S. Employer name Cornell University Amount $27,135.97 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAINE, EMILY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $27,135.90 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITHEW, HOLLI A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $27,135.81 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, FRANCINA O Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $27,135.58 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEB, TERESA O Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $27,135.44 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $27,135.17 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIA I Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $27,135.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, JASON S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $27,134.91 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, DIANE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $27,134.59 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, VENERINE O Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $27,134.16 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, WENDY F Employer name Oneida County Amount $27,134.15 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, NANCY C Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $27,133.86 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, SCOTT L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,133.75 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANC, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $27,133.68 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISTERA, ANN-MARIE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,133.33 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSADAS, ANN MARJORIE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $27,133.26 Date 09/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, JOHN-RAPHAEL, II Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $27,132.10 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBER, CONNOR J Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $27,132.01 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID J Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $27,132.00 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHANE, STANLEY R, JR Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $27,131.72 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTISTER, RONALD G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $27,131.62 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERSMITH, HEATHER P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $27,131.23 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CHERYL A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $27,130.84 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System