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 ZURLO, PAUL M Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $26,822.71 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, EBONY M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $26,822.66 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $26,822.40 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, LAURA Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $26,822.26 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, BROOKE Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,821.54 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEK, STEPHEN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $26,821.12 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SARAH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $26,821.00 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RICARDO Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $26,820.94 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HEATHER L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $26,820.89 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GRACE M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $26,820.88 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLO, DOROTHEA Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,820.81 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSETTI, EILEEN E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $26,820.80 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUE, JUDITH M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $26,820.76 Date 12/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, SHARON A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $26,820.44 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, JACQUELINE A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $26,820.26 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONARDI, VIRGINIA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $26,820.22 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KAREN M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $26,820.10 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMACI, VERONICA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $26,820.00 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPP, DAVID W Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $26,819.73 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORRIANE W Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $26,819.34 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLER, FRED S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $26,819.17 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHALSKI, PATRICIA Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $26,819.04 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIRAD, ROBERTA L Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $26,818.95 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, MARY P Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $26,818.69 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, DENNIS B Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $26,818.66 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, ERICKA R Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $26,818.10 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINKA, BARBARA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $26,818.08 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRUN, LIANNE C Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $26,817.57 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JUSTIN T Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $26,817.51 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURANELLI, MATTHEW J Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $26,817.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHRELL, DANNY Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $26,816.73 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIJMDHAN, NANDRANIE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,816.21 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOLOPOULOS, SUSAN L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,816.02 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHAM, BENEDETTA Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,816.02 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONCZYNSKI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $26,815.84 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SHANNETTE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $26,815.74 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, JESSICA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $26,815.44 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTOS, VICTORIA R Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $26,814.75 Date 12/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LYNN-MARIE Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $26,814.37 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOREEN, ANDREW M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $26,814.14 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSESE, JOHN H Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,813.12 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIDIO, DONNA L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $26,812.90 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENZO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,812.76 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZNICKI, TERRY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,812.56 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, JAMIE A Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $26,812.36 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, TABITHA R Employer name Education Department Amount $26,812.08 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTER, LOUIS C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $26,811.96 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKAMIOTIS, BARBARA A Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $26,811.70 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $26,811.40 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MARISOL Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $26,810.93 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARIA S Employer name Oswego County Amount $26,810.82 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, BETTY L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $26,810.47 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOT, TIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $26,810.04 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, MARITZA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,809.90 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KIM R Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $26,809.85 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPKA, RYAN A Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $26,809.27 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JESSICA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,808.93 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MELISSA G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $26,808.83 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDITH A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $26,808.80 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,808.73 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, FRANCINE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $26,808.11 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDIMINE, HEATHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $26,807.73 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIER, JUDY A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $26,807.25 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIGNO, TERESA R Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $26,807.25 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERSON, GAHIJI C Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $26,807.07 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, JEANNE M Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $26,807.04 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, TANYA M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $26,806.83 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOL, MARY S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $26,806.70 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTINGS, ERIK X Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $26,806.57 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, HILARY L Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $26,806.39 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GENO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $26,806.01 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAYETTE M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $26,805.66 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TAMMY M Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $26,805.60 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWY, TARA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $26,805.19 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, LAURA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,804.96 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JENNIFER Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $26,804.85 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MICHAEL T Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $26,804.61 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSZLAK, KELLY L Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $26,804.34 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOANNE M Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $26,804.13 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCOLA, CHAD J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $26,804.09 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DAVID M Employer name Education Department Amount $26,804.01 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $26,803.86 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, MICHELLE R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,803.70 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSAM, STANLEY J Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $26,803.64 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, STEVEN D Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $26,803.21 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, JOANNE Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $26,802.24 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, JEANNA M Employer name Addison CSD Amount $26,802.16 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, SEAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,801.70 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHYNE, JARED C Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $26,801.66 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LUKE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $26,801.06 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $26,801.03 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBIN, RONDA Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $26,800.90 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCONTI, FRANCES R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $26,800.86 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTEN, MARY ELLEN Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $26,800.60 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, PAULA R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $26,800.45 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, CAROL A Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $26,800.27 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, ELLIOTT V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,800.02 Date 08/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, RHONDA L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,800.00 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, MARIAN F Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,800.00 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, GLORIA A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $26,799.79 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System