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 MURPHY, KAREN A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $23,459.70 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFUR, KIMBERLY A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $23,459.61 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTO, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $23,459.58 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZEWCZYK, DEBORAH S Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $23,459.26 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RAYSHELL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,459.18 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, GLORIA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,459.09 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,458.76 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, DENISE A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $23,458.72 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSNJUK, JOHN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,458.33 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOANNA H Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $23,457.94 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBUCCI, LAUREN Employer name Putnam County Amount $23,457.48 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, PATRICIA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $23,457.30 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORS, MATTHEWS F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $23,457.20 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISH, JILL E Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $23,456.52 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFNER, JOYCE Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $23,456.51 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARILYN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $23,456.38 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, SUSAN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $23,456.38 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, JENNIFER J Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $23,456.29 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CELESTE Y Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $23,456.15 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, AUDRA J Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $23,456.02 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, ANDREA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $23,455.60 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOTEAU ALBERT, NATALIE C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $23,455.49 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, THOMAS W Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $23,454.76 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, BARBARA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $23,454.54 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, JANICE B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $23,454.54 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, KYLE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $23,454.54 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSITT, TERESA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,454.54 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $23,454.30 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGERS, MELISSA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,454.03 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, BEATRIZ E Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $23,453.62 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, KIM Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $23,453.62 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMANSKY, HOLLY A Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $23,452.86 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFF, MATTHEW T Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $23,452.51 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRASZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $23,452.42 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGADE, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $23,452.37 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMER, SEAN M Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $23,452.00 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLINO, SAMUEL D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,451.91 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $23,451.74 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINGER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $23,450.61 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CRISTIE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,450.59 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, RAMON A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $23,450.25 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL, SANDRA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $23,450.07 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TEANNA Y Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $23,449.81 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATZKE, BRIAN D Employer name Warren County Amount $23,449.72 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $23,449.69 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, STACY Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $23,449.57 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, ROGER D Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $23,449.33 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARGUERITE E Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $23,449.28 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, JEAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $23,449.17 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDT, KARI S Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $23,448.56 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CORTE, LYNN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $23,448.52 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMES Q Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $23,448.20 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCA, JOHN T Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $23,447.98 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ISABEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $23,447.75 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GAIL S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $23,447.64 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURETTI, KAREN J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $23,447.57 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, JERALYN A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $23,447.50 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, COREENA K Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $23,447.36 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, JARED W Employer name Peru CSD Amount $23,447.14 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOXHA, TEUTA Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $23,446.54 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMI, JUDITH A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $23,446.53 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, KAREN T Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $23,446.52 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ALANA M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $23,446.35 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, AMELIA F Employer name Chenango County Amount $23,445.92 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TONESHA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $23,445.76 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORJAN, JOHN P Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $23,445.00 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, GARY M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $23,444.86 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZA, LINDA M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $23,444.63 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARD, LISA D Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $23,444.40 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, DOREEN P Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,444.33 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIDEL, BRIANNA L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $23,444.22 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERCU, KIM M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,443.59 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JENNIFER A Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $23,443.58 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLIER, KAITLIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $23,443.11 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLE, SHAUNA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,442.85 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELAINE Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $23,442.84 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, MATTHEW V Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $23,442.82 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, LISETTE Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $23,442.81 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, HEATHER M Employer name Broome County Amount $23,442.39 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SHELDON A, III Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $23,442.05 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, KATHRYN E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $23,441.51 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAMELA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $23,441.21 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON-MARTIN, TERESA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,440.32 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVER, DONNA J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $23,440.26 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, NIKKI M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $23,440.16 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SUSAN L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $23,439.97 Date 10/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORFANOS, MARY B Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $23,439.66 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGG, HELEN A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $23,439.61 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, ISIAH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $23,439.48 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ANNMARIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,439.41 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, BETHANY L Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $23,439.34 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROBERTO Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $23,439.34 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LAWRENCE L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $23,439.33 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $23,439.33 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAK, PATRICK J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $23,439.11 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JODY Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $23,438.99 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ROBERT S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $23,438.80 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, LINDA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,438.56 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MARION Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $23,437.87 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, LUKE M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $23,437.81 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System