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 FINN, LEE-ANN Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $23,186.63 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, HURD H, JR Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $23,186.53 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITU, ECATERINA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $23,185.96 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEDIGHEIMER, KERI A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,185.92 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPONE, KAREN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,185.92 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEFFER, MICHELLE E Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $23,185.46 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELBER, CHERYL LYNN Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $23,185.37 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALACE, KERRY M Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $23,185.31 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SONDRA R Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $23,184.94 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILA, GELSOMINA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,184.54 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSEN, MARGARET A Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $23,184.50 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CAROL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $23,184.11 Date 05/27/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGERTON, JAY W Employer name Town of Chili Amount $23,184.00 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Minden Amount $23,184.00 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, ALAN W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $23,183.61 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DARLENE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $23,183.61 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERRER, MIRANDA R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $23,183.61 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, GREGORY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $23,183.50 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, ERICA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $23,183.47 Date 10/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, VIRGINIA L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $23,183.07 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIN, JANET A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,182.93 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, LAUREN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $23,182.92 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SUSAN R Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $23,182.20 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, CHRIS T Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,181.76 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TRACY M Employer name Education Department Amount $23,181.59 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, SANDRA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,181.35 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DIANA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $23,181.24 Date 08/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, LEA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $23,181.18 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKE, TRAVIS A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $23,180.76 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $23,180.31 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MATTHEW V Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $23,180.25 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONCHER, CATHERINE A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $23,179.99 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $23,179.14 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Tuscarora Amount $23,178.15 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, JERELL W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $23,178.11 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Kortright Amount $23,178.00 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNAUGH, STACY M Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $23,177.90 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACSON, LAURA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,177.83 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAL, LYNETTE M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $23,177.78 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GORDON A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $23,177.56 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL F, III Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $23,177.34 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, AMANDA E Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $23,176.92 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJK-WINTER, BRANDIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $23,176.66 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLIER, MARLENE A Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $23,175.87 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, ZACHARY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $23,175.63 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LUANN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $23,175.41 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILL, JANET M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $23,175.35 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JASON W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $23,175.04 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, LYNNE L Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $23,175.03 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPEL, ROBERT I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $23,175.00 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, MARION J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $23,174.11 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONNA, CATHY ANN Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $23,173.92 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARGARET L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $23,173.21 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, KIM M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $23,172.96 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,172.35 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TODD N Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $23,172.05 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPEK, STEPHANIE I Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,171.93 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, BONNIE M Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $23,171.70 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRINO, RITA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $23,171.56 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $23,171.39 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANZUSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $23,171.26 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVAILUS, VALERIE A Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $23,171.04 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, DIANE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,171.02 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JESSICA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $23,171.00 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, GENE L Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $23,170.98 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, FRED Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $23,170.52 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKERCHAR, MATTHEW L Employer name Yates County Amount $23,169.95 Date 09/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCENA, LORRAINE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $23,169.23 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITNAUER, ALAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $23,168.53 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESEL, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,167.35 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, MARIE J Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $23,167.35 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENA, LISA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,167.00 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, HAZEL A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,167.00 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DONNA E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,167.00 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, DEBRA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,167.00 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWDSLEY, MARY E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,167.00 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, KATHERINE L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,167.00 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZAKUS, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $23,166.87 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZEO, BETH A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $23,166.76 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, DONNA M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $23,166.55 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMENTUCCI-BALLOU, ARIANA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $23,166.32 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, TASHICA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $23,165.79 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMESSAOUDI, CHRISTINE J Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $23,165.71 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, THERESA Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $23,165.64 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINK, SHERYL N Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,165.45 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, VICKI J Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $23,165.45 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LISA A Employer name Broome County Amount $23,165.16 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREESE, GELSOMINA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $23,165.01 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, TRACIE N Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $23,164.90 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADWYDAS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $23,164.88 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DAWN M Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $23,164.88 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROCCI, SHAUN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $23,164.36 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHERYL Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $23,164.30 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARIA T Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $23,163.99 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, RYAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $23,163.94 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALLAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $23,163.89 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, KRISTEN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $23,163.83 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHRISTOPHER, THERESA Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $23,163.46 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETTA, FILOMENA Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $23,163.42 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEEM, ADNAN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $23,163.41 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System