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 PFEISTER, RONNIE L Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $22,595.05 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, THERESA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $22,594.40 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKLOWSKI, LINDA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $22,594.19 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKHAM, SAMANTHA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $22,594.09 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOWSKI, DEBORA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $22,593.41 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, ALYSSA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $22,593.22 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, ANGELICA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $22,593.11 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISBROT, LILA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $22,593.08 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARY, ANGIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $22,593.02 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR-JOYNER, SHELLI Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $22,592.98 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESANI, KATHRYN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $22,592.77 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABELDINGER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $22,592.64 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, ASHLEY R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $22,592.51 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, DOMINIC J Employer name Rockland County Amount $22,592.49 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, DEBORAH A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $22,592.47 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, STEVEN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $22,592.40 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRALONGO, PAULETTE R Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $22,592.05 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $22,591.75 Date 06/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINER, BRITTANY L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $22,591.61 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITACCO, JANINE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $22,591.34 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, STACEY E Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $22,591.33 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWART, NANCY G Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $22,591.16 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, INTISAR H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,591.13 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, LOUIS R Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $22,591.07 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, BURNETTE Employer name Chemung County Amount $22,590.94 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, MARIETTA R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $22,590.50 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTGER, JUDY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $22,590.49 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, TRACY B Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $22,590.34 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMINSKI, MICHELLE L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $22,589.96 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVUCCI, LINDSAY M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $22,589.81 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, JAY C Employer name Tully CSD Amount $22,589.56 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROWSKY, JAMES R Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $22,589.55 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, MACKENZIE B Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $22,589.20 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, NICOLINA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $22,588.97 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYS, TINA R Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $22,588.62 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, LARRY R Employer name Elizabethtown-Lewis CSD Amount $22,588.41 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLICK, JENNIFER J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $22,588.28 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMERING, MARY E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,588.13 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOSKY, TERRI L Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $22,588.11 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCIALDI, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $22,587.76 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, BARBARA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $22,587.47 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CARMEN Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $22,586.97 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, ALICIA A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $22,586.96 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ELISA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $22,586.61 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $22,586.45 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, CHRISTINA N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $22,586.40 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEAN N Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $22,586.27 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JO ANN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $22,585.64 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIO, ZACHARY P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $22,585.32 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, NICHOLAS D Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $22,584.87 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULONE, GINO G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $22,584.45 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKIR, FIRDOUS JAMILA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $22,584.43 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHEY, KARLA JO Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $22,584.05 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREUSSE, DEBORAH M Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $22,583.86 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGLEICH, KAREN M Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $22,583.66 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $22,583.50 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANPIETRO, MARY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $22,583.49 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, LAURIE F Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $22,583.39 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWA, JENETTE E Employer name Seneca County Amount $22,583.35 Date 05/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALAMANDRE, CRISTINA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $22,582.45 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, DAWN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $22,581.83 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ERIC J Employer name Cornell University Amount $22,581.82 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTAIA, MARIE D Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $22,581.56 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, JAY P Employer name Town of Lodi Amount $22,581.51 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, GUY G Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $22,581.15 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, TERESA L Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $22,580.74 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILESCU, DIKRAN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $22,580.12 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ROSS C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $22,579.75 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLAND, PAMELA A Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $22,579.25 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKINS, PEREZ R Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $22,578.94 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKS, ANDREA J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $22,578.94 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORPEY, NICOLE M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $22,578.61 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYEA, SCOTT A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $22,577.64 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAKE, LISA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $22,577.48 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, MARGARET K Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $22,577.36 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSPIRITO, GERALYN Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $22,577.28 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKA, KAREN A Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $22,577.22 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKACZ, BETH C Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $22,576.74 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $22,576.70 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONEL, JENNIFER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $22,576.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, COLLEEN J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $22,576.38 Date 02/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, IAN H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $22,576.18 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $22,575.66 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMIRA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $22,575.50 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGLIN, AUDRA J Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $22,575.28 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, CARA L Employer name Warren County Amount $22,575.17 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DANIEL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $22,575.00 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVOST, DOREEN M Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $22,574.65 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL-JONES, JEWEL G Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $22,574.55 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, CHERIE E Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $22,574.28 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, TIFFANY L Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $22,574.23 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, JOSH A Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $22,574.19 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUHAS, GINA B Employer name Broome County Amount $22,573.72 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, JENNIFER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $22,573.61 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEVON N Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $22,573.40 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADAMS, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $22,573.38 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, ANTHONY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $22,572.99 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KIM C Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $22,572.60 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GANGI, DIANE S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,572.41 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDINE, SAMANTHA E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,572.41 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System