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 FATCHERIC, W AMELIA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $20,501.32 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRITSCH, STEPHEN E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $20,501.25 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSS, CURTIS S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $20,500.80 Date 05/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEZ, JULES J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $20,500.39 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANARIS, MICHAEL N Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $20,500.00 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, ELIZABETH O C Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $20,500.00 Date 10/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DAVID L Employer name Centerport Fire District Amount $20,500.00 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, CHRISTINE N Employer name Lewis County Amount $20,499.83 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $20,499.56 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVALL, TESHA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $20,499.53 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BARBARA A Employer name Orange County Amount $20,499.47 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, GEORGE H Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $20,499.03 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DONVILLE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $20,498.57 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, LARRY T, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $20,498.55 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, BONNIE J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $20,498.45 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $20,498.04 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JUSTIN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $20,497.91 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLNIASZEK, BARBARA A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $20,497.61 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, TERESA J Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $20,497.47 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSEN, DONNA M Employer name Town of Varick Amount $20,497.34 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERIS, DARLENY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $20,496.75 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA GRENADE, PAULA M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $20,496.67 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, KATHLEEN S Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $20,496.54 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILENKO, JOHN R Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $20,496.11 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, KAREN A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $20,495.89 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, RANDY A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $20,495.79 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERE, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $20,495.67 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERA, JIMMY R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $20,495.58 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, PAUL L, III Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $20,495.58 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHT, DEBORAH G Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $20,495.54 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHART, DARREN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,495.21 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MIRIAM C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,495.20 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $20,495.19 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, JOHN E, SR Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,494.89 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, BRITTANY S Employer name Chenango County Amount $20,494.58 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, MELISSA Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $20,494.51 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTICELLO, RESA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $20,494.26 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARTUP, SARAH J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $20,494.20 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, LOUIS H, II Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $20,494.01 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARILYN F Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $20,493.98 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, CHERIE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,493.89 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, JOHN W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,493.89 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MANDA K Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,493.89 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KRISTINE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,493.89 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOYA, FREDY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,493.87 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, MARVA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,493.87 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JUANITA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,493.87 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, ROSALIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,493.87 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMER, JOHN Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $20,493.30 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBERT, SUSAN M Employer name Naples CSD Amount $20,493.16 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINES, BARBARA A Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $20,493.10 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, LISA D Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $20,492.71 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRKEL, DARLENE K Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $20,492.69 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, CHERYL L Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $20,492.54 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKELL, DLO M Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $20,492.19 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTARO, COREEN S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $20,492.06 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUEROS, MICHELE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $20,491.81 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DOREEN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $20,491.80 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, THOMAS Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $20,491.65 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNACK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,491.57 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZANO, JOSEPH B Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $20,491.38 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRILLI, STEPHANIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $20,491.09 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCELLA, THERESE B Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $20,491.03 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEB, KYLE A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $20,490.98 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENEZIA, ANGELA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $20,490.20 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, RENEE L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $20,490.19 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, KAREN A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $20,490.19 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DIANNE G Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $20,490.10 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ADRIAN N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $20,489.70 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, KEVIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $20,489.32 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, DEREK O Employer name Village of Deposit Amount $20,489.17 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAROZIC, MARY-LU Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $20,488.99 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, LEANETTE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $20,488.70 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, JOHNATHAN Employer name Ridge Fire District Amount $20,488.47 Date 10/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSHAFEN, MASON R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $20,487.92 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVLAMORE, TAMMIE J Employer name Wayne County Amount $20,487.56 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIO, DAVID E Employer name Oswego County Amount $20,487.26 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRI, LINDA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,486.94 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGEEST, SHEILA M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $20,486.71 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVOLINO, BONAVENTURA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $20,486.68 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, MATTHEW E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $20,486.37 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALICK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $20,486.37 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEN, GREGORY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $20,486.34 Date 09/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUZIN, LEE ANNE E Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $20,485.97 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $20,485.30 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOADO, DEIDRA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,484.05 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, MAFALDA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $20,483.54 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, VICTORIA M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $20,483.49 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $20,483.47 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, JENNIFER A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $20,483.43 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MATTHEW R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $20,483.33 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHBART, JACQUELYN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,483.30 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENK, DONNA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $20,483.20 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLA, EVA B Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $20,483.11 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,482.87 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOCH, TINA M Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $20,482.82 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETTO, DAWN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,482.30 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,482.30 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, SHAWN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $20,482.30 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, CLARISSA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $20,482.30 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System