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 DOWNEY, RYAN M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $20,049.25 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECCHIO, ANN MARIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $20,048.52 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JESSICA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $20,047.92 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, PATRICK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $20,047.53 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPEN, CHRISTINE R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $20,047.44 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, DAVID R Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $20,047.24 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAMAN, SALOMIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $20,047.20 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, SHEILA M Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $20,046.96 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, OMAR Employer name Oneida County Amount $20,046.87 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHELDER, ROXANNE J Employer name Naples CSD Amount $20,046.82 Date 04/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLESS, JORDAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,046.40 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, LORINDA C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,046.20 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALBE, CHARLES W Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $20,046.00 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEX, KAITLYN M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $20,045.70 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $20,045.66 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES G Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,044.62 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEX, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $20,044.34 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, MATTHEW D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $20,044.15 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SARAH B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $20,043.67 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $20,043.27 Date 12/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, TODD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $20,043.10 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATEL, JO-SHEREEN Employer name Highland CSD Amount $20,043.08 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KIMBERLY J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $20,043.02 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CRYSTAL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $20,042.94 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $20,042.85 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBEL, JUDITH A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $20,042.75 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDERSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $20,042.74 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEO J, II Employer name Erie County Amount $20,042.50 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MICHELE Employer name Victor CSD Amount $20,042.41 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERO, FRANCINE R Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $20,042.31 Date 12/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMANTANO, LAURA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $20,042.13 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, PHILIP J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $20,041.93 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLSTER, APRIL L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $20,041.87 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTO, IRENE R Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $20,041.74 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIGNO, RITA T Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $20,041.70 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, SANTA M Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $20,041.65 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA M Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $20,041.26 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTLER, ANDREYA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $20,041.24 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COURTNEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $20,040.97 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, SHERRY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $20,040.51 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, SALLY J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $20,040.48 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, ASHLEIGH M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $20,040.38 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAWN M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $20,040.36 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMAD, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $20,040.17 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MELISSA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $20,039.91 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEMBIEWSKI, CHRISTINE R Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $20,039.35 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $20,039.32 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALKO, ANNETTE R Employer name Lewis County Amount $20,039.02 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBI, CAROL A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $20,038.68 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, JOY E Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $20,038.68 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KATERINA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $20,038.15 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, MATTHEW B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $20,037.73 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEALE, NICHOLE K Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $20,037.65 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, PAULA K Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $20,037.60 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, GREGORY R Employer name City of Utica Amount $20,037.56 Date 01/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, MATTHEW J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $20,037.51 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITMO, EMILIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $20,037.46 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, ALEXANDRA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $20,037.39 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, OTIS T, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $20,037.17 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SHERYL L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $20,036.99 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, NOEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $20,036.86 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, DOMENICO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $20,036.84 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERST, RICHARD P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $20,036.73 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLENTZ, BENJAMIN Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $20,036.26 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JENNIFER J Employer name Bath CSD Amount $20,036.26 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHELE C Employer name Sayville Library Amount $20,036.08 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GEORGIA L Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $20,035.94 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUHART, DAVID W Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $20,035.69 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, LOUIS A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $20,035.61 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBAY, VICKI A Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $20,035.46 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNER, SANDRA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $20,035.44 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALS, JULIE A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $20,035.18 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, JAYSON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $20,035.17 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, KATHRYN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $20,035.16 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $20,035.00 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $20,034.97 Date 06/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBERT, KORIN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $20,034.88 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ALISON J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $20,034.61 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREYDINA, FAINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $20,034.00 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, JACK H Employer name Camden CSD Amount $20,033.82 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, BRYANT E Employer name Camden CSD Amount $20,033.82 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Westminster Comm Chart School Amount $20,033.76 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KAREN L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $20,033.70 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHEM, DEBORAH A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $20,033.58 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGES, CAROLE L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $20,033.08 Date 06/03/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LORRAINE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $20,033.08 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, JESSE O Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $20,033.03 Date 07/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHO, MONICA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $20,032.98 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KATHY L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $20,032.90 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, ALINDA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $20,032.71 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEFING, JOAN B Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $20,032.65 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFORT, THEODORA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $20,031.98 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ERIN J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $20,031.80 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CATHY J Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $20,031.73 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLESSANDRO, ALYSSA M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $20,030.96 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULITSKY, ROMAN G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $20,030.22 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLO, TRACY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,030.21 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURMEL, THEODORE L Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $20,030.18 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, SHERRY L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $20,030.00 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, DEBORAH A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,029.94 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System