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 GRIMSHAW, RYAN G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $19,487.67 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, LAURA A Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $19,487.55 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENTHUYSEN, JULIE A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,487.40 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIO, PETER L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $19,487.33 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, TARALYNN R Employer name Candor CSD Amount $19,487.15 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSHEL, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $19,486.85 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLIE, W KENNETH Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $19,486.60 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $19,486.25 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINO, MAUREEN E Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $19,486.07 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, VANESSA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $19,485.86 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, KATHY A Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $19,485.80 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, DENNIS Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $19,485.67 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSA, JOANNE M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $19,485.60 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $19,484.89 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $19,484.73 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, BRIAN D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $19,484.58 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANO, AURA L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $19,484.32 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, SANTA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $19,484.30 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TERRY B Employer name Portville CSD Amount $19,483.72 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER, BRIDGETT M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $19,483.49 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, LINDA N Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $19,483.18 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGIANOS, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $19,483.06 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ZACHARY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $19,482.95 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, ZAKIYA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $19,482.93 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CINTHIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $19,482.56 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, PINA MARIA Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $19,482.39 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, AMY L Employer name Broome County Amount $19,481.81 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, CORRI L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $19,481.67 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LISA A Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $19,481.65 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JULIA A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $19,481.65 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LOIS Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $19,481.16 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHERRY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $19,480.89 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZSCHMAR, KRISTINE Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $19,480.89 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURSKI, DENNIS A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $19,480.88 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MIGDALIA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $19,480.85 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHERYL L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $19,480.65 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, DONALD A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $19,479.92 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOT, FRANCES A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $19,479.83 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, ROBIN L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $19,479.60 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALEY, ANITA F Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,479.20 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, SHEILA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $19,479.03 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $19,478.95 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, LISA Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $19,478.63 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDI, PATRICIA T Employer name Town of Webster Amount $19,478.54 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZO, ALECIA J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $19,478.54 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALINT, JACLYN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $19,478.20 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, REBECCA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $19,477.71 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LLOYDENA P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $19,477.63 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TANYA A G Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $19,477.41 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATESON, GREGORY K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $19,476.83 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESINGER, KRISTEN C Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $19,476.60 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSE, LISA A Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $19,476.48 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIACOVO, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $19,476.25 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANABIA, JENNIFER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $19,475.90 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, TREVOR D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $19,475.86 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARTHA C Employer name Assembly: Annual Temporary Amount $19,475.84 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENT, SHELI A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $19,475.69 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, CLIFTON D, JR Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $19,475.50 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PAOLA C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $19,474.36 Date 12/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $19,473.76 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROXELL, DIANE Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $19,473.32 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPP, SHELLY R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $19,473.18 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN MORGAN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $19,472.80 Date 12/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHL, MARY ELLEN Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $19,472.56 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDELLA, ANNE Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $19,472.31 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOERLER, CAMILLE A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $19,472.28 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, BIJU K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $19,472.24 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, KENDY J Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $19,472.05 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROCARLO, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Eden Amount $19,472.02 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, FANNY P Employer name Orange County Amount $19,471.84 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $19,471.84 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, RICKY N Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $19,471.82 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, KAREN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $19,471.82 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, TARA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $19,471.82 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $19,471.82 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, PETER E, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $19,471.82 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $19,471.42 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, KAREN J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $19,471.15 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, CHRISTA A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $19,470.77 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, VICTORIA M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $19,470.52 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABAR, BECKY A Employer name Erie County Amount $19,470.46 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JAMES B Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $19,470.39 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JOSHUA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $19,470.22 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JERICAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $19,470.12 Date 11/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEASMAN, WAYNE R Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $19,469.68 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, SHAKEISHA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $19,469.67 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPACCIO, KATHLEEN L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $19,469.60 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEEWEISS, ELIZABETH Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $19,469.51 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTOR, MARY ANNE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $19,469.36 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROXANNE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $19,469.35 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOW, TRACY A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $19,469.15 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, BRENDA M Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $19,468.62 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, JOSELYN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $19,468.21 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPLE, GEORGE R Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $19,467.98 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ESTEFANIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $19,467.73 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, WILLIAM R Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $19,467.62 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIEH, CHING-LIN Employer name Cornell University Amount $19,466.36 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Camden CSD Amount $19,465.95 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $19,465.93 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, RICKY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $19,465.67 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System