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 MEDLEY, TIFFANY E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHERYL Y Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVAROLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ALFONSO, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, BRIDGIT C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 07/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHUNIQI, SYLBIJE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $19,448.87 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, DIANNE L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $19,448.85 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DAVID J Employer name Canton CSD Amount $19,448.84 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXLEY, SHAHEEN T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $19,448.53 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRSNER, DONNA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,448.32 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, SANDRA M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $19,448.08 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTSET, MARGARET A Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $19,447.78 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHRY, ZAFAR I Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $19,447.36 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JULIA G Employer name Somers CSD Amount $19,446.09 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTI, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $19,446.00 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CYNTHIA Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $19,445.83 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, FELISA E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $19,445.62 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KAREN Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $19,445.47 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KION K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $19,445.16 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LESSIE D Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $19,445.10 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ELLEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $19,444.59 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULOVSKI, FITURIJA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $19,444.46 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, RHODA L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $19,444.37 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBERSON, LINDA S Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $19,443.77 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, ALYSE N Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $19,443.71 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUELER, KELLY M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,443.17 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN F Employer name Seneca County Amount $19,442.81 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZZANO, JANA E Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $19,442.59 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, JOAN K Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $19,442.47 Date 04/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,441.97 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DUSTIN R Employer name Homer CSD Amount $19,441.94 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, BARBARA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,441.30 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, DEIRDRE E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,441.05 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CHERYL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.71 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANFIL, PAMELA Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $19,440.70 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, SABINE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, JOAN N Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHEDICK, RITA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLSTEIN, LISA J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, VALERIE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZILIANO, ANNETTE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHNERT, CHERYL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRRIONE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHERINE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, KELLY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORBAN, DIANNE H Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, YOLANDA T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECIO, JO ANN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIORGIO, PATRICIA S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BARABARA L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,440.63 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURAND, NICOLE Y Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $19,440.50 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARSICK, KEVIN R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $19,440.17 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, SANDRA A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $19,439.67 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $19,439.50 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBENHUENER, CLAUDIA P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $19,439.48 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NGAI CHING Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $19,439.05 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDIVIESO, GINA L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $19,438.98 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ARIANE G Employer name Erie County Amount $19,438.74 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELAINE L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $19,438.07 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIOSO, LYNN A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $19,438.01 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $19,437.99 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCISCO R Employer name Westchester County Amount $19,437.99 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, DENICE M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $19,437.58 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, LAUREN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $19,437.55 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, THOMAS E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $19,437.38 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, RHONDA C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $19,437.11 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DIANE M Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $19,436.86 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, AMANDA J Employer name Town of Windham Amount $19,436.71 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SHARON G Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $19,436.64 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, NOELLE S Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $19,436.53 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABEK, MARGARET D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $19,436.42 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIGID K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $19,435.81 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $19,435.00 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, SHAWN E Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $19,435.00 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORODESS, ANDREW R Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $19,434.87 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLI, LUCILLE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $19,433.40 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SAEED A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $19,433.37 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, GLORIA T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $19,433.36 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELAND, MICHAEL C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $19,433.29 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $19,433.06 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHMANN, MARGARET M Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $19,432.91 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCHUM, KIM E Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $19,432.85 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,432.84 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSEGHIAN, BREANN A Employer name Jonesville Fire District Amount $19,432.24 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELHETTER, SIOBHAN Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $19,432.11 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GLADYS Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $19,432.00 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOFF, ALISON G Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $19,431.66 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, DANIELLE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $19,431.33 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYMAN, ASIM M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $19,431.25 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, MARGARET N A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $19,431.25 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKA, AGNIESZKA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $19,431.25 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAD-JEAN MARIE, BRENDA-LEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $19,431.25 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MARYJEAN L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $19,430.76 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, JULIE R Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $19,430.74 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBERGER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $19,430.68 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, MARYANN E Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $19,430.58 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LAURALEE Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $19,430.35 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System