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 LOVELADY, JOANNE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $19,244.10 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, KATHLEEN F Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $19,244.03 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, RITA-MARIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $19,243.54 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, BRYAN K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $19,243.46 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, ANTHONY M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $19,243.34 Date 10/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDZ, PAULA A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $19,243.32 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARESE, CATHY L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $19,243.17 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOY, COREYJO Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $19,242.93 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOAN, ROSE MARIE Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $19,242.67 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IENOPOLI, ITALIA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $19,242.24 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHINGTON, DAVID V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $19,242.23 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SHANNON M Employer name Eden CSD Amount $19,242.15 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, JEANNA M Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $19,242.14 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $19,241.50 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHARI, DOV M Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $19,241.32 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, TARA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $19,241.29 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, JILL M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $19,241.27 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, CRAIG L Employer name Camden CSD Amount $19,241.05 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GEORGE S Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $19,240.98 Date 09/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ZACHARY J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $19,240.44 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHELLE C Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $19,240.37 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, SCOTT J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $19,239.95 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, VIRGINIA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,239.69 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LESTER G, III Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $19,239.64 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELEE, REBECCA L Employer name Town of Duanesburg Amount $19,239.25 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, SAMANTHA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $19,239.05 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUERO, JOSE B Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $19,239.02 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALICKI, KENNETH D Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $19,238.89 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBRECHT, PENNY E B Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $19,238.68 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERY, HEATHER L Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $19,238.61 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOUROVA, SVETLANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $19,238.28 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, ASHLEY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $19,237.58 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SIZHANG Employer name Education Department Amount $19,237.18 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, WINSTON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $19,236.67 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, PAUL M, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $19,236.66 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, EDWARD D M Employer name Livingston County Amount $19,236.18 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JULIA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $19,236.18 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, PAULA T Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $19,236.15 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DOREEN P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $19,236.01 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOHN W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $19,235.86 Date 10/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLI, DIANE S Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $19,235.72 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CANDACE L Employer name Broome County Amount $19,235.69 Date 12/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAOS, ANA C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $19,235.22 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Town of Tully Amount $19,235.02 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, CARLOS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $19,234.63 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, KERRI J Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $19,234.34 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $19,234.28 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, SANJAY J Employer name Albany County Amount $19,234.17 Date 10/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLI, MERCEDES Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $19,233.80 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, JESSICA S Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $19,233.61 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VIRGINIA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $19,233.28 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOBARE, WILLIAM L Employer name Canton CSD Amount $19,233.08 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHON E Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $19,233.00 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MYKELL A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $19,232.81 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, RAMONA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $19,232.60 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, SCOTT A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $19,232.48 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTO, ELVIRA Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $19,231.94 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, LARIAH J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $19,231.35 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ARON J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $19,231.22 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANU, AMANDA J Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $19,231.19 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, MAXINE U Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $19,231.00 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LINDA M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,231.00 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, DEBORAH J Employer name Town of Bethany Amount $19,230.90 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, SUSAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $19,230.79 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, DAVID C Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $19,230.75 Date 01/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPITZ, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Parish Amount $19,230.75 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDEL, MICHELE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $19,230.44 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, TAREA L Employer name Department of State Amount $19,230.22 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMKOWIAK, TOBY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $19,230.20 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, LACY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $19,230.14 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CLIFFORD C Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $19,230.12 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAN, LIOVA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $19,229.62 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, EDITH M Employer name Town of Waddington Amount $19,229.32 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, ELIZABETH J Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $19,229.27 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROBIA, DONNA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $19,229.01 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHO, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,228.97 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAKES, KEVIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,228.97 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJTUSIAK, KRISTINE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $19,228.97 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRENTZ, PAMELA G Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $19,228.87 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETT, DOREEN J Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $19,228.56 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALOUSKI, KENNETH S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $19,228.56 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEMER, DOREEN S Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $19,228.34 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENCO, DANIEL C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $19,228.30 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, CAROLYN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $19,227.95 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIN, JEANNE F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $19,227.94 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDO, TARYN K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $19,227.88 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, JOYCE A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $19,227.69 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, CHRISTINE D Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $19,227.67 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MAUREEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $19,227.50 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA Employer name Naples CSD Amount $19,227.38 Date 02/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHING, LAURIE A Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $19,227.20 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, SHEENA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $19,227.19 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, DEBORAH A Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $19,226.74 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, STEVEN E Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $19,226.73 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $19,226.61 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TYLER F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $19,226.34 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, ANN T Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $19,226.29 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZO, BRITTNEY E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $19,226.17 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRENDAN R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $19,226.01 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $19,225.72 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System