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 VISCHANSKY, MICHELLE D Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $14,628.91 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGER, DEBRA A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $14,628.42 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JEFFREY C Employer name Canton CSD Amount $14,627.64 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, KATHLEEN E Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $14,627.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBURDI, DEBRA L Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $14,627.51 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, PAULA A Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $14,627.51 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICOBBI, PEYTON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $14,627.40 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEASON, SHANTIA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $14,627.00 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JOHNNIE L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $14,626.37 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATEK, TABITHA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $14,626.28 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKLAUS, ROBERT J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $14,625.97 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMADEL, VALERIE M Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $14,625.55 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, SUZANNE Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $14,625.54 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, JOHN H Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $14,625.44 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETINE, NOELLE K M Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $14,625.41 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LA WANDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $14,625.21 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHELE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $14,625.02 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, SONDRA D Employer name Niagara County Amount $14,625.02 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RENEE L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $14,624.98 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, THOMAS J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $14,624.88 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, HOWARD M, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $14,624.60 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $14,624.40 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KIMBERLY E Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $14,624.31 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DOUGLAS S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $14,624.04 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GONAGLE, KIM M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $14,623.97 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $14,623.52 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGLARSKI, LEONARD E Employer name Town of Alden Amount $14,623.34 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLINER, DONNA A M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $14,622.86 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, DAVID C Employer name Monroe County Amount $14,622.81 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNUNG, BAILEY E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $14,622.79 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, GINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $14,622.69 Date 10/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY-SOUTH, KATELYN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $14,622.63 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETO, MICHAEL Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $14,622.00 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CLEMENTE, LAURA J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $14,621.74 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, STACY L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $14,621.67 Date 01/18/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GARRETT J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $14,621.58 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESIAH, BERNADETTE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $14,621.53 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $14,621.48 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ESTHER R Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $14,621.34 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHL, PENNY S Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $14,621.22 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAROS, CHRISTA Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $14,621.20 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, SHIRLEY L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $14,621.00 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $14,620.33 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUMPAPAS, ROSALIE D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $14,620.15 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, JULIE L Employer name Greene CSD Amount $14,620.09 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZARONE, VALARIE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $14,620.00 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRANDON R L Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $14,619.90 Date 07/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADZISKI, LEA E Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $14,619.74 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, ASHLEY N Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $14,619.27 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, LOGAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $14,619.10 Date 10/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVLER, MAEGAN E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $14,618.85 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRADY, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $14,618.75 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, RAKEEM J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $14,618.68 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, TYLER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $14,618.67 Date 10/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADILE, MARIA T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $14,618.67 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JACOB C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $14,618.50 Date 05/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, JANICE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $14,618.50 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVILLA, MARGARET A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $14,618.49 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAT, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $14,618.46 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $14,618.26 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MICHAEL C Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $14,617.57 Date 08/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTOR, SABRINA M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $14,617.40 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, ROSA E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $14,617.25 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KAREN Employer name Holland CSD Amount $14,616.82 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $14,616.75 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, GIOVANNI Employer name Nassau County Amount $14,616.74 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Chili Amount $14,616.73 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDHOMME, VIRGINIA A Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $14,616.68 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKER, JOHN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $14,616.50 Date 12/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $14,616.00 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, NICOLETTE F Employer name Corning Community College Amount $14,615.73 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CHRISTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $14,615.52 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, ASHLEY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $14,615.45 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, CHRISTIE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $14,615.42 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZARDO, ROBERT E Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $14,615.41 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JAMES A Employer name Orange County Amount $14,615.40 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, LINDSAY B Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $14,615.40 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNI, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $14,615.29 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $14,615.27 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILBE, DIANE L Employer name Brookfield CSD Amount $14,615.25 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, KIERSTEN H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $14,614.65 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, SHERYL A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $14,614.62 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVE, CHRISTINA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $14,614.60 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODWAY, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $14,614.40 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOIA, ROSE Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $14,614.37 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORALL, SANDRA J Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $14,614.15 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISH, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $14,613.55 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, AURELIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $14,613.38 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHEN-NAPPER, AMANDA L Employer name Essex County Amount $14,613.34 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFFNER, DIANE E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $14,613.27 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, MARK D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $14,613.17 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, DIANNE L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $14,613.12 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, MICHELE L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $14,612.86 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, ANNE MARIE C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $14,612.50 Date 12/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $14,612.41 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLECHOWSKI, LEON F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $14,612.35 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANK Employer name Warren County Amount $14,612.23 Date 12/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, KRISTIN L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $14,611.68 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, SUE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $14,611.55 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISIN-HERBERT, SHELLEY L Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $14,611.53 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System