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 LESNICK, JOSEPH M Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $12,353.00 Date 06/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, BEGUM F Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $12,352.94 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GAIL D Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $12,352.74 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, KRISTA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $12,352.22 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDE, SHANNON L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $12,352.16 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMANEK, JAMES J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $12,351.98 Date 10/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ELLEN M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $12,351.62 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, GERARD B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $12,351.44 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHER, KERRI L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $12,351.24 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORR, SUSAN B Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $12,350.80 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHME, DANIELLE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $12,350.73 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, JENNIFER L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $12,350.64 Date 12/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, TRACIE A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $12,350.61 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, REBECCA C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $12,350.38 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, BRANDYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $12,350.34 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINI, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $12,350.00 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINTEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $12,349.87 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, TAMMY L Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $12,349.64 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, DAYTON R Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,349.61 Date 10/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, SHERRY S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $12,349.32 Date 01/30/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCONZO-NASTASI, LISA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $12,349.32 Date 01/26/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DIANA L Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $12,348.01 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HAROLD E, III Employer name Sandy Creek Lacona Jnt Water Wrk Amount $12,348.00 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, NANCY A Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $12,348.00 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKLEMAN, RORY E Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $12,347.63 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, TARA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $12,346.66 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CARL P Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES G Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADSTONE, WAYLAND A Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SAMUEL N, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, JEFFREY R Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, MICHAEL L Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, MARK E Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, DENNIS J Employer name Delaware County Amount $12,346.65 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISINGER, EILEEN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $12,346.21 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARENZA, VINCENZO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $12,346.18 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPIAK, KAREN M Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $12,345.93 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN-CRESCENZU, SUSAN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $12,345.73 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DAWN C Employer name Allegany County Amount $12,345.61 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFARI, LYNNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $12,345.60 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, ALEXANDRIA K Employer name Erie County Amount $12,345.60 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SAMANTHA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $12,345.55 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARPE, FREDDIE L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $12,345.48 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISKELL, BARBARA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $12,344.67 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKULA, TERESA M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $12,344.14 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MARIA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $12,343.65 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VERONICA A Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $12,343.24 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAK, LORI A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $12,343.15 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCON, PHYLLIS M Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $12,342.42 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, TAMMY J Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $12,342.33 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCE, LINDA G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $12,342.31 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARBINGTON, REBECCA Employer name Orange County Amount $12,342.25 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, RUSSELL W Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $12,342.10 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYTER, AMY E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $12,341.57 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $12,341.34 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PAMELA L Employer name Odessa Montour CSD Amount $12,341.13 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, EDWARD A, SR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $12,340.91 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, JANET A Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $12,340.56 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH-NEWMAN, SAMANTHA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $12,340.29 Date 05/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOSA, DEBORAH A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $12,340.14 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, LORIE J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $12,340.12 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTICONE, JOHN Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $12,340.12 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, NICOLE HUSHLA Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $12,340.12 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BENITA Y Employer name City of Albany Amount $12,340.08 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ERICA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $12,339.76 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, MELODY Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $12,339.74 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERKAN, EMILY K Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $12,339.19 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, MARY J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $12,338.95 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KAITLYN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $12,338.91 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES E Employer name Otsego County Amount $12,338.57 Date 10/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VALLEY, CHERYL A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $12,338.35 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, CHRISTINE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $12,338.23 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUKLA, PINKY V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $12,338.20 Date 01/12/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, CATHY M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $12,338.07 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, JOHN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $12,337.88 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOJO, MARIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $12,337.71 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KAREN J Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $12,337.20 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECONOMOU, JULIA A Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $12,337.14 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, NICOLE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $12,337.10 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, RYAN M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $12,336.77 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEASLEY, KAREN L Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $12,336.73 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODESTE, ANDREA E Employer name Niagara County Amount $12,335.73 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICK, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $12,335.59 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, STARLETTE G Employer name Greece CSD Amount $12,335.31 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANGELA R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $12,335.11 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, LINDA M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $12,334.77 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ROBERT R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $12,334.46 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ELISE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $12,333.96 Date 08/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOHN R Employer name Town of Homer Amount $12,333.32 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA JEAN Employer name Massena CSD Amount $12,333.27 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHAM, KESHA L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $12,333.23 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOLAS, NICHOLAS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $12,333.03 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINER, JAMES D Employer name Corning Community College Amount $12,332.81 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALESZCZAK, LORIANNE F Employer name Erie County Amount $12,332.74 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERENCE, PAIGE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $12,332.19 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, KRISTY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $12,332.19 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURLIACCI, CARMINE A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $12,332.09 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $12,331.98 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $12,331.81 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System