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 BOGUE, MICHELLE J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $10,003.82 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TODD A Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $10,003.60 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASTAMATIS, THERESA R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $10,003.50 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JAMES M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $10,003.49 Date 01/09/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLICUDDY, DANIEL J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $10,003.45 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, ALEXA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $10,003.39 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMERO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $10,003.35 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, FONTILLA A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $10,003.30 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASS, LISA J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $10,002.79 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA L Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $10,002.61 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNATTASIO, THOMAS M Employer name Rockland County Amount $10,002.23 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, DIANNE M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $10,001.55 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLOT, MELCA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $10,001.10 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, AMANDA S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $10,000.62 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, PETER I Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $10,000.56 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVORAK, CARMELA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $10,000.52 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, BRENDAN T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $10,000.25 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCA, GENE R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $10,000.12 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, SANDE T Employer name City of Middletown Amount $10,000.12 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE-GRIDLEY, KIM M Employer name Town of Montezuma Amount $10,000.12 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREK, PATRICE Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $10,000.12 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, DEBERAH Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $10,000.12 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, MARY ANN Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $10,000.12 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, CHRISTINE C Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $10,000.12 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $10,000.12 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $10,000.12 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDY, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $10,000.12 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, LAWRENCE R Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $10,000.12 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDERMAN, GERALD Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $10,000.12 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, HOWARD G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $10,000.08 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNARELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUDUS, IRENE P Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCIONE, MATTHEW F Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARO, KELLY S Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $10,000.02 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEXANDER S Employer name Cornell University Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/04/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILAKIS, PENNE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $10,000.00 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLER, ANDREW P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $10,000.00 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULT, JAMES E Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $10,000.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $10,000.00 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, PATTI A Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, CHAD M Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $10,000.00 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EDWARD J Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, JOHN F Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, MICHAEL N Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, GERALD L Employer name Town of York Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ANTHONY A Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $10,000.00 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WARREN J Employer name Town of Amboy Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, JOHN J Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $10,000.00 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTLEY, WALTER F Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $10,000.00 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSELLE, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEXLER, WILLIAM D Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $10,000.00 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERO, NOAH R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/24/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURAY, AMELIA K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO, GABRIELLA Employer name North Massapequa Fire District Amount $10,000.00 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANGELA M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $10,000.00 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $10,000.00 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, DENISE A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTILLA, FILOMENA M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $9,999.99 Date 09/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JENNA N Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, FRED M, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, LEEANNE Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $9,999.96 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRETO, ROCCO J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIIKI, JACK P Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $9,999.96 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL F, III Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $9,999.96 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENZER, PAUL H Employer name Village of Northport Amount $9,999.96 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KENNETH W Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $9,999.96 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZUOL, STEVEN J Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $9,999.96 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DENNIS E A Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $9,999.96 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $9,999.96 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $9,999.96 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $9,999.96 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, WENDY J Employer name Village of Nassau Amount $9,999.96 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, GARY J Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $9,999.96 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, JULEEN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $9,999.95 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICHENOR, MARTEN N Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $9,999.91 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, JONAHAN S Employer name Columbia County Amount $9,999.52 Date 11/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURUS, MARGARET B Employer name Westchester County Amount $9,999.20 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, ROBIN E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $9,999.18 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SCHIAVO, LISA D Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $9,999.11 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVAGLIA, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $9,999.00 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, KHAYR C Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $9,998.95 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHR, PAULA A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $9,998.72 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RAYMOND L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $9,998.54 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, STEVEN P Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $9,998.54 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACARUSO, JANE E Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $9,998.40 Date 06/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER-ELWOOD, BONNIE L Employer name Poland CSD Amount $9,998.18 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, SHAWN E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $9,998.04 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, CAITLYN A Employer name Highland Public Library Amount $9,997.53 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YAKIRIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $9,997.44 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ANNE M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $9,997.34 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACZUN, STEPHAN E Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $9,997.10 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, VADOL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $9,997.06 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCKNETTE, ALISON Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $9,997.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, MATTHEW L Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $9,996.98 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, THOMAS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $9,996.92 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DAMME, SUZANNE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $9,996.86 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDERMAYER, NANCY A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $9,996.14 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBRAND, MITCHELL T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $9,995.12 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, LYNN D Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $9,994.95 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System