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 TORRES, DANIEL J Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $8,999.90 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, DAVID M Employer name Village of Perry Amount $8,999.90 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTIPALDI, DONNA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $8,999.83 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAPARTE, DEBRA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $8,999.70 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, ERIK Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $8,999.69 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, ANNA V Employer name Somers CSD Amount $8,999.58 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARTA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $8,999.00 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, DONNELL R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $8,998.95 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, MAX A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $8,998.61 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ANNE C Employer name Town of Corning Amount $8,998.08 Date 12/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNELL, TERRI Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $8,998.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $8,997.96 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARG, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $8,997.87 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CASSANDRA R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $8,997.66 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUS, CURTIS H Employer name Village of Liverpool Amount $8,997.48 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, ROBERT J Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $8,997.40 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOLINO, FRANCA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $8,997.31 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, ARTHUR K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $8,996.44 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTANOVA, ENZA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $8,996.39 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, BRANDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $8,995.60 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, KEVIN J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $8,995.52 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SANDRA E Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $8,995.09 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, CINDY Employer name Town of Andover Amount $8,995.01 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ELI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $8,994.71 Date 02/02/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRADLEY K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $8,994.56 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, AUSTIN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $8,994.56 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCON, MARGARITA Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $8,994.46 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRIL, JOSEPH M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $8,994.44 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MAURICE M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $8,994.39 Date 12/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MZILA, EBONY S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $8,994.35 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, WESTON H Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $8,993.88 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, APRIL K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $8,993.82 Date 03/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, DAVID S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $8,993.52 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD CUNNINGHAM, MELONIE L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $8,993.37 Date 05/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, RITA M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $8,992.75 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANN MARGARET Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $8,992.50 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, PHILIP D Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $8,992.49 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISENA, TOMMASO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $8,992.48 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTINGTON, BETH A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $8,992.09 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, WARREN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $8,992.00 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFNER, KATHERINE A Employer name Crandall Library Amount $8,991.98 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINKEWICZ, KATRINA L Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $8,991.70 Date 05/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPTURA, TANIA A Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $8,991.27 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DONNA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $8,989.90 Date 12/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GREGG A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $8,989.81 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKE, SCOT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $8,989.75 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND-VELASQUEZ, LERIDA S Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $8,989.57 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOETZ, BRIAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $8,989.53 Date 12/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, PATRICK A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $8,989.50 Date 06/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MALLORY A Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $8,988.98 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITENBACH, LOUIS H, IV Employer name Highland CSD Amount $8,988.90 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SHANNON D Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $8,988.71 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO-ALMANZAR, MARIA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $8,988.34 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DIANE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $8,988.15 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARD, SAMANTHA S Employer name Department of State Amount $8,987.64 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $8,987.58 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ALLISON G Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $8,987.58 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, JACK S, JR Employer name Town of Hannibal Amount $8,987.52 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFNER, EUGENE Employer name Town of Hannibal Amount $8,987.52 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, CODY D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $8,987.29 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYASHI, ASHLEY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $8,987.26 Date 11/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, CHAD M Employer name Chemung County Amount $8,987.25 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERMAN, EITHNE M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $8,987.25 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VECCHIS, JULIANE Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $8,986.94 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, TAYLOR C Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $8,986.89 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KIERAN E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $8,986.62 Date 07/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMLEY, CYNTHIA D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $8,986.50 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIMOND, YVES Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $8,986.48 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CURTIS P Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $8,986.28 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTH, AUSTIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $8,985.94 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, APRIL L Employer name Broome County Amount $8,985.87 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $8,985.83 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, MICHELLE R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $8,985.79 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSEICH, NANCY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $8,985.60 Date 12/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JACOB T Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $8,985.25 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GAIL D Employer name Clinton County Amount $8,984.80 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, TYLOR V Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $8,984.43 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONICA, RYAN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $8,984.22 Date 12/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JESSICA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $8,984.12 Date 12/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPPLO, DOROTHY F Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $8,984.04 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $8,983.47 Date 12/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $8,983.36 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SAMANTHA Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $8,983.31 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACEK, ROBERTA L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $8,982.54 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, SUSAN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $8,982.35 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, TIFFANY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $8,982.27 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SCOTT J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $8,982.10 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOFSON, ASHLEY A Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $8,982.06 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $8,982.03 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULPA, AMY M Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $8,982.00 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFER, ROBERT H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $8,982.00 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAS, KATARZYNA W Employer name Monroe County Amount $8,981.84 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZARELLO, ANGELA R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $8,981.44 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, GEORGE, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $8,981.22 Date 01/12/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, ROSA H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $8,981.13 Date 11/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ELAINE M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $8,980.88 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JASMINE N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $8,980.84 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARGARET M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $8,980.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, LYNN A Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $8,980.80 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPLE, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $8,980.78 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System