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 REESE, JAMES E Employer name Livingston County Amount $8,649.09 Date 11/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMBER M Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $8,648.85 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLORFANO, ROBERT J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $8,648.84 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $8,648.75 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $8,648.72 Date 09/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHATEK Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $8,648.59 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESKACH, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $8,648.51 Date 01/17/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, CHARLES J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $8,648.19 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, SAMUEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $8,648.06 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAM, SHERRY S Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $8,648.00 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, MICHELLE M Employer name Victor CSD Amount $8,647.94 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLA, JONATHAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $8,647.87 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, DANYLE N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $8,647.59 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHARON A Employer name Clinton County Amount $8,647.52 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $8,647.48 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, JOHN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $8,647.10 Date 12/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSEBIO, MARIA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $8,647.00 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTINE, CINDY L Employer name Fulton Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $8,646.92 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, DANIELE K Employer name Monroe County Amount $8,646.69 Date 09/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, PAUL D Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $8,646.51 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERCOLINO, DEANNA C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $8,646.48 Date 09/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PETER Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $8,646.00 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEESHAW, CALEB J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $8,645.70 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFANO, ALICIA J Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $8,645.47 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, SHAWNA L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $8,645.45 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNER, EMILY W Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $8,645.13 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $8,645.00 Date 06/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, DIANA R Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $8,644.58 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, STEPHEN R Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $8,644.45 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIED, NATHANIEL B Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $8,644.33 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEREK V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $8,643.50 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, CHRISTINA V Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $8,643.28 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICIA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $8,643.10 Date 01/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERRIA-ANDERSON, KIANA R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $8,642.54 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, WENDY J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $8,642.54 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, PEGGY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, MARY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVENS, BERTHA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, DONNA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, JEANNE K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DENISE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI-HERNANDEZ, GINA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYES, MARION Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CYNTHIA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.52 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRON, KIM M. Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.48 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.48 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARON P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,642.48 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TRILL E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $8,642.26 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $8,642.19 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTNER, MARYBETH Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $8,642.07 Date 01/26/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $8,641.74 Date 11/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $8,641.72 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, ERIN R Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $8,641.34 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, BRENDA J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $8,641.33 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNER, DARREN F Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $8,641.16 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, FRANCESCA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $8,640.99 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENOR, MICHELLE L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $8,640.58 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUESSI, LILIAN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $8,640.58 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLAW, JENNA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $8,640.57 Date 05/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, DAVID J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $8,640.00 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGLER, ANDREW A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $8,639.68 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, LAWRENCE E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $8,639.68 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELES, JOY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $8,639.67 Date 02/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTURATI, DONNA M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $8,639.61 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SAMUEL D Employer name Tioga County Amount $8,639.55 Date 10/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIG, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $8,639.22 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SETH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $8,639.20 Date 01/19/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILLING, JOSHUA T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $8,638.92 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $8,638.80 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTER, TERESA E Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $8,638.78 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, KATHERINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $8,638.65 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDMAN, JAMES C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $8,638.20 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, KELLY L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $8,638.20 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTON, TONEY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $8,638.20 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABIARSKI, JACQUELINE L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $8,638.18 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOS, CLANCY Y Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $8,637.93 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, JOHN B Employer name Village of Munsey Park Amount $8,637.84 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROLA, DEIRDRE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $8,637.74 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHYNEHART, JO ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $8,637.73 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, CONSTANCE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $8,637.44 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, JOHN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $8,637.29 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, ANGELINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $8,636.95 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, LONNA K Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $8,636.46 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, AMANDA N Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $8,635.80 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARA, CATHLEEN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $8,635.78 Date 10/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JUAN Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $8,635.63 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PATRICK J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $8,635.48 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTH, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $8,635.00 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, CHRISTINA A Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $8,634.90 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA L Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $8,634.72 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SEMOND Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $8,634.70 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $8,634.46 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU KASZ, KAREN J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $8,634.16 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $8,633.99 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZHAR, IRFAN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $8,633.42 Date 01/26/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMINA-HYSLOP, THERESA M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $8,633.32 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $8,633.28 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPUNEK, ALLISON Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $8,633.25 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, GAYLE ROSE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $8,633.20 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURPIN, EBONY M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $8,632.77 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System