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 SALVA, SHANNON M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $8,432.20 Date 01/30/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVANGO, MARLENE T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,432.10 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRIALE, JAMIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $8,432.04 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, GLENN D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $8,431.82 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWICZ, LAURA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $8,431.79 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, VALERY A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $8,431.20 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, KELLY C Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $8,430.98 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, NANETTE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $8,430.76 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEWASSER, LISA J Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $8,430.46 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, STACY J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $8,430.43 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE-GETSY, SANDRA E Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $8,429.04 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUSTAKOWSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $8,428.74 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $8,428.59 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, TINA M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $8,428.15 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, JUNEMARIE Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $8,427.96 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $8,427.85 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JANANE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $8,427.63 Date 10/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKNIL, ALI Y Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $8,427.43 Date 12/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELCHICK, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $8,427.29 Date 01/09/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHRISTINA A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $8,427.25 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, SHARNETHIA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $8,426.76 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIER, BRIAN P Employer name Otsego County Amount $8,426.38 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCELY, NEEDSON C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $8,426.37 Date 02/09/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, AMY G Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $8,425.96 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUICKIAN, GAYLE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $8,425.95 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $8,425.81 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIA, BETH A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $8,425.63 Date 11/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, DENNIS L Employer name Town of Hume Amount $8,425.62 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTARO, ROSINA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $8,425.55 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, MIRANDA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $8,425.40 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, REBEKAH E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $8,425.39 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, GREGORY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $8,425.27 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, PAMELA J Employer name Village of Savona Amount $8,424.79 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARD, JENNIFER M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $8,424.65 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ASHLEE D Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $8,424.65 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKERTON, MARLYN Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $8,424.64 Date 09/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JAMES E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $8,424.25 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, DANIEL G Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $8,424.02 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CURT P Employer name Cornell University Amount $8,424.00 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETH, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $8,423.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $8,423.71 Date 11/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, CRAIG V Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $8,423.53 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINBERG, HEIDI W Employer name Livingston County Amount $8,423.07 Date 02/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, GLORIA A Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $8,422.95 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, REBECCA A Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $8,422.84 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNALDES, YANET Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $8,422.29 Date 12/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADSTONE, ELLYN G Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $8,422.26 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, NANCY J Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $8,422.11 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ELIZABETH E Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $8,422.07 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINGLER, DIANA C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $8,421.94 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENYOUSSEF, KALTOUM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $8,421.72 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGE, CARL T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $8,421.50 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, HEIDI J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $8,421.38 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $8,421.08 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELES, LYNNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $8,420.96 Date 12/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFINO, ANTHONY N Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $8,420.86 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, DOMINICK Employer name Westchester County Amount $8,420.82 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $8,420.62 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, CHERYL A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $8,420.60 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, SHARON A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $8,420.21 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, VALERIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $8,419.95 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $8,419.82 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCA, WENDY A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $8,419.81 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, MADELINE Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $8,419.18 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUCHER, LUKAS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $8,418.55 Date 11/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, SANDRA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $8,418.00 Date 03/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, REBECCA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $8,417.97 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOW, MARISA L W Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $8,417.77 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $8,417.75 Date 01/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, BRIAN M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $8,417.72 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESEY, SCHUYLER A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $8,417.70 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, BENJAMIN T Employer name Seneca County Amount $8,417.45 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEAN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $8,417.41 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, KAREN A Employer name Livingston County Amount $8,417.11 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHAK, MADISON R Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $8,417.04 Date 08/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTAS, JOHN G Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $8,416.70 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTASZNIK, JENNIFER E Employer name Cornell University Amount $8,416.50 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, GREGORY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $8,416.08 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBECK, LORI A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $8,416.05 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLING, BRYAN C Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $8,416.04 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOK, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $8,415.71 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAY, KENNETH J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $8,415.65 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, CHASTITY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $8,415.57 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, TIMOTHY B Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $8,415.51 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, CRAIG Employer name Jefferson County Amount $8,415.00 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, IVY J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $8,415.00 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATORSKY, LORA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $8,415.00 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYON, TERRYLYNN Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $8,415.00 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $8,414.44 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILOOLY, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $8,414.37 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CESAR A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $8,414.36 Date 11/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RICARDO R Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $8,414.01 Date 11/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $8,413.97 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $8,413.96 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENISE, SUZANNE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $8,413.83 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, PENNY A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $8,413.59 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, TASIA J Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $8,413.41 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOLSKI, BRIANNE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $8,413.26 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAHN, THOMAS E, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $8,412.96 Date 01/05/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, THERESA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $8,412.82 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System