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 BAKER, DEXTER J Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $2,006.28 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CIARA B Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $2,006.25 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS MCDONALD, ROCHELLE M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $2,006.25 Date 02/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISIENA, BURANINT Employer name Saratoga County Amount $2,006.13 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, REBECCA L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $2,005.73 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIARNIAK, CONRAD A Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $2,005.56 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BEATRICE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $2,005.50 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $2,005.50 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $2,005.33 Date 02/09/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, ERIC J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $2,005.19 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MOLLY A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $2,005.08 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $2,005.00 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $2,005.00 Date 06/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRETTO, ELISA H Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $2,004.99 Date 02/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIK S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $2,004.81 Date 01/02/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, SAMANTHA R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $2,004.80 Date 02/28/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEEN, HEATHER M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $2,004.75 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMETKO, LIZBETH M Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $2,004.75 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $2,004.73 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHELLA, DOMENIC J Employer name Erie County Amount $2,004.70 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, ALYSON L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $2,004.66 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $2,004.52 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLICK, DANIEL B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $2,004.30 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICEDOMINI, CINDY L Employer name Village of Freeville Amount $2,004.20 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABNER, RYAN C Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $2,004.10 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $2,004.02 Date 11/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, CARMINE J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $2,004.00 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEBS, MARY F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $2,004.00 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, DANIELA Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $2,003.50 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, KIMBERLY Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $2,003.26 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, CARLOS Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $2,003.20 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ELIE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $2,003.13 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $2,003.10 Date 03/02/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACH, THOMAS J Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $2,003.05 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSENDEN, LAURA L Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $2,002.90 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, KYLE Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $2,002.50 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEY, ALEXANDRA R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $2,002.50 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHEDA, SUNITA K Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $2,002.50 Date 11/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, STACEY M Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $2,002.43 Date 03/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $2,002.42 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, BRITTANY M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $2,002.20 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARSELLA, SUSAN M, MRS Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $2,002.15 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALICIA L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $2,002.11 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, SHEILA L Employer name City of Rome Amount $2,002.00 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVENZIO, PEGGY L Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $2,002.00 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGUISTAB, ASTER Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $2,001.92 Date 09/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, ANNA R Employer name Ulster County Amount $2,001.92 Date 01/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, MICHELE L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $2,001.87 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, LAUREN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $2,001.84 Date 02/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, DONNA D Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $2,001.61 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTLING, CHANTEL S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $2,001.59 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, THOMAS R, III Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $2,001.58 Date 12/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGI, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $2,001.00 Date 09/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, JOHN C Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $2,001.00 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KAITLYN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $2,001.00 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CARLOS M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $2,000.94 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHANE G Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $2,000.88 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONHAUSER, JAMES R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $2,000.63 Date 01/14/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, VITA T Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $2,000.61 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, ROBIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $2,000.26 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUNASALEM, CHANNAH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $2,000.26 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVERY, RYAN C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $2,000.26 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA COELLO, ISIS A Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $2,000.22 Date 02/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASURE, JACK I, JR Employer name Town of Salamanca Amount $2,000.20 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $2,000.13 Date 08/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSKY, WILLIAM M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $2,000.10 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CATHERINE I Employer name City of Troy Amount $2,000.04 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESICH, JEFFREY W Employer name City of Troy Amount $2,000.04 Date 07/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, JOHN P Employer name City of Troy Amount $2,000.04 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, DEBORAH E Employer name City of Troy Amount $2,000.04 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLES W Employer name City of Troy Amount $2,000.04 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBER, WILLIAM W Employer name Town of Parish Amount $2,000.04 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Westville Amount $2,000.04 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORZENON, KAREN C Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $2,000.04 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Franklinville Amount $2,000.04 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MELISSA Employer name Village of Franklinville Amount $2,000.04 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREEN, BRUCE A Employer name Village of Waterville Amount $2,000.04 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNAGE, HOLLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $2,000.01 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, GEENA MARIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $2,000.01 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENER, ROY V Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $2,000.01 Date 02/13/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLOTTA, GERARD P Employer name Department of State Amount $2,000.00 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SHARON S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $2,000.00 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CYDNEY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $2,000.00 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, MATTHEW E Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $2,000.00 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PATRICK J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $2,000.00 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JORDAN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $2,000.00 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONGRATZ, KEVIN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $2,000.00 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $2,000.00 Date 01/11/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, BRITTANY E Employer name Town of Jay Amount $2,000.00 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, VICTORIA M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $2,000.00 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, ERIC G Employer name Town of Orwell Amount $2,000.00 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, MARK S Employer name Town of New Albion Amount $2,000.00 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, LORI L Employer name Town of Great Valley Amount $2,000.00 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSALL, GERALD C Employer name Town of Great Valley Amount $2,000.00 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ALIXANDRIA D Employer name Town of Dannemora Amount $2,000.00 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $2,000.00 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCUP, ANN M Employer name Town of Salamanca Amount $2,000.00 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE-ANDERSON, DIANA L Employer name Town of Salamanca Amount $2,000.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LARRY M Employer name Town of Salamanca Amount $2,000.00 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, JOHN P Employer name Town of Berlin Amount $2,000.00 Date 11/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System