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 PIGNONE, AMANDA J R Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $33,967.45 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN-PIELA, SUSAN Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $33,966.93 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, BRUCE A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $33,966.82 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $33,966.72 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, NIA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $33,966.69 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGER, MICHELE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,966.67 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, IVY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $33,966.40 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUCK, SAMUEL A Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $33,966.39 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKALL, S ROBERT Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $33,966.25 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-CRUZ, CINIYA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $33,966.12 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHRISTINE K Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $33,966.10 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, SASKIA D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $33,966.06 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROBERT T, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,966.03 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, MARK D, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,966.03 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, CRAIG W Employer name Town of Chateaugay Amount $33,965.56 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, HOWARD F Employer name Town of Danby Amount $33,965.35 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, THERESA A Employer name Albany County Amount $33,965.20 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, THOMAS P F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $33,965.20 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARACALLO, JESSE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $33,965.17 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, YVONNE P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $33,964.84 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $33,964.71 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHELBY F Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $33,963.73 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $33,963.65 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KELLY P Employer name Otsego County Amount $33,963.34 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANEXAY, EDITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $33,963.16 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTER, JEFFREY B Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $33,963.14 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, JACQUELINE B Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $33,962.56 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSONI, ASHLEY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,962.12 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SEAN Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,962.12 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MICHAEL E Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $33,962.12 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIK, SUSAN L Employer name Erie Co Fiscal Stability Auth Amount $33,961.98 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JACQUELINE L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $33,961.84 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $33,961.73 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZEL, DEBORAH J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $33,961.60 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, EDWARD P Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $33,961.36 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $33,961.13 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JANE M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $33,960.89 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Albany Amount $33,960.54 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ANDREW W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $33,960.05 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZESZUTEK, SHARON A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $33,959.97 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCILUS, MAGALIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,959.90 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SINDY M Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $33,959.71 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIAYANA N Employer name Oneida County Amount $33,959.34 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, COURTNEY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,958.72 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JOSEPH B Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $33,958.35 Date 09/12/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $33,958.35 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSO, MARIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $33,957.85 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, TERRY R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $33,957.69 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFFLARD, KATHRYN E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $33,957.46 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBARK, CAROL L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $33,957.32 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, LORI ANN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $33,957.19 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCOSKI, VALARIE J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $33,956.78 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICE, DONNA A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $33,956.75 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, DANIEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $33,956.63 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $33,956.62 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, ANDREA M Employer name Town of Colton Amount $33,956.51 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, HILARY M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $33,956.42 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PILUSA, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $33,956.41 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MIGUEL, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $33,956.25 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAK, JASON R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,956.00 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, AMBER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $33,955.53 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, KRISTINE L Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $33,954.64 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELDELL, MYQUALE K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $33,954.46 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MEGAN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $33,954.01 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, GLADYS I Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $33,953.74 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, OCTAVIO C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $33,953.72 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Broome County Amount $33,953.24 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, MARIA S Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $33,953.21 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KIMBERLY R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $33,953.05 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, STEPHEN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $33,952.94 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APLIN, CATHERINE A Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $33,952.72 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JESSICA I Employer name Erie County Amount $33,952.63 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, LAQUANDA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,952.27 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $33,952.10 Date 10/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, KRISTA J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $33,951.86 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SHARILYN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $33,951.65 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, PENNY E Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $33,951.50 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUARDT, PATTI J Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $33,950.91 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DWAYNE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $33,950.73 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERTY, ANN Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $33,950.66 Date 11/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, MARTIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,950.61 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLUMERFELDT, JOHNATHAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,950.61 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MARIO K B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,950.61 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, ORMONDE L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $33,950.55 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBZIEN, TERESA J Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $33,950.51 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWARD, MEGAN C Employer name Wayne County Amount $33,950.35 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTILLAS, CAROLYN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $33,950.32 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SUZETTE M Employer name Village of Copenhagen Amount $33,950.26 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDILLO, SHARON L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,950.18 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARSHA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,949.74 Date 10/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, CHERYL Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $33,949.40 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUDY L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $33,949.17 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NESTOR D Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $33,949.16 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECHUE, TINA M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $33,949.03 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, LINDA P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $33,949.00 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONSKI, MARY L Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $33,949.00 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JERRY A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $33,948.83 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $33,948.67 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLO, FRANCINE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $33,948.45 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JUDITH P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $33,948.32 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System