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 CERRO, MICHELE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $31,696.84 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,696.71 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, ROTHSCHILD S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $31,696.65 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GEORGIANN R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $31,696.64 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, CAROL A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $31,696.34 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,696.23 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETSCHMANN, KATHRYN G Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $31,695.28 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARESIGN, JOHN R, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,695.25 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALLY, JEREMIAH F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,694.81 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CRYSTAL G Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,694.63 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, MICHELLE B Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,694.56 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $31,694.34 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, BRIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,694.20 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, PATRICK J, III Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $31,693.71 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,693.54 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTSON, CANDEE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $31,693.21 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GAIL M Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,693.15 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFRIDSBERGER, TANYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,693.13 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONE, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $31,692.99 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, LISA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $31,692.63 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, WESLEY H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,692.49 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ZEBADIAH Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,692.24 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, DALE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $31,692.11 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $31,691.97 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAIO, ROBIN R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,691.89 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPP, LOUIS M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $31,691.87 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, PATRICIA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $31,691.80 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LAURA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,691.40 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $31,691.18 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDZY, STEVEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,691.13 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, CYRENA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $31,690.80 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEN-YAKUSH, CARRIE L Employer name Warren County Amount $31,690.73 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARCASIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,690.41 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDIAMBA, ITAYI M Employer name Orange County Amount $31,690.40 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LAUREN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $31,690.39 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFALO, ALEXANDRA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $31,690.23 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDI, MARK A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $31,689.98 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, MARGARET A Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $31,689.79 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOLD, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $31,689.57 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MARY C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $31,689.03 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, AMANDA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $31,689.01 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $31,689.00 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, LORI-ANNE Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $31,688.87 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORR, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,688.63 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDEL-HAFEZ, SHABAN HAFEZ Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,688.62 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, JAMIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,688.30 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DENISE K Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $31,688.15 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIURI, KATHERINE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,688.05 Date 07/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, JEFFERY V Employer name Albany County Amount $31,687.92 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEWNIK, MARY Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $31,687.63 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRANDON E Employer name Chenango County Amount $31,687.49 Date 12/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VICTOR Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $31,687.20 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QADRI, SYED SHAH H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $31,687.14 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, BARBARA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,687.12 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESS, ARIEH D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $31,687.00 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMAN, JARED Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,686.70 Date 02/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOSIMO, LAURA Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,686.47 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREY, LORA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,686.32 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, PAUL Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,685.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,685.83 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, PAUL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,685.83 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ERIKA A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $31,685.66 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, BRIGETTE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,684.85 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERS, WILLIAM C Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $31,684.29 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, CORY J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $31,684.14 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, DELIANA L Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $31,684.12 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, PRICILLA T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $31,683.94 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORO, PAULA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $31,683.78 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGRECO, ADAM G Employer name Albany County Amount $31,683.40 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-COLON, JONATHAN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,683.38 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, DARRELL I Employer name Town of Solon Amount $31,683.00 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MARIA I Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $31,682.99 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFKOWITZ, NORINNE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $31,682.86 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, JOAN E Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $31,682.48 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DANIEL S Employer name Village of Fonda Amount $31,682.35 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI-LUCEY, ANGELA L Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $31,682.21 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, JENNIFER G Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,681.86 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAFIDE, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $31,681.32 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, MAURICA O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,681.12 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, KRYSTEN S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $31,680.81 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INVERSO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $31,680.72 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZEL, GREGORY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,679.99 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, LYNDA A Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $31,679.95 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARCI L Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $31,678.96 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCO, MICHAEL F Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,678.64 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TINA M Employer name Albany County Amount $31,678.57 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRICISAK, BEVERLY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $31,678.09 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDAKOFF, JANEL L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $31,677.90 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, JARED D Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,677.44 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $31,676.85 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAWN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,676.76 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSAL, BETH R Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,676.74 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, KENNETH J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $31,676.70 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKO, MELANIE G Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,676.70 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILIE, JAMIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,676.69 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILO, SAMANTHA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,676.61 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUR, ERIC M Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,676.58 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, JENA M Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,676.42 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, KEVIN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,676.22 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,676.16 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System