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 CLARKE, MICHELLE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $5,000.50 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, EMILY A Employer name Erie County Amount $5,000.34 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VANESSA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $5,000.15 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, PATRICK E, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $5,000.12 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, DESMOND Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $5,000.06 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, LORI M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $5,000.06 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $5,000.06 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR-HOAGLAND, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $5,000.06 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, ERNEST F Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $5,000.06 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, PATRICK J Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $5,000.06 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $5,000.06 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONECNY, EILEEN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $5,000.06 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $5,000.06 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, DOMINICK A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $5,000.06 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAR, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Owego Amount $5,000.06 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLUND, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $5,000.04 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, THOMAS M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $5,000.04 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, BRENT P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $5,000.04 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JENNIFER R Employer name North Evans Fire District Amount $5,000.04 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAVENEY, G RICHARD Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $5,000.04 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Canisteo Amount $5,000.04 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES W Employer name Town of Dannemora Amount $5,000.04 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, CARLA M Employer name Town of Maryland Amount $5,000.04 Date 10/08/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JOHN E Employer name Town of Parish Amount $5,000.04 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WINKLER, MITCHELL T Employer name Town of Warren Amount $5,000.04 Date 03/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $5,000.04 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, CHRISTIAN H Employer name Village of Athens Amount $5,000.04 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MEGAN E Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $5,000.04 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $5,000.04 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROSANNE Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $5,000.04 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEWENS, JAMES P Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $5,000.04 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $5,000.04 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, RONALD A Employer name Town of Afton Amount $5,000.02 Date 08/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, KRYSTA A Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $5,000.01 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICK K Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $5,000.00 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $5,000.00 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONRAD, BRIAN K Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $5,000.00 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, EDWARD W Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $5,000.00 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, ROBERT C Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $5,000.00 Date 05/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, CASSANDRA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $5,000.00 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, LISA M Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $5,000.00 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, MICHAEL J Employer name Speigletown Fire District Amount $5,000.00 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Town of Berlin Amount $5,000.00 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKLER, DAVID M Employer name Town of Burns Amount $5,000.00 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PAUL V, JR Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $5,000.00 Date 02/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREGRIM-GRANT, JO ANNE Employer name Town of Galway Amount $5,000.00 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $5,000.00 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, JOHN H Employer name Town of Lorraine Amount $5,000.00 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIN, MARIA E Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $5,000.00 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, DENISE J Employer name Town of Montague Amount $5,000.00 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARY A Employer name Town of Napoli Amount $5,000.00 Date 02/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERACK-CHASE, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Pine Plains Amount $5,000.00 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PAUL V, JR Employer name Town of Poland Amount $5,000.00 Date 02/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, MARY A Employer name Village of Canton Amount $5,000.00 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, ELEANOR J Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $5,000.00 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELMEAR, DENNIS J Employer name Village of Jordan Amount $5,000.00 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERT, RAY E F Employer name Village of Mcgraw Amount $5,000.00 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYCE, VICTORIA A Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $5,000.00 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAIUTO, PAUL J Employer name Village of The Branch Amount $5,000.00 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICA, LISA M Employer name Village of The Branch Amount $5,000.00 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, IAN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $4,999.99 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STANLEY K Employer name Trenton Joint Fire District Amount $4,999.98 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSEY, MARK T Employer name Town of Bennington Amount $4,999.92 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE L Employer name Village of Alexandria Bay Amount $4,999.92 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JEFFREY L Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $4,999.92 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYES, TAMMY A Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $4,999.92 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, DOREEN M Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $4,999.92 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Genesee Amount $4,999.89 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, DAVID A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $4,999.80 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEVEN M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $4,999.69 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENNIS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $4,999.67 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBASIUK, MARINA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $4,999.63 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, KELLY M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $4,999.51 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, JULIA J Employer name Albany Water Finance Authority Amount $4,999.42 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany Water Finance Authority Amount $4,999.42 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, EILEEN V Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $4,999.21 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIMONOV, NIKOLAY Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $4,999.12 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JOHN V Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $4,998.72 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, STEPHEN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $4,998.54 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHDAL, LINDA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $4,998.53 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WESLEY A Employer name Madison County Amount $4,998.50 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, KELLI M Employer name Broome County Amount $4,998.39 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, HANNAH M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $4,998.07 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $4,997.79 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSEL, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $4,997.30 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TRAVIS M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $4,997.14 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THETTU, DEEPAK R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $4,997.12 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, HERCULES N Employer name Erie County Amount $4,997.11 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, JOHN P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $4,997.01 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BETTY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $4,996.59 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIO, DEBRA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $4,996.50 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULEA, AMANDA M Employer name Malverne Public Library Amount $4,996.44 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, MALCOLM Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $4,996.28 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, BRITTANY L Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $4,996.12 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK-RUHLAND, JAMIE L Employer name Town of Colden Amount $4,996.05 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, MARK M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $4,996.00 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, IAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $4,995.75 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDAKER, KATHLEEN J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $4,995.70 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KAITLIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $4,995.66 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROW, ALANA R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $4,995.60 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System