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 MESSMER, JENNIFER M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $503.41 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ADA I Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $503.25 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, CAROLINA Employer name Afton CSD Amount $503.14 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RACHEL E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $503.14 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, JUSTIN J Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $503.13 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRONE, CRISTA Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $503.00 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, SAMANTHA L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $502.88 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BRITTNEY D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $502.72 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARCY A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $502.50 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDIAVILLA, ANN-MARIE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $502.50 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $502.50 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZMIERSKI, TIMOTHY G Employer name Village of Menands Amount $501.75 Date 04/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ELEANOR Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $501.54 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARRES, KATLYN M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $501.25 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JESSICA E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $501.17 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHALTER, ABBY M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $501.07 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEK, KINGSLEY S Employer name Town of Colden Amount $500.94 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVIS, STACY Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $500.76 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIEK, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $500.64 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, MARY K Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $500.62 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULANGES, RENAND Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $500.61 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $500.50 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA-HAYES, TERESA M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $500.50 Date 03/02/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHANNON H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $500.24 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $500.06 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, HEATHER A Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $500.06 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNIP, DANA L Employer name Village of Angelica Amount $500.04 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, TAMARA L Employer name Town of Marathon Amount $500.01 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, KELLY M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $500.00 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, ANNE M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $500.00 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZNER, JOAN E Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $500.00 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRENDAN D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $500.00 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIKKAL, CECILIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $500.00 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $500.00 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $500.00 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, ANDREW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $500.00 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, TRUK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $500.00 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, FREDERICK H, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $500.00 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $500.00 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICHELLO, ERNEST C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $500.00 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MARCELLA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $500.00 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, JARED W Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $500.00 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, GEORGETTE C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $500.00 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVLESKI, KRISTY E, MS Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $500.00 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWAR, ANJU Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $500.00 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARY ALICE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $500.00 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAPATSOS, GEORGE, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $500.00 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VINCENT B Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $500.00 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKEY, TRACEY S Employer name Perry CSD Amount $500.00 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, MELODY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $500.00 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, SEAN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $500.00 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORMAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $500.00 Date 06/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHAELLAH J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $500.00 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOHN F Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $500.00 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENHOUSE, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $500.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, DENNIS D Employer name Town of Dayton Amount $500.00 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of De Peyster Amount $500.00 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, JAMES L Employer name Town of Genesee Falls Amount $500.00 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LUANNE L Employer name Town of Genesee Falls Amount $500.00 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, PEGGY S Employer name Town of Gerry Amount $500.00 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JACKSON G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $500.00 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROLD, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $500.00 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $500.00 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, CONNIE L Employer name Town of New Hudson Amount $500.00 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALDI, CHARLES E Employer name Town of New Lebanon Amount $500.00 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONNA A Employer name Town of North Dansville Amount $500.00 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFING, VALERIE J VELEY Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $500.00 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MADISON M Employer name Town of Peru Amount $500.00 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $500.00 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Stockbridge Amount $500.00 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNANE, KAREN L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $500.00 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, GARY R Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $500.00 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEVO, SHAWN M Employer name Village of Camden Amount $500.00 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, ZACHARY W Employer name Village of Castile Amount $500.00 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DONALD C Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $500.00 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, GARY J Employer name Village of Dannemora Amount $500.00 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGEL, KERI A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $500.00 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICHETTI, FREDERICK J Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $500.00 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, LOUIS A Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $500.00 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Theresa Amount $500.00 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, PATRICIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, AMELIA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, AUDREY Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTOLA, RENEE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, GWEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CONSTANCE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RANDALL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, IDA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $500.00 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZIG, MORGAN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $499.99 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, ANTHONY F Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $499.96 Date 09/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, HOLLY E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $499.93 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, WILLIAM C, III Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $499.93 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LINDA K Employer name Village of Angelica Amount $499.92 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JACK F JR Employer name Town of Middlesex Amount $499.87 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, VIVIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $499.84 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, LEON G, SR Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $499.50 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTNICK, NICOLE S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $499.50 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, REBECCA L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $499.50 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMITRANO, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $499.39 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBITO, BRIAN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $499.35 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System