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 MOREY, DONETTA D Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,768.73 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LAQUITA S Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $35,768.11 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKMAN, SANDRA L Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $35,767.56 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE, MICHAEL O Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $35,767.54 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHUN C Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $35,767.33 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, JUSTINE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $35,767.20 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,767.12 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NANCY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $35,767.12 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINBORG, CHERYL A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $35,767.12 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENEV, DEYAN V Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $35,767.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINDL-CASSIDY, ELIZABETH D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,766.97 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,766.80 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Broome County Amount $35,766.39 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, SANDRA I Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,766.33 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, BRIAN K Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $35,766.32 Date 05/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, SONJA W Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $35,766.08 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONHAUSER, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,766.01 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, COLIN E Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $35,765.97 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTGEN, MARCUS V Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,765.74 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JUSTIN R Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,765.73 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, LUCILLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,765.64 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIN, NICOLE M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $35,765.56 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, ASHANTI D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,765.34 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, SHAWN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,765.28 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ROSALIND K Employer name Erie County Amount $35,765.20 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, KYLE R Employer name Albany County Amount $35,765.10 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $35,764.73 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, LAURA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $35,764.48 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, MARTIN W Employer name Orange County Amount $35,764.09 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, KIMBERLY A Employer name Washington County Amount $35,763.86 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESER, CAROL A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $35,763.76 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CHELSEA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,763.54 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLEY, DOMINIQUE N Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $35,763.10 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, RYAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,763.08 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL BOUCK, CLARICE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $35,763.05 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, LORRAINE J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $35,762.97 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANATIDES, PAUL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,762.83 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, CARRIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,762.81 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WANDA I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,762.76 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ING, MISTY R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,762.57 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, FORREST E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,762.44 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRIE, MILTON C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,762.32 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, HYACINTH Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $35,762.29 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAREOL, ERIC W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $35,762.17 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, SHAQUEEN C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $35,762.09 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MICHAEL Y Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,761.95 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,761.84 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENARDES, JAMES P Employer name Broome County Amount $35,761.36 Date 08/31/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBROCK, TABITHA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,760.83 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ALBERT W Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $35,760.36 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANTE, PETER Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $35,760.27 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, JEREMI D Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $35,760.10 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, JONATHAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $35,759.92 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,759.87 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECERCE, BONNIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,759.86 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, TINA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,759.85 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, VAN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,759.62 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, CHRISTINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,759.44 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODENBURG, ANN R Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $35,759.13 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KATHLEEN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,759.02 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRYAN V Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $35,758.96 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DEZEREA T Employer name Orange County Amount $35,758.95 Date 07/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENERELLI-JUNE, DIANE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,758.73 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, STEVEN M Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $35,758.68 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURHAM, TAYONDA N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,757.98 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESCH, LEAH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,757.95 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KEVIN J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,757.57 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, SANDRA K Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $35,757.37 Date 02/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMME, JESSIE J Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $35,756.85 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, SUSAN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,755.71 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDERER, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,755.28 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESKY, JAMES P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,755.25 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, CATHY L Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $35,755.25 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, SHAWN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,754.94 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, SARAH M Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $35,754.84 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, AMANDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,754.79 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, PAUL R Employer name Albany County Amount $35,754.57 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MONICA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,754.45 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, DANIEL M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $35,754.29 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, JASON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $35,754.26 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, BRIAN P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,754.02 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FREDA O Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,753.88 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENDLER, MICHELLE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,753.85 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, SHAWN T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $35,753.00 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BRANDON R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,752.99 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, JEFFREY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $35,752.90 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINESS, JOHN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,752.57 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBERG, STACEY J Employer name Broome County Amount $35,752.50 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITZ, CAROL Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $35,752.32 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMTHA, RUTH Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $35,751.98 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHRY, SULTAN Q Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $35,751.62 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO-MASSEY, ROSEMARY E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $35,751.56 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $35,751.38 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ETHEL L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $35,751.24 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, PATRICIA F Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $35,751.06 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, ALEC J Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $35,750.82 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETA, EDGAR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $35,750.75 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MARYANN L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,750.70 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PAULA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $35,750.64 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $35,750.50 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System