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 ELSENHEIMER, BONNIE LEE Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $32,658.79 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, DIANA M Employer name Broome County Amount $32,658.72 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POMA, MARY J Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $32,658.69 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CATHERINE J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $32,658.62 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SAMANTHA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,658.56 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZCARRA, EVA V Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $32,658.54 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JENNA K Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $32,657.71 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORD, MATTHEW M, II Employer name Warren County Amount $32,657.50 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, CARL T Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $32,657.44 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPLESSY, NANCY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $32,657.35 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, SHARON M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $32,657.27 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMINO, MOLLY S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $32,657.19 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTURINI, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,657.15 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONATE, YAYA Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,656.98 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, WILLIAM D Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $32,656.93 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSINGER, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,656.73 Date 12/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSNO, CAROL A Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $32,656.65 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMER, OLIVIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,655.95 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AMY J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $32,655.70 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDGER, SHARON Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $32,654.91 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOSKI, JEFFREY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $32,654.67 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELTON T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,654.64 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $32,654.34 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $32,654.28 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, RALPH V Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $32,654.19 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDA, SHANNON N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,653.93 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, DESIREE Employer name Westchester County Amount $32,653.92 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, ANDREA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,653.75 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,653.71 Date 10/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,653.25 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, JOSHUA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,653.11 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, LUCILLE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $32,652.90 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAMIAS, GERALDINE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $32,652.90 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVARAL, KAREN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $32,652.90 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, BRIAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,652.84 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, TENEIZHA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $32,652.82 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, KATELYN E.W. Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $32,652.58 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JOHNNY C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $32,652.35 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIN, JEAN C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $32,652.34 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANAT, HOLLY G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,652.18 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLS, ERIC J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $32,652.00 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, WANDA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,650.82 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFLER, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $32,650.00 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIELLO, MADDALENA F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,650.00 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKETT, COURTNEY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $32,649.89 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDUY, RENE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $32,649.51 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, MARCELLA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,649.09 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARNES, AMY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $32,648.76 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREY, LORA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $32,648.18 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVALA, VICTORIA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $32,647.67 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUSCHAU, THERESA Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $32,647.18 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKELL, PENNY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $32,647.12 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TARA T Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $32,647.04 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNER, KIM Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $32,646.90 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, SHANTEL M Employer name Essex County Amount $32,646.18 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, WENDY L Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $32,645.83 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINTON, BRYAN J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $32,645.48 Date 07/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOZO, CHRISTINE T Employer name City of Troy Amount $32,645.47 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, CHRISTINE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $32,645.28 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, MARCIA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $32,645.21 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALER, DENICE A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $32,644.89 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYKERT, DANIEL A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $32,644.65 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SARA E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $32,644.50 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DAVID C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $32,644.49 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUIE, CYNTHIA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,644.15 Date 07/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,644.14 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DAWN R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $32,644.07 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RANDY Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $32,643.77 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $32,643.35 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, ANDRE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,643.22 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, MELISSA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $32,643.15 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, TAMMY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $32,642.54 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TOMASSO, LISA M Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $32,642.48 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $32,642.36 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DOMINICK P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $32,642.33 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, MIA D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,642.23 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNAK, DIANE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $32,641.89 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDING, LEAH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,641.73 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, THERESA L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $32,641.51 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, ROBERT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,640.95 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATANZARITA, AMY K Employer name Essex County Amount $32,640.93 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, CHELSEA L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $32,640.71 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENCE, JESSICA C Employer name Broome County Amount $32,640.68 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, BEVERLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,640.46 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, SAMANTHA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,640.19 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JOSIAH D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $32,640.08 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DONNA J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $32,640.07 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PATRICIA A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $32,639.28 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $32,639.05 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, TAMMY L Employer name Washington County Amount $32,638.60 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN R Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $32,638.56 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINO, KAREN A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $32,638.40 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPSON, ALEXANDER L Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $32,638.29 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALES, ROSA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $32,638.20 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATI, ALAINE G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $32,637.67 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINNANT, DELORES Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $32,637.66 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RAYMOND Employer name Warren County Amount $32,637.64 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALES, ANNA L Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $32,637.14 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSTED, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $32,636.85 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMAR, PARMINDERJIT K Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,636.55 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System