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 KUTINSKY, ALEX P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $32,006.57 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERSEN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $32,005.89 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $32,005.25 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,004.56 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODE, KRISTEN R Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $32,004.29 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCKO, JOHN W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $32,003.76 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ASHLEY E Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,003.70 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDERS, MEGHAN F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,003.70 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MITCHELL W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,003.56 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GRAHAM W Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $32,003.40 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, YOSHABELLE LOVE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $32,003.10 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MARSHE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $32,003.02 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TODD B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,003.01 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, VINCENT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $32,002.85 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCCIERI, EDWARD T Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $32,002.75 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOIN, DAVID R Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,002.60 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICKER, ROBERT O Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $32,002.38 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRINEICE G Employer name Albany County Amount $32,002.34 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, THOMAS A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $32,001.90 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, VALARY R Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $32,001.51 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTS, NICHOLAS W Employer name Essex County Amount $32,001.44 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, VINCENT R Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,001.32 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOLDRIDGE, KARI L Employer name Cortland County Amount $32,001.30 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KATHERINE A Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $32,000.85 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENU, CHRISTINA E Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $32,000.49 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGHRAN, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $32,000.28 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, KEVIN W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $32,000.11 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMISS, ERICA D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,000.02 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, DOUGLAS M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $32,000.00 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, DAVID G Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $31,999.81 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, KENNETH G Employer name East Hampton Housing Authority Amount $31,999.76 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,999.54 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIPSON, LISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,998.87 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LESLIE M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $31,998.77 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MATTHEW R Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,997.95 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $31,997.94 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTURF, RODNEY A Employer name Town of Leon Amount $31,997.92 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHEY, JARED T Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,997.59 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOEL, LINDA C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $31,997.44 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NANCY J Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $31,997.15 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, ADAM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,997.13 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON-LAWSON, MARILOU J Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $31,997.00 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNALIK, JOSHUA M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,996.93 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, NORMA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,996.72 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEVE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $31,996.57 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, WAYNE W Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $31,996.56 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE-THOMPSON, AVIS A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $31,995.91 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTIN, DOLORES A Employer name Greene County Amount $31,995.77 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-FIELDS, JACQUELINE Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $31,995.72 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUJAK, DEBORAH A Employer name Greene County Amount $31,995.71 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, JENNIFER L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $31,994.81 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLAN, KATHLEEN S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,994.54 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRIAN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $31,994.51 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FILIPPO, ANTHONY, IV Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $31,994.32 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKELLO, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $31,994.32 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMLER, JOSEPH L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,994.05 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, GUANGHONG Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,993.96 Date 09/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCHYK, YURIY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,993.95 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, KRISTY L Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $31,993.91 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERIO, MICHELLE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,993.26 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, EILEEN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $31,993.11 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JOSEPH Employer name Albany County Amount $31,992.56 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHERYL F Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $31,992.32 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, LAURA Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $31,992.17 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,991.80 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARBUTT, JODI Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $31,991.79 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ANGELA D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,991.50 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRING, KATIE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $31,991.49 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $31,991.40 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, MARTIN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,991.12 Date 09/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $31,991.01 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGAND, CASEY L Employer name Albany County Amount $31,990.73 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, MARTHA E Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $31,990.44 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRINGTON, WILLIAM W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $31,990.33 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, DOROTHY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,989.63 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, SCOTT M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $31,989.56 Date 10/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $31,989.01 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO-PLUCINIK, PAULA A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $31,988.93 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMEOLA, PATRICIA A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $31,988.89 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ROBERT G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,988.86 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, RONALD D Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,988.85 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROSNIAK, MATTHEW J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,988.14 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TERRIE W Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $31,988.10 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTABARBARA, SHIRLEIGH J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $31,988.00 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOVSKI, ANTHONY V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,987.99 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIM, DUANE C Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $31,987.89 Date 08/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUT, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $31,987.83 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFHAUS, VINCENT M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $31,987.35 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, REBECCA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,987.20 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BELINDA J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $31,987.07 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, RACHAEL A Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,987.04 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRIDGET M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,986.97 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBUZANO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,986.93 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, KRISTINE Employer name Erie County Amount $31,986.57 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, HELEN A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $31,986.47 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MILLAN, DIANNE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,986.36 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, ROBERT R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,985.98 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYNE, NOREEN A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $31,985.87 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURISANI, DEBRA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $31,985.87 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAZIO, ANNE B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,985.39 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System