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 MATHESON, SHEENA R Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $31,670.66 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, RYAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $31,670.60 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ OLMEDA, MARCOS Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $31,670.57 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, WANDA I Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $31,670.52 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROW, DEBRA J Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $31,670.36 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICO, JOHN J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $31,670.20 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PHOEBE T Employer name Livingston County Amount $31,669.97 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTA, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $31,669.76 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, RACHEL M Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $31,669.62 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDOSZ, JESSE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,669.59 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SUSAN A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $31,669.57 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDEMANN, MATTHEW N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,669.04 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLONE, SUSANA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $31,669.02 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, WILLIAM M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,668.98 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUNDS, OLIVIA R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,668.36 Date 07/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRETT M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $31,668.36 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDASZ, ROBIN A Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $31,668.33 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, PATRICK B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $31,668.11 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYNSKI, DAWN V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,668.11 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, PAUL T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,668.11 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,668.11 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHAR, MARLENE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,668.11 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNSEN-SELDEN, NANCY E Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $31,667.81 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JAMES A Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,667.24 Date 07/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAACKE, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Oakfield Amount $31,666.66 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, MARK A Employer name Capital Dist Reg Planning Comm Amount $31,666.64 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $31,666.32 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, ALICIA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $31,666.12 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, KAREN L Employer name Warren County Amount $31,665.88 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAUSER, TAYLOR M Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,665.65 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKMEISTER, FREDERICK C Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,665.62 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, TAINA L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $31,665.47 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, CAROLYN D Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $31,665.34 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, MARY FRANCES Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $31,665.33 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, LINDA J Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $31,665.15 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSER, SCOTT A Employer name Warren County Amount $31,664.99 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENCE, CONRAD H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $31,664.91 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, LINDA R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,664.82 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KELLIE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,664.82 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, SHAKURA S P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,664.60 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Milan Amount $31,664.57 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTMANN, BRITTANY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,663.86 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROEGER, MICHELLE T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,663.72 Date 06/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSER, MAXINE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,663.69 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DEBORAH M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,662.94 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, SHARON A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,662.84 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, DANIELLE A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $31,662.23 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, SHEILA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $31,662.16 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,661.98 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, DAVID A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $31,661.82 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, BERNADETTE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,661.46 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,661.44 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,660.24 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, LINDA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,660.07 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, HOLLY L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $31,660.00 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, KAREN L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,659.21 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, BETH F Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $31,659.09 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JIMMY S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $31,658.35 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,658.30 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASICK, BRENDA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $31,658.03 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, KRYSTAL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,657.91 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, BERNADETTE J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,657.71 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, AMANDA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,657.50 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHARON A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $31,657.47 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRLING, AMY C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $31,657.41 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, CHRISTINE R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,657.31 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $31,656.80 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JENNIFER J Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,655.04 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $31,654.89 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DUSTIN J Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $31,654.69 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JACQUELYN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $31,654.42 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, PAULA G Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $31,654.37 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTHYN, KAREN K Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $31,654.18 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOEUN, PISED D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,654.15 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THERESA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,654.11 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, THOMAS W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,653.60 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, JIAN MING Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,653.33 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,653.30 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, KELLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,653.18 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MADELYN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $31,653.01 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $31,652.93 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $31,652.91 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, VICTORIA M Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $31,652.78 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISKELL, BEN T, III Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $31,652.45 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA PENA, REYNALDO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $31,652.37 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,652.10 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCI, MARY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $31,651.97 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SEAN T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,651.86 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,651.75 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNEGAY, VIVIAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $31,651.21 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCHE, SHAKERA I Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $31,651.00 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, LATISHA D Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,650.68 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CYNTHIA M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,650.47 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, VIVENE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $31,650.22 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, FRANCES L Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $31,649.73 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, DAWN R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,649.55 Date 09/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,649.34 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIFTI, ERJON Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,649.06 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, TREVOR L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $31,648.97 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $31,648.92 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System