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 WAGNER, LAURA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,630.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDER, JUSTIN C Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $31,630.38 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGLEY, STEVEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,630.16 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, PATRICK M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,629.81 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ELIZABETH R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,629.72 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEDER, ELIZABETH Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $31,629.55 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUKE, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $31,629.31 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, COLIN P Employer name Broome County Amount $31,628.73 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, MARSHA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,628.72 Date 11/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, ALFRED R Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,628.37 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARYLOU C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,628.36 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANE, DINA M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $31,628.22 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZENBERGER, REEMA A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,628.08 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, CHANTAL N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $31,627.95 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JO ANN Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $31,627.88 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWIG, BRANDON R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,627.66 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, CHRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,627.27 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, HAMANDRAWATEE SINGH Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $31,627.20 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANY-VELTZ, MARY Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $31,627.07 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARNEY, PATRICK T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $31,626.79 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MARGARITA V Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $31,626.78 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSH, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,626.45 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $31,626.17 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, CHRIS L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $31,626.16 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAVAR E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,626.08 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEJUMO, ABIOLA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,625.72 Date 08/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, SUSAN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,624.85 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISER, MICHELLE N Employer name Erie County Amount $31,624.82 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JEANNETTE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,624.68 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES J Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $31,624.34 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ELPINIKI Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $31,624.32 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,623.94 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOMAN, BERNARD L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $31,623.74 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGEMAN-BLANGO, LA SAUNDRA R Employer name Erie County Amount $31,623.43 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, LARRY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,623.13 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $31,623.11 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, THERESA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,622.50 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARADINE, MEGAN Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $31,622.04 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, BRENDAN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $31,622.00 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, TONYA T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,621.84 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN-MARKHAM, I-FEI Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $31,621.32 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, SUSAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,621.02 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,620.83 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SANDRA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,620.81 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, LINDA L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $31,620.71 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, LYNN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $31,620.66 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,620.51 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, JOHN A, JR Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $31,620.36 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHANTEUR, MICHELE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,620.35 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, CATHERINE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $31,620.18 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART-MARINO, ANNA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,620.01 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,619.87 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, BRITTNEY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $31,619.75 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GLENDA D Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,619.49 Date 06/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, MITCHELL E, SR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $31,619.15 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SABRINA E Employer name Chemung County Amount $31,619.07 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNDORFF, KIMBERLY D Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $31,618.08 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, COLLEEN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,618.03 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,617.30 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KAREN S Employer name Town of Huron Amount $31,617.02 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DEIRDRE C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,616.49 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, BRITTANY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,616.48 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, AGOSTINO Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $31,616.37 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, TERRY J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $31,616.30 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $31,615.97 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, ALBERT J Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,615.71 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, JOSHUA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,615.33 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAROWSKI, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $31,615.26 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLING, SUSAN T Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $31,615.24 Date 03/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENC, NICOLE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,615.10 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, FRANCESCO C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,615.08 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUETHER, TIMOTHY E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $31,614.74 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, CHARLES Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,614.68 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, GINA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,614.25 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLS, ERIC Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $31,614.21 Date 08/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLER, CHARLENE C Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $31,613.04 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, AUSTIN R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $31,612.70 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JEFFREY C Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $31,612.70 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, COREY L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $31,612.53 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, JOSEPH L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $31,612.34 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIANO, CONNIE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,612.28 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOIT, DIANE A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $31,612.05 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAFAEL A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $31,611.43 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSSONG, NANCY I Employer name Erie County Amount $31,611.25 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSKER, TERRY A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $31,611.19 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SCOTT E Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $31,610.88 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTGER, KATIE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $31,610.87 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHANIQUA D Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,610.81 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, MARYLOU Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,610.28 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, ANDREW E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $31,609.54 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ELIEZER Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,609.52 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZGODA, RICHARD J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,609.38 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-DEVLIN, TERRY JO Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,609.25 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREXLER, HOLLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,609.21 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKINS, JOY Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,608.82 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, DONOVAN D Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $31,608.52 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDZIOR, NICOLE F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $31,608.21 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, CHARLES E Employer name Town of De Peyster Amount $31,608.16 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARSHA A Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $31,607.62 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, DEBRA A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $31,607.34 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System