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 DIXON, DANA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $31,526.05 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BELSO, JOSEPH R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $31,525.62 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, WALTER J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $31,525.15 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUER, SUSAN M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $31,525.01 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSILLI, ALICIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,524.97 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, RAYMOND Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $31,524.84 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, ERIC R Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $31,524.28 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KATHRYN M Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $31,524.17 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, ROBERT J Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $31,524.04 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERSICK, SALLY K Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,523.76 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, RHONDA J Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $31,523.38 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSENBARDT, GLENN E Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,523.22 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSICKER, KRISTIE L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $31,523.16 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRANDI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,523.07 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, SUSAN R Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $31,522.93 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, DAVIS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,522.46 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAS, ALAIN Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $31,522.44 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZA, GERARDO M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,522.13 Date 04/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, MAUREEN E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $31,521.14 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CASEY R Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $31,521.11 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $31,521.05 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, HUGH F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,520.73 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, KENNY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,520.14 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, MICHELE Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $31,520.07 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORBIDINI, TULLIO Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $31,519.94 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, NATALIE D Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $31,519.90 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, LAMONTE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $31,519.83 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICK, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Troy Amount $31,519.28 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIO, HANNAH M Employer name Granville CSD Amount $31,519.28 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, BARBARA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,518.82 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, MICHAEL S Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $31,518.62 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $31,518.36 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, SUZETTE Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $31,518.06 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, PATRICIA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,517.60 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, JAMES P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $31,517.57 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESCH, PHYLLIS K Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $31,517.35 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Orange County Amount $31,516.35 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLETTI, MACHELLE I Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,516.21 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACEY, LINDA G Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $31,516.15 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, VIRGINIA O Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $31,516.12 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, BRIAN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $31,515.88 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NOEMI Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,515.01 Date 11/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, SADIE L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $31,515.00 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, DOREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,514.70 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDKIN, MICHELL S F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $31,514.57 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICCHITTA, DAVID V Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,514.03 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KATHY A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $31,513.57 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JOANN C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $31,513.43 Date 01/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFOLO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,513.28 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARIA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,513.26 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, KYLE D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $31,513.00 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JERI L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $31,512.97 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBST, ELLEN H Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $31,512.83 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $31,512.79 Date 10/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERMINARO, MELODY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,512.60 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG-SAAVEDRA, GLORIA D Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $31,510.93 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESKIN, VICKI L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,510.83 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, BETH A Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $31,510.53 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TRACY L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $31,510.27 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEDORF, MARC A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $31,509.58 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SUSAN C Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $31,509.58 Date 02/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, SUSAN M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $31,509.54 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, JOHN B Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $31,509.37 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CURTIS G Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $31,509.34 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SYMONE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,509.13 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, EILEEN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,508.73 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZWORKA, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Bethany Amount $31,508.69 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, LINDA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,508.19 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKER, NICOLE C Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $31,507.97 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, RANDALL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $31,507.96 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, BARBARA A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $31,507.89 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, DAVID W Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,507.71 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLEY, CINDY J Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,507.52 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $31,507.32 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, HAROLD R, JR Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $31,507.31 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, MELISSA L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $31,507.04 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MEGHAN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,506.94 Date 10/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, JULIA P Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $31,506.89 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, CLAUDE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $31,506.72 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, AARON L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $31,506.52 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBULL, JANET I Employer name Town of Minden Amount $31,506.50 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DEBORAH L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $31,506.32 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, BRANDON G Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $31,506.27 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLINSKY, DREW R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $31,505.85 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, KISHA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $31,505.77 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRUE, KATIE L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $31,505.76 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, ANN M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $31,505.51 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, AHREN H Employer name Homer CSD Amount $31,505.31 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, PATSY J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $31,505.29 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ALICE C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,505.11 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASONOVA, MARTA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $31,505.08 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, DANIELLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,504.61 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWAY, CHRIS J Employer name Village of Bloomfield Amount $31,504.00 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ERIC J Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $31,503.97 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUZANT, HERMINE F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $31,503.69 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ALEXANDER J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $31,503.58 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOROLEMON, REBECCA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,503.47 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CHARLENE J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $31,503.11 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON, JAHQUANA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,502.79 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMIANENKO, MICHELLE R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,502.64 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System