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 KRISTOFFERSEN, BARBARA A Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $31,326.48 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUST, STEPHEN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $31,326.32 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGION, SUSAN A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $31,326.03 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CIARAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,325.91 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHENE, SHIRLEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $31,325.85 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JOHN G Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $31,325.83 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,325.16 Date 10/12/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUROFSKY, PAUL D Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,325.12 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BROOKE A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $31,325.06 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGO, JULIAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,324.71 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, SEAN S Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,324.40 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LINDA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,324.30 Date 02/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $31,324.11 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERIC M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $31,323.69 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, LARRY Employer name Essex County Amount $31,323.65 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMIZZI, HELEN E Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $31,323.56 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, ANTHONY J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $31,323.55 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KIM M Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $31,323.45 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, MELISSA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,323.10 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DAMETTRIA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $31,322.63 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, MOLLY Employer name Education Department Amount $31,321.97 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, NATALIE J Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $31,321.93 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,321.81 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERBA, CATHERINE Employer name Warren County Amount $31,321.79 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, REBECCA K Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $31,321.52 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, GARY J Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $31,321.46 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GEORGE W, JR Employer name Town of North Norwich Amount $31,321.42 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, ROXANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $31,320.88 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, JASON R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $31,320.85 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOIS, BARBARA A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $31,320.56 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAWNDAYA Employer name Albany County Amount $31,320.00 Date 05/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, DAVID E Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $31,319.01 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, NICHOLAS R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,318.71 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, HOLLY J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $31,318.45 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGO, SUSAN H Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $31,318.44 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, DONNA K Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,318.23 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, MARSHA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $31,317.79 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOTARCZAK, KRISTY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,317.74 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, MICHAEL P Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $31,317.62 Date 09/23/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLMER, BRITTANY L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $31,317.57 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDYCH, PAMELA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,317.22 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIGLE, MARY LISA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $31,317.07 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAULA M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $31,317.05 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCARIELLO, NATALIE F Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $31,317.02 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESEL, DEBORAH A Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $31,316.68 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,316.51 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, DEBRA A Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $31,316.39 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JANE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,316.12 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, VICTORIA Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $31,315.94 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, AUSTIN T Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $31,315.76 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, MOISES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,315.65 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINNER, SHANE M Employer name Town of Nichols Amount $31,314.97 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASIS, CHRISTAL Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,314.71 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINER, SUSAN E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $31,314.50 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARKI, SHA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,313.61 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASCH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,313.50 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, ALLISON T Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $31,313.32 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESZCZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $31,313.25 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLINGSON, JERI-LEE H Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $31,313.17 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, EMILY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,312.93 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTIENS, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,312.62 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $31,312.52 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, RENEE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $31,312.28 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MARLEE M Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $31,311.96 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SUE E Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,311.85 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWCHAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $31,311.68 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEID, GREGORY M, JR Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $31,311.68 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGINLEY, CASSIE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,311.59 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, ANTHONY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,311.53 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, STACY J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $31,310.71 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARGRETA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,310.19 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, WESTLEY J Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $31,309.88 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, KELLY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,309.84 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, ROSALIA Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $31,309.54 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESDEOCA, A.PATRICIA Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $31,309.52 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, PATRICIA A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $31,309.32 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JEAN E Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $31,309.20 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURPIEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $31,308.62 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, JOSHUA V Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $31,307.80 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARAN, ANTHONY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $31,307.57 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTOLANO, DIANE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,307.50 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, MICHAEL T Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $31,307.46 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KRISTA J Employer name Essex County Amount $31,307.25 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTE, LINDA J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,306.94 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, TRACY M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $31,306.79 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MICHELLE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,306.76 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONEK, MARLENE B Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,306.66 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBEE, ADRIEN R Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $31,306.49 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, DIANE M Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $31,306.45 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MATTHEW B Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,306.27 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORAN, LINDA Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $31,305.70 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKE, STANLEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,305.69 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZE, NATALIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,305.67 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, FLOYD T Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $31,305.49 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTTA, URSULA M Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $31,305.46 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERMAN, SHIVAUN Employer name Town of Rush Amount $31,305.02 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLINO, ANDREA C Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $31,305.02 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MARILYN T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,304.64 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIKEMAN, JAMELYN E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $31,304.61 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, LINDSAY R Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $31,304.37 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System