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 JUDSON, ERIC A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,303.44 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUSTIN D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $31,303.36 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLERIE, SCOTT F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,302.42 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GREGORY S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $31,302.14 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ-BEZA, JASMINE G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $31,302.01 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, HOPETON S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,301.81 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ALYCIA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,301.66 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, ALISON C Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,301.41 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JORDAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,300.72 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JEROME F Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $31,300.43 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, MICHELLE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,300.40 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIER, THERESA L Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $31,300.10 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CATHERINE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,300.08 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, MICHAEL P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,300.05 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, JACOB D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,299.84 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WNUK, SHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,299.71 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, JOHN H Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $31,299.43 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE D Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $31,299.40 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, BEAU J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,299.30 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLION, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $31,299.00 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDIA, ARTIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,298.99 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANEK, KARIN J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $31,298.95 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DINIESKA L Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,298.58 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DAVID H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,298.56 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOT, GIDEON I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,298.52 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELSON, JEFFREY R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,298.51 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENCRANS, JEFFREY H Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $31,298.42 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEAGER, MARK E Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $31,298.19 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SARA L Employer name Akron CSD Amount $31,297.85 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DONNA L Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $31,297.54 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,297.49 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFEL, EDWIN G, JR Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $31,297.04 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDERBORG, KATHLEEN O Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $31,297.00 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES-LARSEN, JO-ANN L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $31,296.50 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, LAURIE L Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $31,296.45 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,296.10 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, RODNEY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $31,296.06 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMAK, MICHELLE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $31,295.99 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASSARE, NICHOLAS L Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $31,295.81 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAZIO, DOMINICK F, III Employer name Ontario County Amount $31,295.78 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, DARYL W Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $31,295.72 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYNKO, SUSAN G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,295.64 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARD, JENNIFER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,295.60 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, SALLY C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $31,295.26 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, KAYLYNN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,295.21 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, HELEN M Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $31,295.04 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENABDALLAH, ABDELHAMID Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $31,295.01 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASKO, WILLIAM J Employer name Broome County Amount $31,294.42 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGIER, KIMBERLY Employer name Town of Malta Amount $31,294.40 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, GAIL M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $31,294.31 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, ALISA A Employer name Albany County Amount $31,294.27 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, JASON S Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $31,293.68 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, QUEENIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,293.64 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEY, LINDA M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $31,293.10 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, MATTHEW P Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $31,292.70 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, SUSAN K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,292.64 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERAN, GEARY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $31,292.59 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, MONICA I Employer name Warren County Amount $31,292.35 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEE, JAMES M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $31,292.25 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, FREDERICK L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,291.95 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KELSEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,291.44 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, HELAINE B Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $31,291.22 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, MATTHEW P Employer name Erie County Amount $31,291.17 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDEN, NICOLAS E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $31,291.05 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $31,291.03 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, BETHANY E Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $31,291.02 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ZACHARY T Employer name Orange County Amount $31,289.96 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONIO, DONNA M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,289.53 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O`DONNELL, MARCIA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,289.30 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, JAYNE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,289.30 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON-WAGAR, KATHLEEN A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $31,289.26 Date 05/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARRY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,289.04 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, CAROL E Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $31,288.92 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, JOHN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $31,288.70 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTER, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,288.63 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWICZ, JASON F Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $31,288.55 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATI, LINDA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $31,288.54 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,288.50 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COEUR, MARY-GRACE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $31,288.50 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, SUSAN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $31,287.65 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASTA, DENISE D Employer name Ontario County Amount $31,287.65 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKALIC, FATMIR Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,287.58 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,287.25 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, GAYLE J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $31,287.15 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MONALISA Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,286.14 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, CLIFFORD C Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $31,286.04 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $31,285.47 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUDUS, RICHARD J, III Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,285.04 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, LORETTA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,284.88 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMICK, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,284.62 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, LEON E Employer name Broome County Amount $31,284.58 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GAIL M Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,284.55 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $31,284.30 Date 10/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVITT, DANIEL P Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $31,283.89 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTKA, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,283.88 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, DAWN L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,283.75 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARY E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,283.35 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, ZACHARY D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $31,282.99 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LISA A Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $31,282.96 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, ELAINE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,282.80 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System