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 HOTCHKISS, MARY K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,282.80 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, AURELIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,282.17 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, SARA J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $31,282.09 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOY L C Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $31,281.99 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTES, ROXANA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,281.86 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHSIN, MUNIR A Employer name Erie County Amount $31,281.62 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTALO, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $31,281.58 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSEL, MATTHEW C Employer name Hamilton County Amount $31,281.56 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, GIUSEPPINA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,281.50 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JENNIFER L Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $31,281.09 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,281.05 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, KAITLYN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,280.99 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JUSTIN G Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $31,280.97 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $31,280.93 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JO-ANN Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $31,280.84 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEBRAL, LORENZO V Employer name Erie County Amount $31,280.51 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, RUTH M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $31,280.05 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, THOMAS W, III Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $31,279.71 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEN BESTEN, KIM A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $31,279.66 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILS, LAMONT W Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $31,279.15 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, HEATHER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,278.95 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTON, DIANE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,278.57 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHER, KRITTAYA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,277.88 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAY, MICHELLE A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $31,277.67 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROTT, JERILYNN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,277.46 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, DANIELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $31,277.25 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, FRANCOIS O Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,276.50 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHELL, DORIS A Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,276.34 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,275.86 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, PATRICK R Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,275.79 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, STEPHANIE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,275.72 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURCY, RICKY L Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $31,275.72 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, MARY L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $31,274.97 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIM J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,274.77 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CATHERINE E Employer name Chenango County Amount $31,274.75 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARY E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $31,274.39 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, DELIANA L Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $31,274.30 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIAMOND M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,273.82 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSING, JOHN T Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,273.56 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONE, KATHERINE Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,273.50 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERCKEN, COLLETTE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $31,273.35 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $31,273.31 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-POAG, VERRON M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $31,273.21 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, LORNA J Employer name Warren County Amount $31,272.94 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOLDER, JOEL R Employer name Newark CSD Amount $31,272.74 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHAYLA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,272.72 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, JONATHAN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $31,272.72 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, SHARMON A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $31,272.66 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNIK, MELISSA J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $31,271.77 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, CATHERINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $31,271.60 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,271.01 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, REINA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,270.86 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPASEUTH, MIKE Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $31,270.78 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTLEY, JO ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,270.60 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELB, THOMAS F Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $31,270.59 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LYLE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $31,270.57 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTKOPP, EMMETT B Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $31,270.40 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OESCHGER, REBECCA L Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $31,270.22 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNOOP, ANNE M Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $31,270.06 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, NORMAN J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,269.84 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLALL, YADRAM Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $31,269.36 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANS, SUE A Employer name Town of Starkey Amount $31,269.22 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, GUISSELLE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,269.15 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, SHANE A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $31,268.43 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, JOSEPH Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $31,267.27 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BROOKE A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,266.55 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSKO, EVAN F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $31,266.47 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPICCO, JEANNETTE L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $31,266.43 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KYLE T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $31,266.13 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHL, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $31,266.10 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINIARSKI, HILARY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $31,266.09 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNIS, JILLIAN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $31,266.05 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMAN, ROBERT A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $31,266.03 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTIS, KOURTNEY J Employer name Washington County Amount $31,265.98 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, LISA A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $31,265.94 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORI, THOMAS Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $31,265.90 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KYLE G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,265.75 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZESNAT, WILLIAM D Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $31,265.43 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $31,265.32 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, LISA R Employer name Albany County Amount $31,265.18 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, CASEY W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $31,265.18 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, MATTHEW F Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,265.15 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TYLER R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,264.66 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TRISH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,264.59 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, FRANCESCA Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $31,264.23 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, DONNA L Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $31,263.97 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TERRI L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $31,263.39 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAZIO, KAREN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,263.35 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPLOWITZ, JEFFERY C Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $31,262.78 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHART, MARY K Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $31,262.29 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, JENNIFER L Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $31,261.57 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAMPATA, RICHARD M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $31,261.22 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNOO, NESHAUD M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,261.16 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, COLLEEN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,260.95 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, AMANDA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,260.95 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, AUREA I Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $31,260.44 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VRANKEN, DIANE Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $31,260.35 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, TAMMY L Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $31,260.23 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DARLENE A Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $31,260.00 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MATT J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $31,259.94 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System