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 WALDEN, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $30,906.10 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOULTS, SARAH E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $30,905.96 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,905.57 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, MARY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,905.14 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, PRESTON C Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $30,904.70 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFMAN, EILEEN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,904.61 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABY, MAURICE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,904.51 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGFORD, SONYA D Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $30,904.47 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLOZZI, AMBER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,903.87 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAND, AMANDA L Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $30,903.52 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEMETRIUS D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,903.47 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, KIMBERLY N Employer name Tioga County Amount $30,903.18 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, JEAN M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $30,903.00 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $30,902.84 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DAVID L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,902.77 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,902.31 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, MARCIA B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,902.26 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOUE, MARGARET A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $30,902.06 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,902.00 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, TAMMY L Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $30,901.84 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLGEMUTH, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,901.80 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, KENNEDY Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $30,901.08 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALITICO, IAN-ANTHONY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,900.98 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALABA, DAVID G Employer name Granville CSD Amount $30,900.62 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXER, DARLENE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $30,900.28 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, SHEILA D Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $30,900.22 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, CAROLE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,900.15 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, DANIELLE M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $30,900.06 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARICK, LANCE Employer name Ontario County Amount $30,900.00 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, ERIN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,900.00 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, PATRICIA Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,899.13 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, SITARA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $30,899.01 Date 06/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGE, CASSANDRA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,898.86 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLWAGEN, MARY ELLEN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,898.50 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, KATHRYN M Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $30,898.02 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, NYDIA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $30,897.88 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTIN-JENSEN, KRISTA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,897.43 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, JANICE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $30,897.38 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASTINO, VICTORIA M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $30,897.36 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCIA SURLIS, BARBARA A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $30,897.35 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHFUSS, TOBY H Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $30,897.22 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, ROBIN L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,896.90 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWALYK, LAURI A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $30,896.89 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPH, LINDA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,896.70 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITT, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,896.50 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGAN, CONOR M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $30,896.48 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINESS, MARY M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $30,896.32 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGENSMITH, ANNE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,895.74 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESCLAROS, LIZ Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $30,895.69 Date 11/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JAMES A Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $30,895.57 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, FRANCES M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $30,894.96 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS J Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $30,894.46 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JANET J Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,894.41 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, VINCENT L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,894.21 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISLOSKI, KAREN L Employer name Tonawanda Housing Authority Amount $30,894.14 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LINDA L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $30,893.80 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEWEIN, JEANETTE H Employer name Erie County Amount $30,893.77 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $30,893.57 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, CHANDRA M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,893.54 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRIBOGA, DARLING E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,893.26 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BONNIE G Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $30,892.76 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, KATIE Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,892.74 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH J Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $30,892.61 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, ROBERT I, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $30,892.33 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JOSH J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $30,891.89 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGG, WENDY M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $30,891.62 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,890.80 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ELIZABETH Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,890.57 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, KATE E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $30,890.20 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELECKI, DONNA L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,889.82 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Preston Amount $30,889.60 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, COURTNEY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,889.40 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFER-AIKEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $30,889.19 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEE, DEBRA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $30,889.18 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSNICK, MELISSA A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $30,888.68 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, SARAH J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $30,888.52 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCHKE, SARA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $30,888.52 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, STACEY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $30,888.52 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, CATHERINE M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $30,888.44 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHINEE, CARMELA Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $30,888.06 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, EVAN H Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,887.82 Date 05/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,887.59 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KARMEN M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $30,887.55 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAGUT, LAUREN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,887.01 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MELINDA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $30,886.84 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, JUSTIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,886.63 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, HERBERT W Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $30,886.55 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, PATRICK E Employer name Broome County Amount $30,886.47 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESITORO, ALEX Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $30,886.37 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TAMMY J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $30,886.14 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULKIS, BARBARA J Employer name Otsego County Amount $30,886.13 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, COLIN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,886.08 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DYLAN P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $30,885.86 Date 07/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIEDEMA, JOE R Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $30,885.73 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGTON, SHERI L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $30,885.62 Date 04/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LAURIE A Employer name Essex County Amount $30,885.60 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRALLI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,885.26 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WANDA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $30,885.04 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, THOMSON M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $30,884.92 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIGUES, DIANA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,884.90 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System