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 BYNUM, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,841.89 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERE, MICHAEL R Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $30,840.90 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIK, CHARLEEN R Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $30,840.69 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NADINE S Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,840.47 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTAS, VICTOR M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,840.06 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICAELA S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $30,839.97 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHANTI M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $30,839.97 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEIREDO, DIANA I Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $30,839.94 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JONATHAN J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $30,839.94 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADDELL, VICTORIA E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $30,839.94 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,839.85 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARZYNSKI, CHRISTINE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $30,839.19 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, MATT A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $30,839.15 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, FILOMENA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,838.56 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JASON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,838.55 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUND, JILL J Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $30,838.47 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LAURA E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,838.05 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, DEVON M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $30,837.72 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DANIELE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,837.63 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIERSKI, BRITTANY V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,837.59 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JOSEPH L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $30,836.86 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYZ GORNIA, JENNIFER T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,836.33 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STANLEY J Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $30,836.23 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, ANNE E Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $30,836.16 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, TODD K, JR Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,836.15 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, GEORGETTE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $30,836.12 Date 01/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, TRACEY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,835.70 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATTEL, MAUREEN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $30,835.45 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, NICOLE M Employer name Broome County Amount $30,835.38 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEPLE, PATRICIA M Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $30,835.20 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, JAMES I Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $30,835.10 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOCCO, GUY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,834.55 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $30,834.00 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, MARC S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $30,833.48 Date 11/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SAMANTHA C Employer name Town of Massena Amount $30,833.18 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKOWICZ, ELIZABETH C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $30,832.92 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ILIANA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $30,832.86 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZELI, PETRIKA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,832.59 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, GAIL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,832.45 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, NANCY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,832.36 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TARA K Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,832.19 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE-PHILLIPS, MANDY M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $30,832.04 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZI, DAWN M Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $30,831.82 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, JENNIE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $30,831.59 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, CHARLES G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,831.51 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGMAN, CYNTHIA R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $30,830.91 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, DEBORAH M Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $30,830.55 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MIGUELINA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,830.49 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIM E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $30,830.09 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPINE, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Chesterfield Amount $30,830.08 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, NATHENA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $30,829.75 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAIONE, ROBERT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,829.17 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, REGINA A Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $30,829.14 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, DANA C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,828.91 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAJAS, NAJAREET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,828.04 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MAURICIO J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,828.03 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHEILA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,828.02 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $30,828.00 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ANN M Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $30,827.83 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, KRISTINA T Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $30,827.76 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESHAAL, SHAIMAA N Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,827.56 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHAEL L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,827.36 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, RACHEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,827.28 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, CARLTON J Employer name Homer CSD Amount $30,827.23 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SALLY S Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $30,827.10 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZYNSKI, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,827.01 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, CANDACE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,826.68 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILBECK, MICHELLE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,826.08 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, NEREIDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,825.92 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTINA, FRANCES F Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $30,825.91 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, NELSON C, JR Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $30,825.60 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, COURTNEY E Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,825.58 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIOLKA, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Boston Amount $30,825.42 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JOHN B Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $30,825.20 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, JAMES H Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $30,825.12 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, CHERYL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,824.82 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ELLEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,824.82 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, DARCIE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,824.82 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLASTRO, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,824.82 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,824.64 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW G, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,823.32 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITSKY, YAROSLAV Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,823.27 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARISI, MONICA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,822.56 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANN, SAMANTHA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,822.19 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CARLOS A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,822.04 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, RICHARD J, IV Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $30,821.79 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYMUS, DAVID J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $30,821.70 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, CHRISTINA L Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $30,821.40 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, STEVEN A Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $30,821.19 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBEL, JOHN S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $30,821.17 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, REBECCA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $30,820.99 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MICHELE L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $30,820.99 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CALAMITO, SUSAN A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $30,820.44 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BONNIE B Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $30,820.42 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SARAH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,819.40 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, KYLE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,819.16 Date 12/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUKSEL, TINA L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $30,819.01 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER-JOHNSON, MAXINE J Employer name Albany County Amount $30,818.80 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DINA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,818.51 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WAL, ROBERT A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $30,818.42 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System