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 POTENZA, JEAN M Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $30,520.66 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LAURIE E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $30,520.60 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $30,520.46 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, SCOTT A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $30,520.44 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALI, MD MOTAHAR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,520.29 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, THOMAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,520.29 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASI, LAUREN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $30,520.15 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, IMAN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,519.76 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, HEATHER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $30,519.55 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SANDRA LEE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,519.39 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINI, JOYCE A Employer name Tioga County Amount $30,519.31 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, BRENDA S Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,518.99 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ASHLEE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,518.06 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PAMELA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,517.91 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANNESCIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $30,517.89 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COUNT, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $30,517.44 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHUNAS, RANDALL W Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $30,517.29 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROGER S Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $30,517.13 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCH, KELLI A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $30,516.81 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, MARIANNE L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $30,516.69 Date 12/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ELAINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,516.51 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $30,516.20 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRISSEY, COURTNEY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,515.94 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOW, DEVON R Employer name City of Cortland Amount $30,515.93 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $30,515.81 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIO, DOUGLAS J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $30,515.76 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MERCEDES A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $30,515.75 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, NICHOLAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,515.39 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANATIAN, JAMES P Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,514.97 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DWAYNE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,514.96 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, LORRAINE J Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $30,514.91 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, JODI M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,514.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEURSEN, JOANN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,514.51 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, ANDREA R Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $30,514.42 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, KOURTNEY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,514.40 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAND, HOLLY M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $30,514.39 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DIANA Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $30,514.26 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, TIANA F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $30,514.14 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHAN, KAELEIGH J Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $30,514.01 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYEN, BAMBOU B Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $30,513.49 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, MARIE B Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,513.46 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TRACY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $30,513.45 Date 06/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, SHARON E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $30,513.33 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETOMMASO, ROBERT, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $30,513.14 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEANNE D Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $30,513.10 Date 01/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORD, VICKY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $30,513.03 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZKAI, PAUL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,512.96 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPA, JOHN J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $30,512.95 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, JONATHAN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,512.74 Date 05/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, RENEE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $30,512.68 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, NICHOLAS JOHN Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $30,512.67 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODIAS, ROSEANN Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $30,512.01 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEISTER, SARAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,511.83 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, TYLER S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,511.67 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, BRITNEY R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $30,511.67 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDATO, ANITA JO R Employer name Erie County Amount $30,511.67 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ANITA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $30,511.15 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $30,511.08 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,510.98 Date 10/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ARLETTE D Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $30,510.93 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRI, WILLIAM C Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $30,510.39 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, R EMMETT Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,510.32 Date 07/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, FRANKLYN Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $30,510.29 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, MARY E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,510.12 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACCONI, LAUREN B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $30,509.85 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, JOHNNY J Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $30,509.65 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELLEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,509.47 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANNETTE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $30,508.74 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHAMS, ALIDA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,508.70 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, ROEUN Employer name Somers CSD Amount $30,508.65 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOODLEY, VICTORIA A Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $30,508.63 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERONE, MARIBETH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,508.60 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDICH, DANIELLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,508.52 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERS, KENNETH E Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $30,508.29 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLIK, DANIELLE M Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $30,508.23 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZYK, MICHELLE R Employer name Chenango County Amount $30,508.04 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, CHRISTINA L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $30,507.76 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, ELSY F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,507.72 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURO, JONATHAN M Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $30,507.70 Date 10/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOS, CODY J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $30,507.61 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, MARY ANN Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,506.90 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, CHERYL L Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $30,506.41 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHAUNA R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $30,506.28 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH-LEWIS, BENITA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $30,505.90 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ALAN J Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $30,505.67 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, JUDITH C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $30,504.80 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCHESTER, ALISON E Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $30,504.60 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Salamanca Amount $30,504.60 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CARLOS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,504.48 Date 06/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, SUE ELLYN M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $30,504.41 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,504.20 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, VICKIE L Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $30,504.11 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA KOMY, AMY L Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $30,503.67 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, ANGELA D Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $30,503.53 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GFELLER, ANDREA E Employer name Chemung County Amount $30,503.27 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, KIMBERLY M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $30,503.22 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVAN, EMMITT Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $30,503.18 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,502.75 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LYNDA A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $30,502.46 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JAIMI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,502.22 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System