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 ROBINSON, LAWRENCE W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,439.78 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, DWAIN J Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $30,439.70 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALL, CHRISTINE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $30,439.55 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, MARGARET M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $30,439.01 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, MATTHEW T Employer name Village of Oriskany Falls Amount $30,438.99 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEERE, KATHERINE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,438.93 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIEN, SHIRLEYNE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $30,438.64 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $30,438.37 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, HALEY E Employer name Education Department Amount $30,437.48 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINOSTROZA, BLANCA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,436.57 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, JESSICA R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $30,436.42 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, BETH C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $30,436.32 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYWULSKI, SHARON L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $30,436.30 Date 03/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBUR HAMPSON, CYNTHIA J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $30,436.24 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, TYRONE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,436.21 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, CATHERINE L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $30,436.02 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, VICTORIA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,435.62 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $30,435.56 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINDMYER, KATHLEEN J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,435.42 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, BRENDA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $30,435.02 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RASAUN N Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $30,435.00 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, PATRICK N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,434.93 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, JOSE N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,434.93 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEY, CATHY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $30,434.74 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASOROWSKI, NANCY L Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,434.71 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CANDICE A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $30,434.55 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ANA I Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,434.12 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CHERYL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,434.06 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL BRISSON, WEDELINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $30,433.64 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMANN, ROBERT J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,433.61 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTKIN, TODD E Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,433.45 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONELL, ROWENA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $30,433.44 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, SUZANNE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,432.99 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCZENKO, EWA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $30,432.94 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, ROCHELLE A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $30,432.54 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JODI L Employer name Genesee County Amount $30,432.47 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, KRISTEN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,432.37 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, MARGARET G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $30,432.15 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, TROY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,431.76 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUNDAY U Employer name Chenango County Amount $30,431.48 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINTEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $30,431.38 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, LYNNE S Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,431.32 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DELORES S Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $30,431.24 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KRISTEN N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,431.00 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLETTI, KRISTA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $30,430.94 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTICHE, CARLOS A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $30,430.86 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERABIAN, THOMAS A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $30,430.81 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, COLLEEN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,430.51 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, LORRAINE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $30,430.41 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASLEY, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,430.06 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTKO, GAIL A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $30,429.95 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, NIKKI R Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $30,429.56 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,429.40 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KELLIE B Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $30,429.38 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSOR, LORRAINE D Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $30,428.64 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETTE, THOMAS M Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $30,428.61 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,428.53 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, CARISSA L A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $30,428.24 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJA, FARAH G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,427.79 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETILLO, MARIANNE T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $30,427.74 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, RICHARD E Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $30,427.68 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LISA MARIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,427.28 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAURENA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,426.75 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DENISE G Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $30,426.62 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, SHAWNA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $30,426.49 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, BARBARA B Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $30,426.27 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, ALYSSA J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $30,426.20 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, WILLIAM J Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $30,426.18 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICALORA, JANET E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $30,426.10 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HUSNIYA S Employer name Broome County Amount $30,425.98 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, HEATHER D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $30,425.86 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUTI, RYAN J Employer name Tioga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $30,425.78 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKORUPSKI, TERESA J Employer name Akron CSD Amount $30,424.84 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMIKA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,424.56 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, KRENDA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $30,424.26 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JACOB T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $30,424.22 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $30,424.19 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIPA, WALTER E Employer name East Marion Fire District Amount $30,424.08 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, CODY N Employer name Essex County Amount $30,424.06 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOBACCI, JANET A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $30,423.87 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, BRENDA G Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $30,423.45 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATHY J Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $30,423.43 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASBACH, CATHERINE U Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,423.37 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KAREN E Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $30,423.32 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIEC, ERIK K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,423.31 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCICA, CLARE T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,423.31 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAWAY, FAITH A Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $30,422.95 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JULIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $30,422.82 Date 05/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, ROBIN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,421.58 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, NICHOLAS V Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,421.43 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, KAREN H Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $30,421.31 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, SANDRA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $30,421.25 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIGHAM, DOMINIQUE K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $30,421.09 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CRAIG L Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $30,421.03 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,420.38 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVE, KAREN A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $30,420.06 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DONALD J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,420.03 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, PATRICIA R Employer name Chenango County Amount $30,419.90 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, LORI J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $30,419.77 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, CATHRYN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,419.19 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System