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 CARDENAS, ROBERT G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,356.94 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SUSAN K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,356.94 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BRANDON J Employer name Erie County Amount $30,356.77 Date 09/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYETH, GERALDINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,356.75 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANTOINETTE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,356.50 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, SARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,356.33 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, ALLAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,356.25 Date 04/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, NANCY A Employer name Town of Salina Amount $30,355.98 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, BONNIE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,355.96 Date 07/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, PATRICIA A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $30,355.87 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TODD S Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $30,355.83 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,355.62 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, MARIE S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $30,355.35 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZELI, SHEGE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,354.92 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, AMY L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $30,354.69 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRY, MASA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,354.29 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, MALLORY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,354.28 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MICHAEL C Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $30,353.91 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTAN, CHARMAIN A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $30,353.90 Date 11/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHRMANN-KOONS, GRETA O Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $30,353.87 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ALISSA R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $30,353.48 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BONNIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,353.44 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCONTI, JOSEPH J Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,353.06 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIZ, IVELISSE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $30,352.09 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINCO, EMMA H Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $30,351.86 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDT, DEBRA A Employer name Akron CSD Amount $30,351.82 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, GARRET W Employer name Tioga County Amount $30,351.02 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHEILA R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $30,350.13 Date 10/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRETTA, CAREY M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $30,349.36 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBERT J Employer name Broome County Amount $30,348.98 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATKO, JEANETTE L Employer name Broome County Amount $30,348.98 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSAR, SHANE M Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $30,348.52 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTA, CLAUDIA Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $30,348.15 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDRA M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $30,348.08 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPEL, DARRYL Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $30,347.46 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALENCOUR, JOHNNY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,346.77 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JARROD J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $30,346.60 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSINELLI, JOYCE C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,346.59 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, LAUREN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $30,346.54 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $30,346.54 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIBERTI, JOHN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $30,345.54 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Verona Amount $30,344.64 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $30,344.63 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAINO, DENISE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,344.60 Date 08/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ALAN R Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $30,344.30 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NIVEN, PAUL R Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $30,343.63 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMOSTEN, BENITA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $30,343.57 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANDREW R Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $30,343.50 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVASO, LUCY M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $30,343.01 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $30,342.93 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDLUND, DARRYL J Employer name Town of South Valley Amount $30,342.89 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CONNIE K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $30,341.61 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCA, ALICE D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $30,341.56 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, KAMRAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,341.46 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LINDA J Employer name Ripley CSD Amount $30,341.29 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZELBERGER, DARLENE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,341.26 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, DOROTHY S Employer name Erie County Amount $30,341.04 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TAMMY S Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $30,341.04 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, ROBERTO Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $30,341.03 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name Holtsville Fire District Amount $30,340.83 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JUSTIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $30,340.29 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTICE, DIANE Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $30,340.05 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, TARA A Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $30,340.00 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $30,339.98 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, BEVERLY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,339.95 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMARK, DAN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $30,339.67 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THERESA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,339.56 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $30,339.45 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RITA M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $30,339.39 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, ANNE Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $30,339.26 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDNIE, ALEXANDRA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $30,338.55 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FLORA V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,338.14 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, JULIE A Employer name Town of Whitehall Amount $30,337.96 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $30,337.58 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NAQUANNE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,337.39 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDELOCK, TIAONIA S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $30,336.99 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZA, GARRISON K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,336.98 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRILLO, AARON M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,336.52 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDI, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $30,336.30 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY S Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $30,336.09 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEN, GRACE C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $30,335.84 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKUCH, MERRITT M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $30,335.65 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, GERTRUDE M Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $30,334.85 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, RYAN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,334.60 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, ALICE D Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $30,334.57 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROISE, CATHRYN J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $30,334.06 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERE, JUDITH A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,333.87 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CINDY L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,333.73 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, TAMRA S Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $30,333.59 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISSLER, ANDREW K Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $30,333.46 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, VICTORIA M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $30,332.83 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TYLER W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,332.55 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, LISA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,331.89 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DOREEN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,331.37 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANDRENE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $30,331.17 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BENIA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,331.14 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTER, PAMELA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,330.74 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMERISKI, TIFFANY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $30,330.56 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, EMILY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $30,329.73 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, HALEY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,329.72 Date 02/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System