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 PASTERNAK, MELANIE D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,247.23 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VERONICA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $30,246.91 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BENE, ANTHONY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $30,246.89 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCH, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $30,246.66 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, COREY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $30,246.61 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKAROO, EPHRAIM A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,246.17 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATHEW A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $30,246.15 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $30,245.96 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, KANDIS M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $30,245.69 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVCAY, JEFFREY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $30,245.61 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $30,245.46 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-DUHANEY, TRICIA A Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $30,244.95 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, SARA W Employer name Newark CSD Amount $30,244.60 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, AMBER L Employer name Rensselaer Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $30,244.58 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, TRACY A Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $30,244.19 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KINNON, JOHN J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $30,243.99 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PATRICK Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,243.92 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, TAMARA J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $30,243.39 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHAR, BRYAN C Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $30,243.29 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI-DEE, DEBORAH Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $30,243.23 Date 07/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRY, ROBYN E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $30,242.97 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, RAYMOND J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $30,242.88 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $30,242.53 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZIT, SARAH E Employer name Lt Governor's Executive Office Amount $30,242.05 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RANDY N Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $30,241.30 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, HEATHER M Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $30,241.12 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMER, KELLY A Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $30,240.95 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKERINK, DIANE M Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $30,240.78 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFLER, BARBARA J Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $30,240.78 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILE, TYLER K Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $30,240.35 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABASLLARI, DRITAN D A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,240.34 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMIDINE, SUSAN Y Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $30,240.29 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAN, CATHLEEN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,239.83 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KELLI E Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $30,239.58 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, AMY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,239.50 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYNIO, SANDRA A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $30,239.10 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALICA, DEBBIE L Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $30,238.98 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, TORINDA M Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $30,238.88 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHELE Z Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $30,238.82 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, JOEL T Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $30,238.78 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, ROXAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $30,238.77 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUJEH, SUWIE Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $30,238.47 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, RONALD A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $30,238.31 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOR, DARLENE L Employer name Alden CSD Amount $30,238.19 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, HAMEEN M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $30,237.49 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLEY K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,237.42 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSBERG, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $30,237.26 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFALO, LINDA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,237.24 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALA, MARGARET A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,237.07 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWACH, CHARLENE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,237.02 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, MICHELE Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $30,237.02 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LUCINDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,236.88 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DARRIN Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $30,235.98 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MYRON R Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $30,235.38 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DANIELLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,235.04 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELINSKY, ROSEMARY Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $30,235.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANINENBERG, COREY M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $30,234.98 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGARD, EVERETT Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $30,234.93 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOANN R Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $30,234.82 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIEHL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,234.45 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, LINDA M, MRS Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $30,234.09 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Chemung County Amount $30,233.94 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIME, KELLY J Employer name Cherry Valley-Springfield CSD Amount $30,233.73 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARLOS Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $30,233.48 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, FILOMENA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $30,233.23 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, AMANDA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,233.18 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $30,233.13 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, THOMAS P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $30,232.83 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEIN, FATEN FOUAJ Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,232.82 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGEBOON, HAROLD F Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,232.69 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ANGELICA R Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $30,232.27 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARFOSS, KATHY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,232.23 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, MANDY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $30,232.09 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, JOSHUA E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $30,231.94 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORN, ROBIN A Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $30,231.78 Date 05/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVO, BRENDA J Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $30,231.65 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SHAWN M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $30,231.61 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, MARY LOU Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $30,231.28 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, SEAN B Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $30,231.23 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, THOMAS P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,230.72 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JILL H Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $30,230.48 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KASHONDA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $30,230.17 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LENORE S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $30,229.88 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, CHRIS D Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $30,229.82 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIFFANY D Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $30,229.37 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLENE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,229.23 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALLAN L Employer name City of Oneonta Housing Auth Amount $30,228.96 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KATHLEEN I Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $30,228.92 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, AARON L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,228.69 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, NANCY L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $30,228.62 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CAROL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,228.57 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABSKI, MEGHAN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,228.48 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, ZACHARY G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,228.13 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY H Employer name Erie County Amount $30,227.95 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, CHRISTINE J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,227.84 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECCO, STEVEN A Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $30,227.26 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CAROL Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,226.96 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, STEPHANIE MARIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,226.73 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, JOHN C Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $30,226.41 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $30,226.39 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System