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 LOUGH, MICHAEL R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,937.50 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFKIN, AMY D Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $29,936.90 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,936.75 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, KORRINA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $29,936.71 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $29,936.63 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSCHEWSKE, KELLY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $29,936.49 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, PAULA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,936.44 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DALE J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $29,936.32 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APGAR, MARIE A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,936.11 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, JAMES P, JR Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $29,936.08 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TIFFANI R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,935.40 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, ASHLEIGH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $29,935.40 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, KEVIN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,934.72 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTILLO, AMY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,934.62 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCO, JESSENIA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $29,934.41 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, LORRIE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $29,933.73 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIER, KOBY T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,933.60 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, TIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,933.57 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WILLIAM Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $29,933.51 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSPENUSO, SHERRY Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $29,933.33 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, TYLER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,932.75 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, KEVIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,932.72 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCCI, MATTHEW S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,932.65 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARIA TERESA S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $29,932.37 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARC A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,931.44 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, RONNIE L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $29,931.36 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, SUSAN D Employer name Eden CSD Amount $29,931.02 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANDRO, GERRI-ANN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,930.88 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, STEVEN W, JR Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $29,930.81 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VERDE, MARIA R Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $29,930.62 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTNER, CHRISTINE F Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $29,930.53 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HERIBERTO Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $29,930.24 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNE, BRITTANY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $29,930.00 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $29,930.00 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $29,930.00 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMES, MICHAEL F Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $29,929.96 Date 09/30/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, HANY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $29,929.31 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, JO ANN M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,929.02 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKE, CATHY A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $29,928.63 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOLLI, SOKRAT Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,928.19 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACIENGA, RICHARD M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,928.01 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOOLISH, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $29,927.91 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, JASON R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,927.70 Date 11/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOER, DERRICK F Employer name Schoharie County Amount $29,927.33 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, AMANDA L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $29,927.06 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOS, JENNIFER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,927.04 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,927.01 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, PATRICK M Employer name Washington County Amount $29,927.00 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KYLE P Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $29,926.77 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NATHANIEL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,926.50 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,926.48 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGTON, RICHARD S Employer name Village of Mcgraw Amount $29,926.48 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, GINA S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $29,926.00 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YVONNE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $29,925.83 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, THOMAS S Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,925.74 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYMENT, GLENN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $29,925.58 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSGRAVE, MARY JOANN Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,925.57 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, LAURA I Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $29,925.25 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHEILA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $29,925.16 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PAMELA S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,924.23 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORYS, NANCY R Employer name Erie County Amount $29,924.14 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, MAGGY C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $29,923.50 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROGER J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $29,923.30 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHELLE L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $29,923.15 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, OLIVIA MEU LEE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,923.08 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PAULINE Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $29,923.05 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, BONNIE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,922.66 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIBLEY, SCOTT J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,922.66 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SHARON J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,922.66 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CAROLYN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,922.66 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DEBORAH J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,922.66 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRARO, MARISOL L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $29,922.20 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, PATRICIA Z Employer name Orange County Amount $29,922.03 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADO, LANCE E Employer name Town of Union Amount $29,921.95 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, DAVID M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $29,921.68 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, BRENDA A Employer name Bath CSD Amount $29,921.20 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $29,920.83 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, LISA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,920.63 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,920.50 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETHCO, JAMES W Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $29,920.26 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKUM, LINDSAY O Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $29,920.00 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASE, SUSAN P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $29,919.93 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,919.93 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHELLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,919.89 Date 03/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMAN, RICKY J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $29,919.66 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, SAMUEL J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $29,919.24 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ROSE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,919.15 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHARLENE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,918.79 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DARLENE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,917.96 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHERE, MARJORIE B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,917.95 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, KEVIN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,917.68 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGHOAVODHA, ONOME A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,917.68 Date 10/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KRISTYN N Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $29,917.68 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GINNIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,917.68 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAALOUS, SENADA Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,917.64 Date 03/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AMANDA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $29,917.43 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CRAIG L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $29,917.02 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, LISA J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $29,916.59 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, BRITTEN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $29,916.57 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $29,916.52 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System