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 MICHAELS, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,687.77 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAASCH, LYNDSAY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,687.54 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRAVIS E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $29,687.13 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, WILLIAM S Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $29,687.05 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, KANGNI Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $29,686.98 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JEFFERY S Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $29,686.93 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSONIC, DAVID C Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $29,686.84 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIB, TINA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $29,686.83 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DENNIS J Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $29,686.69 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSINGER, DORIS A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $29,686.46 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTINA O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $29,686.04 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $29,685.91 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHARDT, TERRI R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $29,685.74 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDUGNO, VERONICA C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $29,685.73 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMPLER, KARI L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $29,685.28 Date 05/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, DARLENE M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $29,685.15 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, CASSANDRA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,685.06 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, KATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,684.72 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JACOB T Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $29,684.65 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAYFORD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Albany County Amount $29,684.46 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULGARIN, GLORIA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $29,684.30 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO-BROWN, EILEEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,684.08 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, LAURI M Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $29,684.05 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHLEY, JESSICA A Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $29,683.96 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ERIC A Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $29,683.85 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARL A, JR Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,683.54 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNICELLO, MAX D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,683.23 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, JOHN A Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,682.58 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYADIRAN, MICHAEL Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $29,682.38 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUGARDT, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,682.30 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRINO, KRISTEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,682.26 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, SAMUEL J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $29,682.00 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $29,681.94 Date 09/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, JONATHAN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $29,681.85 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, THERESA A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $29,681.75 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DAVID K Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $29,681.53 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, WENDY L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $29,681.33 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, NICOLE L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $29,680.68 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, TERRY N Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $29,680.40 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPER, KRISTINE A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,680.21 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, BRIAN P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $29,680.09 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTINA F Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,679.83 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RYAN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,679.83 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN L Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,679.83 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, TANIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,679.83 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, FELIX R Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $29,679.78 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WENDY Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $29,679.71 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, SUSAN Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $29,679.39 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, DOLLINER Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,678.93 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PATRICK S Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $29,678.40 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, RYAN M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $29,678.33 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEROKA, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $29,678.25 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $29,678.19 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, JANICE L Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $29,678.02 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEBLE, KELLY A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $29,677.88 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MERT J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $29,677.87 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, RYAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,677.61 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, JOSEPH R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,677.53 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULEV, GULIA Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $29,677.51 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, JOANNE Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $29,676.96 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOS, LISA A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,676.51 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTWAS, DENISE A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $29,676.25 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARLON A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $29,675.91 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, JOANNE M Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $29,675.85 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIGIAN, GREGORY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,675.68 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTINE ANN Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $29,675.32 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MOORTEL, JOHN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $29,675.28 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JULIAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,675.24 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFNER, JANNETTE S Employer name Town of Hillsdale Amount $29,675.00 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, COURTNEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,674.97 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, WAYNE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,674.62 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHENBAUM, BETH Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,674.06 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $29,673.88 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,673.64 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENHOFF, MICHELLE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,673.55 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIPFLER, KATIE E Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,672.10 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, TAMMY P Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $29,672.03 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXMI, NELAM Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,671.94 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JEROME F Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $29,671.64 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ANGELA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $29,671.38 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYELL, THERESA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $29,671.30 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, BARBARA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,671.13 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, KAREN P Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $29,670.81 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGE, NANCY A Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $29,670.40 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, JOSE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $29,669.82 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MICHELLE E Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $29,669.80 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAL, CHERYL L Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $29,669.61 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, DANA I Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,669.56 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNG, BARBARA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $29,669.44 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, SHANNON T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $29,669.31 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, STEVEN W Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $29,669.22 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAJLER, IWONA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,669.04 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,669.04 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, KARA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,669.04 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,669.04 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPORITO, GUY C Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $29,668.84 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTA, SEAN S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,668.73 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, LAURIE Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $29,667.88 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, VICTOR M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,667.65 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ALNETA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $29,667.60 Date 09/17/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System