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 THOMAS, ELISABETH M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $29,528.02 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, AMY K Employer name Town of Kendall Amount $29,528.00 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, QUANETTA M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $29,527.97 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DOROTHY M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $29,527.48 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DONALD L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $29,526.14 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRIDGET K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,526.04 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALONICH, WENDY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,525.94 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, TAMMY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,525.66 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTNER, DYLAN D Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $29,525.63 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHERRIE F E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,525.51 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,525.17 Date 02/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRY, JEANIE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $29,525.06 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOSA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $29,524.82 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $29,524.66 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THOMAS F Employer name Walton CSD Amount $29,524.60 Date 02/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CHRISTIE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,524.57 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JODI L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,524.50 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTS, SHANE P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,524.27 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATE, BETTY A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $29,524.20 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, MICHELE J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $29,524.04 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICILI, LAURIE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,523.71 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TIARA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,523.65 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBA, LAURIE B Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $29,523.29 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, ERIC E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $29,523.19 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOL, LAURA Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $29,523.02 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, JESSICA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $29,521.89 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESEE, DOROTHY C Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $29,521.79 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, RUBEN Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,521.66 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, STEPHANIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,521.62 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $29,521.61 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JULIE E Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,521.58 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMESKEY, KELLY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,521.57 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTALATIN, NAYSHA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,521.57 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDREAULT, JASON C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $29,521.43 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUDY, GERALDINE Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $29,521.20 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, FRANCES M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,520.87 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, GIOVANNA A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $29,520.69 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLMAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,519.82 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JANETTE P Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $29,519.68 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVINO, JUSTIN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $29,519.55 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDAMA, NARIMA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $29,519.52 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNERMEYER, LISA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $29,519.26 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDO, JOHN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,519.14 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLS, REBECCA L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $29,518.78 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, LAKEYSHA T Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $29,518.41 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, GLEN E Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $29,518.40 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, DEBORAH J Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $29,518.38 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, EILEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,518.24 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, HEIDI M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $29,517.83 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSSER, LORRIE E Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $29,517.54 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTEN, BURT J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $29,517.51 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, LAURIE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,516.80 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, TIMOTHY D, II Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $29,516.70 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, ANDREA C Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $29,516.54 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSE, JOHN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,516.24 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACI, FRANCES E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,515.77 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAL, GARY M, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $29,515.33 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, PAUL A Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $29,515.33 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,515.21 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, WILLIAM J Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $29,514.95 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFER, ALEXANDER Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $29,514.92 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHETTE, KAREN E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $29,514.92 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, LAURA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $29,514.92 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, DAVID Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $29,514.92 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIH, CHIEN-HUEY Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $29,514.92 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, KATHERINE L Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $29,514.72 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, EDWARD P Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $29,514.69 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRANDON L Employer name Steuben County Amount $29,514.30 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, ROBERTA Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $29,513.43 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADO, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Newark Valley Amount $29,513.37 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHELLE J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $29,513.36 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, MICHAEL S Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $29,513.27 Date 02/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEN, SARAH M Employer name Crandall Library Amount $29,513.21 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCCIA, MILAGROS Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $29,512.99 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, OLIVIA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $29,512.88 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $29,512.71 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, GEORGE N, JR Employer name Town of Lodi Amount $29,512.65 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, CATHERINE W Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,512.60 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRIEN, TAWANA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $29,512.07 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $29,512.04 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, SAM P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,512.03 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, KENNETH P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,511.36 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAS, PHILLIP J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $29,511.21 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,510.51 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEQUIN, LEIGH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,510.00 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MARLLYN M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $29,509.68 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFF, LUCY C Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $29,509.39 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, JOYCE L Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $29,509.23 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBIN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,508.70 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCOES, LAURA L Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $29,508.70 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESEY, VICTORIA H Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,508.30 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS-MC FADDEN, VICTORIA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,508.19 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, NIAJAH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,508.15 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LEONARD W, JR Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $29,508.07 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNEH, PADMORE T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,507.94 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMIS, KRISTIE G Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $29,507.72 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON-O'ROURKE, ANN M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $29,507.43 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, SAMANTHA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,507.40 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, JODY Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,507.31 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, LORETTA M Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $29,507.05 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System