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 LAWRENCE, HARLEY J Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $28,921.50 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, DANA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,921.33 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, JEANETTE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,921.04 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURZA, WILLIAM, III Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $28,920.74 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JILL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $28,920.32 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKOWSKY, ANGEL Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,919.22 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, KARL-MARX Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,918.60 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, PENNY G Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $28,918.07 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLONE, PASQUALINA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $28,917.96 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAIME L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,917.89 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, CINDY L Employer name Crandall Library Amount $28,917.81 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, TREY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,917.61 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNDON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,917.08 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, DORSET A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $28,917.03 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, JANICE M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $28,917.00 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, ANTHONY M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $28,916.87 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, MORGAN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $28,916.42 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBENSTREIT, ROBERTA R Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $28,915.96 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPLE, DIANE M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $28,915.34 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBITY, TONYELLE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $28,915.19 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIRITO, JONATHAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $28,914.64 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $28,914.60 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, NICHOLE Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $28,914.45 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ALFREDO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,913.65 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETTO, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $28,913.20 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $28,913.10 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NAYO O Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $28,913.10 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES W D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,912.88 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, LATISHA N Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $28,912.53 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $28,911.56 Date 05/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DEBORAH S Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $28,911.50 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $28,911.50 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ELAINE S Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $28,910.83 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KRISHNA DATT Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $28,910.72 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAGNOSTOPULOS, CARMELLA D Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $28,910.39 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, SHAHRIAR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $28,910.38 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, JERRY L, JR Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $28,910.02 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, KATHLEEN N Employer name Greece CSD Amount $28,909.93 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, KISHA D Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $28,909.90 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANAJ, MERITA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,909.67 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, ALETHA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $28,909.20 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, MARIE C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $28,909.01 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DAMON P Employer name Allegany County Amount $28,908.74 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROSE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,908.54 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, SUSAN K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $28,908.44 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, SAMUEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,908.42 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVRARD, MARGARETTE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $28,907.66 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKARIS, BESS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $28,907.59 Date 10/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, ROBIN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $28,907.43 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $28,907.07 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $28,907.06 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, BETTINA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $28,906.84 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRIZIO, LUKE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,906.48 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOSEPH, JAMES L Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $28,906.10 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDEL, KRISTIN L Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $28,906.02 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBORAH J Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $28,905.80 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIT, JOLANTA E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $28,905.78 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMIANO, JILLIAN L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $28,905.04 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCO, COLLEEN M Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $28,905.00 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTINE, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $28,904.95 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPENBERG, JOSEPH R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,904.93 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KYLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,904.86 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, NICHOLAS P Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $28,904.82 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAWN M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $28,904.78 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, RHAMIR S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $28,904.77 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, MICHAEL H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,904.60 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Jackson Amount $28,904.57 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDLONG, SUSAN E Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $28,904.10 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID-ATKINSON, CHERYL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,903.92 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZEL, DEIDRE L Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $28,903.83 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, BRANDON J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $28,902.68 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, JARED R Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $28,902.58 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANNE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $28,901.93 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, BETSY H Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $28,901.93 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN-HINES, CARIE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $28,901.80 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $28,901.19 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CANDIDO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,901.00 Date 12/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVIS, KIMBERLY D Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $28,900.82 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, PATRICE LYNN Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $28,900.80 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARDT, SARAH K Employer name Education Department Amount $28,900.68 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRAY, CHANDRAWATTIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,900.22 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DANIEL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $28,900.15 Date 06/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $28,899.66 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DONALD L Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $28,899.66 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBACH, SUSAN T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,899.54 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-NAGLE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $28,899.23 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID J Employer name Broome County Amount $28,899.22 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TAMMY A Employer name Malone CSD Amount $28,898.56 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILAS, DANIELLE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,898.38 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JOLIE A Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $28,898.26 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, ANGELA J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $28,898.02 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, MELISSA A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $28,897.99 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMEK, ZOFIA Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,897.92 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILES, JEFFERY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,897.71 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGACKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $28,897.58 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GARRETT P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $28,897.39 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOROCHTY, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $28,897.32 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLES, SHARITA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $28,897.18 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRET, MARY JANE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $28,896.74 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, MARY ELLEN C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,896.41 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System