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 SCHUNK, LAUREL A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,733.83 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $28,733.62 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLL, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,733.54 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, NICHOLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,733.54 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NANCY J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $28,733.37 Date 03/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, AUSTIN J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $28,733.29 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ORLESE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $28,733.23 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELEN, BRADLEY J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $28,732.72 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CHAD A Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $28,732.55 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, LAUREN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $28,732.16 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMIRE, JEAN M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $28,731.85 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,731.83 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIALSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,731.83 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DILLON J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,731.79 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, KALVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,731.78 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, JAMES N Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $28,731.74 Date 03/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS M Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $28,731.63 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, ANTHONY J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $28,731.60 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $28,730.94 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, JODIE L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $28,730.72 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, JODI L Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $28,730.30 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $28,729.24 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUANT, MICHAEL R Employer name Holland CSD Amount $28,728.68 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRASATE, MARYANN Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $28,728.43 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JANET M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $28,728.23 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSSEL, ILANA R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $28,728.06 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINOTTI, ALBERT J Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $28,728.00 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERBAUER, NANCY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $28,727.98 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, SHERRY A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $28,727.90 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, AMANDA Employer name Wayne County Amount $28,727.66 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, EMILY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,727.64 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, MARK P Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,727.50 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAL, MD FAISAL Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $28,726.38 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, LA TANYA RENEE Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $28,725.58 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, BARBARA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,725.20 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, CAILEEN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $28,724.76 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJSZKY, CASEY R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $28,723.96 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALISSA H Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $28,723.64 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASADO, NIURKA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,723.54 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JOSHUA T Employer name Department of Law Amount $28,723.53 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, GINGER L Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $28,723.29 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKMAN, HARLEY L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $28,723.11 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O NEAL, JENEE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,723.06 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNG, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,722.65 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, CONSTANT B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,722.58 Date 01/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LINDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,722.48 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECCHIO, KLENA L Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $28,722.09 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAROTTI, JOHN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $28,721.48 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGH, BETH M Employer name Village of Walden Amount $28,720.34 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JOHN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $28,720.25 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, MINDY A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $28,720.17 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, NICOLE H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,719.62 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULEJMANI, JULIAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,719.52 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMBER, CAROLYN L Employer name Erie County Amount $28,718.86 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN AMABILE, JHANI Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $28,718.83 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, KRISTIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,718.58 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, SABRYNA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,718.20 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKA, NANCY K Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $28,718.07 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AMERICA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $28,717.79 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTH, ALEXANDRA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,717.64 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JEFFREY R Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $28,717.57 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZORNIJ, JOSPEH D Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $28,717.44 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, EARL D Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $28,717.05 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ANNE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $28,716.94 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASH, BRIAN F Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $28,716.80 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLER, DEBORAH N Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $28,716.70 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BUREN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $28,716.46 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARCZYK, VINCENT W Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $28,716.12 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, NANCY N Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,716.11 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, SUSANNAH L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $28,715.87 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, EDDIE Employer name Department of Law Amount $28,715.61 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGHAN E Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $28,714.69 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURWITZ, BRIDGET R Employer name Orange County Amount $28,714.34 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKA, MARK J Employer name City of Utica Amount $28,714.32 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERINK, GLENN I Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $28,714.11 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVAS, TAMEKEA T Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $28,714.00 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, DAMON C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,713.91 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, BENJAMIN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $28,713.75 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ALVIN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,713.45 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN J Employer name Peru CSD Amount $28,713.36 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, BRIAN T Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $28,713.11 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELRATH, STEPHANIE A Employer name Saugerties Public Library Dist Amount $28,713.06 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DENNIS D Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,712.67 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BETH M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $28,712.50 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, MICHAEL E Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $28,712.36 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIBABA, AUDREY L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,712.07 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSFENT, HAROLD J Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $28,711.96 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, JESSE D Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $28,711.69 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARY, DRUCILLA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $28,711.61 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKARIS, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.54 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MARIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.28 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.28 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIETLINSKI, BROOKS L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.28 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JAMES D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.28 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, TINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.28 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,711.28 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, ANDRE R, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,711.22 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $28,710.85 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, NANCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,710.06 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUECKMAN, CHRISTIAN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,709.90 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System