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 DEXTER, EUGENE J Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,517.41 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, KELLY A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $28,517.12 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, BRIAN A Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $28,516.99 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, GRETA G Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $28,516.99 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCOME, JO ANNE Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $28,516.70 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, GLORIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,516.67 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PHILIP G Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $28,516.33 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARK W Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $28,516.30 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGH, KELLY A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $28,515.06 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, PATRICIA R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $28,514.69 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,514.04 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHANE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $28,513.79 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHILLE, MICHELE R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,512.38 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, CHRISTINE E Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $28,512.36 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SUSAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,512.24 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVENGER, CINDY I Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $28,512.24 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERTY, DOROTHY P Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $28,511.94 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAND, MARY L Employer name Victor CSD Amount $28,511.53 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NELL, KERRIE M Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $28,511.39 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ESMERALDA Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $28,511.33 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINI, GLENN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $28,511.26 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, RACHAEL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,511.19 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $28,511.09 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,510.35 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, MARK B Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $28,510.17 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, BECKY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,509.90 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $28,509.51 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KACY-ANN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,509.34 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, STEVEN M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,509.26 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGELE, DANIEL F Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $28,509.19 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, DORIAN L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $28,509.07 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLNER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $28,509.04 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CASSANDRA N Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $28,508.76 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, NOREEN M Employer name Galway CSD Amount $28,508.61 Date 06/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, LISA BALLETTA Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $28,508.23 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANULS, RAYMOND A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,507.70 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTS, MICHAEL J Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $28,507.68 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CAROL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,507.59 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,507.58 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MELISSA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,507.53 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, JULIE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $28,507.40 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINSCHMIDT, KATHY Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $28,507.30 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $28,507.04 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHANE, FRANCES M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,506.99 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWER, CATHERINE E Employer name Broome County Amount $28,506.83 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, RICHARD Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $28,506.79 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,506.68 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $28,506.61 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTINO, PATRICIA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $28,506.61 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, AMELIA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,506.59 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, THEODORE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,506.00 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINENA, REGINA Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $28,505.70 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WALLACE D Employer name Education Department Amount $28,505.56 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SIXTO, JR Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $28,505.37 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, ALAN J Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $28,504.91 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVA, KIMBERLY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,504.54 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTE, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,504.43 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, ANDREA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,503.94 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMILUS, GAETAN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $28,503.92 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MIA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,503.63 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, DONALD D Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $28,503.21 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTOUT, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $28,502.45 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALETHIA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $28,502.34 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONDERLING, ABIGAIL L Employer name Allegany County Amount $28,502.17 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIXBERRY, NICOLE A Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $28,502.06 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, TRACY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $28,502.04 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRELLO, LOUIS M, II Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $28,501.97 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, VICKIE L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $28,501.85 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MINERVA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,501.41 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $28,500.93 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $28,500.44 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIDES, JAMES Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $28,500.39 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, SCOTT W Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $28,500.38 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, ANGEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,500.26 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICK, GERTRUDE M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $28,500.17 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, DOROTHY H Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $28,500.17 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, TRACEY L Employer name Avon CSD Amount $28,500.08 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TODD W Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $28,499.66 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYPRESS, TONY A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $28,499.64 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOLF, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $28,499.49 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINE, PAULA B Employer name Somers CSD Amount $28,499.35 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAC, RICHARD J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $28,498.95 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JORDAN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,498.86 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,498.77 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, KEITH J Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,498.72 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDUGNO, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,498.63 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALLISON A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $28,498.46 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELLE L Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,498.37 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIFORD, CYNTHIA E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $28,498.30 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, TERESA A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $28,498.19 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, KARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $28,498.14 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, CECILIA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,498.13 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, TRACY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $28,497.95 Date 12/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, PEGGY L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $28,497.88 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYLER, SANDRA L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $28,497.88 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, DEANNA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,497.77 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $28,497.75 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, SANDRA L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $28,497.31 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SUSAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,497.28 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, DANIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,496.78 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System