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 KELLEY, MARGUERITE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $28,387.03 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, JOAN I Employer name Village of Mcgraw Amount $28,386.83 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Indian Lake CSD Amount $28,386.70 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, KAREN F Employer name Delaware County Amount $28,386.46 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIAFE, FRANCIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,386.00 Date 12/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TAMISHA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $28,385.97 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ERIN B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $28,385.81 Date 02/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, EVELYN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $28,385.64 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, JOHN M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $28,385.56 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GORDON W Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $28,385.38 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCONA, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $28,385.25 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, HOLLY J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $28,385.13 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, JOHNATHON W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,384.89 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDICURTI, CAMERON T Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $28,384.72 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DOROTHY F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $28,384.71 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE-SCHELLACE, DEBRA A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $28,384.69 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, GERALD W Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $28,384.65 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTIGAN, RACHEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,384.12 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, RUTHANN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $28,383.72 Date 10/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAC, ROBERT B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,383.65 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, EDDIE I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $28,383.25 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDQUIST, CIERA B Employer name Town of Greece Amount $28,382.99 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANNE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $28,382.72 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURENCO, RICHARD B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,382.42 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAILEY, VALONTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,382.11 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADAGANA, MARILYN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,382.03 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LATASHA M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $28,382.00 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARAYIL, MOHAMED R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $28,382.00 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHER, BARBARA J Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $28,381.80 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPI, DANIELA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $28,381.74 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, KEVIN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $28,381.70 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ADRIANNE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,381.46 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, FAITH A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $28,381.13 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLBERG, SHELLI L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $28,380.93 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEI, MARIANNE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $28,380.90 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIN, IRENE K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $28,380.77 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LISA L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $28,380.55 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRIDGE, DONNA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,380.50 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESEK, JUDE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,380.00 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, PATRICK S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $28,379.61 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANOS, ANA Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,378.89 Date 01/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RAYMOND F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,378.03 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELROD, JILL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $28,377.68 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $28,377.67 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, STEVEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,377.15 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, JOSEPH C Employer name Broome County Amount $28,376.97 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANIO, CHARLES A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $28,376.28 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELATA, E ERIN O Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $28,376.04 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, DEBORAH L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,375.79 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, CRAIG C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $28,375.74 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPS, JANICE C Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $28,375.42 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LORRIE A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $28,375.33 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOURSE, TANYA L Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $28,373.34 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNEY, CHERYL A Employer name Cortland County Amount $28,373.28 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, SAMANTHA T Employer name Erie County Amount $28,372.99 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, KATHRYN A Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $28,372.28 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERBAUER, ALISON N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,372.26 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEF, STEPHEN F Employer name Greece CSD Amount $28,371.96 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, BARBARA J Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $28,371.80 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,371.78 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALSKY, SHAINA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,371.77 Date 09/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, RICHARD D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,371.44 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBEIN, ERICA M Employer name Broome County Amount $28,371.22 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, BARBARA J Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $28,371.20 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CLAUDIA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $28,371.12 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JUDITH A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $28,371.09 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, RYAN J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $28,370.47 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNOTA, BARBARA A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $28,370.00 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNERS, CHERYL J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $28,369.48 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, SHELLY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,369.11 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, GRACE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $28,369.07 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINK, ROSALIA Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $28,368.88 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $28,368.86 Date 12/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, BRENDA R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $28,368.58 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, SHIVVON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,368.31 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSSEMATO, MINDY S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $28,367.95 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, CURTIS C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $28,367.86 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $28,367.74 Date 10/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANISKIEWICZ, GERALDINE A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $28,367.06 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, LISA C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $28,367.04 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, JENNIFER A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $28,367.02 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA, ERICKA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $28,367.02 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, BRUNO G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $28,366.70 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERESA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $28,366.68 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $28,366.68 Date 02/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JUSTIN W Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $28,366.59 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONS, SAMANTHA L Employer name Orleans County Amount $28,366.24 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PACE, TERESA F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $28,365.78 Date 10/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, YOLANDA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $28,365.78 Date 07/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHA, VALIOLLAH Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $28,365.72 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTON, DELORES S Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $28,365.55 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFER, DORI M Employer name Orleans County Amount $28,365.40 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, LINDA M Employer name Orleans County Amount $28,365.40 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $28,364.95 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, NANCY A Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $28,364.79 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, YVONNE T Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,364.32 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNS, MATTHEW N Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $28,364.29 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAJIC, ZEHRID Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,363.70 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHERINE E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $28,363.70 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMENA, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $28,363.69 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System