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 ELLIS, MICHELLE LYNN Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,363.44 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUPST, APRIL A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $28,363.30 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,363.06 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIMARI, MARIA J Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $28,362.97 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBECK, ROSSANA Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $28,362.88 Date 09/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, DEBORAH S Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,362.72 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONA, ROY N Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $28,362.67 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERALE, STACIA A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $28,362.39 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, KRISTIN A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $28,362.37 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KARA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,362.24 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, NATASHA K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $28,362.14 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHLEN, STEPHANIE E Employer name Broome County Amount $28,361.61 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGE, LISA A Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $28,361.52 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARTIN F Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $28,361.25 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, MINHHANG K Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $28,360.81 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULHAC, CORDELL Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,360.76 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, EILEEN M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $28,360.25 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LORRAINE Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,360.23 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSZEK, TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $28,360.21 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNABLE, BRETT B Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $28,360.00 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EVELYN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,359.92 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLEN, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Genoa Amount $28,359.09 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGER, PENNY L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $28,359.06 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, WESLEY S Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $28,359.01 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, KEVIN L Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $28,358.76 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRELL, MARK R Employer name Broome County Amount $28,358.34 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNS, KAREN L Employer name Tioga County Amount $28,358.11 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCH, JUDITH Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $28,358.06 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, VICTORIA C Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $28,357.79 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, AMY S Employer name Town of Milan Amount $28,357.44 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEINE, RUSHEL Employer name Albany County Amount $28,357.30 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODO, CHERYL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $28,357.28 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEHME, EDRA M Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $28,357.23 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARCUS J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $28,357.19 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJKOWSKI, GREGORY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,356.98 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFFRED, MARK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,356.98 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, LINDA Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $28,356.95 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKO, JESSICA A Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $28,356.72 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOYCE E Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $28,356.16 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, RONALD F Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $28,355.96 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINHANS, SHARON M Employer name Medina CSD Amount $28,355.12 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLANREWAJU, ADENIKE T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,354.69 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORING, ELEANOR Employer name Moffat Library Washingtonville Amount $28,354.50 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGLAND, JEANNE M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $28,354.49 Date 05/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, CHARITY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $28,354.44 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, KEVIN J Employer name City of Hornell Amount $28,354.44 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JOHN P Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $28,353.96 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KAREN A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $28,353.88 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERNIK, ALICIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,353.04 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, DONALD A Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $28,352.97 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, JANIE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,352.67 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HECTOR Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,351.96 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, ASHLEY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,351.76 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, CHRISTINE L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $28,350.99 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONICK, CATHERINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,350.28 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KENNETH W, III Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $28,350.14 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBITELLI, GAETANA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,350.10 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, GREGORY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,350.10 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISOTO, CARLIE J Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $28,350.00 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNEKALB, TRISHALYN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $28,349.94 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRIAN J Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $28,349.94 Date 02/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, CLAIRE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,349.90 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,349.90 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, MICHAEL H Employer name Perry CSD Amount $28,349.89 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, STEPHANIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $28,349.88 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, JO ELLEN Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $28,349.64 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMMI, PATRICIA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $28,349.50 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGTON, JOHNATHAN M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $28,349.04 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY A Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $28,348.82 Date 11/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $28,348.47 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CHER L Employer name Education Department Amount $28,348.42 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDO, DEBRA ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,348.26 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, ANGELA J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $28,348.20 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERHOLD, RYAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $28,348.07 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDERSTON, MONICA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,347.96 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWALGIN, NILA S Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $28,347.90 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, JESSICA B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $28,347.88 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCTER, DEBORAH A Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $28,347.79 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JANICE M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $28,347.55 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, JOSHUA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $28,346.51 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, RYAN R Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $28,346.50 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, ASHLEY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,346.40 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, EZEKIEL G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,346.31 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSIAK, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Colden Amount $28,346.22 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, THOMAS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,345.87 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, DENISE A Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $28,345.45 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MAGGIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,345.39 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTLE, TAMMY M Employer name Town of Colden Amount $28,345.18 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ROBERT L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,345.09 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHIN, MICHELE A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $28,345.06 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMIER, MICHAEL J Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $28,344.94 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCI-MORRIS, DIANE C Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $28,344.58 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, CHERYL Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $28,344.02 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, NANCY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $28,343.98 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADIER, PATRICIA L Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $28,343.89 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, FENGLAN Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $28,343.76 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM H Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $28,343.65 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZSTEIN, JULIE ANN Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $28,343.57 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, LORRAINE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $28,343.38 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, DEREK P Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $28,343.26 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System