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 LAUX, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,007.03 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $28,006.99 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIKAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $28,006.20 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICCHIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,006.11 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, JULIE A Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $28,006.05 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DONNA M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $28,005.90 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWASEY, KELLY B Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $28,005.72 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, NANCY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $28,005.70 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, BETH A Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $28,005.26 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOFF, PATRICIA M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $28,005.17 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ-ZELAYA, LUIS M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $28,005.00 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHTER, CRYSTAL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $28,005.00 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEFARO, SHARON A Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,004.64 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHEMIN, MEGAN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $28,004.27 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, DEBORAH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $28,003.86 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, SARA P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $28,003.81 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, TINA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,003.62 Date 01/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, ALFONSO Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $28,003.44 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, SANDRA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $28,003.42 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LORRAINE J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $28,003.27 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, WARREN J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $28,002.49 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCONE, KAYLA S N Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $28,002.03 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSSEK, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $28,001.69 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINDIYAL, SONIA B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $28,001.68 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, MICHAEL L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,001.60 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, ANDREA C Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $28,001.09 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHIN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Livingston County Amount $28,000.82 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ROBIN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,000.34 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, JOHN R, III Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $28,000.12 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARE, EDWIN A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $28,000.08 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ELAINE Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $28,000.00 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARD, DONALEE R Employer name Village of Wesley Hills Amount $27,999.96 Date 03/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONKE, PAUL Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $27,999.92 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GORDON W Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $27,999.92 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $27,999.92 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKLER, DAVID A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $27,999.80 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GALEN, SUSAN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $27,998.51 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, MARY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $27,998.41 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASZKA, MARY E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $27,998.03 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ELETHA A Employer name Department of State Amount $27,997.97 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, JO-ANN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,997.80 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KRISTINE M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $27,997.80 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, EUGENE B, III Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $27,997.45 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERESA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $27,997.38 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGA, MADELINE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $27,997.35 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, ROSA I Employer name Department of State Amount $27,997.25 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYTON-PENCE, CHRISTINA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,996.92 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCINSKI, KIMBERLY L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $27,996.66 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, NICOLE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $27,996.55 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MIRIAM A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,996.39 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, VICTORIA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $27,995.98 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, BARBARA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $27,995.73 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, WAYNE E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $27,995.41 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAHERRERA CAMPOS, PEDRO Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $27,994.71 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, ERIC L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $27,994.19 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELFE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $27,994.02 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKS, WANDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,993.97 Date 09/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, SARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,993.82 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDLER, STACY L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $27,993.71 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $27,993.63 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, MARGARET M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $27,993.33 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, NANCY T Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $27,993.24 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOSEPHINE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $27,993.07 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, BRONCE P Employer name Department of State Amount $27,992.77 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOWELL, JEANNIE M Employer name Albany County Amount $27,992.52 Date 11/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTIMORE, LOVEY F Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $27,992.30 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, ROBERT P R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $27,992.06 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, PATTI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $27,992.03 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, KATHY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $27,992.02 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JULIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $27,992.00 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EMILIA M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $27,991.60 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, THOMAS Employer name Saratoga County Amount $27,991.56 Date 10/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEWIL, JESSIE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $27,991.49 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DWAYNE M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $27,991.12 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LUCAS T Employer name Albany County Amount $27,990.76 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, LENORE E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $27,990.64 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, LEROY T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $27,990.59 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, BRUCE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $27,990.52 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLA, VIVIAN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $27,990.40 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDENREICH, LILLIAN M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $27,990.14 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DEBORAH K Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $27,990.01 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, CHARITY R Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $27,990.00 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,989.89 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KIM C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $27,989.71 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, GARY V Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $27,989.57 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHEE, JONATHAN L Employer name Albany County Amount $27,988.99 Date 07/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, NICOLE Employer name Victor CSD Amount $27,988.87 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MARCY Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $27,988.69 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, BRENDA K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $27,988.47 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DENNIS Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $27,988.35 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BARBARA M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $27,988.35 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANCHESE, KAREN M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $27,988.33 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEPHEN J, JR Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $27,988.09 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMQUIST, GIOVANNI C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $27,987.43 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $27,987.02 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOYT, DERRICK N Employer name Delaware County Amount $27,986.39 Date 05/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, RANDOLPH S Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $27,986.38 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACY, ANNELEISE C Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $27,986.08 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR, EBONY N Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $27,985.82 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, SHIRLEY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $27,985.53 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System