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 THAMSEN, JOAN M Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $27,884.16 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIN, ALLISON A Employer name Village of Philadelphia Amount $27,884.00 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JUANITA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $27,883.93 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ANDREW Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $27,883.64 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACO, SARAH E Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $27,883.44 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, KYLE B Employer name Town of Hartwick Amount $27,883.14 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, MICHAEL L Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $27,883.01 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, MICHELLE L Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $27,882.89 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, GAIL D Employer name Madison County Amount $27,882.81 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, ANA P Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $27,882.42 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, BETH A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $27,882.13 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DEBORAH A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $27,882.11 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ALI M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $27,881.94 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JILL G Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $27,881.40 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROW, KELLY S Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $27,881.35 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, JAMES A Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $27,881.30 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CONNOR P Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $27,880.86 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, MARY M Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $27,880.44 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUNNIE R L Employer name Chemung County Amount $27,880.05 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, BARBARA J Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $27,879.92 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSOGORSKI, ROBIN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $27,879.65 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTNER, JOANNE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $27,879.28 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBADTS, MELANIE E Employer name Village of Sodus Point Amount $27,879.20 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DEBORAH Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $27,879.07 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBATE, DIANE L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $27,878.93 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJECKI, MICHAL R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $27,878.79 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYDO, CHRISTINA F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $27,878.65 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $27,878.64 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, DONNA L Employer name Department of State Amount $27,878.15 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, TODD D Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $27,877.98 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, CAROLYN M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $27,877.70 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, ADAM L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $27,877.46 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEK, CRYSTAL N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $27,877.42 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARS, VICTORIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $27,877.23 Date 02/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, JULIE A Employer name Town of Brant Amount $27,876.80 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERETTE, JAMES L, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $27,876.60 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, VANESSA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,876.17 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, DONALD R, III Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $27,876.11 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $27,875.93 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, NOAH D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $27,875.93 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, JOANNE M Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $27,875.68 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, CINDY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,875.40 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHR, DENISE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,875.37 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLER, DAVIDA R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $27,874.81 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUENN, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $27,874.44 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, HEATHER T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $27,874.21 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, STEVEN N Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $27,874.00 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENSALE, MARIJO A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $27,873.26 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JACLYN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $27,873.15 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ROBIN A Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $27,872.78 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEWATER, PATRICK G Employer name Erie County Amount $27,872.19 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSILA, DEBORAH A Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $27,871.85 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVENY, RAYMOND J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $27,871.80 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO, ANGELA M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $27,871.30 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $27,871.00 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRAZIK, JOHN P Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $27,870.27 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOVSKY, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $27,870.26 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TER BORG, ERIN L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $27,869.33 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MARIANNE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $27,869.25 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPIERALA, CARRIE A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $27,869.20 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, ALEXANDRIA S Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $27,868.71 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $27,868.66 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMPOL, CHRISTINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $27,868.15 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, SALMA N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $27,868.06 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $27,867.78 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSEL, LEAH J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $27,867.31 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTE, TRACY A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $27,867.29 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GREG M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $27,866.95 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEELAN, LINDSAY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $27,866.80 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, TRESSA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $27,866.75 Date 12/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOZZO, TIMOTHY B Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $27,866.38 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, TERESA M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $27,866.11 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETCHMER, SUANNE Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $27,866.01 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PAUL E Employer name Erie County Amount $27,865.95 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, JULIE A Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $27,865.61 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT N Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $27,865.41 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZMYR, KEVIN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $27,865.32 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, EMMA E Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $27,865.05 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA TORRE, VALERIE A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $27,864.96 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID H Employer name Orange County Amount $27,864.73 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, BRIAN F Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $27,863.63 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAK, NICOLE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $27,863.55 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GERALD P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $27,862.52 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENAVAN, CHERYL A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $27,862.47 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNLEY, CARY J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $27,862.30 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RICHARD K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $27,861.97 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $27,861.72 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIMBERLY B Employer name Seneca County Amount $27,860.30 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVEDO, WILBERT O Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,859.89 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXSON, TERRY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $27,859.43 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCHO, ERIK W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $27,859.29 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KELLY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $27,859.12 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, TAMMY L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $27,859.03 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, NICOLE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $27,858.88 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TARA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $27,858.61 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPARO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $27,858.60 Date 06/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $27,858.52 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIOTTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $27,858.46 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVIL, ODELINE MARIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $27,858.29 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, NICHOLAS D Employer name Seneca County Amount $27,857.99 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System