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 SABUDA, CAROL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $27,783.48 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $27,783.45 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DORIS T Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $27,783.11 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, LISA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $27,783.00 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, MELISSA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $27,782.88 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, NANCY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,782.65 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARIELLA, NICOLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,782.21 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETLEY, JASON R Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $27,782.07 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, PATSY Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $27,781.65 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $27,781.54 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CINDY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $27,781.19 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, JOSEPH A Employer name Yates County Ind Dev Agency Amount $27,780.90 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUDDER, PHYLLIS A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $27,780.85 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $27,780.61 Date 03/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN R Employer name Town of Bath Amount $27,780.12 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFKO, ROGER W, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $27,780.08 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDSTROM, CARRIE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $27,780.06 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVERS, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $27,779.93 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SUSAN J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $27,779.59 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JEFFERY S Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $27,779.31 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, MARKEESE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $27,779.12 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, KATHLEEN O Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $27,779.01 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ-KOLLER, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $27,778.83 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, JILLIAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $27,778.78 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, JOCELYN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,778.59 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, PAMELA E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $27,777.93 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, COLLEEN S Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $27,777.13 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROLAS, JOANNA G Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $27,777.11 Date 11/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, DUANE C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $27,776.93 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, SHARON J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $27,776.64 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, YVETTE MARIE Employer name Education Department Amount $27,776.56 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $27,776.28 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, SAM J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,776.00 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, KATHY A Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $27,775.92 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, TANIE G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $27,775.87 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MICHAEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $27,775.38 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNISON, CHERYL E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $27,775.36 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, ANGELA N Employer name Lewis County Amount $27,775.28 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRLE, JULIEANN K Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $27,774.87 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, SHERI M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $27,773.95 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAZEALE, BILLIE Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $27,773.76 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEWAND, LORI R Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $27,773.46 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, DEAN W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $27,773.19 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, ELAINE A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $27,773.17 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, NANCY A Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $27,772.97 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, ALAN D Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $27,772.80 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, REBECCA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $27,771.71 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, PAMELA J Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $27,771.44 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHISKEY, JAMES Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $27,771.35 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, GILBERT N Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $27,770.88 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, DERRICK G Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $27,770.58 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOSTA, JOSEPHINE Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $27,770.56 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $27,770.29 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, THOMAS J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $27,770.28 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMLAW, LAWRENCE J Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $27,770.25 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, RITA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $27,770.12 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MERYL Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $27,770.04 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUVATSOS, DEANA R Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $27,769.29 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CONSTANCE M Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $27,769.12 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, KAREN J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $27,768.97 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBART, JOSHUA J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $27,768.50 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, LEE-ANN Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $27,767.78 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, EMMA E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $27,767.78 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, SHARON D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,766.96 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, REGINA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,766.93 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, MICHELLE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $27,766.93 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, SEAN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $27,766.46 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $27,765.97 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, NANCY Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $27,765.50 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDUARDO Employer name Erie County Amount $27,764.98 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ASHLEE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $27,764.96 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, RANDALL C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $27,764.96 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA ROCHA, ALEX J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $27,764.47 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILCHEN, LINDA P Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $27,764.21 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SHENELL D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $27,763.88 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JENNIFER J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $27,763.60 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, GOLDIE A Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $27,763.57 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULEHRI, ABDUL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $27,763.54 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIANO, LISA A Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $27,762.97 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, LISSETTE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $27,762.38 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, STEPHEN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,762.19 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, MARLA L Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $27,762.16 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, KRISTINA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $27,761.74 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, GINA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $27,761.60 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, REBECCA G Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $27,761.09 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MELISSA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $27,760.85 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENBURG, RITA E Employer name Oswego County Amount $27,760.84 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DOREEN A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $27,760.79 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, JERRI LYNN M Employer name Broome County Amount $27,760.78 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, REBECCA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $27,760.78 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, JENNIFER M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $27,760.40 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CHARLES W Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $27,759.66 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MARTHA J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $27,759.60 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKLER, GEORGE, III Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,759.50 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, GLORIA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $27,759.48 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KAREN A Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $27,759.43 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, DIANE E Employer name Somers CSD Amount $27,759.35 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, AUDREY L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $27,759.33 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARJORIE I Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $27,758.92 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $27,758.74 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System