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 GAUSE, BERNARD A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,895.11 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LAURA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,894.74 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KELLAR, WENDE E Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $26,894.56 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGES, DANIEL S Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $26,894.11 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, AMANDA Y Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $26,894.08 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LINDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,894.01 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATWAROO, MAHADEO M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $26,893.84 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANICE R Employer name Chenango County Amount $26,892.87 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, YVONNE M Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $26,892.62 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JESSICA P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $26,891.73 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, KATHLEEN R Employer name Seymour Public Library Dist Amount $26,891.70 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JESSE Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,891.62 Date 12/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECONA, MICHAEL C Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $26,891.46 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LATOYA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $26,891.43 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, ERIC S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $26,891.11 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, LUCAS W Employer name Village of Owego Amount $26,891.00 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCITELLI, DONNA M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $26,890.90 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERMAN, MARJORIE B Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $26,890.55 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGATHER, BRIAN D Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $26,889.94 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, SAMANTHA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,889.88 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAVID A Employer name Albany County Amount $26,889.81 Date 09/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWETT, GARY P Employer name Andes CSD Amount $26,889.77 Date 08/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERECK, RICHARD C Employer name Westchester County Amount $26,889.48 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JESSICA I Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $26,889.16 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CARISSA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $26,888.91 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, LORRAINE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,888.63 Date 05/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DONNA L Employer name Canton CSD Amount $26,888.45 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTTER, ZACHARY W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $26,888.43 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVREY, JENNIFER R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $26,888.40 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, WALTER E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $26,888.25 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, BETHANY H Employer name Department of Health Amount $26,887.94 Date 09/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTI, ZARIANA G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,887.45 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Duanesburg Amount $26,887.39 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, KRISTIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $26,886.66 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMELL, MATTHEW D Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $26,886.62 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HOPE Y Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $26,885.50 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, JENNIFER R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $26,885.36 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, KYLE K Employer name Seneca County Amount $26,885.00 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANGALEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $26,884.80 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMAR, KATHY E Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $26,884.79 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, DARREN PAUL Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $26,884.16 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERT, PAULA L Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $26,884.04 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CARLO T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,883.95 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKAS, LOUIS J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $26,883.93 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MARY E Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $26,883.72 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, EMILY S Employer name Lewis County Amount $26,883.67 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCH, LAURA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $26,883.35 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUERCK, DAVID M Employer name Genesee County Amount $26,883.27 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSTER, CYNTHIA B Employer name Webster CSD Amount $26,883.03 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, BARBARA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $26,882.88 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSEVELT, DAWN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,882.69 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JILL K Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $26,882.63 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRECHUK, SANDRA Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $26,882.21 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AUDREY A Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $26,882.10 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, SUSAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,881.78 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LINDA S Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $26,881.03 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, RICHARD R, JR Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $26,880.60 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, LORENZO E Employer name Warren County Amount $26,880.52 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESILA, COLLEEN P Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $26,880.29 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERT, KIM M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,880.00 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, RUTH G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,880.00 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPKE, DIANE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $26,879.05 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, FRANK G Employer name Town of Lexington Amount $26,878.86 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLI, DANIELLE N Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $26,878.57 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, NICOLE L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,878.53 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BETSY A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $26,878.39 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROW, SARAH L Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $26,878.35 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $26,878.27 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, EMANUEL L Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $26,876.96 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZWEIFEL, MARY M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $26,876.86 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLUCCI, MONICA L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $26,876.64 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWRANG, SACHIN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $26,876.05 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAROMINA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $26,875.72 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JULIAN N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,875.66 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTO, CHARLOTTE E Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $26,875.48 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTOPHER D, JR Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $26,875.20 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, LISA A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $26,874.94 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, HEATHER M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $26,874.91 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TANYA C Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,874.85 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, CATHERINE A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $26,874.35 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKWATER, YVONNE T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $26,873.86 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JACK C Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $26,873.49 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAIRSTO, ANGELA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $26,873.04 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESHULAM, SHARI B Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,872.30 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CAROLYN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $26,871.77 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, LUIS Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $26,871.63 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHERIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $26,871.51 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO VELAZQUEZ, LYA K Employer name Broome County Amount $26,871.37 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CHAD M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $26,871.28 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, BRYAN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $26,870.33 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOT, DENNISE M, MRS Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $26,870.29 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSIS, CHESTER N Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $26,869.97 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIKLE, MARGARET T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $26,869.81 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, WILLIAM J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $26,869.70 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO ZENTENO, GELVER A Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $26,869.69 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANO, ALECXIS A Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $26,869.68 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTER, GARY M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $26,869.61 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, RODNEY A Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $26,869.02 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEY, DUSTIN J Employer name Village of Cassadaga Amount $26,868.89 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIKER, RICHARD S Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $26,868.67 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System