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 COUNTRYMAN, JAMIE L Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $26,772.38 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIELE, PEGGY L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $26,772.18 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLATTER, THOMAS R Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $26,772.17 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WINKLER, MITCHELL T Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $26,772.05 Date 03/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARRAGA, YESENIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $26,772.03 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $26,772.00 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER-TABAR, COURTNEY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $26,771.93 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, JAMES P Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $26,771.38 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $26,771.25 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, PAULA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $26,771.18 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, SARAH E Employer name Greene CSD Amount $26,771.03 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, STACY L Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $26,771.02 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINNEA E Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $26,770.95 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CYNTHIA G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $26,770.71 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE QUOY, PATRICIA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $26,770.69 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CATHERINE Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $26,770.68 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, TENEILLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,770.63 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENTENO, AMANDA B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $26,770.41 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ANGELA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,770.14 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOC, RAJINA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $26,770.02 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAME M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $26,769.95 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, MARK C Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $26,769.78 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSBREE, ADAM M Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $26,769.28 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, JORDAN M Employer name Warren County Amount $26,769.05 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMJAN, PAMELA Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $26,769.04 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JULIE A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $26,769.01 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, NANCY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $26,768.80 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARAHUSH, DEBORAH J Employer name Island Park Public Library Amount $26,768.76 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHONG, NATASHIA L Employer name Warren County Amount $26,768.62 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CYNTHIA C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $26,767.87 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CASEY M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $26,767.79 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAHN, MATTHEW A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $26,767.54 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUWENS, LAURA A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $26,766.71 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, DIANA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $26,766.57 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTIE, JULIA G Employer name Orange County Amount $26,766.01 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, JOHN B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,765.97 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, VICKI L Employer name Lyme CSD Amount $26,765.94 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDONS, ROXANNE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $26,765.52 Date 04/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GIER, MATTHEW K Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $26,765.31 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,765.28 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, NICHOLAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,765.20 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSLEY, WENDY A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $26,764.80 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFIEL, MARY E Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $26,764.62 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ARNALDO Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $26,764.56 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM JONES, JEROME G, II Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $26,764.20 Date 10/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWSEY, MARY L Employer name Department of State Amount $26,764.01 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLTS, LISA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,763.92 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VENERE, ANGELA Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $26,763.90 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDZIK, KIM R Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $26,763.74 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, MICHAEL V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $26,763.63 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, CAMILLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $26,762.76 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DEBORAH A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $26,762.60 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, SANDY E Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $26,762.54 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, AUDREY A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,762.35 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBERG-DIAZ, ERICKA J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,762.35 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID A Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $26,762.32 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JAY N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $26,762.29 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPIUS, TAMARA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $26,761.91 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, EDITH U Employer name Greene County Amount $26,761.69 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, KAREN D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $26,761.36 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOSEPH B, IV Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,761.35 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, NORMAN J Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $26,761.22 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, EDWARD L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,761.16 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, THUY LE Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $26,760.92 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $26,760.86 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPKE, KELLEY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $26,760.85 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, ANNA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $26,760.84 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SARAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $26,759.40 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, AHMAD Z Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $26,759.34 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-ABRAHAM, ATOINETTE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $26,759.32 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, ROSEMARY Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $26,758.18 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ERNESTINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $26,757.78 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, KEVIN L Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $26,757.50 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, TAMMY M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $26,757.50 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHEL, ARIEL B Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $26,757.31 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, MARIA Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $26,757.07 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, CHRISTIAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $26,757.00 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RAWLE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $26,756.76 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, KELLY M Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $26,756.69 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JACQUELINE E Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $26,756.66 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHAWN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,756.50 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, SARAH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $26,755.85 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, CAMILLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $26,755.79 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TERRI-AN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $26,755.73 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SEAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $26,755.72 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, WINNETH S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $26,755.62 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, LAURA L Employer name Erie County Amount $26,755.12 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDHAM, DANIELLE R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $26,755.04 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JULIE A Employer name Candor CSD Amount $26,754.66 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, LIAM B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $26,754.65 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,754.45 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, CHRISTINA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $26,753.77 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, POLLY A Employer name Naples CSD Amount $26,753.71 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIJAS, LORI L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $26,753.57 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENOL, SEVING Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $26,753.43 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $26,753.16 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATSHAW, DEBBIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,752.87 Date 07/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINELLI, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $26,752.77 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOHER, DIANA G Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $26,752.27 Date 10/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Olean Amount $26,752.17 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System