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 JO, GREGORY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $26,752.13 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTA, SARI A Employer name Oswego County Amount $26,752.00 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, DONNA L Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $26,750.96 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, JUSTICE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,750.68 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DEANNA L Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $26,750.53 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, SELVIN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $26,750.48 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, COURTNEY N Employer name Tompkins County Amount $26,750.36 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dis Amount $26,750.06 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, LETHA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $26,750.05 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, ROGER L Employer name Columbia County Amount $26,750.03 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSSNER, MICAH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $26,749.91 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAUSSE, CRAIG S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,749.80 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINO, JUSTINE L Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $26,749.79 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELTON, SAMARA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,749.22 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERTFAGER, DONALD W Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $26,748.68 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESKI, STEPHAN Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $26,748.61 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, RONALD A Employer name Columbia County Amount $26,748.16 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $26,748.13 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANTONI, CHRISTIE L Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $26,747.87 Date 05/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANA M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $26,747.63 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLITA, THEODORE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,747.22 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVALLO, ANDIA Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $26,747.05 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, ANNA Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $26,747.05 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, CHERYL A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $26,746.47 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JEANETTE Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $26,745.77 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLSON, JUSTIN P Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $26,745.71 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLES, DANIEL F Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $26,745.10 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $26,744.67 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, FLORINE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $26,744.39 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, BRENDA J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $26,744.28 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLE, ANDREW G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $26,744.11 Date 11/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PATRICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,744.07 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGO, MARYGRACE L Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $26,744.00 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN K Employer name City of Utica Amount $26,743.98 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, GEORGE H, JR Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $26,743.97 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, BARBARA J Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $26,743.89 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TIFFANY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,743.83 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, MARK S Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $26,743.73 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, TIA M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $26,743.69 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTT, SALMA Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,743.43 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ESTHER E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,743.41 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, JOHN B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $26,743.32 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHOSTEPSKI, JOHN L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $26,743.21 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, HARRY E Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $26,743.19 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTES, BARBARA A Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $26,743.07 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $26,743.05 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, ROBERT E Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $26,742.46 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LESTER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,742.20 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, ALEXANDRA W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,742.10 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINE, PATRICIA A Employer name Ripley CSD Amount $26,741.38 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, DONALD S Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $26,740.70 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, KEVIN J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,740.57 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, LISA M Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $26,740.27 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOY, JILL M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $26,739.94 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JODI P Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $26,739.65 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, RUSSELL P Employer name Rockland County Amount $26,739.07 Date 10/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, SIXTO J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,739.07 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DOROTHY L Employer name Town of Mayfield Amount $26,738.82 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, SHARI J Employer name Yates County Amount $26,738.36 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNER, JACQUELYN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $26,738.26 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,738.25 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURE, TWIGGY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $26,737.70 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHNOWSKI, JEANNINE E Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $26,737.03 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $26,736.38 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CAMERON A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $26,735.97 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, CAROLYN M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $26,735.88 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, GAIL A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $26,735.86 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, PATRICK M Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,735.82 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RUTH M Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $26,735.50 Date 08/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOHN A Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $26,735.38 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGO, JAMES J, JR Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $26,735.09 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARGOT M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $26,734.53 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSTON, LYNDA J Employer name Town of Carlton Amount $26,734.44 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, DEREK A Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $26,734.38 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SCHMELLE R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,733.51 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUCKER, LINDA A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $26,733.45 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERI, ELIZABETH B Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $26,733.44 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SUSAN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,733.18 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $26,733.14 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Albany Amount $26,732.21 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, RICHARD E Employer name Otsego County Amount $26,732.05 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSCOTT, DAVID W, JR Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $26,732.02 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, CAROLINA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $26,731.99 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAR, THERESA Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $26,731.76 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNING, SAMANTHA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $26,731.63 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TATIYANA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,731.60 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $26,731.38 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, GERTRUDE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,731.02 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSER, TRACEY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $26,730.90 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLUPKO, GRANT A Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $26,730.67 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, GERALD R Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $26,730.60 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LELLAN, CAROLYN E Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $26,730.42 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, THERESA A Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $26,730.41 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $26,730.33 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, THOMAS V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,730.30 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, ASHLEY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $26,729.07 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENICHTER, KELSEY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,728.79 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, KYLE J Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $26,728.77 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JAMES P Employer name Town of Chester Amount $26,727.96 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,726.98 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System