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 POTTER, PHILANA P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $26,580.74 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $26,580.68 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, LOUISE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,580.40 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPENHAUSEN, KEVIN P Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $26,580.15 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, JOSEPH M Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $26,579.77 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDWORTH, JENNIE D Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $26,579.75 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELUGA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $26,579.38 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, MICHELLE J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $26,579.19 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, KIM A Employer name Orange County Amount $26,579.18 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISSALE, LISA M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $26,578.91 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCASIO, LISA D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $26,578.84 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $26,578.74 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOREY, TARA L Employer name Town of Amenia Amount $26,577.93 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADI, JENNIFER C Employer name Albany County Amount $26,577.67 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ELIZABETH C Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $26,577.51 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK A Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $26,577.15 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, LEONARD M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $26,577.11 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURKCU, ANNAMARIA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,576.76 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGE, DEBORAH E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $26,576.61 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGANDE, SAMUEL C Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $26,576.56 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DEBRA L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $26,576.13 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, NORA A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $26,576.07 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGIO, ANDREA Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $26,576.05 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TIFFANY M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $26,575.21 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CAITLIN P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $26,575.10 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, DIANE R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $26,574.97 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, ALEXA M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $26,574.91 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, EDWARD L Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $26,574.44 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $26,573.52 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $26,573.40 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAZE, PIERRE D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $26,573.27 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, SANDY A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $26,572.14 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHONSOU, VAVAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,572.05 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, BHAKTI S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,572.05 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WARREN J Employer name Town of Constantia Amount $26,572.02 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, JOANNE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $26,571.94 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHOUD, LISA M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $26,571.82 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,571.72 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, LAURA J Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $26,571.66 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPECK, RHIANNA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $26,571.63 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINSON, JODI L Employer name Madison CSD Amount $26,571.60 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SHAWN I Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $26,571.52 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHELLE M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $26,571.28 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARY E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $26,571.21 Date 11/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, PAULA Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $26,571.10 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, MICHELLE M Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $26,571.06 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, BERNADETTE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $26,570.88 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, STEPHEN W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $26,570.83 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONCHIE, WILLIAM E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $26,570.76 Date 11/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANELLI, JOSEPH I Employer name Genesee County Amount $26,570.67 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISURACA, MARK A, JR Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $26,570.48 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, RANDALL S Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $26,570.40 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JACQUELINE C Employer name Genesee County Amount $26,570.02 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGGLE, DONNA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,569.76 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, BRANDY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $26,568.92 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, KAREN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $26,568.60 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, ELIZABETH D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,568.58 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, SUSAN P Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $26,568.40 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $26,568.28 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $26,568.20 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $26,567.99 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ELISABETH M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $26,567.89 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ADAM M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,567.60 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KAREN S Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $26,567.41 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENNETH J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $26,566.87 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOHN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $26,566.84 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBANSKI, RUTH A Employer name York CSD Amount $26,566.32 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNNELL, GRETCHEN L Employer name Broome County Amount $26,565.84 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKY, WAYNE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $26,565.57 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ADELAIDE M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $26,565.48 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Woodward Memorial Library Amount $26,565.44 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYERAA, VIVIAN K Employer name Orange County Amount $26,565.18 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, BARBARA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $26,564.86 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, TIFNEY L Employer name Education Department Amount $26,563.85 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORYAK, PETER C Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $26,563.41 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GABRIELLE V Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,563.26 Date 05/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LUCY Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $26,563.06 Date 09/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, ROBIN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $26,562.81 Date 06/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGLMEIER, GREGORY Employer name Albany County Amount $26,562.66 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMAH, YEKO E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $26,562.22 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, EILEEN M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $26,562.19 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SAMANTHA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $26,562.01 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, JAMES W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,561.90 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, CAROLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,561.69 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEK, AMANDA R Employer name Erie County Amount $26,561.54 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCITTI, STEVEN Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $26,560.76 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, SAMANTHA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $26,560.33 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DEBRA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $26,559.38 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LU Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $26,559.26 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,559.12 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MELISSA D Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $26,559.00 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RYAN S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $26,558.82 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, DARLENE D Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $26,558.65 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIAN, ROSIE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $26,558.58 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, PAUL E Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $26,558.40 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SUZZANE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $26,557.92 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITZER, RICHARD H Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $26,557.48 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, MAYRA N Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $26,557.37 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, ALESHA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $26,557.32 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE K Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $26,557.27 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System