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 KNECHT, RICHARD T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $26,557.20 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $26,557.18 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $26,557.15 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CINDY S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $26,556.99 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORZANO, JANE M Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $26,556.65 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KENROY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,556.39 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILE, DERRICK E Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $26,556.13 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, FRED M Employer name Livingston County Amount $26,555.88 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUS, CHERYL L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $26,555.87 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, MARY G Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $26,555.57 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGLEIN, HOLLIE A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $26,555.03 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAS, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $26,553.55 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENEGRO, DIANA R P Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,553.22 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMIENTO, JASON R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $26,553.14 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $26,552.87 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, CASSY L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $26,551.36 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, JUDY M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $26,551.30 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, KRISTOPHER D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $26,550.60 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SARAH J Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $26,550.60 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGENFUSS, MEAGAN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $26,550.40 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNCALI, LEANNA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,550.08 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, COLLEEN Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $26,548.69 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, LESTER B Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $26,548.15 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSELLE, DONNA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $26,547.86 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, NATASHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,546.85 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, FAYE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $26,546.79 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN O Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,546.48 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLAN, LAURA L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $26,545.81 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOKURNO, MELISSA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,545.69 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, LATANIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,545.07 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALPHEN, PAMELA J Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $26,544.31 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLARCOM, JOSEPH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,544.29 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, MICHELE D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $26,544.28 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERMAN, CAREN L Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $26,543.75 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $26,543.69 Date 05/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, CARLA L Employer name Otsego County Amount $26,542.93 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCTAVIANO, WANDA L Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $26,542.80 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JOSHUA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $26,542.63 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKOFF, ANGELA M Employer name Milford CSD Amount $26,542.63 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, CHRISANN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,542.35 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN-WRIGHT, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,542.30 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $26,539.84 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, MARYANNE G Employer name Oswego County Amount $26,539.80 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, MARGARET E Employer name Northville CSD Amount $26,539.77 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FISHER, MEGAN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $26,539.45 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, JEFFREY C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $26,538.89 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZAK, JANINNE D Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $26,538.45 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, MICHELE M Employer name Panama CSD Amount $26,538.36 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEN, DAVID L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,537.77 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERE, SAMUEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $26,537.63 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JENNIFER E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $26,537.56 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSCHENFELD, LISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $26,537.41 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, KAREN A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $26,537.36 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, KATHRYN A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $26,537.13 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PATRICIA Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $26,537.08 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, KAITLYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $26,537.05 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, CHRISTINE Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $26,536.46 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, DEBORAH L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $26,536.41 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $26,535.91 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, COLETTE A Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $26,535.87 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL COSTELLO, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $26,535.49 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, KARI A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $26,535.39 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, ANA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,535.38 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERY, JANET K Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $26,535.34 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUM, BRENDA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $26,535.22 Date 01/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, VICKI A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,534.91 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY-HAYES, SYLVIA J Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $26,534.85 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, ELENA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $26,534.26 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARY Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,534.19 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, DENISE J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $26,533.74 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SUSAN E Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $26,533.72 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JOANNE Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $26,533.18 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, ALEXANDER D Employer name Erie County Amount $26,533.02 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHAN, LUIS A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $26,533.01 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, ARTHUR L Employer name Putnam County Amount $26,532.26 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOMAN, WAHEB A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $26,531.96 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHILL, TAMISHA F Employer name Field Library Amount $26,531.95 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, MARSHALL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,531.78 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KENNETH S Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,531.13 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES P, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $26,530.67 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $26,530.35 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, WAYNE P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $26,529.62 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONNA J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $26,529.62 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, STEPHEN D Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $26,529.56 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACPHERSON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $26,529.53 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DOREEN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $26,529.27 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, LINDA E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $26,529.16 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, CARL K Employer name Madison County Amount $26,528.87 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTI, ROSARIO, JR Employer name Village of Chestnut Ridge Amount $26,528.66 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, LOUIS C, II Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $26,528.44 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, RONDA M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $26,528.44 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, LUCIA M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $26,528.19 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHNER, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,528.15 Date 03/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ, BARBARA J Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $26,528.03 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSA, NESREDIN Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $26,527.67 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTERS, KIRSTEN E Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $26,527.67 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, WENDY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $26,527.46 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EDWARD B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $26,526.86 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMAREN, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $26,526.84 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENICAY, KIMBERLY D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $26,526.79 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System