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 DUTCHER, LAURIE A Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $24,498.22 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLANTE, DOMENICA C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $24,498.13 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, VANESSA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $24,498.06 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMERS, COURTNEY M Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $24,497.96 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, BARBARANN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $24,497.89 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, LAURA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $24,496.68 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, STACIE L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $24,496.48 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, DIANE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $24,495.98 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, JANICE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $24,495.94 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORTA, PATRICIA M Employer name Greene County Amount $24,495.85 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JENNIFER J Employer name Otsego County Amount $24,495.78 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PAULETTE J Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $24,495.78 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, MARY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $24,495.77 Date 09/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DAVID O Employer name Chemung County Amount $24,495.61 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RECIA L Employer name Town of Gerry Amount $24,495.39 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, TANYA R Employer name Oswego County Amount $24,495.30 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANO, AMEDEO J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $24,495.26 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, SINEAD A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $24,495.06 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, WATINA T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $24,495.05 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOSEPH G Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $24,494.83 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IONTA, SUSAN E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $24,494.34 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFAN, SEAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $24,494.25 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AIDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $24,494.16 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KARLA M, MRS Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $24,494.09 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, RITA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $24,493.69 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILL, BARBARA F Employer name Nassau County Amount $24,493.65 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $24,493.59 Date 12/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ERIK C Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $24,493.55 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHDOLLAR, EMILIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $24,493.43 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, LINDA M Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $24,493.42 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DENISE Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $24,492.92 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMAN, MELISSA M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $24,492.90 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CYNTHIA G Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $24,492.85 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, NANCY J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $24,492.66 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, EDNA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $24,492.22 Date 10/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MARGARET M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $24,492.20 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLE, HOLLY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $24,492.13 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CATHY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $24,491.99 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MADELINE Employer name Livingston County Amount $24,491.93 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURAL, RACHEL H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $24,491.37 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAURI A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $24,491.34 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, THOMAS D Employer name Oneida County Amount $24,491.24 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, LYLE J, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $24,490.70 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, LATEASHA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $24,490.69 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, SAMANTHA F Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $24,490.63 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, ROBERT N Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $24,490.38 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, VERNA M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $24,490.24 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, THERESA Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $24,489.87 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MATTHEWR Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $24,489.61 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTT, DANIELLE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $24,489.55 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, DANIELLE P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $24,489.25 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACI, DENISE A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $24,488.62 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, BRITTANY M Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $24,488.11 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CINDY L Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $24,488.10 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KATHLEEN A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $24,487.96 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BONNITA R Employer name Town of Poland Amount $24,487.30 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZKA, RACHAEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $24,487.21 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANEK, ALLISON C Employer name Monroe County Amount $24,487.15 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSONETTO, FRANK Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $24,487.07 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANI, RACHEL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $24,486.93 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CAMERON B Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $24,486.45 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUACOU, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $24,486.28 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMARIYA, YAM YAM P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $24,485.79 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, MICHAELA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $24,485.78 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEANA Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $24,485.78 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLEO Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $24,485.77 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARL, DUNCAN S Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $24,485.74 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, LAURIE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $24,485.72 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKINS, JAMES P, JR Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $24,485.71 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $24,485.55 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACO, SHERRI S Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $24,485.14 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, BARBARA A Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $24,484.81 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEORE, JEANNE Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $24,484.52 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SADIE A Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $24,483.62 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $24,483.31 Date 11/24/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, COLLEEN S Employer name Walton CSD Amount $24,483.23 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Union Vale Amount $24,483.08 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ELLEN M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $24,483.06 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, ROBERT J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $24,482.93 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLNACKI, JENNIFER A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $24,482.78 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIODO, ASHLEY K Employer name Erie County Amount $24,482.54 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, MICHAEL W Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $24,482.37 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINA Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $24,481.76 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, EMILY R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $24,481.23 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHAEL H Employer name Fulton County Amount $24,481.06 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KERRY Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $24,480.56 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULLEN, ALICE F Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $24,480.17 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, BRIDGETTE Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $24,480.02 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ERIN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $24,479.57 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKNESE, MICHELE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $24,479.52 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADER, TENA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $24,479.35 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRYAN E, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $24,479.05 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDLETON, JEANNE M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $24,478.75 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KEVIN C Employer name New Hyde Park Fire District Amount $24,478.72 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, DARREN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $24,478.67 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSZ, PAMELA J Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $24,478.49 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, EMMANUEL Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $24,477.84 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISA, ALLISON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $24,477.62 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $24,477.60 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATKOWSKI, DONALD P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $24,477.50 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System