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 COWLES, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $23,300.55 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANING, GRACE M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $23,300.37 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, MARY K Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $23,300.22 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, KAREN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,299.52 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, CAROL-JEAN Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $23,299.43 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $23,299.37 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORGAN, NEIL R Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $23,299.22 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLA, MARIE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $23,299.00 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTLAND, GINA Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $23,298.57 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, ROSARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $23,298.17 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TRAVIS T Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $23,298.16 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, SHEILA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $23,298.10 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, HOPE K Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $23,298.07 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEGELI, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Stuyvesant Amount $23,298.03 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMATHERS, RUSSELL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,297.62 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISTOW, TINA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $23,297.53 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTRUM, NICOLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,297.34 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, BETTY L Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $23,297.19 Date 11/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, MAI T T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $23,295.00 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBA-ALI, FATIMATA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $23,294.97 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, LUCILLE M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $23,294.84 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, CONNIE Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $23,294.84 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, JENNIFER R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $23,294.82 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERSTEN, KATLYN J Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $23,294.62 Date 10/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILU, ABEBA W Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,294.45 Date 09/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEALL, GRACE T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $23,294.15 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, SHAROD T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $23,293.92 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWOLA, JACQUELINE R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $23,293.65 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $23,293.61 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, BRENDA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $23,293.11 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $23,292.90 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOON, TANYA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $23,292.69 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, RYAN M Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $23,292.65 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIKITANAN, RANDY N Employer name Rockland County Amount $23,292.44 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, THOMAS D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $23,292.38 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, IDABELLE R Employer name Addison CSD Amount $23,292.26 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVILLE, COURTNEY R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $23,291.93 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIAK, JANE Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $23,291.34 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CRAIG W Employer name Portville CSD Amount $23,291.30 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JANELLE M Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $23,291.00 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JULIE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,290.46 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORGESE, CHIARA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $23,289.92 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, SHANNON M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $23,289.75 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK, CHRISTIE Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,289.70 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KURSTEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $23,289.58 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, BRENNA E Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $23,289.40 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUDITH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $23,289.19 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, STEFANIE V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,289.05 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRIN, MELISSA A Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $23,288.96 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, JESSE R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $23,288.75 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, ALLEN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $23,288.59 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, AMANDA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,288.08 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTALLO, SUZANNE Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $23,287.75 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, PATRICIA M Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $23,287.60 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNELL, JUNE A Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $23,287.50 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, ARDYCE J Employer name Village of Granville Amount $23,287.42 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURI, VICTORIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,287.20 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,287.19 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFENDORF, LEONARD A, II Employer name Greece CSD Amount $23,287.03 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, SUSAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $23,286.61 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JEAN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $23,286.56 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GRACE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $23,286.35 Date 04/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFFLARD, CAROL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $23,285.77 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DERMITA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $23,285.57 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOREN, WILLIAM P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $23,285.55 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, PAMELA Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $23,285.43 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, THOMAS J Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $23,285.17 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Department of Law Amount $23,284.96 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYAT, HASANA N Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $23,284.84 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTINE M Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $23,284.77 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DORA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,284.42 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMEISTER, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $23,283.71 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, LOUVICA D Employer name Victor CSD Amount $23,283.70 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNT, SARAH E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $23,283.55 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SINDA L Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $23,283.35 Date 08/21/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, AIDALENE Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $23,283.31 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, JU Z Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $23,283.31 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, BETHANY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $23,282.71 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGASON, ELISSA J Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $23,282.34 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, ARTHUR L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,282.30 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCIARDO, ANN M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $23,282.09 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW, JACQUELINE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $23,282.00 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MONIQUE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $23,281.95 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, TRACEE E Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $23,281.95 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHANZ, CAROLYN L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $23,281.57 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANTI, DINA M Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $23,281.54 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BEVERLY J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $23,281.50 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILCAREK-BURKE, KATHARINE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $23,281.37 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLONINGER, SUSAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $23,281.34 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, LISA A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $23,280.96 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LAURIE J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $23,280.88 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMERLE, DENISE L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $23,280.66 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, KEVIN M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $23,280.41 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, JOANNE Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $23,280.37 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, STEPHANIE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $23,280.23 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JORDON A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $23,279.98 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Chenango County Amount $23,279.83 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGULA, DEBRA S Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $23,279.61 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHERYL A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,279.18 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $23,279.02 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System