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 GARDNER, JAMES R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $20,270.20 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPPELER, CHRISTINE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $20,270.20 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SARA E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $20,270.20 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, MATTHEW P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $20,270.20 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, MARGARET A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $20,270.16 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERPE, SUSAN M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $20,270.13 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, WENWEI Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $20,270.06 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGONA, LEIGH A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $20,270.03 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,269.74 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHIQUITA D Employer name Newark CSD Amount $20,269.58 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDNER, GREGORY W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $20,269.57 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZELSKI, JOHANNA M Employer name Village of Castile Amount $20,269.20 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BONNIE J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $20,268.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CAITLIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $20,268.23 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, CAROLYN A Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $20,268.12 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWES, CHARLOTTE J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,268.08 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PEDRO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $20,267.91 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $20,267.36 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, ERNEST J, III Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $20,267.33 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, DIANE M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $20,266.55 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILGO, SASHA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $20,266.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROZCO, HEIDI L Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $20,266.17 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KYLIE J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $20,265.90 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERGENTI, MARGARET Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $20,265.80 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATHMARY, SUZANNE I Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $20,265.61 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUL, ERICA L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $20,265.55 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, RACHEL M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $20,265.33 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ DEPORRAS, JUAN Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $20,265.32 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, AMANDA G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $20,265.06 Date 10/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURER, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $20,265.00 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELONI, BRITTANY R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $20,264.31 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSPATH, BRIAN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $20,264.09 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSANTE, ANTHONY F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $20,264.00 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, CRISTINA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $20,263.94 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONTARSKI, SHERRY B Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,263.44 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, VANESSA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $20,263.21 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KAREN E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $20,263.04 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCARELLI, MICHELLE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,263.03 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, JOHN P Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $20,261.99 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JILLIAN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $20,261.72 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOAN C Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $20,261.58 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, AMBER N Employer name Orange County Amount $20,261.32 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TAMMY R Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $20,261.15 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, TRACIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $20,260.88 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVA, LEANN E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $20,260.65 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULYNIAK, PAMELA Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $20,260.64 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILL, PATRICIA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $20,260.40 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MARY K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $20,260.12 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, BRANDON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $20,259.94 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYN, EMILY H Employer name Chemung County Amount $20,259.25 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, CHRISTINA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $20,259.24 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, KAROLINE H Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $20,259.16 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, GEORGE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $20,259.04 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DIARRAH I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $20,258.92 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, KELLY L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,258.60 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, JULIE A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $20,258.58 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, EMILY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $20,258.56 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKERMANN, CARL W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $20,258.47 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, DIVINA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,257.82 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, ELLEN J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $20,257.68 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SARAH J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $20,257.49 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUJILLO, JODY F Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $20,257.14 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFALO, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,256.51 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, CARTER J Employer name Village of Afton Amount $20,256.50 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISLUPSKY, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $20,256.36 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, EMANUELE J, JR Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $20,256.15 Date 04/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVEL, MARGUERITE A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $20,256.11 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMLAND, BARBARA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $20,255.57 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELINE D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $20,255.53 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, KENNETH L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $20,255.48 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAGE, ALICIA J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $20,255.08 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, MARK A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $20,255.03 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, SHAWN M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $20,254.78 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANGWA, EMMANUEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $20,254.58 Date 08/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LINDA A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $20,254.16 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCLE, RICHARD W Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $20,253.94 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, RUTH J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $20,253.94 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $20,253.93 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSITT, JAMES E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $20,253.61 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, RUSSELL R Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $20,253.47 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSER, KAREN L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $20,253.47 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LOURDES Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $20,253.36 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JULIA M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $20,252.50 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLICELLI, VINCENT Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $20,252.34 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOWSKI, MICHAEL T Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $20,252.11 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Oswego County Amount $20,251.64 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKEVICH-MANUPELLA, LUCY A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $20,251.32 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLALOCK, DANAISHA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $20,251.19 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZ, TINA M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,250.88 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Essex Amount $20,250.84 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRING, KAREN D Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $20,250.22 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANDREW E Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $20,250.03 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JOHN S Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ABIGAIL A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, ANDREW J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, PEATROS T Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DE JON J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CONNOR F Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN G Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, JARED J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,250.00 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System