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 WHITCOMB, ROGER E Employer name Town of Lexington Amount $18,989.04 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, NIKKI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $18,988.84 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, IVAN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $18,988.52 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, VINCENT G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $18,988.48 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, LOUISA G Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $18,988.28 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDREAU, SHEILA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $18,988.16 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACIOFANO, LISA M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $18,987.97 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, JOSEPH B Employer name Homer CSD Amount $18,987.32 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTANOVA, DONNA M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $18,986.97 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOVER, WILLIAM W Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $18,986.90 Date 04/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEKAN, KRYSTINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $18,986.82 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $18,986.48 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODULE, GIOVANNA J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $18,986.33 Date 01/08/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, HOLLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $18,986.25 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANADIA, DIANNE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $18,986.25 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KENNETH R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $18,986.22 Date 11/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, JANE E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $18,985.73 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADELMEYER, KRISTEN E Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $18,985.64 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES DA SILVA, KELLY M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $18,985.17 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BARBARA J Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $18,984.61 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, JOANNE Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $18,984.52 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, LISA L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $18,984.31 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHL, WAYNE A Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $18,983.94 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, RICHARD W Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $18,983.74 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLA, SHEILA F Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $18,983.49 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, PATRICIA A Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $18,983.43 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, TONYA M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $18,982.77 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, BETH A Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $18,982.73 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROH, KATELYNN J Employer name Erie County Amount $18,982.57 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTEN, CHERYL F Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $18,982.50 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORETTI, PETER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $18,982.49 Date 11/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MYRTA A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $18,982.47 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADONE, DIANE M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $18,982.43 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, JASON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $18,982.16 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, ROBERT S Employer name Oneida County Amount $18,981.98 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, MARIANNE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $18,981.97 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMFELD, DANIEL T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $18,981.90 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $18,981.88 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DA-VIDA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $18,981.69 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $18,981.50 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOCCO, ELLEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $18,981.47 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPINETTE, SILEATA R Employer name Washington County Amount $18,981.44 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JAMES R Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $18,981.06 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD-SCHRAMM, KISHA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $18,981.00 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, JAMES H Employer name Town of Richland Amount $18,980.94 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER-MARKS, ANNE M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $18,980.76 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGWICK, ROBYN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $18,980.66 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZYLEWICZ, KERRI A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $18,980.28 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHARLES W Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $18,980.25 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHANNON P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $18,980.17 Date 11/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIORE, DANIEL S Employer name City of Utica Amount $18,980.04 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABARE, ARLENE F Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $18,980.01 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAN, HOLLIE MARIE Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $18,979.79 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUETHER, MAUREEN A Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $18,978.84 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $18,978.78 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFAKER, MICHAEL C L Employer name Cornell University Amount $18,978.71 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FATTA, PETER I Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $18,978.57 Date 12/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PATRICIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $18,978.41 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, SUSAN L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $18,977.90 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEPHANIE N Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $18,977.22 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDITUS, CLAUDIA J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $18,977.13 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $18,976.28 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCZARYK, MICHELLE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $18,975.90 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANGIE E Employer name Broome County Amount $18,975.73 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DEBOR'AH A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $18,975.00 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, BARBARA A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $18,974.93 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JEFFREY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $18,974.36 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, KELLY E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $18,972.99 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DAVID W Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $18,972.99 Date 09/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEER, ROBERT J Employer name Oswego County Amount $18,972.81 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISIO, NICOLE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $18,972.79 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ANDREW S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $18,972.49 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZINI, GULIANO Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $18,972.25 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DERRICK Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $18,972.21 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ELEANOR O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $18,972.04 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, JULIE A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $18,972.02 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBODY, MARIE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $18,971.76 Date 05/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TROY P Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $18,971.60 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, SHEILA W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $18,971.32 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZECZKOWSKI, LAURIE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $18,971.19 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, ASHLEY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $18,971.14 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, PATRICIA A Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $18,970.95 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SHEILA A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $18,970.85 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADDEN, CHERYL A Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $18,970.85 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, KYLE F Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $18,970.10 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, TUSON L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $18,969.97 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINKO, VICKI L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $18,969.79 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHLER, SUSAN E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $18,969.72 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, DAVID C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $18,969.64 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLSTON, TIM G Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $18,969.26 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSA, MARIA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $18,968.86 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, GAIL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $18,968.69 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, THOMAS E Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $18,968.33 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, JOHN W Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $18,968.28 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESHER, SHARI A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $18,968.23 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTH, SMITA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $18,968.01 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, STEPHANIE Employer name City of Olean Amount $18,968.00 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAROR, LORI L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $18,967.99 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, ROBIN W Employer name Victor CSD Amount $18,967.54 Date 09/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLARD, MARIA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $18,967.44 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System