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 FREEMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $18,773.30 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, STEVEN F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $18,773.00 Date 11/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPTON, MICHAEL P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $18,772.78 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKWA, MARK C Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $18,772.29 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMAN, FREDERICK F, III Employer name Holley CSD Amount $18,772.08 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, DEAN F Employer name Greece CSD Amount $18,771.99 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, A GERARD Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $18,771.74 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICELLO, LISA A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $18,771.46 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUN, MONICA J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $18,771.41 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, FLORENCE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $18,771.18 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JOHN N Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $18,770.92 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $18,770.78 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DONNA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $18,770.77 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONLEY, JAMES I Employer name Jefferson County Amount $18,770.19 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALL, WILLIAM K Employer name Niagara County Amount $18,770.19 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, LIZA D Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $18,769.60 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TED C Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $18,769.41 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANTHONY J Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $18,769.26 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, CHERYL E Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $18,769.18 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATI-GRATE, MARY ANN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $18,769.05 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NANCY M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $18,769.05 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, VERONICA H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $18,768.81 Date 09/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO FERNANDEZ, IVAN Employer name White Plains Urban Renew Agcy Amount $18,768.75 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOYCE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $18,768.74 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, ADAM V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $18,767.85 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $18,767.76 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBREATH, GLENN G Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $18,767.61 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAHTIN, ALEXANDRU Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $18,767.42 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLBACK, HOLLY Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $18,767.38 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIMADY, AMIR M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $18,767.28 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DONNA M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $18,767.19 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, TRAVON E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $18,767.10 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $18,766.80 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, GARY J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $18,766.72 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ-IGUINA, NECHSMA B Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $18,766.62 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, SANDRA D Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $18,766.47 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWKSI, KATIE R Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $18,766.46 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, DIANE C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $18,766.10 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDA, MICHAEL H Employer name Erie County Amount $18,765.65 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPONG, ALEX D Employer name Orange County Amount $18,765.00 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIADES, BERTHANNA Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $18,765.00 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, LUZ M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $18,764.40 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTNER, VALLIE G Employer name Cornell University Amount $18,763.42 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAFF, GIANNA M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $18,762.95 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, GARY W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $18,762.92 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNESKY, MELISSA S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $18,762.61 Date 11/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, BERNADETTE A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $18,762.35 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, MARY P Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $18,762.26 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, LATISHA L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $18,762.21 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GARY G Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $18,762.14 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSPER, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $18,762.14 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, LORI S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $18,762.09 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JULIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $18,760.77 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DAVID I Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $18,760.28 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALESCOT, EMMANUELA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $18,760.11 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIES, CHRISTINE M Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $18,759.84 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYTON, DEBORAH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $18,759.40 Date 10/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BARBARA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $18,759.10 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $18,759.05 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KRISTIN Employer name Essex County Amount $18,758.89 Date 11/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, LINDSEY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $18,758.82 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN-DROBNAK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $18,758.66 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGHAM, LYNN M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $18,758.61 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, MARY Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $18,758.61 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, LINDA D Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $18,758.16 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLEY, VICTORIA L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $18,757.75 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GARRETT L Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $18,757.72 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, KRISTIN C Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $18,757.57 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $18,757.15 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, TAMMIE M Employer name Afton CSD Amount $18,757.10 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADICK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $18,756.99 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YUHLING Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $18,756.72 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, DOROTHY S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $18,756.70 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $18,756.69 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LINDA E Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $18,756.62 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, JESSICA C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $18,756.54 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, KAREN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $18,756.15 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDAKAS, RENEE Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $18,755.80 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, CHRISTINA R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $18,755.68 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVY, COLLEEN M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $18,755.53 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLAJ, NICK Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $18,755.36 Date 11/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMANGLES, NADINE S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $18,754.85 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOLD, CATHLEEN J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $18,754.63 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKLE, VICTORIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $18,754.56 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPHARDT, ERIC L Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $18,754.34 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AUDREY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $18,754.33 Date 11/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTLEY, IAN J Employer name Wayne Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $18,754.20 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDONE, JOAN F Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $18,754.19 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MACKENZIE L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $18,754.13 Date 04/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RONA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $18,753.70 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONTUTO, DONNA M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $18,753.63 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAUL A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $18,753.55 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, JOSHUA H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $18,752.98 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURYSZ, JOHN L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $18,752.52 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD V Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $18,752.24 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADRICK, CYNTHIA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $18,751.82 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERSON, THERESA M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $18,751.79 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHELLE J Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $18,751.69 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOLONARDI, FATIMAH B Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $18,751.20 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SHELIA Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $18,751.19 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System