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 SPAFFORD, CAROL R Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $17,851.23 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, JANE M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $17,851.10 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, PATRICIA A Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $17,851.09 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DOREEN E Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $17,850.88 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, CHARLENE A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $17,850.80 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JUDY A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $17,850.42 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, LARS K Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $17,850.42 Date 06/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, VIRGINIA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $17,850.00 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCAIN, YADHIRA V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $17,849.97 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAR, MARCIA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $17,849.92 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSICK, BRENT A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $17,849.58 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMHALTER, SHANNON M Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $17,849.45 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, BENJAMIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $17,849.10 Date 09/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, DUONG T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $17,849.04 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, SCOTT D Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $17,848.70 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, BRITTANY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $17,848.60 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCIOLO, DANA L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $17,848.52 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JONATHAN L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $17,848.28 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESINGER, BRADLEY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $17,848.25 Date 10/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JONATHAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $17,847.96 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESER, SANDRA D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $17,847.58 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEWATER, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $17,847.41 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, MARK Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $17,846.75 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SHANE B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $17,846.21 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $17,846.13 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITSIOS, KOSTANTINE Employer name Education Department Amount $17,846.00 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAKODA L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $17,845.42 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, PETER T Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $17,845.42 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LAVASIA C Employer name Broome County Amount $17,844.74 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBINO, LAURA A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $17,844.19 Date 04/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SIMONE I Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $17,844.18 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, DEBORAH R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $17,844.09 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDELER, HENDRINA G Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $17,843.90 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $17,843.89 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KYLE W Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $17,843.83 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, LORA S Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $17,843.43 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $17,843.02 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DIPA E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $17,842.99 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $17,842.69 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CYNTHIA Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $17,842.67 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, SUSAN M Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $17,842.50 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARK, ERICA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $17,842.09 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAR, PETER J, JR Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $17,842.06 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICHINO, JANET Employer name Highland CSD Amount $17,842.00 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, REBECCA E Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $17,841.62 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, REBECCA J Employer name Walton CSD Amount $17,841.54 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENGIFO, EDGAR C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $17,841.53 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAM, SHIMIKA M Employer name Erie County Amount $17,841.39 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, GARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $17,841.22 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA-GIEBFRIED, PATRICIA Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $17,840.76 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ELIZABETH G Employer name City of Troy Amount $17,840.47 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, TIFFANY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $17,840.40 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYDEN, DEAN V Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $17,840.30 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAREK, SHAMS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $17,840.24 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JENNIFER L N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $17,840.05 Date 12/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, SUSAN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $17,839.83 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMER, KAYLA A Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $17,839.73 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATACALE, KELLY E Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $17,839.69 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, JENNIFER JANE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $17,839.57 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, KELLY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $17,839.47 Date 12/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ABBIE S Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $17,839.26 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $17,838.73 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, TRACEY L Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $17,838.38 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, YVONNE R Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $17,838.35 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ELENITA D Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $17,837.97 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, LAWRENCE M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $17,837.92 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVERS, BARBARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $17,837.62 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFELL, PAMELA M Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $17,837.31 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPPEL, KYLE P Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $17,837.28 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, MARY E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $17,837.27 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANOTTO, TINA A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $17,837.11 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, REBECCA L Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $17,837.05 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, JOHN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $17,836.70 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, LIZA F Employer name Department of Health Amount $17,836.57 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, TRISA L Employer name Naples CSD Amount $17,836.56 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WILSON, MAURICE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $17,836.49 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, MARY B Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $17,836.10 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Genoa Amount $17,836.02 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, MARIANNE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $17,835.92 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIO, PETER C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $17,835.86 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ALEXSANDRA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $17,835.82 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGANO-LUPO, JEANNE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $17,835.55 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, NANCY Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $17,835.33 Date 08/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SCOTT J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $17,835.32 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSCHALK, PETER K Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $17,835.27 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIGER, MICHAEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $17,835.09 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROLESKI, DEBORAH S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $17,834.98 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, PAT Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $17,834.81 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $17,834.35 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, KIRA L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $17,834.25 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHILLON, VIKRAMJEET S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $17,833.70 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKE, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $17,833.50 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORROMEO, ANDRES Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $17,833.49 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, BARBARA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $17,832.87 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $17,832.86 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DARLENE A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $17,832.30 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MELISSA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $17,832.21 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATIPOVIC, BREANNA J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $17,832.00 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, MAUREEN E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $17,831.58 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LISA A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $17,831.20 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System