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 O'NEIL, VERONICA F Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $9,752.21 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, BEVERLY A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $9,752.13 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $9,751.86 Date 02/23/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACSWAN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $9,751.50 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DIANE S Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $9,751.36 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, RICHARD P Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $9,751.20 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DONNA M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $9,751.18 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, VICKIE M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $9,751.03 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, CHAD E Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $9,750.87 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, TERIANN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $9,750.85 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, MAXINE Employer name Wayne Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $9,750.78 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSENBERG, BRENDA S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $9,750.63 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHT, NICHOLAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $9,750.30 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZACK, BEBI S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $9,750.12 Date 12/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $9,750.03 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, VIVIAN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $9,750.00 Date 01/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSIESKI, EDWARD Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $9,750.00 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, DEBORAH Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $9,749.59 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ANNA T Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $9,748.85 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY W Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $9,748.71 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRENDAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $9,748.14 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, ELIZABETH Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $9,747.27 Date 11/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, SIMONE E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $9,747.01 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORKIEWICZ, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Senate Temporary Amount $9,747.00 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FATA, JAMES S Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $9,746.64 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $9,746.50 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, AMY E Employer name Greene County Amount $9,746.18 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALLISON L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $9,745.63 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALHEIRO, JACQUELINE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $9,745.42 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBREGON, OSMAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $9,745.30 Date 01/20/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, JOSE D Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $9,745.10 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, MARK F, JR Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $9,744.69 Date 11/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LESLIE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $9,744.04 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLINGTON, JENNIFER E Employer name Albany County Amount $9,744.00 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, MARGARET M Employer name Albany County Amount $9,744.00 Date 12/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LYNDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $9,743.93 Date 11/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKOWSKI, CARLA J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $9,743.85 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, LYNETTE E Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $9,743.47 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, TARA ANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $9,743.22 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARIA A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $9,743.22 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $9,743.13 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, EDWARD M Employer name Delaware County Amount $9,742.78 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUE, ROBERT A, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $9,742.49 Date 05/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZARD, ANDREW J Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $9,742.44 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, SUZANNE M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $9,742.38 Date 10/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, PENNY Employer name Erie County Amount $9,741.87 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, BRITTANY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $9,741.71 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAAS, DENISE A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $9,741.60 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $9,741.46 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTEL, TRACY A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $9,741.30 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, JACOB J Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $9,741.00 Date 05/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $9,740.50 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER E Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $9,740.38 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $9,740.13 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KATHY Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $9,740.00 Date 12/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JAMES M Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $9,739.68 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XIN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $9,738.97 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIOS, JESSICA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $9,738.96 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZ, AMANDA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $9,738.96 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, CAROLYN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $9,738.95 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, STEVEN P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $9,738.75 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $9,738.70 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, GEORGE B Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $9,738.47 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNK, TAMMY L Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $9,738.05 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $9,738.00 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, AMANDA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $9,737.90 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, VALERIE C Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $9,737.35 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, LORENA D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $9,737.30 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHLER, MARGARET L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $9,737.16 Date 08/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Salem CSD Amount $9,737.10 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, BRIAN S Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $9,736.92 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LESLIE V Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $9,736.86 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENERY, ADAM G Employer name Albany County Amount $9,736.82 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $9,736.80 Date 01/26/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, NANCY C Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $9,736.29 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, THOMAS A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $9,736.15 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIN, AUNG ZAW Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $9,735.98 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHRYSTAL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $9,735.81 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CATHERINE A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $9,735.56 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABARES, RUBEN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $9,735.54 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KAREEM I Employer name Village of Celoron Amount $9,735.50 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, BLANCHE E Employer name Naples Library Amount $9,735.42 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, BRIAN J Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $9,735.36 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, JASON M Employer name Village of Granville Amount $9,735.28 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDERON, DEBRA L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $9,735.21 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLINGER, GILLIAN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $9,734.63 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYLER J Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $9,734.40 Date 06/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, MARLENE T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $9,734.38 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SAMANTHA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $9,734.24 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, KATHERINE J Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $9,734.15 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, LOUISE J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $9,734.09 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONSANTE, CYNTHIA S Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $9,733.94 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $9,733.77 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, ROBERT J Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $9,733.68 Date 10/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE E E Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $9,733.51 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, SANDRA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $9,733.51 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Tully CSD Amount $9,733.22 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JENNY L Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $9,733.15 Date 06/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTER, RANDRAE A Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $9,732.86 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, ZACHARY M Employer name Town of Webb Amount $9,732.78 Date 11/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System