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 VALENTINE, MICHAEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $3,453.97 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELLA, FRANK A Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $3,453.96 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSKEY, CATHLEEN R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $3,453.68 Date 01/03/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, KAREN A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $3,453.42 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITZER, WILLIAM F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $3,453.42 Date 12/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPONE, ANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $3,453.07 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JORDAN L Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $3,452.98 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDOW, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $3,452.95 Date 03/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, GAYLE B Employer name Town of Malta Amount $3,452.73 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NICOLE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $3,452.72 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, MARY E Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $3,452.58 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $3,452.38 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMPERIO, KYUNGHI P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $3,452.23 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKO, EMMA D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $3,452.18 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRENDAN J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $3,452.10 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, STEPHEN V Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $3,452.05 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUSHEFSKI, VANESSA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $3,452.04 Date 01/17/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ANNIE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $3,452.04 Date 02/13/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERECK, PHILIP J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $3,451.80 Date 02/05/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZODY, SUZANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $3,451.52 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMAN, SHARON L Employer name Livingston County Amount $3,451.14 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMINIO, ALYSSA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $3,451.00 Date 02/14/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MARISSA A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $3,450.93 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ERIC D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $3,450.79 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, SAMANTHA L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $3,450.73 Date 11/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYKA, CARSON R Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $3,450.70 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $3,450.64 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, NEIL Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $3,450.64 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCHINELLI, DOREEN M Employer name Town of Somers Amount $3,450.60 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARCHEVESQUE, JUSTIN T Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $3,450.40 Date 02/09/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WENTWORTH M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $3,450.06 Date 12/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CRYSTAL M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $3,450.06 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKOLA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $3,450.06 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, HUNTER J Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $3,450.00 Date 06/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $3,450.00 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVITABILE, MATTHEW W Employer name Village of Middleburgh Amount $3,450.00 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, CHRISTINA H Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $3,450.00 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, KATHLEEN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $3,450.00 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRENNA Employer name Town of Clay Amount $3,449.88 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, QUARIE A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $3,449.34 Date 05/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEDICKER, NEIL A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $3,449.13 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMM, RACHEL M Employer name Cornell University Amount $3,448.90 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIPP, ALLISON K Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $3,448.63 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLENBERGER, SUSAN L Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $3,448.63 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LAURA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $3,448.33 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BARON, SARA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $3,448.18 Date 01/30/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $3,448.18 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MONICA J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $3,448.14 Date 02/13/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, REGINA Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $3,447.85 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, NANCY L Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $3,447.72 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, JOHN F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $3,447.50 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THERESE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $3,447.50 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNZONE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $3,447.40 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SUSAN J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $3,447.20 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGIE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $3,447.00 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $3,446.50 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, BRIAN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $3,446.32 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, BETSY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $3,445.92 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUT, AIDAN W Employer name Town of Fayette Amount $3,445.75 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELQUIST, JOSHUA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $3,445.65 Date 02/16/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, RICKY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $3,445.64 Date 01/27/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Paris Amount $3,445.49 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, DEAN J Employer name Town of Paris Amount $3,445.49 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYAN W Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $3,445.05 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, BRYAN D Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $3,445.00 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, LISA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $3,445.00 Date 10/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BETTY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $3,444.99 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDE, RICHARD J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $3,444.88 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MEGAN R Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $3,444.45 Date 01/20/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, REESE A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $3,444.39 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, SABRINA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $3,444.00 Date 01/12/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHILL, ASHLEY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $3,444.00 Date 02/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JASON Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $3,444.00 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, KAREN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $3,443.98 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, DOMINIC A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $3,443.36 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, JOHN C Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $3,443.29 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, MARY P Employer name Ontario County Amount $3,443.19 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, PAULINE T Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $3,443.00 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPAKTAS, ZEYNEP E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $3,442.74 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, DOUGLAS B Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $3,442.62 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $3,442.54 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DENISE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $3,442.50 Date 01/05/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, LAURA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $3,442.50 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTES, CONNIE L Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $3,442.50 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SEAN W Employer name Erie County Amount $3,442.20 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, AMANDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $3,442.00 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $3,441.74 Date 05/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER WILDEN, MATTEUS E Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $3,441.38 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ALYSON N Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $3,441.19 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, GINA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $3,441.14 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRICIA L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $3,440.68 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, TERRI L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $3,440.60 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTTER-DANZ, LORI J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $3,440.50 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, CANDICE A Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $3,440.50 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, RANAY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $3,440.40 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEER, HILARY B Employer name Morris CSD Amount $3,440.39 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, HEATHER L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $3,440.20 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELHOER, TYLER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $3,440.16 Date 02/02/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, SEAN P Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $3,440.07 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TOMASO, MARY Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $3,440.04 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System