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 ROSS, ELZIE N, III Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $2,947.50 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ERIC Employer name Naples CSD Amount $2,947.40 Date 08/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, ARIANNA E Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $2,947.20 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, EMILY H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $2,947.14 Date 03/05/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISBECKER, ROBERTA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $2,947.14 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, CATHERINE K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $2,947.00 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $2,946.93 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR MARTINEZ, NELSON O Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $2,946.46 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WIRT A Employer name Village of Cattaraugus Amount $2,946.43 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHEILA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $2,946.22 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDI, SAFA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $2,946.17 Date 01/25/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOCCHI, CAROL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $2,946.08 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, KAREN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $2,946.02 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $2,946.00 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOSO, ANTHONY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $2,945.99 Date 02/02/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FELICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $2,945.93 Date 02/09/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ANTHONY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $2,945.25 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, JOSEPH D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $2,944.92 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDLER, KARL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $2,944.74 Date 02/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOLI, MIRANDA L Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $2,944.52 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMARAK, FRANK QUINN Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $2,944.50 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLER, TAYLOR Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $2,944.02 Date 11/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKER, LESLIE S Employer name Education Department Amount $2,943.75 Date 10/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, LORI A Employer name Essex County Amount $2,943.75 Date 02/13/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERCESSIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $2,943.54 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVAREZ, SARAH Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $2,943.50 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, ANDREW E Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $2,943.50 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CAROL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $2,943.34 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCCO, MELISSA L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $2,943.31 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEKLEMARIAM, MEAZA Employer name Monroe County Amount $2,943.28 Date 03/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PRIMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $2,943.09 Date 12/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, YOLANDA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $2,942.91 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, SUSANA Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $2,942.91 Date 02/21/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ROBERT S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $2,942.72 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERON, JAIME L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $2,942.68 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TRAVIS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $2,942.66 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINES, NICHOLAS R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $2,942.42 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABA, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $2,942.31 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, VIRGINIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $2,942.28 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LEONARD J Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $2,941.80 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNNE, CALEB Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $2,941.52 Date 02/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $2,940.57 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $2,940.25 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVESON, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $2,940.25 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, APRIL L Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $2,940.00 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, KAITLIN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $2,940.00 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ERNEST J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $2,939.90 Date 03/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, CAMRYN M Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $2,939.63 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, MATTHEW D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $2,939.30 Date 11/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JESSE J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $2,939.18 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, GARY L Employer name Greene County Amount $2,939.02 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN J Employer name Town of Esperance Amount $2,938.95 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, THEODORE E Employer name Greene County Amount $2,938.91 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAZA, MARTHA L Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $2,938.82 Date 03/01/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFERT, ELIZABETH H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $2,938.59 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, DONNA L Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $2,938.25 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, IAN M Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $2,937.88 Date 06/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DANNY P, JR Employer name Village of Lyndonville Amount $2,937.60 Date 01/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBIASO, KRISTEN E Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $2,937.44 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DANIELLE L Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $2,937.43 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCO, JENNIFER C Employer name Town of Parma Amount $2,937.38 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, NICOLE B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $2,937.34 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOURSE, HAZELROSE Employer name York CSD Amount $2,937.34 Date 01/30/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORGERSEN, KATHLEEN R Employer name Town of Dover Amount $2,937.20 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CAROLYN I Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $2,937.07 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALD, SHAWN R Employer name Village of Portville Amount $2,937.00 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, SEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $2,936.71 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLWELL, LAURIE B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $2,936.67 Date 03/08/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, HENRY B Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $2,936.66 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PETER F Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $2,936.64 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWN, JULIA M Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $2,936.23 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIERENNY L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $2,935.70 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNBERG, JESSICA L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $2,935.70 Date 01/12/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MIRA Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $2,935.67 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLES, SHANE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $2,935.59 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ERIN C Employer name Town of Milton Amount $2,935.50 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALADE-GBAMI, TOPE N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $2,935.47 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RACHEAL A Employer name Lewis County Amount $2,935.46 Date 01/24/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ADELAIDA Q Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $2,935.34 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NICOLA S Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $2,935.29 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN P Employer name Naples CSD Amount $2,935.14 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, SEAN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $2,935.11 Date 02/02/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDITO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $2,935.00 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, LAWRENCE V Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $2,934.80 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFTER, LIAM M Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $2,934.76 Date 01/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, OLIVIA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $2,934.75 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $2,934.71 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $2,934.23 Date 02/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, MC KINLEY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $2,934.23 Date 03/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDERMAN, JENNIFER W Employer name Education Department Amount $2,934.03 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, LOUIS Employer name City of Albany Amount $2,934.00 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, ANGELICA F Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $2,933.58 Date 11/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEN, TRISHA LYNN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $2,933.53 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDEMA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $2,933.51 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVITEK, CAITLYN G Employer name Elwood Public Library District Amount $2,933.50 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SEAN J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $2,932.88 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAHERRERA, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $2,932.84 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDWAY, JAY P Employer name Erie County Amount $2,932.82 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANTZ, DAVID M Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $2,932.79 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CHEYENNE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $2,932.60 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System