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 ZWART, RENEE K Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $15,473.30 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ERNSET J Employer name City of Olean Amount $15,473.18 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, TAMALIA H Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $15,472.98 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, DANNY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $15,472.74 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGONES, PAMELA N Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $15,472.64 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, CARLA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $15,472.54 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DENISE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $15,472.50 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIGE, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $15,472.35 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $15,472.08 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREHN, TRACEY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $15,471.54 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MASTER, DIANE K Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $15,471.36 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $15,470.99 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CHRISTINA Employer name Putnam County Amount $15,470.96 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDDERTH, IAN W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $15,470.01 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACOLA, TAMMY L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $15,469.94 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $15,469.76 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $15,469.64 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, TAMMY L Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $15,469.58 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMY M Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $15,469.47 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETOURNEAU, TRAVIS P Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $15,469.34 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SUSETTE L Employer name Addison CSD Amount $15,469.30 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHELE L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $15,469.23 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, GUY W Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $15,469.21 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $15,468.82 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, NANCY E Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $15,468.78 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLHEIM, DEBORAH R Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $15,468.64 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEZE, JILL M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $15,468.64 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KATHY J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $15,468.62 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELFRESH, JULIE A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $15,468.59 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $15,468.53 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBAJ, DANIEL M Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $15,468.50 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ELIZABETH D Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $15,468.42 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KRISHNA DATT Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $15,468.28 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ANTOINETTE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $15,468.27 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DANIEL P Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $15,467.61 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOLENNE K Employer name Steuben County Amount $15,467.50 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESITI, MICHELLE L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $15,467.41 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, SUSAN E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $15,466.94 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ARELISS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $15,466.88 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSON, ROBERT V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $15,466.50 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $15,466.36 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MARY K Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $15,466.33 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, TANYA R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $15,465.88 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PAULINE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $15,465.77 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNAIER, GARY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $15,465.52 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, NATHAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $15,465.19 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINA, JACLYN S Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $15,465.17 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIULLA, MARY E Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $15,465.02 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDBY, LYNNE L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $15,465.02 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, LAUREN B Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $15,464.82 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JANET W Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $15,464.74 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MATTHEW Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $15,464.73 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JENNIFER A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $15,464.68 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, ANNA M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $15,464.40 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTIL, CLEMENTINA N Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $15,463.97 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS L Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $15,463.23 Date 06/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, SUSAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $15,462.98 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, SHERRY L Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $15,462.94 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, EMILY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $15,462.55 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSSO, LOUIS J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $15,462.31 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBOWSKI, KAREN E Employer name Town of Evans Amount $15,462.21 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGER, JENNIFER I Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $15,462.15 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $15,461.61 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BRENDA L Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $15,461.59 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, CAITLIN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $15,461.59 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHT, BEVERLY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $15,461.52 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTI, VINCENT C Employer name Monroe County Amount $15,460.98 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LISA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $15,460.74 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, JOSE RAMON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $15,460.63 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, SHARON L Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $15,460.15 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $15,459.95 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KRISTI M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $15,459.55 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOOSE, ADAM S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $15,459.49 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JILL S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $15,459.09 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFER, TAMMY L Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $15,458.54 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $15,458.40 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, LISA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $15,457.68 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, MONIQUE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $15,457.68 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZETTA, ANNA R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $15,457.56 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDEN, MAUREEN V Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $15,457.46 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, VALERIE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $15,456.76 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNEWOLD, ANNDREA L Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $15,456.58 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, EDWARD G, IV Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $15,456.56 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MATHEW E Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $15,456.46 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, NICOLE M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $15,456.39 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, NATHAN Employer name Town of Catlin Amount $15,456.00 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, NOE Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $15,455.83 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWIBELL, JANICE L Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $15,455.67 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JOHN P Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $15,455.01 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDELLA, ANNE Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $15,454.99 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRELLA-VITALE, ANNETTA Employer name Nassau County Amount $15,454.95 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEIL, JESSICA M Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $15,454.83 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, TERITA R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $15,454.60 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDMAN, JOYCE A Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $15,454.37 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, KEVIN J JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $15,453.94 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOAK, TAMMY J Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $15,453.31 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZYLAK, DEMETRI P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $15,453.16 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEERS, BONNIE K Employer name Addison CSD Amount $15,453.11 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADER, PATRICE A Employer name Columbia County Amount $15,453.07 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, DOMENICA V Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $15,452.78 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System