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 LYONS, AMELIA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $15,011.32 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, AMY Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $15,011.10 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVEROMO, GERALYN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $15,011.10 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASE, ANTHONY M Employer name Orange County Amount $15,011.09 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, ANTHONY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $15,010.79 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, JASON M Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $15,010.45 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, CRYSTAL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $15,010.29 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARHOOF, TRACI N Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $15,009.76 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULP, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $15,009.72 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIUS, KELLI L Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $15,009.70 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, IRIS N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $15,009.56 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZSTEIN, HANNAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $15,009.27 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUGIBE, VICTORIA A Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $15,009.00 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $15,008.84 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, REGINA M Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $15,008.53 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAP, ANTOINETTE G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $15,008.51 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $15,007.79 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, ABRAHAM L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $15,007.60 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALEXIS C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $15,007.07 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, BRANDON J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $15,006.97 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, BRITTANI J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $15,006.84 Date 01/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $15,006.79 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLERLEILE, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $15,005.85 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, BRYAN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $15,005.79 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRICK, ANN-MARIE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $15,005.43 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFANADOR, JONATHAN L Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $15,004.95 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODOLKA, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $15,004.94 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROPEZA, NANCY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $15,004.44 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $15,004.35 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, RICHARD Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $15,004.21 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KELLY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $15,003.93 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CAITLIN N Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $15,003.30 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $15,003.20 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KELLY, JAMIE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $15,002.69 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUCAS A Employer name Village of Deposit Amount $15,002.50 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLHA, JENNIE I Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $15,002.35 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JOHNNIE L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $15,002.10 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YANLI Employer name Education Department Amount $15,001.98 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZA, RAMA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $15,001.98 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZOTKIEWICZ, GUY R Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $15,001.84 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SHONTOYA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $15,001.82 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCHUK, DIANN L Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $15,001.71 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, KAREN B Employer name Genesee County Amount $15,001.53 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, APRIL A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $15,001.36 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERT, LAWRENCE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $15,001.23 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, NICOLE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $15,001.23 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, WENDY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $15,001.23 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST-MC RAE, GAIL M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $15,001.20 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, LARRY A Employer name Town of Gates Amount $15,001.08 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, XIOMARA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $15,000.31 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, OLGA Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $15,000.18 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, DANIEL L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $15,000.18 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEFINA C Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $15,000.18 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, AMY M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $15,000.17 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ALYSSA G Employer name Assembly: Annual Temporary Amount $15,000.16 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, NICHOLE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $15,000.03 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERSAM, LAURA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $15,000.02 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANZENHOFER, MICHAEL H Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $15,000.00 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, DIANE J Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $15,000.00 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALESKY, DAVID J Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $15,000.00 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEN, CIARAN P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $15,000.00 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTHONY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $15,000.00 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CYNTHIA E Employer name Town of Ashland Amount $15,000.00 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARK E Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $15,000.00 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, LEE A Employer name Town of Hillsdale Amount $15,000.00 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Martinsburg Amount $15,000.00 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTT, SUZANNE E Employer name Town of Portville Amount $15,000.00 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, DOUGLAS C Employer name Town of Rensselaerville Amount $15,000.00 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, FREDERICK H Employer name Town of Salamanca Amount $15,000.00 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, JERRY L Employer name Town of Sharon Amount $15,000.00 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LYNN A Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $15,000.00 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, DANIELLE M Employer name Village of Alexander Amount $15,000.00 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDINO, RALPH A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $15,000.00 Date 06/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $15,000.00 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, KENT R Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $15,000.00 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROPRESO, DOMINICK Employer name Village of Hunter Amount $15,000.00 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUEL, IRA M Employer name Village of Montebello Amount $15,000.00 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $15,000.00 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KEITH J Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $15,000.00 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOEBEL, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $15,000.00 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOAN I Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $15,000.00 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JEFFREY Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $15,000.00 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, BRYAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $14,999.92 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, SUSAN P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $14,999.92 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $14,999.75 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Boston Amount $14,999.60 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, MARY BETH Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $14,999.33 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHITE, NANCY L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $14,999.08 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANZENRIED, PAUL E Employer name Town of Chili Amount $14,998.20 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KYLIE J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $14,998.11 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NOREEN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $14,998.09 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, TAMMIE L Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $14,997.82 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, ELIZABETH Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $14,997.63 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, KATHLEEN Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $14,997.15 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCOME, JO ANNE Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $14,997.14 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHY, MARCUS A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $14,997.07 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MATTHEW S Employer name Village of Millerton Amount $14,996.96 Date 12/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEALS, RACHEL L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $14,996.84 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, KAREN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $14,996.66 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, LISA L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $14,996.62 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System