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 RAPHAELSON, DONNA J Employer name Town of Laurens Amount $13,012.74 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALDAMEZ, SILVESTRA G, MS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $13,012.65 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, EMILY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $13,012.60 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, MATTHEW T Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $13,012.58 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCRO, DAWN M Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $13,011.71 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRID, NIEVES Employer name Department of Health Amount $13,011.31 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, JACQUELINE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $13,011.16 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LUCAS, NANCY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $13,010.95 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $13,010.83 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, HEIDI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $13,010.69 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TATINA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $13,010.68 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSLUND, KAREN A Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $13,010.48 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCATORE, CARMINE C Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $13,010.40 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIS, ROBERT C Employer name Genesee County Amount $13,010.28 Date 01/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, BRIANNA L Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $13,010.27 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BORE, KRISTY E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $13,010.07 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KELLY J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $13,009.97 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, TAMMY J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $13,009.92 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLELLO, PATRICK F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $13,009.71 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, DOROTHY M Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $13,009.19 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SAMANTHA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $13,008.95 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, SHARON W Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $13,008.74 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOANN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $13,008.69 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLIN, KELLY P Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $13,008.15 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, TINA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $13,008.00 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFF, MARIA A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $13,007.69 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BRIAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $13,007.53 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANUARY S Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $13,007.52 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARTENZA, LISA M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $13,006.95 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, JEAN H Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $13,006.95 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, RYAN F Employer name Erie County Amount $13,006.73 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAL, GLORIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $13,006.50 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFTALEN, JAMES B, III Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $13,006.02 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGER, DENISE L Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $13,005.90 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANCINE Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $13,005.85 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROU, FANY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $13,005.39 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULETTE, AIMEE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $13,005.35 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTEZ, LEAH N Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $13,005.00 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYON, BONITA K Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $13,004.89 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULL, LORIE A Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $13,004.45 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, STEPHEN E Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $13,004.08 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, AMY M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $13,004.06 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAJALES, DIEGO A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $13,003.80 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, DEBORAH C Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $13,003.55 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, YUXIN Employer name Cornell University Amount $13,003.26 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, SHANE W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $13,003.04 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TIMOTHY B Employer name Town of Fort Covington Amount $13,002.87 Date 12/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $13,002.82 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZIO, ALEXIS Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $13,002.76 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KARRIE M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $13,002.65 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $13,002.13 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TROY E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $13,002.10 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRIGID F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $13,002.01 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Education Department Amount $13,001.72 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Education Department Amount $13,001.72 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENUGOPAL, SARASWATHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $13,001.72 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, DAWN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $13,001.68 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $13,001.43 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, KAREN Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $13,001.38 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUCIER, SUZANNE E Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $13,001.22 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMLIN, CAROL A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $13,001.16 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RHONDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $13,001.00 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO-FORD, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $13,000.74 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCOVSKA, JULIA Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $13,000.54 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ASHLEY R Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $13,000.47 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYBURN, ROBIN B Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $13,000.37 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WAYNE G Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $13,000.26 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $13,000.14 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $13,000.09 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, VINCENT M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $13,000.08 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFARELLI, JOHN L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $13,000.08 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, IVETTE Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $13,000.05 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLICUTT, SARAH A Employer name Albion CSD Amount $13,000.00 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFKA, ERIN L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $13,000.00 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $13,000.00 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, IRENE Employer name Town of Alabama Amount $13,000.00 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $13,000.00 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, BRIAN I Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $13,000.00 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $13,000.00 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ELAINA E Employer name Town of Lebanon Amount $12,999.96 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Parish Amount $12,999.96 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $12,999.96 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, SALVATORE J Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $12,999.96 Date 05/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESCHWILL, RALPH P Employer name Erie County Amount $12,999.92 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, KATHLEEN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $12,999.20 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWASZ, KAITLIN A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $12,999.16 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, DEBRA U Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $12,999.05 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MICHAEL I Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $12,999.04 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSUS, CAROL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $12,998.98 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURU, SHIRLEY L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $12,998.79 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, GRETCHEN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $12,998.66 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, PATRICIA P Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $12,998.66 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTSIC, SHIRLEY A Employer name Broome County Amount $12,998.64 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTRUFF, JEREMY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $12,998.10 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNWORTH, EDWARD M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $12,998.06 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFORD, PAULA A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $12,997.42 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, PHILIP Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $12,997.24 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, EVAN R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $12,997.18 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESS, THOMAS L Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $12,996.75 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SHATARA V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $12,996.75 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System