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 LAWRENCE, JOHN H Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,544.14 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, ROBERT M Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,544.10 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, FRED J, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,544.07 Date 01/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, JAMES J Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,544.02 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, ANN ALYSE V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $12,544.00 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOR, ARRINGTON J Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,543.73 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, MICHELE M Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $12,543.59 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECK, GEORGE J Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,543.59 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, THOMAS P Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,543.41 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCHESS, RICKEY D Employer name Erie County Amount $12,543.33 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCESIA, JOHN W, III Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $12,543.28 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DALLAS D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $12,543.18 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MARY F Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $12,543.12 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, KELLY L Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $12,542.95 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, NANCY E F Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $12,542.78 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, RICHARD K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $12,542.49 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, TRACY L Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $12,542.32 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDENBURG, MARGARET F Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $12,542.31 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JEFFREY B Employer name Chenango County Amount $12,542.15 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, SUZANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $12,542.03 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANIAM, BHAGYALAXMI Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $12,542.01 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, PAULA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $12,541.98 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, SAMUEL D Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $12,541.90 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POYER, JAMISON W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $12,541.46 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, DONNA D Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $12,541.32 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DARLENE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $12,541.30 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, SUSAN V Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $12,541.16 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, OMAR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $12,540.92 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLANE, DONNA A Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $12,540.91 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, STEPHANIE A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $12,540.55 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILIE, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $12,539.94 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, TRAVIS M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $12,539.93 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROENEWOUD, PAUWLA E Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $12,539.92 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, SCOTT W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $12,539.51 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASCO, VINCENT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $12,539.47 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCHER, SHAWN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $12,539.34 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, ANTHONY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $12,539.28 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DESIREE G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $12,539.21 Date 08/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, CARIELLE S Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $12,539.17 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JILL R Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $12,538.41 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTYRE, MICHELLE D Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $12,538.29 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, KATHRYNE L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $12,538.07 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, STEPHANIE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $12,537.62 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALL, ARTHUR E Employer name Village of Head of The Harbor Amount $12,537.23 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHERYL L Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $12,537.18 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONEGRO, KEIRY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $12,537.14 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, NICOLE L Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $12,537.14 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLYARD, KATONYA D Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $12,536.90 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, DORIS S Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $12,536.50 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACUNA, MANUEL J, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $12,536.20 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETUKEVIC, CHRISTINE A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $12,536.18 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $12,536.00 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBAUM, DAWN MARIE Employer name Highland CSD Amount $12,535.63 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, LINDA M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $12,535.04 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTLINGER, BRIAN D Employer name Akron CSD Amount $12,534.98 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DERICK H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $12,534.75 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUB, STEPHANIE C Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $12,534.68 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATELLI, MARY E Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $12,534.34 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, REBECCA C Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $12,534.34 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVO, SUZANNE L Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $12,534.31 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHANDE L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $12,534.08 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAKA, ANNETTE Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $12,533.96 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, JACOB M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $12,533.69 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, SUSAN P Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $12,533.48 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATIE JANE N M N Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $12,532.94 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOSONO, PAUL J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $12,532.80 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SARA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $12,532.73 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRALKA, LOIS M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $12,532.58 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEFF, MATTHEW A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $12,532.09 Date 07/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCHLING, RICHARD H Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $12,531.75 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAN, CHING-HUA Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $12,531.74 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSEMAN, LISA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $12,531.73 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, KATHARINE M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $12,531.23 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MARIA ELENA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $12,531.02 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELLER, TINA M Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $12,530.84 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, BARBARA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $12,530.67 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAIRE, ROBIN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $12,530.63 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELE L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $12,530.56 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURAVIN, CAROL L Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $12,530.46 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNALL, CATHY A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $12,530.21 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LUVANEE, WANDA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $12,530.20 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIONE, PATRICK S Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $12,530.17 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, DEBRA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $12,530.11 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTAIN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $12,529.70 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTALA, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $12,528.86 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JASON M Employer name Cornell University Amount $12,528.84 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLITCH, MAHALEE N Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $12,528.74 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANVIER, GYLIANE Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $12,528.69 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, TARA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $12,528.65 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, KELLY S Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $12,528.65 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JUTTA E Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $12,528.19 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNDT, STEVEN D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $12,528.03 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, TANNER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $12,527.99 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MARGARET A Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $12,527.89 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENT, JAMES J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $12,527.48 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, CAITLIN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $12,527.30 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA DIANN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $12,527.30 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JAZMIN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $12,527.30 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAROL J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $12,527.08 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPORACE, DIANE L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $12,526.83 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System