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 LAFATA, JOHN-PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $10,001.30 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $10,001.30 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCHAN, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $10,001.30 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VERAL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $10,001.11 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTELL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $10,000.89 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $10,000.74 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANOUSKY, SUSAN J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $10,000.72 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, PETER I Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $10,000.56 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MARIA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $10,000.20 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, MARGARET P Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $10,000.20 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCA, GENE R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $10,000.12 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, RAYMOND A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $10,000.12 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSALYN V Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $10,000.12 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, FRANKLIN J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $10,000.12 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $10,000.12 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGOSTINI, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Union Amount $10,000.12 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, ROBERT Employer name Town of Union Amount $10,000.12 Date 12/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFETTI, LEONARD J Employer name Town of Union Amount $10,000.12 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $10,000.12 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $10,000.12 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDY, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $10,000.12 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, LAWRENCE R Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $10,000.12 Date 12/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDERMAN, GERALD Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $10,000.10 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, DENISE A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $10,000.08 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, HENRY I, III Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $10,000.08 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SESA, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $10,000.08 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMAN, LAURA B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $10,000.08 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, KEITH S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $10,000.08 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNARELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, STEPHEN G Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUDUS, IRENE P Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCIONE, MATTHEW F Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $10,000.08 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, HOWARD G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $10,000.08 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, LORI A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $10,000.06 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPACE, ANTHONY M Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $10,000.00 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECK, WILLIAM F Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $10,000.00 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, CINDY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, JOHN B Employer name Ontario County Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, BARBARA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $10,000.00 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, OSCAR A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $10,000.00 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICHENOR, MARTEN N Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $10,000.00 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERTA J Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $10,000.00 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, MICHAEL N Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $10,000.00 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Martinsburg Amount $10,000.00 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFANBURG, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Plymouth Amount $10,000.00 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JOANN T Employer name Town of Salisbury Amount $10,000.00 Date 12/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULT, JAMES E Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $10,000.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $10,000.00 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, GERALD L Employer name Town of York Amount $10,000.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, JOHN J Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $10,000.00 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Lockport Amount $9,999.99 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, LAURA M Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $9,999.98 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTANUCCI, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $9,999.96 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADDEN, AARON T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $9,999.96 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, GARY J Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $9,999.96 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPITT, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Hartwick Amount $9,999.96 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, FRED M, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, LEEANNE Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $9,999.96 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRETO, ROCCO J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $9,999.96 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIIKI, JACK P Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $9,999.96 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBINO, CATHERINE R Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $9,999.96 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, WENDY J Employer name Village of Nassau Amount $9,999.96 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENZER, PAUL H Employer name Village of Northport Amount $9,999.96 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL F, III Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $9,999.96 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZUOL, STEVEN J Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $9,999.96 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DENNIS E A Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $9,999.96 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $9,999.96 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $9,999.96 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, MARY ANN Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $9,999.92 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, CLYDE M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $9,999.86 Date 07/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRISKI, BEVERLY R Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $9,999.83 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALT, HOLLEY L Employer name Town of Sparta Amount $9,999.77 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, THERESA E Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $9,999.60 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, REBECCA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $9,999.44 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, BRIAN F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $9,999.16 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, MELISSA S Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $9,999.15 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $9,999.00 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVAGLIA, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $9,999.00 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPP, TYRONE P, JR Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $9,998.75 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, DAJON R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $9,998.40 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHAN, HELEN A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $9,998.19 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGHLAN, MARGARET A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $9,998.10 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKUOMENISAN, CECILIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $9,998.00 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ROY H Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $9,997.94 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MILTON G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $9,997.65 Date 07/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKI, MARIUSZ Employer name Suffolk County Amount $9,997.50 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARJORIE A Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $9,997.50 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FERN R Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $9,997.02 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMO, MARIA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $9,996.63 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYWACZ-GWOZDZ, MALGORZATA Employer name Monroe County Amount $9,996.48 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHMEDOVIC, INDIRA Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $9,996.45 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $9,995.62 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, LAURA E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $9,995.50 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTON, PATRICIA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $9,995.40 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, ALEXA R Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $9,995.30 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELARDI, CATHERINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $9,995.25 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNARD, PAMELA E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $9,995.20 Date 07/20/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, PAULA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $9,995.19 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-JOSEPH, JACQUELINE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $9,995.07 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System