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 VARLEY, LAURETTE J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $9,876.28 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ANTONIO Employer name Seneca County Amount $9,876.27 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $9,876.18 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MATTHEW A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $9,875.92 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ANN T Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $9,875.11 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETE, NEVILLE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $9,875.07 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, LILLIAN M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $9,875.05 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, MARIA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $9,875.01 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name END, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $9,875.00 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, CAROL L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $9,874.97 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, DIANE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $9,874.96 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, ERIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $9,874.71 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, JAMES V Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $9,874.59 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERSLEY, SHERYLL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $9,874.30 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKMAN, NOREEN M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $9,874.03 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENCKE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $9,873.92 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARNER, L SCOTT Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $9,873.92 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, AMY L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $9,873.92 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, JARED D Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $9,872.51 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERSON, BARBARA K Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $9,872.50 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, LAURA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $9,872.39 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHARON Y Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $9,872.31 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESTEL, XIUJUN Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $9,872.26 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MIGUELLE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $9,872.25 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CIEARA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $9,871.99 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, BARBARA A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $9,871.76 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUN, BOBBY W Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $9,871.68 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $9,871.49 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $9,871.44 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, DAYNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $9,871.38 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANGOUDAKIS, ATHENA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $9,871.04 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, PATRICIA A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $9,870.96 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIE, THERESE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $9,870.94 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, PENNY D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $9,870.84 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KIMBERLY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $9,870.84 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, LORI C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $9,870.67 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SARA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $9,870.40 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BRENDA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $9,870.34 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NEAL B Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $9,869.95 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKOWSKI, DESIREE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $9,869.81 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST DENIS, AUDREY J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $9,869.71 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MAUREEN F Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $9,869.70 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, KATHRYN H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $9,869.41 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBB, JANICE L Employer name Afton CSD Amount $9,869.26 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANGIFORTI, LORRAINE M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $9,868.88 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELER, BRENDA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $9,868.64 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, JAMIE A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $9,868.50 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR-RICHARDS, JANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $9,868.32 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVIANO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $9,868.10 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALSARIEVA, AIBIKA Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $9,868.00 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, MICHELLE L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $9,867.76 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $9,867.46 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLY, CAROL L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $9,867.00 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, JOSEPH B Employer name Homer CSD Amount $9,866.22 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SUSAN M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $9,866.21 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYM, CAROLYN B Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $9,865.79 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, J PATRICK, III Employer name Town of Savannah Amount $9,865.26 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, THOMAS A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $9,865.10 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TERESA J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $9,865.00 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSOPPLE, LYNDA J Employer name Albany County Amount $9,864.95 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LING Employer name Cornell University Amount $9,864.80 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BOYLE, DONNA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $9,864.35 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGRESLEY, KATRINA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $9,863.98 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, CHARLES S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $9,863.70 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLABER, BRENDA S Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $9,863.68 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, SANDRA J Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $9,863.43 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, HEATHER A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $9,863.42 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMEN, JAMEL A Employer name Wayne County Amount $9,862.87 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEXTORF, KAITLIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $9,862.60 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISS, TOBY R Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $9,861.94 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROME, VICTOR A Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $9,861.71 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATKIEWICZ, BARBARA T Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $9,861.42 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, JODY F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $9,860.92 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTIEGNE, MICHELLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $9,860.80 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIS, SARAH A Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $9,860.75 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZALI, CHRISTINE I Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $9,860.67 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNE, LOUISE I Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $9,860.26 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIL, ASHLEY T Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $9,860.04 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NATASHA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $9,860.00 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGARY, STEVE W Employer name Village of Springville Amount $9,859.97 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHAD M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $9,859.87 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOSEPH D Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $9,859.86 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIVITIS, SHARON M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $9,859.44 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, KEITH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $9,859.38 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HEIDI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $9,859.20 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, GIOVANNA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $9,859.08 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, DIETRICH Employer name Monroe County Amount $9,858.91 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNION, MELISSA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $9,858.90 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, JEAN M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $9,858.86 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $9,858.20 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, JANET L Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $9,858.20 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARMARA, FRANCIS T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $9,858.20 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DIANA I Employer name Schenectady County Amount $9,858.14 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOSKY, JESSICA Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $9,858.00 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, WARREN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $9,857.99 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGARDE, RENEE M Employer name Orange County Amount $9,857.93 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, MARK F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $9,856.92 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TAMARA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $9,856.77 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSMAN, SYLVIA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $9,856.49 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, STEPHEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $9,856.00 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System