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 CHOJNACKI, LYNNE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,741.04 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRERI, NORINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $8,741.01 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, CAROLINE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $8,740.70 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, PETER Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $8,740.50 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLSTON, JASON L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $8,740.37 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASTAMATIS, THERESA R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $8,740.34 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TYLER S Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $8,740.33 Date 01/10/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAFER, KAREN R Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $8,740.19 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, BRUCE H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $8,740.00 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, ANITA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,740.00 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, ANNETTE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,740.00 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASECCHIA, DANA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,740.00 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPORA, MICHELE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,740.00 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DIANA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,740.00 Date 08/30/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Salina Amount $8,739.57 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLLSON, EDWARD O, III Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $8,739.51 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUKALA, JULIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $8,739.39 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUN, MICHELLE R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $8,739.15 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC JURY, MATTHEW R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $8,739.00 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALONE, DAWN M Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $8,738.75 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, MARY E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $8,738.49 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $8,738.37 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AINSLEY H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $8,738.33 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNMAN, DIANE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,738.20 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,738.20 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGALE, TINA L Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $8,738.17 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON-SIGEL, P A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $8,738.06 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPLE, SANDRA S Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $8,738.04 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, CARL A Employer name Village of Lima Amount $8,737.50 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEICHER, KELSEY L Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $8,737.40 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, DONALD A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $8,737.35 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $8,737.25 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, DONNA L Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $8,735.87 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON GARDEY, MEGAN A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $8,735.58 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVITT, LAURA Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $8,735.57 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PAULA L Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $8,735.48 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, MAQSOODA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $8,735.43 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, LINDA E Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $8,735.30 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, BETH A Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $8,735.25 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARO, CHRISTINE W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $8,735.10 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADIN, EDWARD J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $8,734.84 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MATTHEW J Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $8,734.80 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMO, TARA A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $8,734.55 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, BRANDON R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $8,734.05 Date 06/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSHVAKTOVA, GAVHAR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $8,733.59 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUN, SHARON A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $8,733.34 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LISA A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $8,733.10 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REASINGER, BARBARA S Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $8,733.01 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, MARIEL A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $8,732.92 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, LINA D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $8,732.58 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDY, JOSHUA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $8,732.42 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, MICHELL L Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $8,732.38 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATRANI, GARY K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $8,732.19 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANDA, J TYLER Employer name Town of Lewis Amount $8,732.00 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, VALERIE Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $8,731.63 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENCKENS, ANN L Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $8,731.50 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, LORI G Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $8,731.23 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGS, YVONNE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $8,731.18 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUTA, KADY L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $8,730.95 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, BETTY-JO Employer name Village of Chester Amount $8,730.44 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHELLE L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $8,730.44 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURDY, SAMANTHA C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $8,730.00 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNA, MARZENA Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $8,729.98 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $8,729.88 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFENDORF, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $8,729.82 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, AKEEM A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $8,729.79 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JOSHUA S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $8,729.59 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, LYNN S Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $8,729.25 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGRIFF, DERECK J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $8,729.12 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, CYNTHIA V Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $8,728.97 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DANA D Employer name Madison County Amount $8,728.57 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CODY L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $8,728.32 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCO, AMANDA L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $8,728.26 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REE, ALEXANDER G Employer name Oneida County Amount $8,728.09 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $8,728.00 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIVASCI, ELIZABETH F Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $8,727.87 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJOVIC, VICTOR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $8,727.71 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPISCOPIA, JEAN MARIE Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $8,727.64 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TABATHA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $8,727.50 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MURA, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $8,727.32 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DANIEL Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $8,727.31 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLER, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $8,727.06 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELLE S Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $8,727.01 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MILDRED D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $8,727.00 Date 09/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKIEWICZ, MARY LOU Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $8,726.68 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $8,726.64 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, KRISTIE M Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $8,726.37 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONICA, SALVATORE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $8,726.36 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELEISHA, KONSTANCE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $8,726.29 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PHILLIP T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $8,725.87 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ALLISON B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $8,725.82 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASKAL, LEIBISH L Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $8,725.44 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, THERESA M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $8,725.43 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $8,724.98 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARELLA, RYAN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $8,724.35 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERNON, ERIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $8,724.03 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, REGINA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $8,724.00 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JEAN A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $8,723.76 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN-BENNINGER, LISA M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $8,723.47 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPNER, ROBIN L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $8,723.40 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System