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 LITTS, MICHELLE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $7,516.43 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, LAMOUR P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $7,516.29 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ZACHARY H Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $7,515.89 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IASILLI, NICOLE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $7,515.75 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $7,515.64 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $7,515.23 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, AUTUMN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $7,515.22 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, MARTIN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $7,515.14 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUDY E Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $7,515.00 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYNSKI, RONALD G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $7,513.70 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYPOWANY, THADDEUS P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $7,513.45 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDRY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $7,513.37 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, NIAMH Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $7,513.32 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIARS, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $7,512.55 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, BLANCA E Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $7,512.20 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, LISA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $7,512.12 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHINNY, KELLY M Employer name Erie County Amount $7,512.00 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, FRANCES M Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $7,511.91 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MERCEDES L Employer name Erie County Amount $7,511.85 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, ASHLEY R Employer name Genesee County Amount $7,511.67 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIA J Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $7,511.14 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSNER, PHILIP J Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $7,511.11 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTANEK, KAREN H Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $7,511.02 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $7,510.87 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, WALTER, JR Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $7,510.49 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROSALIND Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $7,509.99 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, FRANCIS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $7,509.96 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKI, AMY C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $7,509.82 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LINDA D Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $7,509.54 Date 04/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, IRMA E Employer name Broome County Amount $7,509.51 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LISA M Employer name Town of Norfolk Amount $7,508.73 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTHIER, JIM A Employer name Franklin County Amount $7,508.49 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $7,508.39 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, CAROLYN Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $7,508.27 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, ANNIKA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $7,508.03 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMAREJO, CRYSTAL Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $7,507.88 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRA, PHALGUNI Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $7,507.88 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAQUEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $7,507.50 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIF, JASON L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $7,507.50 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORISH, JOY E Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $7,507.24 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDO, MINERVA Employer name Orange County Amount $7,507.23 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, DANNY L, SR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $7,507.12 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, DONNA H Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $7,506.54 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JILLIAN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $7,506.37 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVAS, PANAGIOTIS M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $7,506.37 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKO, JAIME P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $7,506.27 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER-THOMSON, KIM M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $7,506.17 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDEZ, CRISTINA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $7,506.11 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, FELICIA M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $7,505.65 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARD, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $7,505.50 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, NATALIE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $7,505.29 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AERNAM, NATHAN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $7,505.06 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, JANICE Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $7,504.89 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHTO, MARLETHA E Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $7,504.65 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-PREUX, SCOTT V Employer name Nassau County Amount $7,504.44 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $7,504.00 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KELLY L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $7,503.87 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DANIELLE R Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $7,503.86 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIS, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $7,503.82 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPISALE, MICHELLE M Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $7,503.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGLEY, THOMAS R Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $7,503.71 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANDIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $7,503.44 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, THOMAS J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $7,503.32 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREANO, DESIREE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $7,503.12 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCARDI, DANA S Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $7,502.98 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, ROBERT J Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $7,502.78 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, KAREN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $7,502.40 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, BRIAN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $7,502.25 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTCHER, AUSTIN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $7,502.23 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAZER, AMBER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $7,502.00 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, COLEENE A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $7,501.32 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANA MOGA, JUSTO Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $7,501.23 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDAS, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $7,501.00 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPOWICZ, CHRISTA L Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $7,501.00 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, ALLAN T Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $7,501.00 Date 04/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELINE E Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $7,501.00 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHAS, MICHELLE Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $7,500.70 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABROWNY, LILLIAN K Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $7,500.61 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, BRANDON Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $7,500.45 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DENISE BURKE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $7,500.06 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHORN, DAVID N Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $7,500.01 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, LINDA A Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $7,500.01 Date 08/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, EMILY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $7,500.00 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON ROSK, LAURA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $7,500.00 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPPE, JESSICA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $7,500.00 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGETEMEYR, ELISABETH M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $7,500.00 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODZKI, MARCIN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $7,500.00 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN H Employer name Town of Afton Amount $7,500.00 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM S Employer name Town of Amsterdam Amount $7,500.00 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, JUSTINE L Employer name Town of Ashland Amount $7,500.00 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, LARRY R Employer name Town of Ashland Amount $7,500.00 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Brandon Amount $7,500.00 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KAY M Employer name Town of Clarksville Amount $7,500.00 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Croghan Amount $7,500.00 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARYJEAN D Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $7,500.00 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, DANIEL D Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $7,500.00 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KARL V, JR Employer name Town of Howard Amount $7,500.00 Date 05/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINS-LA VIGNE, MISSIE L Employer name Town of Lawrence Amount $7,500.00 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFANBURG, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Mcdonough Amount $7,500.00 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAINE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Montezuma Amount $7,500.00 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System