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 O'CONNELL, BRIAN E, JR Employer name Town of Olean Amount $7,500.00 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KATHARINE Employer name Town of Pittsfield Amount $7,500.00 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENITHAN, JEAN C Employer name Town of Salem Amount $7,500.00 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARUP, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Scott Amount $7,500.00 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, MARK J Employer name Town of Sparta Amount $7,500.00 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $7,500.00 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, DEBORAH G Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $7,500.00 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOWNEY, KEVIN S Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $7,500.00 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO-CASSADA, JANET M Employer name Village of Waddington Amount $7,500.00 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGORE, JAMES M Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $7,499.97 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CATHERINE J Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $7,499.97 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, LYNN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $7,499.97 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GERARD W Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $7,499.96 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLS, JOHN A Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $7,499.96 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HANEY, CARL L Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $7,499.96 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRO, JOSEPH M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $7,499.96 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, JARED D Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $7,499.92 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIQUORI, THURMON L Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $7,499.84 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, JAMES R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $7,499.27 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, GLENN R Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $7,499.24 Date 11/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, THOMAS J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $7,499.20 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKRALLE, SAMANTHA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $7,498.80 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $7,498.62 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMO, LEEANNA K Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $7,498.30 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, ELISE L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $7,498.02 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RALEIGH B Employer name Village of Youngstown Amount $7,498.00 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $7,497.70 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSKANZER, SUSAN R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $7,497.60 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, EVAN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $7,497.20 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ANDRE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $7,497.09 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISTON, ORAWAN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $7,496.92 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, JACQUELINE Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $7,496.87 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JESSICA M Employer name Town of North Dansville Amount $7,496.76 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JENNY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $7,496.59 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, KEVIN M Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $7,495.90 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENATI, JEFFREY D Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $7,495.48 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADSTONE, WAYLAND A Employer name Town of Andes Amount $7,494.99 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, KRISTIN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $7,494.86 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, KELLIE A, MS Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $7,494.79 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTO, KAREN M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $7,494.73 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, ANNE MARIE Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $7,494.55 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CAROLINE F Employer name Chemung County Amount $7,494.47 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, RICHARD J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $7,494.41 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMANN, MARY L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $7,494.38 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, JACOB A Employer name Cornell University Amount $7,494.00 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEEM, MARY E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $7,493.80 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, MICHAEL L Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $7,493.67 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LORI B Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $7,493.62 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CHRISTINA V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $7,493.36 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLER, KARA C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $7,493.29 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DAVID L Employer name Town of Plymouth Amount $7,493.28 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RUTH A Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $7,493.10 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE-GRIDLEY, KIM M Employer name Town of Montezuma Amount $7,492.92 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, KARAINE L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $7,492.89 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $7,492.86 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, HEATHER E Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $7,492.84 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISBECK, MICHAEL R Employer name Orange County Amount $7,492.43 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, ALEXIS A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $7,492.38 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFAUT, CASSANDRA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $7,492.32 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KATHLEEN J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $7,492.28 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANENBERG, ERIC A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $7,492.25 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, JUDY A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $7,492.20 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PAULA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $7,491.93 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELKEN, JOANNA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $7,491.39 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, CHERYL A Employer name Candor CSD Amount $7,491.36 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBRELEN, CAROL V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $7,491.34 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JEAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $7,491.32 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCEL, ANGELA C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $7,490.98 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, NICHOLAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $7,490.98 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JASPER T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $7,490.45 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, GUINEVERE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $7,490.35 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, MAXIMINO, III Employer name Wyoming County Amount $7,490.12 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILFORE, DAVID R Employer name Cornell University Amount $7,490.00 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGELMAN, BRANDON J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $7,490.00 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, ERIN P Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $7,489.38 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIDOMANI, ANTHONY T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $7,489.19 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIONFO, ANTOINETTE J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $7,488.93 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JATA, STACEY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $7,488.76 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESCHKE, GLENNA R Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $7,488.74 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR-CLAUSELL, JOCELYN D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $7,488.27 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, BRIAN L Employer name Village of Dresden Amount $7,488.00 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLO, VICTORIA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $7,487.86 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKABOSKI, ANASTASIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $7,487.70 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOSEPH D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $7,487.54 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Providence Amount $7,487.26 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, PAUL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $7,487.15 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETINKAYA, DENIZ M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $7,486.78 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREULICH, ERIC J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $7,486.44 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAN, JAMES P Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $7,486.10 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, BRADLEY M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $7,485.29 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, KATHY Z Employer name Erie County Amount $7,485.19 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSTER, MARY CHRISTINE Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $7,485.00 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZINGER, DMITRI P Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $7,484.73 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LINDSAY A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $7,484.58 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKWATER, PAUL F, III Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $7,484.07 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, ELLEN F Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $7,484.05 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGES, PATRICIA A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $7,484.00 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTLE, MARK A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $7,483.66 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, DONNA A Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $7,483.41 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCI, MICHELLE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $7,483.16 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System