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 BYRNES, NANCY F Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $3,900.31 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, BRITTANY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $3,900.13 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIODATI, RICHARD Employer name Oneida County Amount $3,900.06 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, ALLEN F Employer name Oneida County Amount $3,900.06 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, LYNN Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $3,900.00 Date 04/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $3,900.00 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLAM, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $3,900.00 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JOHN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $3,900.00 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALETA, SHAUN J Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $3,900.00 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, KATE M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $3,900.00 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOVA, LINDA J Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $3,899.97 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Clymer Amount $3,899.88 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JANINE M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $3,899.61 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ANDREW E Employer name Greene County Amount $3,899.41 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, JONALEE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $3,899.22 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKELSEN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $3,898.70 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELL, ALLAN D Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $3,898.66 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, BONNIE R Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $3,898.52 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLOIN, DANIELLE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $3,898.44 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMENDOLA, MICHAEL Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $3,898.38 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, LAKIEMA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $3,898.38 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $3,898.36 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BEN E Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $3,898.04 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $3,898.04 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, KIMBERLY R Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $3,897.55 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINITZ, THERESA Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $3,897.40 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $3,897.37 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULHANE, LYANN E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $3,897.35 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MEGAN R Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $3,897.25 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, STEPHEN Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $3,897.13 Date 12/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDDEN, KURTIS H Employer name Steuben County Amount $3,897.00 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNKE, CORINNE E Employer name Village of Springville Amount $3,897.00 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $3,896.82 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTH, PETER R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $3,896.33 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, KAREN L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $3,896.11 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUNCEY, CHARLESE J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $3,896.04 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $3,896.04 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULS, DEBBIE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $3,896.00 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADYMY, ALEXANDRIA Employer name Erie County Amount $3,895.76 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, EMMAMORGAN H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $3,895.63 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBE, JASON D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $3,895.51 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIRK, ALICIA D Employer name Clinton County Amount $3,895.43 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROULETTE, BERTHY Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $3,895.35 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIENZA, HEATHER A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $3,895.34 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, PHILIP B Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $3,895.31 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADONIA, MICHAEL T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $3,894.85 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $3,894.76 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KIM Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $3,894.71 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEFERT, ASTRID D M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $3,894.44 Date 09/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYLER Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $3,894.34 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARY T Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $3,894.34 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOWSKI, HANNA J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $3,894.10 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, FELICIA RENEE Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $3,894.00 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Lima Amount $3,893.78 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JOSHUA E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $3,893.73 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREMICH, LINDA N Employer name Clinton County Amount $3,893.45 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $3,893.40 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LANI D Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $3,893.40 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSELL, JAMES H Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $3,893.00 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MEGAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $3,892.90 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MERRYL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $3,892.74 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALROD, AUDREY R Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $3,892.64 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPLE, AUSTIN W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $3,892.56 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, LISA D Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $3,892.41 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FRANE, KATIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $3,892.35 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, CYNTHIA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $3,892.25 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, TAMMIE S Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $3,892.15 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMER, THOMAS D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $3,892.05 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, AMY J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $3,892.00 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, SETH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $3,892.00 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRENKOPF, JUSTIN C Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $3,891.94 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, MILES B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $3,891.80 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, JOAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $3,891.75 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MAUREEN A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $3,891.70 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEELAM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $3,891.42 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRA, JOSE L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $3,891.27 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JUSTIN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $3,891.21 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, DEBRA S Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $3,891.00 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, SUZANNE E Employer name Broome County Amount $3,890.96 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, JOSE A Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $3,890.87 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, DAVID J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $3,890.75 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $3,890.63 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $3,890.42 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, EILEEN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $3,890.25 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, BRITT M Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $3,890.25 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, MELINDA D Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $3,890.23 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, THERESA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $3,890.22 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAKES, MARIA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $3,890.03 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KELLY Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $3,890.00 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JACQUELINE N Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $3,890.00 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEAVES, DONNA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $3,889.93 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLONG, ELLA MAE Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $3,889.62 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $3,889.60 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WENDY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $3,889.26 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, DANA Employer name Erie County Amount $3,889.23 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $3,889.22 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROFSKY, DEAN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $3,888.90 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, TERESA A Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $3,888.88 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $3,888.77 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, ASHLEY M Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $3,888.35 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System