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 BISONE, GARY M Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $37,664.03 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, JOHN B Employer name Town of Rye Amount $37,664.00 Date 11/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Rye Amount $37,664.00 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMLEY, CHRISTINE T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,663.99 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, TAMILLE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,663.58 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, RANDY L Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $37,663.53 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, SOPHIA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,663.52 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ALICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,663.35 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, KRISTY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,663.01 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,663.00 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, LI-ING Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $37,662.91 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHWORTH, ALLISON S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,662.75 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, JASON W Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,662.62 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ANNE E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $37,662.59 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, CLEMOR R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,662.53 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, SHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,662.33 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, PHILIP R Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $37,662.26 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNISE, MARSHA L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $37,661.92 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, LIBBY J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $37,661.77 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, MARY W Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $37,661.65 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, JEFFREY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,661.63 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPOWICZ, PAULA C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $37,661.31 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PAMELA D Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $37,661.24 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIONE, TARA M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $37,660.96 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JODY D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,660.65 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, DEBORAH S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,660.43 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, DEMONT J Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $37,660.34 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,660.11 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETT, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Owego Amount $37,660.07 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, GERRY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,660.00 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ESTELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,659.69 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, SANDI E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,659.57 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LORRAINE L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $37,659.40 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOYCE M Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $37,659.36 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBALDI, PATRICIA G Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $37,659.36 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, AMY M Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $37,659.35 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAZIE, CHERI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,659.22 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, CARL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,659.18 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MARTHAJANE B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,658.99 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, REGINE Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $37,658.82 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERISHKO, RONALD E Employer name Town of Taghkanic Amount $37,658.80 Date 06/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTERI, JO ANN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $37,658.72 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LAURA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $37,658.72 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ANN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $37,658.72 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Warren County Amount $37,657.92 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEY, ERIN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,657.77 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WANDA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,657.71 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIS, LISA K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,657.24 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTITT, SUZANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,657.04 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, DAVID L Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $37,657.01 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELING, DEBRA B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $37,656.98 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL A Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $37,656.93 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JANICE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,656.64 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCLEROAD, ELAINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,656.64 Date 08/29/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, ROBIN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,656.64 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZER, ANNIE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,656.64 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KAROL S Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,656.64 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,656.44 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, JOSEPH P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $37,656.02 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, MICHAEL J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $37,656.00 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE E Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,655.78 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAKIEWICZ, ALLISON M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,655.50 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSMAN, LORI E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,655.48 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPASTATO, MARNIE A Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $37,655.18 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $37,654.96 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, SANDRA J Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $37,654.91 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALABISI, KATHLEEN MARIE Employer name Erie County Amount $37,654.90 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, STEPHANIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,654.90 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SIOBHAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,654.69 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, JOHN J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $37,654.59 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, LINDA A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $37,654.53 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAINE, ALBERTA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $37,654.49 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, SCOTT E Employer name City of Norwich Amount $37,654.38 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, PERRY L Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $37,654.23 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $37,653.90 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTO-JEAN-FRANCOIS, AUDE-AURO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,653.73 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GARY L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $37,653.57 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GEOFFREY A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $37,653.29 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Lewis Amount $37,653.28 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFFLEBEAM, SARAH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,653.17 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RICHARD C Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $37,653.13 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, DANIELLE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,653.13 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, XAVIER, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $37,653.07 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, WESLEY D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,653.07 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULGENCIO, JOSE R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,653.07 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, STEVEN A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,653.07 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, ROBERT Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $37,653.07 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABEZAS, INES S Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $37,652.99 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPER, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $37,652.78 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEX F Employer name Madison County Amount $37,652.47 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, WYATT J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $37,652.41 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZENSKI, JARED Employer name Town of Kent Amount $37,652.06 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LAURI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,651.98 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FREDERICK E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,651.79 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,651.52 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WESLEY H Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $37,651.45 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $37,651.19 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUCCHERI, JONATHAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,651.05 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAIN, LEAH D Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,650.63 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELBERGER, CONNIE J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $37,650.36 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System