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 JONES, M EBONY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,896.59 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, JUDITH M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,896.56 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLER, MARYNA Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,896.43 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, KERRY A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $36,896.38 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, OSIE, III Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,895.98 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLINO, CAROL A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $36,895.95 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,895.66 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, EDWARD L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,895.36 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $36,895.32 Date 11/20/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Minerva Amount $36,895.32 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PATRICK Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $36,895.21 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, BRYAN J Employer name Town of Conewango Amount $36,894.99 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TEKEAH Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $36,894.76 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, QUANTE J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $36,894.72 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, JORDON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,894.69 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, AMY P Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,894.11 Date 09/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTLESTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Greene CSD Amount $36,893.91 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, RONALD F, II Employer name Town of Caton Amount $36,893.82 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREDO, VIOLET MARY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,893.78 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETHERSTON, DEBRA S Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,893.78 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WESLEY T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $36,893.77 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SUZANNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,893.62 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT-PALOMBO, RACHAEL D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,893.41 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LAURA D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,893.25 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWANDRAS, GLORIA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,893.20 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKMAN, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,892.95 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKODA, DARRIN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,892.42 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZIAN, NICOLAS A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $36,892.36 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDON, SARAH S Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,892.32 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ADAM D Employer name Essex County Amount $36,891.09 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHAM, REBECCA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,891.02 Date 08/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, LYNN M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $36,890.87 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGE, BRITTANY L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $36,890.80 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, HONSAN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $36,890.73 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIA, MARIA G Employer name Town of Clay Amount $36,890.67 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $36,890.53 Date 09/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, PATRICIA Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $36,889.99 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWINIAK, JESSE P Employer name Erie County Amount $36,889.98 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZYZGA, CHRISTINE Employer name Webster CSD Amount $36,889.58 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,889.36 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, OTES L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $36,889.32 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DIANE C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $36,889.22 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JAMES F, SR Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $36,889.08 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ISRAEL Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $36,889.05 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KARL J Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $36,889.00 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $36,888.98 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSS, CRYSTAL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,888.58 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVI, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,888.30 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $36,888.20 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JAMES E, JR Employer name Batavia Housing Auth Amount $36,888.00 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGRIPPO, VALENTINO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,887.80 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASIO, VINCENT Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $36,887.79 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, DIANE A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $36,887.79 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-IRIZARRY, MELVIN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,887.51 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DAWN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,887.46 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MEGHAN S Employer name Erie County Amount $36,887.30 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,887.01 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $36,887.01 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKOWSKI, TAMMY Employer name Erie County Amount $36,886.70 Date 02/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, OTIS J Employer name Orange County Amount $36,886.64 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MITCHELL S Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $36,886.14 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVALLONE, KELLY J Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $36,886.00 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILANSKI, LAURA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $36,885.94 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,885.85 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DOROTHY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,885.76 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RUZ Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,885.29 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SHANNON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,885.09 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZIAK, DANIEL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $36,885.04 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSINI, MATTHEW A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,884.84 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYNCZAK, SHANNON L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $36,884.81 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBINS, KRISTA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $36,884.65 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, SHERRY L, MRS Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $36,884.62 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAUCO, CAROL A Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $36,884.47 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $36,884.37 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $36,884.18 Date 01/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SUSAN V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,884.17 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JULIE A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,884.03 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, CHARLENE L Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $36,884.00 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRITER, DIANE T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,883.63 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JEFFREY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,883.49 Date 10/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, KRISTEN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $36,882.86 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $36,882.64 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JODI-MARIE Employer name Warren County Amount $36,882.61 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHOR, GILLIAN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $36,882.41 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $36,882.36 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTHIAN, JEFFREY G Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $36,882.30 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, RUSSELL E Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $36,882.18 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JAYNE B Employer name Madison County Amount $36,882.05 Date 01/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBORA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,882.03 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS-MORENA, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,881.72 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHUT, TRAVIS J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,881.71 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COLA, TERRY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,881.67 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SHERRY M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $36,881.44 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,881.44 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KAREN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,881.25 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, AMANDA C Employer name Lewis County Amount $36,881.24 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, LINDA C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $36,881.16 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES F, JR Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $36,881.07 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, DIANE M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $36,881.04 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, ANNE Employer name Village of Moravia Amount $36,881.00 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System