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 MAZZELLA, DONNA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,676.62 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, JULIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,676.58 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, MICHAEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,676.54 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANER, HAYLEY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,676.43 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTEN, LARRY L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $36,676.22 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABBRINI, WAYNE E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $36,675.64 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTER, DIANE P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $36,675.15 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, SERGIO M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $36,675.11 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, ANTHONY N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,674.72 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFTS, JEREMY M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $36,674.56 Date 11/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONDHI, GAGANDEEP Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $36,674.23 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLET, TERI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,673.76 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, DIANA L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $36,673.71 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCE, SHARON L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $36,673.39 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITZRICK, SARAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,673.32 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSH, EUGENE D Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,673.25 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ANDREE M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $36,673.06 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, THERESA L Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $36,672.92 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, AFIYA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,672.83 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JASON R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $36,672.46 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $36,672.38 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY, CHERYL A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $36,671.96 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, LINDA V Employer name Herkimer County Amount $36,671.96 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKOVSEK, SHARON Employer name Herkimer County Amount $36,671.96 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHELLE L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $36,671.61 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,671.60 Date 02/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY-JONES, BARBARA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $36,671.49 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, LISA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $36,671.37 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, VICTOR S Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $36,671.26 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCIO, KATHRYN M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $36,670.86 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, PATRICK J Employer name Allegany County Amount $36,670.76 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELL, ANNIE Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $36,670.71 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $36,670.52 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, AMALIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,669.82 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KATHY L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $36,669.44 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BARRY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $36,669.09 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACEVIC, NAXHIJE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,669.05 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEN, SHIULI Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $36,669.00 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTA, LINDSAY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,668.99 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMPF, PAMELA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $36,668.87 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, DANIEL Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $36,668.70 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GREGORY A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $36,668.36 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DRANAE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,668.19 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JULIANA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,667.91 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISE, DANA A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $36,667.71 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, KAREN M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $36,667.71 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROESBECK, ROYCE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,667.65 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHAN, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $36,667.63 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMOSEN, HILDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,667.51 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JENNIFER M J Employer name Chenango County Amount $36,667.12 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE-HOOD, KIMBERLY E Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $36,666.67 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, HEATHER M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $36,666.41 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EVELYN E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $36,666.38 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, DAVID M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,666.35 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGRAM, STEVEN I Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $36,666.23 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, LURYLN A Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $36,666.23 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,665.76 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, THOMAS P Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,665.58 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, JEAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,664.87 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LUCINDA J Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $36,664.43 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JANE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,664.40 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIN, WILLIAM W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $36,663.90 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CRYSTAL J E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARHITE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERESNOWSKY, FRAN-MARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTES, JEANNETTE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIWACHTER, HALEY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, LEE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBRAUN, JEFF R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, RYAN T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, LISA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOISINGTON, BRIDGET S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JEFFREY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MAXWELL G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAREN MARY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TERRENCE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JESSICA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, ANDREW T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBERGER, KATHERINE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ERIC Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHER, VICTORIA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSUHASHI, KIYOKO K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, LISA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, DIANNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLINAN, SEAN P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLI, MAURA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,663.12 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OO, WIN THA DATH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,663.02 Date 09/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, DAWN P Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $36,662.26 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREY, RUSSELL H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,662.23 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIK, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $36,661.66 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUJAK, AMY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,661.61 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, GRACE M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $36,661.58 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, MEGAN I Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $36,661.41 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, CRISTY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,661.26 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, JILL E Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $36,661.00 Date 11/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,660.76 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIO, JOHN M, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $36,660.67 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SHIRLEY Y Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $36,660.40 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DANA M Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $36,660.19 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System