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 MOJER, JESSE J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $36,521.47 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JILL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,521.39 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, SHARNAY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,521.23 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, TAMARA W Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $36,520.80 Date 07/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAR, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,520.25 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, TRICIA A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $36,520.01 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZETTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Somers CSD Amount $36,519.97 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWNACK, DAVID P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $36,519.73 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCONIERS, CASSANDRA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,518.97 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT R Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,517.93 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUAL DE CANELA, ZORAIDA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $36,517.56 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROUMAND, LENA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,517.40 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, DEBORAH Employer name Broome County Amount $36,517.37 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, AMBERLEE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,517.33 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, AMANDA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,517.33 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIAN, WAI YEE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $36,516.88 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, WILLIAM LAWRENCE Employer name Town of St Johnsville Amount $36,516.87 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITT, MADELINE F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,516.80 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTOUAN, KINDHEE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,516.55 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOAN T Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,516.44 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGSHEIM, KELLY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,516.08 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, JODI L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $36,516.00 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JOSEPH DANIEL Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,515.76 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MICHAEL V Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,515.71 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MELODY ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,515.21 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWELL, BRENDA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,515.20 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, KELLY B Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,515.20 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNA, MARY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,515.18 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KELLY A Employer name Albany County Amount $36,514.82 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLA, AMANDA M Employer name Albany County Amount $36,514.77 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, KAREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,514.69 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBACH, ANNA M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $36,514.69 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $36,514.51 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, WILLIE N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $36,514.45 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, DEBORAH A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $36,514.36 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KRISTYN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,513.83 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, MARILYN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,513.59 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIQUES, DONALD B Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $36,513.42 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, ANNE M Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $36,513.32 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, LAWRENCE L, JR Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $36,513.30 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, IVANA Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $36,512.97 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, ASHLEY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,512.92 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, LAURIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $36,512.74 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MAURICE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,512.46 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMORY, SCOTT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,512.21 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHMER, READE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,512.17 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANSEN, TRISHA L Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $36,512.08 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEENK, JASON R Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $36,512.04 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GRANT L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $36,511.43 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, FRANK L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,511.37 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHISOLFI, ANTONIA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $36,511.19 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASAGIC, SARAH Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $36,511.17 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JORDAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,511.03 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ELLEN K Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $36,510.80 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JAY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,510.26 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, TREMAYNE, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,510.06 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUINN, LINDA D Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $36,510.00 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DENNIS W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,509.97 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTT, SILVIA P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,509.80 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHARLES J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,509.69 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EMROY C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $36,509.45 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, LESLIE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $36,509.40 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, DIANA S Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $36,509.38 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $36,509.26 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Clayville Amount $36,509.05 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TRACY H Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $36,508.98 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, MARY J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $36,508.83 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $36,508.76 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, GLENN D Employer name Town of Richmondville Amount $36,508.54 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, AMANDA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $36,508.52 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,508.51 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEY, LINDA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,508.45 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, NANCY G Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,508.43 Date 07/19/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, CORY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,508.42 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLO, CLAUDIA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $36,508.38 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, SCOTT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,508.31 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Dix Amount $36,508.18 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MARIA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $36,507.86 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, TITO X Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,507.83 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELDEN, KATRINA D Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $36,507.78 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $36,507.17 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, LAURI S Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $36,506.93 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CANDACE M Employer name Andover CSD Amount $36,506.56 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZALIA, BRENT J Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $36,506.55 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, LORENA P Employer name Albany County Amount $36,506.22 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSAKOS, DIANA Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,506.17 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREADGILL, ULYSES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,505.89 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEVYN, NANCY A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $36,505.72 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAY, LOURDES COSEP Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,505.58 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIROCCO, MARK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $36,505.15 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, MARK W, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,505.11 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCI, VINCENT T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,504.95 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WANDA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,504.92 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIELLO, AILEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,504.72 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, MATTHEW C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,504.52 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, THOMAS D, JR Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $36,504.10 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACKIE L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $36,504.00 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODESWA, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $36,503.98 Date 07/20/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PETER E Employer name Town of Hope Amount $36,503.63 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MARSHA Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,503.51 Date 10/10/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System