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 RAILLON, REBECCA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $36,301.47 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,301.40 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDOVICH, CODY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,301.31 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANICE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,301.07 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, CHERYL L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $36,301.02 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, ANDRE O Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $36,300.79 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, SUSAN L Employer name Broome County Amount $36,300.77 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, VICTOR M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,300.75 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGHT, HEATH R Employer name Town of Middlesex Amount $36,300.66 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DONNA L Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $36,300.00 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRILLI, SARINA T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,299.93 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARY E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $36,299.59 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,299.30 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIECO, ANTHONY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,299.27 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANSON, MELODY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,299.24 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MONICA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,298.73 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $36,298.50 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROSE M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $36,298.45 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,298.39 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHANE J Employer name Town of Tioga Amount $36,297.68 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOV, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $36,297.64 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, KAREN M Employer name Marion CSD Amount $36,297.60 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, MARJORIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,297.23 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARISON, ANDREW A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $36,297.01 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, RACHEL M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $36,296.95 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, WILLIAM K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,296.95 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, LEE J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $36,296.94 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACIC, MELISSA A Employer name Orange County Amount $36,296.80 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, WILLIAM B Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $36,296.68 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, FRANCIS M Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $36,296.68 Date 11/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, THOMAS K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $36,296.53 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, JENNIFER R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $36,296.31 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, BARBARA J Employer name Washington County Amount $36,295.85 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JERRICK Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,295.80 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD-HAWKINS, ZENA Employer name Erie County Amount $36,295.63 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,295.59 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, NICOLE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,295.46 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTZ, KATHRYN G Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $36,295.35 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAEPFEL, STEVEN G Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $36,295.26 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TYLER W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,295.03 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LEROY Employer name Catskill Housing Authority Amount $36,294.50 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ROBERT T, IV Employer name Education Department Amount $36,294.45 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DENISE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,294.31 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRACHA, QASIM M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,294.10 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHAM, SHANNON M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,293.71 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PRECIOUS L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,293.69 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MELINDA Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $36,293.63 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, TAWANA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,293.53 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUIS, HEATHER M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $36,293.38 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MICHELLE ANN Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $36,293.35 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTE, SHEILA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,293.31 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANT, JEROME F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,293.15 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Bainbridge Amount $36,293.14 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RONALD J Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $36,293.03 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, KENNETH S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $36,292.95 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ALLEN L Employer name Town of Brant Amount $36,292.80 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOPE, CHAD H Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $36,291.92 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, NANCY A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $36,291.72 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, NEFTALIE Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $36,291.61 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DESIREE D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,291.27 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SHERRY R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $36,291.12 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LESLIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,290.83 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WADE Employer name Town of Stratford Amount $36,290.53 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, KATIE L Employer name Monroe Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $36,290.32 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KELLEY A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $36,290.28 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABAUD, EBENE Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $36,289.67 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRINGTON, YVONNE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,289.38 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DENISE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,289.23 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZUK, JAMISON M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,289.19 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALEK, WENDY M Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $36,289.15 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRY, CHERYL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,288.75 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIOTIONE, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,288.47 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSON, THERESA G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,288.42 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PORTA, CARRIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,288.32 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLA, ALLISON G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $36,288.32 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, ANTOINETTE Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $36,288.00 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIGOZA, SANDRA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,287.82 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGIAN, ROBIN B Employer name Town of Groton Amount $36,287.79 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCESE, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $36,287.65 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTO, KRISTEN J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $36,287.33 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, LUCAS Employer name Orange County Amount $36,287.25 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOLKENBURG, TRACY K Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $36,287.25 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, KYLE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,287.19 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, CASSANDRA L Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $36,287.08 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TERESA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $36,286.96 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, FILIPPO S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,286.58 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOEL B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,286.58 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID A Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $36,286.14 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVROGEORGIS, ANNA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $36,286.06 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Hume Amount $36,285.63 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERROSO, KYLE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,285.57 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JEREMY W Employer name Erie County Amount $36,285.39 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFOSU-ASANTE, EMMANUEL Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $36,285.35 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, ROBERT L Employer name Lewis County Amount $36,285.24 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Macomb Amount $36,285.10 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, SHELLY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,284.97 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESIONOWSKI, NATALIE M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,284.57 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, SHAUNA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,284.50 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLACCIO, ROSA ANNA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $36,284.34 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, MICHELE A Employer name Education Department Amount $36,284.27 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System