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 MCKINNEY, LAURIE A Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $35,559.09 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $35,559.02 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, DIANE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,558.87 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, TRACY L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $35,558.70 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, CAROL S Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $35,558.03 Date 06/29/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMANOWSKI, JACOB P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,557.68 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JOSEPH F Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,557.50 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, MATTHEW S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $35,557.12 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,556.98 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, ELANA B Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,556.89 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITTER, RHEA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,556.84 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, KAREN Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $35,556.68 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEY, JEROME F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,556.08 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $35,556.02 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, RICHARD S, JR Employer name City of Watertown Amount $35,555.94 Date 11/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSUNA-WILLIAMS, DIANA L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $35,555.85 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, NICHOLE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,555.81 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONETTI, DAWN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,555.72 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALICK, PATRICIA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,555.57 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTICK, OLIVIA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,555.33 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBENROTH LOUIS, DONNA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $35,555.11 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EVE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,555.04 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTON, HEIDI S Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $35,554.95 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KARI A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $35,554.88 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, SEAN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $35,554.33 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULMOHAMAD, SHMEER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $35,554.22 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, JOHN G Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $35,554.17 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOUX, GINALYN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,553.85 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENBURG, ALLAN R Employer name Town of Stark Amount $35,553.76 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABA, JILLIAN B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,553.29 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAN, ALEXANDER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,553.20 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, GARY I Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $35,553.08 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEL, JOSHUA E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $35,552.83 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDEN, JENNY A Employer name Warren County Amount $35,552.53 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYNES, MARY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,552.40 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, ANTHONY R M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,552.39 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VINESS, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,551.82 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, SHAUN M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $35,551.55 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUCCI, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,551.34 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, MARY E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $35,551.30 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, ERIC M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,551.30 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,551.28 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROET, DARRICK E W Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $35,551.06 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, TIMOTHY D, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $35,550.87 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMBE, BRENDA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $35,550.83 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSI, ASHLEY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,550.74 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRONDA, RENE'E R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $35,550.71 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, DONNA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,550.51 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, GREGG A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,550.51 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWALSKI, ANNE M Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $35,550.36 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRASKA, LISA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $35,550.22 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, JOSEPH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,549.65 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, DAVID L Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,549.48 Date 11/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, ANTHONY G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $35,549.47 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTI, SHANEEZA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,549.31 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANAGHAN, RAINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,549.28 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CONSTANCE M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $35,549.20 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAUREEN V Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,549.12 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRZLIKAR, BERNICE J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $35,549.08 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHA, MARCIA A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $35,549.05 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, KELLY L Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $35,548.88 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF-MC MILLIAN, DORENA B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,548.39 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, TRACY A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $35,548.16 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, ALAN T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,548.08 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLO, MICHAEL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,548.08 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRUCE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,547.70 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JENNIFER A Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $35,547.48 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNAKOWSKI, THOMAS G Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $35,547.45 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, CAROLANNE Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $35,547.33 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, CARMEN G Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,547.33 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,547.07 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH P Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,546.94 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOREK, ANA C Employer name Erie County Amount $35,546.88 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EDWIN H Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,546.65 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATS, CATHLEEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,546.64 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DOROTHY L Employer name Addison CSD Amount $35,546.59 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, LYDIA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,546.55 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCIO, JENNIFER E Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $35,546.38 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELIK, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $35,546.38 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,546.24 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNES, LORI A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $35,546.14 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAMBER, SANDRA Employer name Erie County Amount $35,545.82 Date 06/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLE, MARC A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,545.37 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, KATHRYN J Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,545.24 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $35,545.21 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, DEBORAH R, MS Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,545.16 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIENEL, MARITA Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $35,545.15 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORR, DANIEL G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,544.54 Date 07/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTWECK, GEORGE D Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $35,544.50 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLECK, MARY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $35,544.45 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTCHER, JULIE M Employer name Town of Portland Amount $35,544.32 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MARIA F Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $35,544.05 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-BEY, TAMELA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,544.05 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOSEH, OLABISI R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,543.88 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KRISTIN A Employer name Department of State Amount $35,543.70 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDEMAN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $35,543.69 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNDROW, DUANE Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,543.65 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JACQUELYN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,543.60 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, DANIEL W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $35,543.21 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NANCY L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,543.08 Date 04/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System