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 AUGUST, KAREN E Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $31,903.99 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LASHECA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,903.40 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER-PIERCE, DARLENE G, MS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,903.19 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, BRENDA A Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $31,903.11 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDELLI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,902.88 Date 09/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $31,902.56 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUGH, MARY BETH Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $31,902.27 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRIAN S Employer name Washington County Amount $31,902.01 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENZO, KHAN A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $31,901.89 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, NANCY Employer name Broome County Amount $31,901.77 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DONNA S Employer name Broome County Amount $31,901.77 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KIMBERLY R Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,901.69 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $31,901.22 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLLF, JENAI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $31,901.03 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOVCIMAK, MICHELLE L Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $31,900.92 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LOWELL R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $31,900.79 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,900.74 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,900.70 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHTER, KAREN J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $31,900.66 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIATTINO, DOREEN T Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,899.99 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JOSEPH H Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,899.90 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, CHARLENE S Employer name Warren County Amount $31,899.87 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIME, VIRGINIA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $31,899.80 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFE, WINSTON A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,899.35 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHORN, CAROLYNN R, MS Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,899.35 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DINA C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,899.28 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, TRISTIN A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $31,898.87 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULIS, JAMES A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $31,898.83 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, MARGUERITE T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $31,898.74 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON, RICO Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,898.57 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA VEGA, KENNETH S Employer name Orange County Amount $31,898.54 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIT, JO-ANN P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $31,898.52 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARCIA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,898.05 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, KELLY M Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,897.76 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, RICHARD C.E. Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $31,897.60 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, STACEY A Employer name Albany County Amount $31,897.18 Date 12/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANARO, GERALD C Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,897.05 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, TREVOR W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,896.90 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSO, JANET L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $31,896.85 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Amount $31,896.67 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, JACK E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,896.44 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, BENJAMIN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $31,896.05 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES P Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,896.05 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GERALD J Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $31,895.80 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICK, CHERYL M Employer name Broome County Amount $31,895.61 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $31,895.53 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JASON P Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,895.44 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, JENNIFER M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $31,895.44 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, BELINDA P Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $31,895.20 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, SUSAN C Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $31,895.04 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZO, ASHLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,894.79 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DEBORAH A Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $31,894.73 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, CONNIE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,894.67 Date 06/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, BONNIE B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $31,894.09 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DONNA L Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $31,893.67 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JO ANN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,893.56 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, SUSAN G Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,893.00 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, DEBRA A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,892.50 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVILLE, ANNE M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $31,892.48 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSTON, ROSEMARY A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $31,892.26 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILARIO, AURA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,892.24 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANKA, PAUL A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,892.18 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM L Employer name Warren County Amount $31,892.13 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, SCOTT D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,891.83 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWUL, DONNA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $31,891.69 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERE, MOLLY B Employer name Village of Alexandria Bay Amount $31,891.48 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, LORI M Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,891.25 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESICCI, BRIEN L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,890.94 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, KEVIN T Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $31,890.69 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, BROCK Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $31,890.68 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ELLIOTT Employer name Erie County Amount $31,890.52 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $31,890.06 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CHLOE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $31,889.84 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JOHN H Employer name Broome County Amount $31,889.57 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ROBBIE L Employer name Village of Malone Amount $31,889.06 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNNER, DEBORAH J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $31,888.97 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, LISA M Employer name Sullivan County Swcd Amount $31,888.88 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ELIZABETH J Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $31,888.78 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVICE, BRIANNA L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,888.56 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLOCK, RICHARD A Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $31,888.25 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERLINCK, DEREK E Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,888.19 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, WENDY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,888.11 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Rossie Amount $31,888.05 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTLEY, LEE G Employer name Town of Rossie Amount $31,888.04 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Rossie Amount $31,888.03 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHL, ELLEN S Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $31,887.94 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEERENS, NANCY A Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $31,887.94 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERRI, CLIFFORD A Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $31,887.92 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASCIO, CAROL L Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $31,887.91 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTA, AARON G Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Water Cons Dis Amount $31,887.78 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGDOLL, CHARMEL L Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $31,887.64 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, AMENDA R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $31,887.27 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVEKORDES, LYNN A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $31,887.22 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MD Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,887.19 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, JENNIFER L Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $31,886.38 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJES, SEAN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $31,886.23 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SHARON A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,885.94 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERBER, MARTIN E Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $31,885.87 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN, GALE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,885.71 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUL, ASHLEY J Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $31,885.67 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System