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 TAYLOR, SHAWN B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $31,885.31 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, MELVIN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,885.08 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALETTE, CINDY A Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $31,884.96 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, KATRINA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $31,884.21 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, JOSEPH L Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $31,884.00 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENESKY, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $31,883.99 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, MARY H Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $31,883.90 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, MERALDO Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,883.65 Date 11/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, KATELYN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,883.30 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, RONALD Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,883.17 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTIN, LATRICE R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,883.14 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMIER, MARIETTA Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $31,882.80 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KYLE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $31,882.78 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF, CHERYL L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $31,882.68 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, HEATHER K Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,882.49 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, OSCAR E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,882.45 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, WENDY M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $31,882.25 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYBERT, RYAN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,882.22 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, TROY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,882.14 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, RICK S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,882.14 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHRUM, SHANON L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,882.11 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JOHN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $31,881.79 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, KAREN D Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,881.73 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, BOBBIE JO M Employer name Broome County Amount $31,881.72 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONGAR, ROSEMARY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,881.70 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $31,881.70 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCH, MARNIE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $31,881.60 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, ANGELA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $31,881.45 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, JULIE K Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $31,881.41 Date 10/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDEN, CATHERINE R Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $31,881.25 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECOPIO, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,881.02 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TARA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,880.98 Date 02/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, WENDY K Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $31,880.96 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTASKA, MARLENE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $31,880.28 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENER, NANCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,880.00 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MNASRI, RAFIK Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,879.89 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMA, CIJI M Employer name Steuben County Amount $31,879.75 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,879.53 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTEL, KATHLEEN N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,879.50 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, PATRICIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $31,879.38 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, BECKY J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,879.32 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHARLENE C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $31,879.27 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNICK, MARY JANE Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $31,879.17 Date 03/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SANDRA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,879.08 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAINIER, DENISE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,879.08 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARGARET T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,879.08 Date 08/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JIMMY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $31,878.80 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKES, CHRISTINE L Employer name Greene County Amount $31,878.43 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, MICHAEL C Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,877.90 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, ERLYN Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $31,877.79 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, GREGORY S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $31,877.45 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADVEY, BREANA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,877.22 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIMINE, MARGARET Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,877.13 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNERMAN, BRIAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,876.91 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, VINCENT S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $31,876.88 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, KELLY A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $31,876.87 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, COLLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,876.66 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSTED, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $31,876.37 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, SHERRI L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $31,875.94 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DIANE C Employer name Town of Kent Amount $31,875.53 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTIN, RYAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,875.49 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, MARY C Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $31,875.45 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, AILEEN M Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $31,875.44 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMADGE, LINDA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,874.87 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDTHRITE, SARAH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,874.49 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, RYAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $31,874.37 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLERSON, VICKIE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $31,874.25 Date 05/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELANA, SHARMILLA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $31,874.12 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ARIELLA D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $31,874.09 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, DIANE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,873.91 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, KEVIN D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $31,873.90 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, CHARLES F Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $31,873.85 Date 08/11/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MELLANDE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $31,873.83 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $31,873.57 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET CLOUD, ANGELA M Employer name City of Utica Amount $31,873.44 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DONALD A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $31,872.69 Date 07/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, MARK A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $31,872.52 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ACETIS, SUSAN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $31,872.34 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY S Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $31,872.28 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTOCCI, RENEE J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,871.83 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LORETTA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $31,871.75 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELIN, FRANCI M F Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $31,871.73 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, BRIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,871.58 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, LINDA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $31,871.53 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLEMAN, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,871.00 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFEL, EDWIN G, JR Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $31,870.87 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHARMAINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,870.85 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,870.36 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE T Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,870.08 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, LOIS Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,870.07 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCTIL, NICOLE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $31,870.02 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MARTHA I Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $31,869.90 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, MARY M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,869.78 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERHILL, JEANETTE E Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $31,869.75 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAVEY, JENNIFER R Employer name Erie County Amount $31,869.74 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ERIKA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $31,868.97 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, LISA A Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $31,868.94 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGGIO, JUSTINE H Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $31,868.71 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, AMY C Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $31,868.66 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILANO, ROBERT Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $31,868.32 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System