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 BABINGER, MARY ANN Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $31,847.05 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, TINA M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $31,846.87 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITZKE, RICHARD E Employer name Erie County Amount $31,846.74 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYANN Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $31,846.14 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ELIZABETH D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $31,845.81 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANESI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,845.26 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, DEBRA A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $31,844.66 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $31,844.59 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAM, DONNAMARIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,844.30 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALENO, BAILEY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,844.19 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARDO, EILEEN M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $31,844.16 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGATE, CARLA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $31,844.05 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERUBINI, DANIELLE M Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $31,843.70 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATZ, CARL Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $31,843.65 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DAEQUAN S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,843.62 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, BARBARA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,842.40 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, STEPHANIE R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,842.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNENWIRTH, SUSAN M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $31,842.16 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MELISSA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,841.94 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $31,841.63 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ALISON Employer name Albany County Amount $31,841.34 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, MARIA F Employer name Seneca County Amount $31,840.97 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARTON D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,840.71 Date 03/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMROW, HEATHER M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $31,840.60 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, SEAN M Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $31,840.33 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $31,840.18 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, PATRICIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,840.14 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, JAMES W Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,840.07 Date 02/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, JERAMY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,839.78 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JENIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,839.71 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHLANIE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $31,839.52 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, ASHLEY N Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $31,839.48 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, EDGAR J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $31,839.32 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, KELLY A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $31,839.29 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSI, NELLA J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,839.15 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ANN L Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,839.15 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLMER, WENDY H Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,839.15 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TINA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,839.15 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, JO-ANN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,839.15 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, EUFEMIO E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $31,839.05 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, VIRGINIA L Employer name Little Falls Urb Renewal Agcy Amount $31,838.91 Date 11/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYTA, RICHARD A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,838.60 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBOULIS, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $31,838.46 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOISIA, DOROTHY M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $31,838.44 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, COLLEEN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,838.15 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, PERLITA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $31,838.11 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, TAMMY L Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $31,837.69 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBELI, DAVID P Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $31,837.62 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, BETTY P Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $31,837.40 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, KELLY O Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,837.37 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, SKYLER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,837.27 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $31,836.74 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POYNEER, LORETTA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,836.49 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCITORE, MARY R Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $31,836.25 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDFORD, SHU-YA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $31,836.15 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, KEVIN R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $31,836.14 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, KRISTINA R Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $31,836.10 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOROM, PATRICIA L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,836.03 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOWSKI, JACEK Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,835.95 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTZER, LISA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $31,835.90 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOTSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,835.63 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUT, SUSANNA Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $31,835.63 Date 03/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, NANCY L Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $31,835.56 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, RONALD M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $31,835.27 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFENBERGER, RYAN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $31,835.25 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACIC, AMEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $31,835.22 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, JONATHAN R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $31,835.01 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, RYAN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,834.98 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRACY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,834.67 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,834.42 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKES, LEE ANN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,834.16 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GREGORY P Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $31,834.15 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KERRI L Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,833.85 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GEOFFREY A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $31,833.68 Date 12/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRIBAR, WAYNE M Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $31,833.64 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KIM M Employer name Village of Cato Amount $31,833.40 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEMONS, DEBRA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,833.02 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIENO, ROBERT B Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $31,832.90 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, DONNA J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $31,832.87 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURSTOSS, ERIN M Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $31,832.28 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, PATRICIA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,832.05 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENREICH, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $31,831.52 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSINSKI, DEBORAH J Employer name Broome County Amount $31,830.92 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $31,830.89 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBEZIM, LESLIE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,830.88 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGWER, CARLA J Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $31,830.79 Date 02/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLY, GERRY Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $31,830.40 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, WILLIAM R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $31,830.09 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUCKEL, TINA A Employer name Town of Webb Amount $31,830.08 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, SHANNON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,830.07 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKARZ, LISA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,829.98 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARCZYK, TODD E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,829.39 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, NICHOLAS E Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $31,829.21 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, TAMMY H Employer name Livingston County Amount $31,829.04 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELIZABETH J Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $31,829.00 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, BRANDON S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,828.99 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANN, JACALYN H Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $31,828.55 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIEGER, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $31,828.50 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, DWAYNE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $31,828.16 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOXALL, MARGARET S Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,827.96 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System