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 SCHAEFER, MARY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,716.62 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, CLARISSA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,716.62 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,716.62 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA, HAAJAR T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,716.62 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANKA, PETRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,716.62 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRION, ASHLEY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $31,716.62 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHMULEWITZ, LAUREN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $31,716.62 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULAJAY, NORMA B Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $31,716.62 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGOS, ANA C Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $31,716.62 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JULIA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,716.62 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LORETTA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,716.62 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, CYNTHIA S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,716.62 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIM, CHANTALLE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,716.62 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKKINEN, KATHLEEN V Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $31,716.44 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, MARY C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $31,716.44 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, JEANNIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,715.92 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LISA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,715.36 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FORREST E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,715.33 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGLEY, WENDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,715.33 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, COLLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $31,715.10 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, RONALD V Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $31,714.87 Date 11/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MICHELA J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $31,714.43 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFER, LISA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,714.37 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVETTE-MC CARTHY, ALLISON L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,714.28 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGL, TERRY D Employer name Akron CSD Amount $31,714.27 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ROSE M Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $31,714.25 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, KATELIN R Employer name Erie County Amount $31,713.56 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGULARA, BRIAN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $31,713.34 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMAN, DAPHNE J Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $31,712.98 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JUSTINE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,712.88 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DEBORAH F Employer name Granville CSD Amount $31,712.68 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNEY, ELAINE M Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $31,712.68 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JASMINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,712.29 Date 09/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, ROSE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,711.76 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHANIESHA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,711.07 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, BETH A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,710.73 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIKOWSKI, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,710.67 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, PEGGY JO Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $31,710.54 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, ROBERT P Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $31,710.48 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREVELL, JILLEND A Employer name Education Department Amount $31,710.35 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, DONOVAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $31,710.24 Date 11/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSA, MURJAN S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $31,710.21 Date 03/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, DEVIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,710.05 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLURSCHUTZ, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $31,710.00 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHOW, LISA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $31,709.80 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $31,709.70 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DARCY L Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,709.57 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINIG, FRANCES J Employer name Columbia County Amount $31,709.48 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEN, JILL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,709.35 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, MONIQUE R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,708.60 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, KATRINA M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $31,708.39 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARIELLO, GLORIA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,708.31 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, NANCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,708.21 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEPER, ERICA EMILY Employer name Essex County Amount $31,708.06 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BLASI, LORI J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $31,707.66 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, TERRY J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $31,707.40 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, KIMBERLY M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $31,706.94 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JANE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $31,706.93 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLI, GINA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $31,706.82 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CHARLES R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $31,706.55 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTAKOS, ANNA L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $31,706.03 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, TIKIE MICHELLE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,705.92 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, TAMMY M Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $31,705.61 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, KAREN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $31,705.60 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARON, LARRY G Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $31,705.56 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHTEL, KATHRYN Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $31,705.50 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, CHARLES V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,705.48 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, TAMMY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,705.21 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDSCHNEIDER, EILEEN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $31,705.07 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETOUTE, SONJA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $31,704.70 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEDERLEIN, LORI Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $31,704.47 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, RAFAEL A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $31,704.27 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, MELODY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,703.99 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERAS, NANCY Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,703.67 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANE, ROBBIN K Employer name Warren County Amount $31,703.41 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JANE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,702.75 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SHONDELL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,702.53 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, AMY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,702.41 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANO, VICKI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,702.32 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIE, JERMAINE W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,702.31 Date 03/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, DIANA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,702.29 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, GEORGE W, III Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $31,702.19 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLESS, HEIDI L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $31,701.88 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DENISE A Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $31,701.84 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, GLORIA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,701.54 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, KYLE L Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $31,701.00 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JENNA K Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $31,700.93 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, IVETTE Employer name Erie County Amount $31,700.72 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEE, WENDY L Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,700.12 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LAURIE J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $31,699.84 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, LAI T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,699.71 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLAHAN, CAROL A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $31,699.37 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISIAK, SARA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,699.32 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGODA, AMY L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $31,698.87 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, MICHAEL N Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $31,698.62 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, TIMOTHY G Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $31,698.08 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ALBA N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $31,697.44 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, PATRICIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $31,697.19 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, CATHERINE H Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $31,697.04 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,696.85 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System