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 SCHOLL, CAITLIN B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,615.49 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCKO, ERIC D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,615.41 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ARTURO Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $31,615.35 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, LISA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $31,614.90 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELENYAK, TAYLOR C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,614.44 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, JULIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $31,613.67 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VALERIA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,613.57 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMLUND, DANIEL H Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $31,613.53 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIMAN, BRIDGET E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,613.50 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, HEATHER J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $31,613.44 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, EDWIN L, II Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $31,613.38 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCH, MICHELE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,612.93 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, MICHELE M Employer name Naples CSD Amount $31,612.79 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ANITA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,612.70 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, QADRIYYA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $31,612.07 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $31,611.86 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, BARBARA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $31,611.63 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMENEGILDO, CARLOS M, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,611.49 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABEL, KIRLYN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,611.39 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLEMIRE, SANDRA Employer name Tioga County Amount $31,611.35 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOOK, SHIRLEY A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $31,611.16 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPRE, ELIDA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $31,611.11 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, MIRIAM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,610.09 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NELDA B Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $31,609.83 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SANDRA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $31,609.76 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, VERONICA L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $31,609.69 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADESS, BENJAMIN W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,609.64 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, ANTHONY S Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $31,609.49 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIGO, BRANDON J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $31,609.43 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, NIGEL D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,609.38 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DANIEL T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,609.38 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JENNIFER M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,609.38 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, AMANDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,609.20 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ABIGAIL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,609.18 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESIONOWSKI, DOREEN E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $31,609.12 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, FRANK R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,609.09 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, EUGENE F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,609.07 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $31,608.77 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $31,608.74 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PAUL E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $31,608.63 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, KERNON E Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $31,608.35 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, WENDY L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,608.21 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $31,608.21 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, ERICA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,608.20 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $31,608.07 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSOP, CHERIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,608.07 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON-LAWSON, MARILOU J Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $31,607.72 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,607.61 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, KEITH C Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $31,606.85 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRANTINO, JODI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,606.55 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOURDAIN, MERLANDE Employer name Rockland County Amount $31,606.23 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, RICKY D, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $31,606.22 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, KELLY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $31,606.20 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, ELYSIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,605.95 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIATE, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,605.71 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMA, JEFFREY M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,605.49 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, EILEEN L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $31,605.09 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEMI, ROSSARIO A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $31,604.77 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, MARIA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,604.63 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, CELESTE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $31,604.40 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, CHAD G Employer name Town of Lodi Amount $31,604.38 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, JOSH J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,604.28 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, KHANG A Employer name Education Department Amount $31,604.12 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, JILLIAN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,604.00 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, BRIDGET A Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,603.78 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTI, FLORENCE M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,603.75 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DADE L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $31,603.30 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, DEREK V Employer name City of Utica Amount $31,603.22 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JESSICA L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $31,602.69 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KELLY L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $31,601.94 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCANO, JOHANAN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,601.54 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, DAVID L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,601.21 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, SANDRA A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $31,601.01 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $31,600.96 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTS, KIMBERLY J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $31,600.70 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, MICHELLE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,600.68 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONATO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $31,600.43 Date 08/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLING, LACIE E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,599.88 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJEN, KRISTINA L Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $31,599.61 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KENDRICK S Employer name Washington County Amount $31,599.07 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, NICHOLLE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $31,598.96 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,598.92 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,598.79 Date 08/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, TERESA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,598.78 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIGORSKY, KIMBERLY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,598.75 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETEN, PHYLLIS A Employer name Madison County Amount $31,598.45 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, CHERYL L Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $31,597.32 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YI, KYESUK Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,597.29 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $31,597.15 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLA, THERESIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,596.99 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAY, JEAN-REMY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,596.99 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, MEGAN N Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $31,596.94 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMETZ, WHITNEY D Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,596.75 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $31,596.72 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, KEILA I Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $31,596.32 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTHIER, JIMMY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $31,596.09 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, DEBORAH Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $31,595.96 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHNNY T Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $31,595.79 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, RICHARD M Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $31,595.79 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ERICA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,595.42 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System