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 RENNICK, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,595.29 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, KELLY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,595.20 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DARLENE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $31,595.06 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCICA, JAMES J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,594.79 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, CHANEQUA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,594.64 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, BETH A Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,594.37 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $31,594.25 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILARECKI, DAVID D, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $31,594.19 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES P Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $31,594.18 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RICHARD Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,593.83 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, HAROLD E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,592.73 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PAULA J Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $31,592.55 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSCH, LINDSEY G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,592.24 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MAURICE H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $31,591.99 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE-BUNKER, KATHRYN M Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $31,591.87 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZANTI, ANN MARIE Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $31,591.55 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, NANCY G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $31,591.07 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, JAMES T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $31,591.00 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTERS, PHILIP N Employer name Canton CSD Amount $31,590.90 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VOTI-RICE, CATHERINE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,590.81 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARRINGTON, JOSEPH W Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,590.62 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS M D Employer name Village of Nassau Amount $31,590.18 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTERA, JUSTIN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,590.11 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LORI B Employer name Cortland County Amount $31,590.02 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DYLAN J Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $31,590.00 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, HAZEL L Employer name Wells CSD Amount $31,589.99 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, ELLEN M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $31,589.96 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MEGHAN K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $31,589.45 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, GEORGE A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $31,589.09 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, JENEANE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,588.77 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MICHAEL Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $31,588.76 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $31,588.54 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, ROSA I Employer name Department of State Amount $31,588.09 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JAMIE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $31,587.71 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $31,587.58 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINSTEIN, SHARI B Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $31,587.50 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLETON, DWAYNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,587.41 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MEGAN M Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $31,587.36 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $31,587.32 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEACH, ELAINE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $31,587.24 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, ALISON J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $31,587.20 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, LESLIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,587.13 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, MELISSA A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $31,587.04 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GEORGIANNA N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,586.52 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MATTHEW S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $31,586.22 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURD, TIMOTHY E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,586.12 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIER, KOURTNEY N Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $31,586.12 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, KAREN M Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $31,585.80 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, KARA A Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $31,585.19 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, DARCIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,584.89 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANNA D Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $31,584.34 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, BEVERLEY R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $31,584.05 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADY, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $31,584.04 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFORT, LISA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $31,583.95 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORE, REBECCA B Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,583.89 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, SHELLEY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,583.41 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOG, RABEYA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $31,583.36 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, PATRICIA A Employer name Otsego County Amount $31,583.30 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTULA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,583.02 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIFFANY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,581.82 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN REMMEN, PATRICK C Employer name Town of Evans Amount $31,581.78 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JESSICA M Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $31,581.75 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN E Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $31,581.56 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ETHELINDA E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,581.25 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JADA J Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $31,580.67 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDES, JAMES A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,579.77 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $31,579.64 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, MARY A Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $31,579.60 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTI, MELISSA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $31,579.54 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, ERIC K Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $31,579.25 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETEK, SANDRA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,579.00 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRADLEY P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $31,578.90 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CINDY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,578.84 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, DEBRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,578.79 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHLEEN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,578.79 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,578.78 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, FAITH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,578.74 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULISON, THOMAS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,578.69 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, NICOLE M Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $31,578.45 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANTJE, KENNETH E CS Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $31,578.19 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, BARBARA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,577.96 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NATASHA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $31,577.48 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, HOPE I Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $31,577.40 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPPER, JENNY R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $31,577.20 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLINI, ANDREW J Employer name Broome County Amount $31,577.08 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MARYANN L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,577.02 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKO, LYNNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,576.93 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELEY, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $31,576.58 Date 01/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTWICH, DAWNETTE T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,576.34 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, LEANDRA M Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $31,576.01 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, MICHELE L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $31,575.93 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WENDY L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $31,575.91 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAIME L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $31,575.76 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNEY, SEAN P Employer name Lewis County Amount $31,575.48 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MATTHEW B Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $31,575.39 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, THOMAS E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $31,575.09 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKSON, SAMUEL B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $31,574.94 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,574.82 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICCARO, TRACY A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $31,574.70 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, KIMBERLY C Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $31,574.64 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System