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 MESSER, DANIEL J Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $31,306.95 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BARBARA M Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $31,306.89 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEJA, GABRIELA Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $31,306.70 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMINELLA, MARIANNE L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $31,306.69 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, TIFFANY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $31,306.68 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCKLEY, JARED H Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $31,306.51 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, CHRISTINE T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,306.29 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, CHRISTINA L Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $31,306.24 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDUGNO, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,306.13 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATT, THERESA M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $31,305.94 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, JAMES M Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,305.76 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPBURN, JUDY K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,305.76 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CHARLENE J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $31,305.65 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLAN, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $31,305.60 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SEAN M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $31,305.40 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEDORN, DONNA L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $31,305.25 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, JENNIFER S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,305.01 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARRINI, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Kent Amount $31,304.97 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCO, DEE ANN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $31,304.90 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, BONNIE LEE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $31,304.88 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $31,304.87 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RONDA, BRIAN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $31,304.86 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORME, KATHARINE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $31,304.77 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NATALIE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $31,304.51 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DIANNA L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $31,304.24 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, VALERIE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,304.20 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVORSE, BRENDA ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,303.98 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, CATHERINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,303.46 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES T Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $31,303.28 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, CHAQUITA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,303.23 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ASHLEY A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $31,302.81 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DOROTHEA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,302.49 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO-GAO, CARMEN R Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $31,302.21 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, ALLISON L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $31,301.72 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINN, FRED Employer name Village of New Hempstead Amount $31,301.62 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RONALD M Employer name Erie County Amount $31,301.32 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHARON M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $31,301.01 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYAW, DANIEL C Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $31,300.85 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, TONI R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $31,300.82 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOS, ERIC R Employer name Westchester County Amount $31,300.72 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, MARLENE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $31,300.67 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, KURT L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,300.50 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, AMY I Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,300.50 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRARY, DEBRA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,300.49 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANITA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,300.49 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN-DUFRENE, BRANDIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,300.48 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, CARMEN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,300.48 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JULIE A Employer name Village of Cleveland Amount $31,300.35 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWTELLE, MARY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $31,300.07 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, RYAN M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $31,299.98 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCLEEF, KERRI-ANN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $31,299.57 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, KURT J Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $31,299.51 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DONNA J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $31,299.16 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, LISA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $31,298.81 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERLE, EVAN M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $31,298.69 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REESHEMAY Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $31,298.67 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BRUCE W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $31,298.46 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBLIN, CATHY C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,298.42 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREXEL, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,298.21 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIKOWSKI, BRIAN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $31,298.06 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHELLIE M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $31,297.82 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLIN, GUERDA L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $31,297.79 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, KRISTEN A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $31,296.69 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, BRENDA A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,296.65 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MALISSA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,296.57 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, ASHLEY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,296.44 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERLING, FRANCIS E Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $31,296.33 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, WILLIAM D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $31,295.83 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, DAVID J, JR Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $31,295.26 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DAWN M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $31,294.62 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDOWNE, JOHN F Employer name Town of Homer Amount $31,294.50 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KAREN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $31,294.42 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, RONALD A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $31,294.32 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELAND, ARNE O Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $31,294.11 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, GRAYSON E, JR Employer name Town of Union Amount $31,294.11 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAJDA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,294.05 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVIA, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $31,293.79 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, SARAH K Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $31,293.54 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKELL, SUSAN A Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $31,293.31 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANZ, MELISSA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,293.28 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, CASSIE L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $31,293.21 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SHANIN L Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $31,292.97 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, KAROL M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $31,292.48 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, MARITZA Employer name Orange County Amount $31,292.40 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENBY, LAURITA M Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $31,292.10 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALLEN D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $31,291.75 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, DAVID Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,291.58 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, ELIZABETH T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $31,291.30 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRANDY R Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,290.39 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKIELA, JO ANN Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $31,290.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JARID A Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $31,289.98 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, RUTH C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,289.62 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $31,289.46 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, TASHA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,289.18 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, ROBIN E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,289.13 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMSTEAD, SANDRA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $31,289.13 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DONSEL, ALANE M Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $31,288.47 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, JOANNE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $31,287.77 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LUISA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $31,286.94 Date 06/27/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ANDRE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,286.80 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System