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 SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $31,055.06 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LORI A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $31,054.83 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEWELL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,054.79 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, KAYLA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,054.59 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIRIS, SHAUN S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,053.84 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, TISHAWN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,053.81 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIQUET, DENISE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,052.63 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIEN, NIKKI A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $31,052.48 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, MICHELE D Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $31,052.46 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG M Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $31,052.45 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKERY, SHEILA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,052.40 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, ALICIA P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $31,052.18 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,051.82 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RENEE C Employer name Fulton County Amount $31,051.71 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JANINE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,051.52 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVALLE, SANDRA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $31,051.10 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, ANGILENA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,050.65 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKELITIS, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $31,050.51 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARELICK, PAIGE P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,050.36 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, RALPH J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $31,050.00 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,049.89 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIN, SANDRA M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $31,049.87 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, MEGAN E Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $31,049.82 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, AMIE F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $31,049.54 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ELAINE B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,049.17 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELYCH, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Hornell Amount $31,049.15 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, DANIEL P Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,048.80 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTILE, LAUREN D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $31,048.79 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENECKE, CAROL L Employer name Delaware County Amount $31,048.75 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JERMEY S Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $31,048.41 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOANNE Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $31,048.18 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKETT, MICHAEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,048.02 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, VIRGINIA S Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $31,047.80 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, DIANE S Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $31,047.74 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, SCOTT D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,047.26 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIO, AMY K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,046.73 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGERE, JESSICA L Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $31,046.40 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JUDITH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,046.39 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TAWANA J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $31,046.37 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGURSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,046.28 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, DIANA M Employer name Broome County Amount $31,046.24 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPA, SILVIA L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $31,046.07 Date 09/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, RASHITA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,045.48 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBAJAL, KAREN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $31,045.40 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ALLEN K Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $31,045.37 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEILY, DEBRA J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $31,045.27 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $31,045.21 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MARY C Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $31,045.08 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ANDREW P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $31,044.84 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of St Johnsville Amount $31,044.83 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WALTER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $31,044.42 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JILL M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $31,044.39 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JACQUELINE J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $31,044.31 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARGARET P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $31,044.29 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JENNIFER A Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $31,044.16 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, JULIAN S Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $31,044.14 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUTH, SUSAN C Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,043.90 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DAWN S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $31,043.83 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLER, BRANDON J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,043.70 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUEPPENGIESSER, JAMES M Employer name Perry CSD Amount $31,043.39 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVERE, CARMELA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,042.61 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, LAI F Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $31,042.60 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, KIM M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $31,042.57 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA, JEANETTE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,042.38 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, DAVID P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $31,042.38 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN M Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $31,042.27 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DIANE E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $31,041.90 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,041.79 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDMAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $31,041.71 Date 04/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, HEIDI K Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $31,041.31 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NAOMI A Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $31,041.16 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMBRA, VIRGINIA A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $31,041.14 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $31,041.01 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGEL, MICHAEL G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $31,040.99 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, PAUL A Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $31,040.90 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMARES, KENAN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $31,040.60 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, JORGE L Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $31,040.59 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TATIANA C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $31,040.31 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY, STACEY A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $31,039.74 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, THOMAS F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $31,039.56 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MARIBEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,039.47 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, EDWARD C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $31,039.43 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAISE, TYLER S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $31,039.35 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNIE, ELIZABETH S Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,039.29 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHARON L Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,039.13 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $31,038.90 Date 11/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERBA, CATHERINE Employer name Warren County Amount $31,038.86 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAAR, KATIUSKA I Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $31,038.73 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIOLEK, SANDRA D Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,038.67 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, BRADLY S Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $31,038.33 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMS, DAVID W Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $31,037.85 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNUCCI, DOROTHY M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $31,037.40 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TAMIA N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $31,037.37 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSHIER, JOHN K Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $31,036.96 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, PAMELA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $31,036.90 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, SHAVONNE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $31,036.76 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THERESA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,035.55 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLERMAN, RENEE N Employer name Erie County Amount $31,035.16 Date 05/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODROBINA, DIANA B Employer name Erie County Amount $31,035.16 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKEES, KERRIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $31,035.16 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System