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 WRIGHT, BRENDA L Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $30,706.67 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, DALE E Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $30,706.34 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDO, DANIEL B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,705.85 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MAYRA T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $30,705.81 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, LISA ANN Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $30,705.26 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSTAFF, JAMES E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,705.15 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, JEDEDIAH J Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $30,704.56 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $30,704.55 Date 11/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, KAREN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $30,703.91 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLER, DEBORAH N Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $30,703.72 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, BRIANNA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,703.42 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, AMANDA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,703.34 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHSERLE, MICHAEL L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $30,702.98 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, LISA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $30,702.30 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $30,701.99 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOD, TAMIKO N Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,701.96 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILANO, MELISSA M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $30,701.86 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERICK, JERRY L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $30,701.75 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALO, ZACHARY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,700.96 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $30,700.91 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULA, DONNA Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $30,700.70 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WODDARD, AKILAH I Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $30,700.29 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KAREN M Employer name Orange County Amount $30,700.05 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO, THERESA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $30,700.05 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CONNIE L Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $30,699.95 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, LISA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $30,699.65 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGBEE, THERESA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $30,699.59 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TIFFANY M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $30,699.53 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ALICE M Employer name Town of Lexington Amount $30,699.44 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, PATRICIA J Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $30,698.80 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKE, SHAWN D Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $30,698.63 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, DEBORAH A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $30,698.39 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZIER, DOROTHY M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $30,698.38 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TRACY E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,698.37 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMAINVILLE, KEELY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $30,698.16 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUPIN, JARED M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $30,698.15 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, MARY ANN Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $30,698.05 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHTA, LORAINNE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,698.02 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LINDA S Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $30,697.58 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRO, AMY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,697.02 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHENITA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,696.77 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASALLE, CELESTA G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,696.50 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,696.44 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DUANE N, SR Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,696.10 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, KATHERINE M Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $30,695.86 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, KELAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,694.76 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLWIG, DOROTHY M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,694.72 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCIARZ, KATHY L Employer name Erie County Amount $30,694.32 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPS, LIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,694.05 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MARTIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $30,693.92 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CHAD A Employer name Town of Union Amount $30,693.32 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, CARL M Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $30,693.22 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, EDWARD G Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $30,693.12 Date 03/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LINDA G Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $30,692.81 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, CATHY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $30,692.73 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAR, SUJATHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $30,692.65 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANFEAR, MAUREEN E Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $30,692.54 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LISA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,692.44 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, KAREN A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,692.32 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMKIN, SCOTT C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $30,692.28 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORANO, NICOLE I Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $30,692.26 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCEK, WILLIAM H Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $30,691.74 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KIRK T Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $30,691.62 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU CLAIR, JOHN L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $30,691.31 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, MOHSAN Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $30,691.30 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREBOVICH, ARTUR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $30,691.11 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, NELSON H Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $30,690.53 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVARD, MELANIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,690.02 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPENHAUSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $30,689.80 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, JENNIFER T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,689.46 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETZ, ANA ALICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,689.42 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, HAROLD W, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,689.06 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, GEORGE R Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $30,689.02 Date 02/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, REGINA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $30,688.81 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKINS, KYLE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $30,688.45 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, LARRY A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,688.09 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, LINDA A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $30,688.01 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDISON, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $30,687.16 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ALISHA C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $30,687.04 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,686.90 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CORINNE B Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,686.88 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROELICH, DENISE A Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $30,686.78 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, JOAN L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $30,686.73 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, NICHOLE N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,686.51 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBEL, TIMOTHY B Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,686.35 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PELT, MAUREEN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $30,686.35 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOHN A Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $30,686.27 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDITT, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $30,685.87 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DOUGLAS K Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,685.78 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILKER, STACY J Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $30,685.74 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, DOMINIQUE N Employer name Albany County Amount $30,685.72 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, CONSTANCE C Employer name Delaware County Amount $30,685.71 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, AMY D Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,685.55 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYAS, MARIANNE Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,685.51 Date 04/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, MONICA R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,685.39 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKING, JANET T Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $30,685.23 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVLE, DENISE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $30,684.66 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETENSKI, TINA MARIE R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,684.49 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DAVID R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $30,684.15 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANELLA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,683.83 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System