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, RANDOLPH Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $30,576.89 Date 01/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LYLE E Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $30,576.84 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLELY, DONNA C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $30,576.66 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KENNETH D, II Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $30,576.62 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, DOUGLAS L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $30,576.25 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH J Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $30,575.89 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, STACY J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $30,575.74 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCOLI, SALLY V Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $30,575.02 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, SARA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,575.01 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIN, SCOTT C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,575.01 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, DEBORAH L Employer name Ulster County Amount $30,574.97 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, DOLORES G Employer name Washington County Amount $30,574.75 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRASI, LINDA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,574.01 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBICHLER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,573.99 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER-O'NEILL, RACHEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,573.71 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TYESE S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $30,573.50 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADELLA, MIROSLAVA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,573.39 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMICH, DANIELLE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,573.18 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,572.59 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHARLENE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $30,572.54 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOCCIO, DEBORAH M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $30,572.11 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, MICHAEL J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $30,572.01 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANUS, MARY-LYNN Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,571.75 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LISA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $30,571.68 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, PATRICIA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $30,571.45 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECH, SHANNON D Employer name Allegany County Amount $30,571.32 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSIN, STEPHEN P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $30,571.29 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVED, IMTIAZ U Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $30,571.19 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DANIEL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $30,570.64 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTACOSTE, JOSEPH M Employer name Warren County Amount $30,570.54 Date 12/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, WILLIAM B Employer name Warren County Amount $30,570.52 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALMON, KENDRA A Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $30,570.40 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, HEATHER A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $30,570.33 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Eaton Amount $30,570.15 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ODETTE, MS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $30,570.07 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINEO, KELLY L Employer name Orange County Amount $30,570.00 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JESSICA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $30,569.98 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KATHERINE A Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $30,569.60 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKALAS, NICHOLAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $30,569.60 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, JOSEPH H, JR Employer name Village of West Winfield Amount $30,569.54 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAFORT, SALLY A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $30,569.50 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMAHA, JOSEPHINE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $30,569.50 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, JONATHAN M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $30,569.03 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, ALEXIS M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $30,568.82 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHUT, LOU ANN Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $30,568.68 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGEL, JENNIFER Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $30,568.31 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, RENEE E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $30,568.16 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $30,567.95 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABTREE, EVAN M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $30,567.95 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, TRACY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,567.76 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SHAAKIRA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $30,567.56 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, MARTA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,567.55 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JAMES G Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $30,567.44 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARGRETA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,567.08 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SARAH E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,567.05 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIEWSKI, LINDSEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $30,565.36 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDRAK, EDWIN J, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $30,565.08 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSHAID, JEFFREY W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $30,564.72 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, JACQUE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $30,564.60 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOMBA, STACEY K Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $30,564.47 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHGORSKI, ZACHARY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $30,564.03 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIATNO, BONDAN A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $30,563.94 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, GARRET W Employer name Tioga County Amount $30,563.94 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERDALE, ERIC S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,563.85 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PETER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,563.52 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONO, JAYME M Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,563.51 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, SHARON L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $30,563.43 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, LAKISHA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $30,563.02 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILICKI, ADRIENNE Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $30,562.93 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $30,562.60 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, GLENN Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $30,562.51 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHING L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,562.45 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKENHAGEN, ANNETTE M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $30,562.42 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, NICOLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $30,562.31 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMEOLA, PATRICIA A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,561.94 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, NILSEN E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,561.37 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADJEI, FELICIA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $30,561.21 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, SAM M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,561.13 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRYM, GARY A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $30,561.03 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHNER, SUSANN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,560.25 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, KRISTINA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,560.03 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, TIFFANY A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $30,559.80 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEWSKI, THOMAS W Employer name Erie County Amount $30,559.27 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, LORNA J Employer name Warren County Amount $30,559.14 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,559.04 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS-GIRTLER, REBEKAH J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $30,558.89 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, BENEDICTO D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,558.81 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATMANN, JOSEPH T Employer name Center Moriches Fire District Amount $30,558.79 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, ZONALYNN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $30,558.78 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, DENISE L Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $30,558.12 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JEFFREY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,557.82 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARETANO, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $30,557.61 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SHANNON L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $30,557.51 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCHO, ERIK W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,557.10 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNEDO, CLARA D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $30,557.05 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, COLLEEN Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $30,556.96 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEAN, WILFORD W C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $30,556.93 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, MICHELE L Employer name Town of Prattsville Amount $30,556.80 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHNER, HAROLD J Employer name Broome County Amount $30,556.64 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JODY L Employer name Broome County Amount $30,556.63 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System