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 YATES, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $30,535.31 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, SUSAN Y Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $30,534.67 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, EDWARD A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $30,534.35 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DANIEL T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,534.30 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $30,534.21 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPANO, KYLE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,534.10 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDRICK, KENNA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,533.94 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERO, MARK L Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $30,533.62 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,533.06 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRENZE, JUSTYNE N Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,532.72 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LAUREN E, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $30,532.63 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JOSEPH L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $30,532.51 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NANCY J Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $30,532.48 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDLING, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,532.45 Date 01/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSING, KATHLEEN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $30,532.28 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAG, SHELBY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $30,531.97 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRES, KENNETH M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,531.93 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, LEE E, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,531.85 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $30,531.48 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JO WEON Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,531.45 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LYNNE R Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $30,531.10 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, MARILYN P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,530.52 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VERONICA A Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $30,530.25 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, FRED H, JR Employer name Herkimer Housing Authority Amount $30,529.61 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, WENDY L Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $30,529.60 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, ROBERT C, II Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,529.44 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, MARIE C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $30,529.15 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKWORTH, LISA C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $30,529.03 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CAROL S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $30,528.98 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LINDSEY S Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,528.38 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $30,528.25 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LILIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,527.80 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, MARYLOU Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,527.66 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, MARY E Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $30,527.56 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCHKOFF, KRISTEN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $30,527.20 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THEODORE E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,527.12 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOSS, JENNIFER J Employer name Fairport Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $30,526.96 Date 06/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEOCH, TERRY H Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $30,526.90 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, HAMILTON M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $30,526.80 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, BERNADETTE Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $30,526.38 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,526.35 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZEKAS, CRYSTAL M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,526.18 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEREBEE, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Keene Amount $30,526.12 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES-CRUZ, LYNETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $30,525.94 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CATHY J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $30,525.85 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOTA, MARIA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $30,525.82 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNKEN, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $30,525.76 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, CODY T Employer name Town of Jay Amount $30,525.74 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS R Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $30,525.63 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, LEILANI C Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $30,525.56 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERGER, TAMAR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $30,524.99 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMINS, BRIAN R Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $30,524.07 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMIE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,524.07 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTEN, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $30,523.34 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGERON, KEITH A Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $30,523.28 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUWIK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Erie County Amount $30,523.15 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTEIRO, ROBERT L Employer name Newark CSD Amount $30,523.03 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZANSKY, ELYSE Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $30,522.70 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $30,522.70 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MEGHAN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,522.66 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHARLEEN D Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $30,522.37 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, KERRY L Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $30,522.33 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBOWSKI, LAUREN J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $30,521.73 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSING, MERCEDES A Employer name Seneca County Amount $30,521.69 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DEBRA L Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $30,521.68 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, NICOLE L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $30,521.61 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, ARDALIA F Employer name Bradford CSD Amount $30,521.35 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARCELLA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $30,521.25 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, BARBARA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $30,521.13 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATKO, JENNIFER L Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $30,521.08 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMPORE, DENISE M Employer name Town of Persia Amount $30,521.00 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, RACHEL A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $30,520.91 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, WENDY A, MS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,520.47 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, JAMES T Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $30,520.38 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTELL, SUSAN B Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $30,520.36 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARTHA J Employer name Town of Aurelius Amount $30,520.00 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, PHILLIP Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $30,519.55 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, TERRA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,519.17 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TERESA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,518.94 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLEY, KEVIN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $30,518.65 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, ALICE F Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,518.56 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,518.19 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, SARA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,518.19 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNIS, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $30,518.19 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEACHMAN, STEPHANIE N, MRS Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $30,518.19 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, JO ANN R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $30,518.03 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PALMIRA Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $30,517.95 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ANDREW J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,517.81 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, MIRIAM Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $30,517.80 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISDOM, TONIE MARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,517.73 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYETTE, SCOTT A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $30,517.71 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERILL, KRISTINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,517.50 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JOYCE M Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $30,517.31 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCADAMO, DENISE A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $30,517.21 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, JO ANNE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,517.05 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONTOBEL-ZACCARI, JANET V Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $30,516.87 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESTER, DINA F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,516.87 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, LA QUITA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,516.78 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGICARO, GINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,516.34 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAO, CHAO Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,516.29 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System