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 LEIMBACH, DEBRA S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $30,492.15 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, PAMELA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,491.40 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DEBORAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,491.39 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATLAND, MARLEA T Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $30,491.22 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, EILEEN Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $30,490.99 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUOSSO, TINA Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $30,490.50 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATFORD, DARLENE M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $30,490.32 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, JOSEPH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $30,490.17 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PRISCILLA L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $30,490.12 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, PHILLIP M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $30,489.81 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, LEANNE M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $30,489.62 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOKE, CARRIE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,489.43 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DEBRA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,489.26 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KIMBERLY JOAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,489.03 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARGARET L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $30,488.95 Date 04/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSARD, LAURIE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,488.49 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LYNNETTE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,488.27 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, THOMAS M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,488.25 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, LISA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $30,487.80 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, JOHN C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $30,487.48 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,486.86 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PETER D Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,486.57 Date 12/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $30,485.58 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $30,485.43 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JEREMEY M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $30,485.34 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OARE, LYNETTE M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $30,485.13 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, JULIE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,485.09 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDRICK, RAYNARDO R, JR Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $30,484.92 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, KARIE E Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $30,484.70 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, RONNY J Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $30,484.48 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, SANDRA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $30,484.15 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTAR, DONNA M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $30,483.14 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ALLISON E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,482.96 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERICK, LINDA L Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $30,482.92 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOEL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,482.85 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CAROLYN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,482.30 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $30,481.91 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, FRANK T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $30,481.87 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WENDI S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,481.56 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, CHERYL L Employer name Essex County Amount $30,481.20 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JENNIFER J Employer name Essex County Amount $30,481.20 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROLIN, CYNTHIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,480.89 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $30,480.49 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLVINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $30,480.26 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERG, JENNIFER H Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $30,480.00 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $30,479.83 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, COURTNEY J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $30,479.83 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, UTE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,479.75 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHIE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,479.57 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, JASON C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,479.28 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $30,479.05 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORALL, JILL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,478.98 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, RENEE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,478.77 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $30,478.51 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOAN M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $30,478.34 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCZIENSKI, DIANE L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $30,477.20 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JUANITA Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,477.01 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACITANO, BEATRIZ D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,475.95 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, RICHARD L Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $30,475.75 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, MARIA BENITA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $30,475.73 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,475.41 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MELINDA A Employer name Watkins Glen Housing Authority Amount $30,475.20 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINO, LINDA M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $30,475.01 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODER, DAVID HF Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,474.93 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EDWARD F Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $30,474.76 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, RAYMOND J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $30,474.22 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITONTI, JACQUELINE C Employer name Montauk Library Amount $30,474.14 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOLD, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $30,474.06 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MELISSA L Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $30,473.76 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ZOILY Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,473.44 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, LUANN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,473.07 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMABHADRAN, VEENA Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,473.03 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, TANYA I Employer name Steuben County Amount $30,473.02 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LYNN D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $30,472.96 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, JEFF Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,472.91 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIORE, SANDRA V Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $30,472.65 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, WILLIAM C Employer name Genesee County Amount $30,472.64 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGIN, RITA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,472.58 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $30,472.50 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMAN, KEITH T Employer name Washington County Amount $30,472.46 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROICKE, KEVIN W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $30,472.45 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, BERNADETTE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,472.25 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, BRITTANY D Employer name Broome County Amount $30,471.87 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMY, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Charlton Amount $30,471.74 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYANWU, PASCHAL CHINEDU Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $30,471.57 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONROD, EVELYN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $30,471.30 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, JOHN A Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $30,471.16 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZA, MARJORIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,470.94 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CRAIG L Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $30,470.73 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNANANDAN, RAJEEVAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $30,470.56 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARTHA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,470.51 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, BILLIE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,470.47 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEVIN, DONNA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $30,470.44 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $30,470.19 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAINEY, MARYELLEN R Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,470.02 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIARZ, JILL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $30,469.85 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, RICHARD K Employer name New City Library Amount $30,469.79 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, GALYNA Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $30,469.66 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, LISA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $30,469.32 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHEILA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $30,469.07 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System