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 BURKE, CINDY F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $30,469.02 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $30,468.90 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TASHA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,468.69 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUZANNE J Employer name Department of State Amount $30,468.47 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MICHELE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,467.97 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCUS, JOEL A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $30,467.71 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROSE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $30,467.53 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KRISTINA N Employer name Clinton County Amount $30,467.12 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZANO, CINDY S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,466.85 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DEBORAH S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,466.83 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JOHN M, JR Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $30,465.92 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, KRISTEN E Employer name Erie County Amount $30,465.57 Date 10/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, MARC L Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $30,465.52 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, JOAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $30,465.06 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, CHEE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,464.50 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACO, LORI E Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $30,463.75 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, MARY F Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $30,463.53 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECASTER, JOANNE E Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $30,463.00 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKINS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,462.96 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, RASHELLE R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $30,462.90 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, EMILY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,462.45 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, CALA J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $30,462.25 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, JOSEPH C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,462.02 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KELLY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,461.83 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TRAVIS A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,461.75 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, THOMAS A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,461.48 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGEY, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,461.45 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDOTA, THERESA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,460.80 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZEL, RAYMOND G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,460.78 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HEATHER L Employer name City of Rome Amount $30,460.60 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, MARIA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $30,460.34 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, MELISA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $30,460.12 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-KNAPP, JULIE C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $30,459.53 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JAN M Employer name West Carthage Housing Auth Amount $30,459.10 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, MARY B Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $30,459.09 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, NATHAN C Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $30,458.75 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, FRANCIA JEAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $30,458.29 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDOR, MARIA ELENA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $30,458.28 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLUSKY, ERIKA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,458.18 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $30,458.06 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAS, TIBERIU Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,458.06 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, REBECCA J Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $30,458.00 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEDERICH, DONNA Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,457.44 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ABEE, JONATHAN P Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,457.24 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, VIRGINIA A Employer name Yates County Amount $30,457.14 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLINO, ANDREA C Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $30,456.60 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $30,456.39 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $30,456.15 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, NANNETTE S Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,455.94 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TRINA V Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $30,455.85 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKY, DENNIS O Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $30,455.82 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHELE M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $30,455.72 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, DARLENE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,454.40 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, GAIL H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $30,454.33 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINELL, WALTER C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,454.17 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, JACQUELINE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,454.14 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, AMY L Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $30,454.00 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMALI, ENKELETA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $30,453.75 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $30,453.72 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAFIADIS, NOULA Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $30,453.53 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEDEN, KRISTEN A Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,453.53 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFER-AIKEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $30,453.31 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, MONIQUE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,453.29 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JOAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,453.23 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, WANDA R Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $30,453.19 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, LAWRENCE E Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $30,453.06 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, BRETT E Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $30,453.03 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, DIANA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $30,452.57 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CLEEF, RENE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,452.39 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VICTORIA L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $30,452.15 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNORDSTRAND, BRIANA M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $30,452.04 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, MONIQUE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,451.97 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LAURA P Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $30,451.72 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, HEIDI M Employer name Wayne County Amount $30,451.55 Date 01/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNA, DIANE Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $30,451.07 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEWEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,450.91 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ADRIENNE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $30,450.44 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, COREY J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $30,450.31 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDERBORG, KATHLEEN O Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $30,450.13 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAROSA, ANDRIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $30,449.93 Date 03/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUSSLER, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $30,449.65 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, VANNESSA S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,449.06 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROGER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $30,448.98 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, EILEEN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,448.77 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN P Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $30,448.57 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZEWSKI, SUSAN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,448.52 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZIM, YAMINI Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,448.49 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DIANE K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $30,448.34 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, DOREEN Employer name Town of Highland Amount $30,448.11 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBECK, JOLENE A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,447.98 Date 05/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENANDER, WILLIAM M Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $30,447.42 Date 04/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, RUTH A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $30,447.12 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMAINE, KAREN S Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $30,446.82 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, MICHELE A Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $30,446.78 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, PAULA M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,446.65 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, MICHAEL Employer name Albany County Amount $30,446.54 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, JOLENE E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $30,446.41 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, STEVEN G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $30,445.26 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWEDEL, ASHLEY N Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $30,444.51 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, MELISSA A Employer name Essex County Amount $30,444.40 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System