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 MOLINA, DARIEN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,426.84 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, ANTHONY F Employer name Town of Middlefield Amount $30,426.67 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, RYAN R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $30,426.27 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, LAURIE L Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $30,425.92 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,425.59 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, PAUL E Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $30,425.10 Date 11/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTASH, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,424.98 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, SHERI L Employer name Erie County Amount $30,424.65 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, TAYLOR L Employer name Erie County Amount $30,424.63 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNOO, NESHAUD M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,423.52 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, SHARLENE L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $30,422.87 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, SHAYNA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,422.64 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEES, LAUREL H Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,422.28 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Riga Amount $30,422.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSESE, RAMIKA S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,421.73 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMANN, JENNIFER Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $30,421.70 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, KATHY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,421.36 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, VICKI L Employer name Town of Brutus Amount $30,421.30 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKMAN, KELCY R Employer name Broome County Amount $30,420.92 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, MOLLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $30,420.54 Date 03/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUGARTS, SCOTT N Employer name Erie County Amount $30,420.12 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, JOYCE A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $30,420.01 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $30,419.72 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, JODI P Employer name Wheelerville UFSD Amount $30,419.47 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREXLER, JULIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,419.35 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, HOLLY A Employer name Town of Malta Amount $30,419.34 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KYLE J Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $30,419.15 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PATRICIA H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,419.00 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, JOY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,418.98 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUKES, RANDALL J Employer name Albany County Amount $30,418.66 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, EARNEST E, JR Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $30,418.50 Date 07/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMEL E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $30,418.44 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLONE, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $30,418.40 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DYLAN L Employer name North Country Library System Amount $30,418.36 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, JEAN M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $30,418.34 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, GEORGE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,418.32 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, TYQUAN K Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $30,418.08 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, BOBBEE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,417.64 Date 11/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUREGARD, MICHAEL K Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $30,417.43 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ARTHUR P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,417.33 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,417.23 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART-DUDLEY, SHANEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,416.38 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BELSO, JOSEPH R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $30,416.27 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARITA, LORI A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $30,416.19 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIOVANNI, SAMANTHA, MS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $30,415.70 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, NICOLE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $30,415.63 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, BRITANY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,415.34 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAURA L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $30,415.33 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ANN MARIE Employer name Albany County Amount $30,414.85 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSS, SHAWN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,414.65 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONAGH, KATHERINE E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $30,414.44 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SCOTT R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $30,414.29 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUIN, AMANDA B Employer name Broome County Amount $30,414.25 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, KAREN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,414.22 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PERCY W Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $30,413.81 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, STACIE A Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $30,413.78 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONALD C Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,413.33 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK, DOMONICK J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $30,412.51 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, NANCY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,412.07 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, ALICE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,412.00 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORATE, LAURA P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,411.91 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ELENA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $30,411.84 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, JULIA A Employer name Otsego County Amount $30,411.79 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, SABRINA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $30,411.50 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $30,411.36 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, DOMINICK A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,411.04 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHELLE C Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $30,410.89 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMMEL, LORI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,410.80 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, KARL F Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $30,410.40 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHER, DENISE E Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $30,410.20 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN-KOCHER, CHRISTINE P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,410.00 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, THERESA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,409.50 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, SAMANTHA C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,409.49 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ALEXANDER F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,409.15 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, TERRY D Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $30,409.10 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JORDAN X Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,409.09 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPROPOULOS, MARIA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $30,409.04 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLANIN, RYAN S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $30,408.85 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, JOYCE M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $30,408.79 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, RUSSELL H, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $30,408.77 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERJAVEC, SARA V Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $30,408.75 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBERRY, CORTEZ L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $30,408.36 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, KATHERINE E Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $30,408.36 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTBAUER, JUDITH A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $30,407.80 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERO, JOHN S Employer name Orange County Amount $30,407.42 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, STEVEN W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $30,407.37 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, VICKI J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,407.24 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, KAYLA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,406.97 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABST, ROBERT J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $30,406.95 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, DAVID A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $30,406.87 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTVED, JEREMY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,406.86 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESSOA, ROBERTA G Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $30,406.83 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, VIRGINIA M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $30,406.75 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUOBADIA, ROSELINE O Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,406.70 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHFUSS, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Menands Amount $30,406.48 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $30,406.45 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, DIANE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,406.32 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACHOWSKI, DOREEN A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,406.00 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KRISTIN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,405.95 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $30,405.80 Date 04/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System