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 LASCH, TODD K, JR Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,361.92 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMISH, KAREN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,361.80 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TYSHUN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,361.77 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOTT, KEVIN C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $30,361.61 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, ANNE MARIE J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $30,361.45 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARYL, CAROLINE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,361.40 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, GEORGE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,361.34 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVES, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,361.20 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LISA R Employer name Marion CSD Amount $30,360.60 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEF, LORRAINE L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $30,360.35 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, CHERYL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $30,360.00 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSON, SHEILA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,359.19 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, GARY Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $30,359.14 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $30,359.10 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DIANE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,358.90 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, CAROLYN S Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $30,358.60 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, ROBERT E, III Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $30,358.06 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTENCO, ALEJANDRO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,357.72 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LISA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $30,357.54 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENBURG, JANET E Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $30,357.45 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TIMOTHY B Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $30,357.32 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EARL T, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,357.11 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPOLLONIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $30,357.10 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, JOSE T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $30,357.03 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, KAREN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,356.74 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,356.54 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SHARON L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $30,356.33 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, ALFREDA J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $30,356.30 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHARON A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $30,355.84 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, TEREIANN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,355.84 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, JOSEPH W Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,355.48 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALICE M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $30,355.23 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKOWSKI, SARA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,354.74 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JEFFREY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,354.50 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, STACY F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,354.50 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, BRANDON C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $30,354.28 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, GINA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,354.22 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALINA, HOLLY S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,354.22 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ALICE C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $30,354.22 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLY, LAURA J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $30,354.17 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KRISTEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,353.94 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERSICK, SALLY K Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $30,353.59 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREINES, STEPHANIE G Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $30,353.47 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, LISA E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $30,353.46 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, JOHN F Employer name Columbia County Amount $30,353.43 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $30,353.40 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SONIA E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $30,353.30 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, DAWN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $30,352.15 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, STEVEN V Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,351.88 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSS, ANN F Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $30,350.96 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, LAURA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,350.88 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOUD, CHRISTINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,350.81 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHRS, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $30,350.80 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $30,350.80 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, ERIC M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $30,350.80 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VISERTO, CARMELLA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,350.37 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, TIMOTHY E Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $30,350.15 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,349.75 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,349.69 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEBIEWSKI, DENISE A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $30,349.53 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CRAIG J Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $30,349.31 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANSE, HERBERT P, JR Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $30,349.26 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ASHLEY C Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $30,349.22 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBE, LISA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $30,348.90 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, STACEY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,348.32 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJANOWSKI, DARLENE T Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $30,347.84 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZARIAN, KYLE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $30,347.77 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHONDT, LORNA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $30,347.62 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DENISSE Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $30,347.51 Date 08/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, STEFAN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $30,347.20 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOSHUA C Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $30,346.50 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES-YACUR, LILLIAN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $30,346.19 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CLURG, ANDRE M Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $30,346.09 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KAREN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $30,345.86 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARMA, SHALINI Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,345.70 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, RENATA Z Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $30,345.54 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, ROGER W Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $30,345.38 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, RONALD M Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $30,345.25 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, FRANK J Employer name Education Department Amount $30,344.94 Date 02/02/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, LILIANE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,344.68 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUARD, DONNA Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $30,344.68 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWA, KIM E Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $30,344.38 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECK, STEPHANIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,344.07 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, SUSAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $30,343.66 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALSKY, SHEA M G Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $30,343.47 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND W Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $30,343.28 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,342.72 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALYS, JEANINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $30,342.24 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $30,341.84 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LEELAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $30,341.83 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, BRENDA L Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $30,341.45 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JANE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $30,341.26 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $30,341.15 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARY E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $30,340.52 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, TARA A Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $30,340.00 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASZKIEWICZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $30,339.89 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $30,339.71 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,339.59 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVICH, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $30,339.53 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DARLA S Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,339.48 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System