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 DRESSEL, LEONARD C Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $30,299.45 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRING, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,298.24 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Troy Amount $30,298.16 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, AMANDA R Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $30,297.57 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, ANDREA M Employer name Education Department Amount $30,297.50 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG-MA, NANCY Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $30,297.34 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLLE, LOUIS J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $30,297.09 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, JOHN V, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,297.00 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, KELLY A Employer name Village of Earlville Amount $30,296.95 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARIA, MATTHEW G Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,296.79 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSEY, AKIM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,296.43 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMIE L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $30,296.06 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, GREGORY D Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $30,296.02 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRAD, MICHAEL J Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $30,296.01 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, KATHLEEN N Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $30,296.00 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSBAK, MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,295.95 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,295.87 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACK, CONNIE J Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $30,295.74 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, WILLIAM S Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $30,295.72 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, TRACY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $30,295.71 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOSEPH M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $30,295.63 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, EARL D Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $30,295.58 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $30,295.07 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CONNIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,294.21 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARNEY, CARLOS M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,294.16 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, MARSHA E Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $30,293.95 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, GINA Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $30,293.20 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGROW, TIFFANY L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $30,293.07 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINOLA, MARYANN Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $30,292.99 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Cortland County Amount $30,292.92 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, CARL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,292.81 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEINZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,292.79 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA A Employer name Chenango County Amount $30,292.70 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, JENNIFER M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $30,292.15 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEAZ, SAMANTHA L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $30,291.88 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, LARRY D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $30,291.71 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULTMAN, JOY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $30,291.49 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, HENRY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $30,291.42 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BRIAN R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,291.27 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKOVIC, KATIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $30,290.78 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, MIRIAM S Employer name Fulton County Amount $30,290.67 Date 05/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, LESLIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,290.28 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, JAMES F, III Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $30,290.09 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ASHLEY S Employer name Orange County Amount $30,289.69 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, JOSHUA J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $30,289.66 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, GINA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,289.48 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELES, FELICIDAD A Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $30,289.10 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ALISON J Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,288.30 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLS, ERIC J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $30,288.20 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEMER, MARY P Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,288.14 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,288.07 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, FELICIA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $30,287.73 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGAS, HEATHER R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,287.71 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ADAM F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $30,287.64 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALE, THOMAS J Employer name Ontario County Amount $30,287.57 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENABDALLAH, ABDELHAMID Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $30,287.55 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, LOUIS P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $30,287.49 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANITTA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $30,286.94 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JANET Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $30,286.81 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DOUGLAS W Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $30,286.70 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SHAWN M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $30,286.16 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, NAOMI A Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $30,286.00 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, GABRIELA Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $30,285.88 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, CORY R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $30,285.81 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSSBER, MICHELL A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $30,285.66 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $30,285.26 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, TERRI A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $30,285.26 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TARA F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $30,285.15 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNER, FRANK E Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $30,285.00 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, CHANTALE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $30,284.94 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY-MARCUS, BRANDY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,284.81 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGLE, SUSAN F Employer name Oswego County Amount $30,284.80 Date 02/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIO, LISA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $30,284.37 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, BONNIE C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,283.83 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOANNE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $30,283.73 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, ALBERT V, MR JR Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $30,283.72 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZOL, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $30,283.50 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDO, MELISSA I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,283.04 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNINA, DAWN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,282.89 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DANA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $30,282.72 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINTA, STEPHEN A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $30,282.40 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARIA, HEATHER M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $30,282.19 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTETT, MARY F Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,281.91 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KELLY JO Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $30,281.73 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOUCEUR, GAELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $30,281.63 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, TERRY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $30,281.52 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZIO, EMILY E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $30,281.39 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,281.30 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, VIRGINIA R Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $30,281.05 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSQYLI, AGRON Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,280.87 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEVINE, ALEXIS M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $30,280.72 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, KRISTIAN R Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $30,280.04 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILTCH, MELINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,279.79 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCRESS, JOAN B Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $30,279.79 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $30,279.55 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, SUSAN W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $30,279.23 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $30,279.14 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULIERI, BONNIE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,278.77 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUWSMA, SAMANTHA M Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $30,278.76 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ROY B Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $30,278.68 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System