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 SMITH, BONNIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,240.09 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ANN M Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $30,240.00 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINUS, HEATHER M Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $30,239.81 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGODA, RICHARD J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,239.80 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, AIQUN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $30,239.68 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TAMMY M Employer name Essex County Amount $30,239.46 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, STACIE L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $30,239.40 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ADAM M Employer name Town of Westport Amount $30,239.39 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KEVIN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $30,239.20 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, JULIA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,239.09 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MEGAN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $30,239.00 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTINE ANN Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $30,238.13 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $30,237.95 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, DANIEL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $30,237.90 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PEDRO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,237.85 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, LISA M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,237.35 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSTER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Cuyler Amount $30,237.03 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $30,236.43 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDEIRO, MANUEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,236.16 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $30,235.68 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, EVERAL C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $30,235.62 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, WILLIAM R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,235.60 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JESSICA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,234.85 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JULIE L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $30,234.54 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $30,234.09 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TAMMIE E Employer name Town of Richland Amount $30,234.04 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARLA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $30,233.57 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOVO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,233.45 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCOBELLO, TYLER M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $30,233.34 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY L Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $30,233.17 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, DOLORES F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $30,232.40 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, FELISHA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,231.44 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, MICHELLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,231.18 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGIO, ROSA Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $30,231.06 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURATORE, DONALD D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,230.09 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,229.99 Date 01/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,229.83 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, BEVERLY A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $30,229.57 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SUSAN H Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $30,229.36 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $30,229.36 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JOHANNY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,228.80 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETALLICK, ALYSE S Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $30,228.55 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $30,228.22 Date 03/13/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, WALLIS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,227.80 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, MICHELE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $30,227.76 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGUE, MICHELL Y Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $30,227.74 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENIER, DARCY J Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $30,227.63 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JESSE E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $30,227.46 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, AUSTIN J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $30,227.45 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURAS, PATRICIA C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,227.28 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAS, KRISTINA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $30,227.06 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, IVONNE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,226.85 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RHODESIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,226.66 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RICHARD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $30,226.49 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHARLES A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $30,225.90 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, CHARLENE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,225.69 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $30,225.54 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MAC KENZIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,225.43 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, MATTHEW Employer name Erie County Amount $30,225.30 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JOHNI R Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $30,225.25 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, PERRY M Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $30,225.13 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURINA, KAREN Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $30,225.03 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $30,224.76 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHSE, DONALD A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $30,224.36 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, CAPRICE A Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $30,224.34 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOREN, JEFFREY H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,224.27 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMER, MICHELE I Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $30,223.88 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, NATHAN J Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $30,223.28 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSETTA, LOIS H Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,223.25 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRUPPO, CHRISTINE C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,223.25 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ANNA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,223.25 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, KAREN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $30,222.96 Date 08/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIG, JAMES P Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $30,221.61 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, KRISTY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $30,220.93 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JULIE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $30,220.86 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, LORI A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $30,220.83 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Department of Health Amount $30,220.65 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Parma Amount $30,220.55 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, MAXWELL A Employer name Education Department Amount $30,220.27 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, JAMES P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,220.27 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, KRISTIN M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $30,220.05 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSTREAM, ANTOINETTE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $30,220.03 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, ROBIN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,219.98 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEY, TASHEEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,219.50 Date 07/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASTIS, LIN MARIE Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $30,219.02 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DANIELLE M Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $30,218.75 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LEWIS R, JR Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $30,218.71 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, SHIRLEY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $30,218.71 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, BRIDGET A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $30,218.66 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYHEE, KAREN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $30,218.65 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, NANCY F Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $30,218.62 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKY, TAMMY LYNN Employer name Broome County Amount $30,218.49 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTBERG, THOMAS R Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $30,217.40 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRENT M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $30,217.01 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, DAVID R Employer name Village of Adams Amount $30,216.90 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,216.75 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, MARIA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,216.50 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $30,216.46 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, ANDREW E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $30,216.37 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, ROCCO Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $30,216.04 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System