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 ANDREW, JOSEPH R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $30,157.94 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, MICHAEL C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $30,157.56 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSHAK, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $30,157.38 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, CAROL L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $30,157.02 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAIANA, JEAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,156.97 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, MARY Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,156.97 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LAURA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,156.92 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $30,156.83 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, TASHA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,155.44 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, SHIRLEY A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $30,155.20 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DAVID L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $30,154.86 Date 12/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, JUSTIN R Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $30,154.86 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,154.49 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ZURI V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,154.38 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINATI, THERESA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,153.88 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, FILOMENA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,153.56 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, KIMBERLY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $30,153.28 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, CAROL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $30,153.28 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUTZ, EMILY N Employer name Chemung County Amount $30,153.13 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPLOWITZ, JEFFERY C Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $30,152.98 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MEREDITH M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $30,152.65 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, RICHARD T Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $30,152.57 Date 02/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, MARY L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $30,152.54 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYETH, GERALDINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,152.28 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, LOIS M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $30,152.22 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALHAMMER, MAGNUS Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,152.06 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, JENNIFER A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $30,151.97 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, CAROL A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $30,151.82 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSON, DAVID P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,151.80 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASCUP, SUSAN A Employer name Otsego County Amount $30,151.49 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, PAULA ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $30,151.29 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, PAULA ANN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $30,151.29 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPIERI, MICHAEL H Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $30,151.00 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DENNIS G, II Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $30,150.85 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MALIKA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $30,150.70 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, KATHRYN B Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,150.39 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, LE ROY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,150.16 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, CHRIS J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,150.02 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, MARIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,149.97 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTA, CLAUDIA Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $30,149.82 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,149.64 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DELIA O Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,149.62 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PEGGY J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $30,149.48 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, GIORGIANA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $30,148.89 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, SHANE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,148.57 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACKMYRE, KIMBERLY L Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $30,148.36 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHASSITY S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $30,148.22 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,147.95 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLEN, JOHN E Employer name Broome County Amount $30,147.81 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURINICK, BRIDGET K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,147.76 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBRESELASIE, SAHELEZEGI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,147.63 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, CAROL L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $30,147.11 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, MARY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $30,146.65 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KRISTEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,146.29 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTAKES, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $30,145.96 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, EUGENE W Employer name Franklin County Amount $30,145.45 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENIFF, DEBORAH J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $30,145.39 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LORRIE J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $30,145.12 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, JULIE T Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $30,145.10 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, VICKIE W Employer name Genesee County Amount $30,145.07 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MATTHEW L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $30,145.00 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY E Employer name City of Albany Amount $30,144.69 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, DEBORAH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,144.63 Date 08/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, SUSAN D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,144.54 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $30,144.32 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRSCHEDL, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,143.97 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, ANGEL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,143.81 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ROLAND V Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $30,143.80 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Lima Amount $30,143.75 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREB, LAURIE N Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $30,143.20 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KAREN E Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $30,142.67 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACONO, MARIA G Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $30,142.30 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AMY J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $30,142.20 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERASIMOWICZ, MARY L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $30,142.07 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, BRIAN J Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $30,142.02 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLIN, ROBERT K Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $30,141.69 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, THEODORE E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $30,141.43 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, PAMELA M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $30,141.30 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMP, JEANNETTE Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,141.24 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPACHAN, VINOD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $30,141.01 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LOUISE M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $30,140.99 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, CAROLYN R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $30,140.77 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROS, SOKHORN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,140.59 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKA, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,140.46 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, TONY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $30,140.08 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWARNOWICZ, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Amsterdam Amount $30,139.86 Date 09/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH P Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $30,139.73 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $30,139.37 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CAROLE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $30,139.24 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, LAURA A Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $30,139.21 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, CHRISTINE F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $30,139.19 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATI, LINDA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $30,139.12 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNREICH, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $30,139.10 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, STEVEN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $30,138.90 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $30,138.74 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, CAROLINA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $30,138.67 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEHY, DANIEL T Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $30,138.20 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNASZEWSKI, COLLEEN B Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $30,138.18 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,138.14 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER-WICK, IAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $30,137.94 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System