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 TERRELL, QUADIM D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,137.76 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KAYLA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $30,137.53 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, BELLE Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $30,137.36 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, WALTER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,137.28 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUP, RYAN C Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $30,136.78 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, DEBORAH G Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $30,136.66 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOY L C Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $30,136.50 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CATHERINE T Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $30,136.27 Date 04/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBO, SHERRY W Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $30,135.92 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STACEY M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $30,135.50 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, LISA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $30,135.50 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETA, CLAUDINE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $30,135.18 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, KARL-MARX Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $30,134.75 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VAN, NOREDA D Employer name Medina CSD Amount $30,134.14 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,133.92 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, SHARON Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $30,133.89 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINEY, JOHN A Employer name Addison CSD Amount $30,133.88 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDDIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $30,133.39 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, AMANDA L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $30,132.86 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERY, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $30,132.85 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $30,132.62 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, THOMAS C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $30,132.18 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEISEN, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $30,132.15 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, MOSES Employer name Rockland County Amount $30,131.92 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, MARY E Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $30,131.45 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, SHARON A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,130.65 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ELAINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,130.53 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, CATHERINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $30,130.52 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANTONIO F Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $30,130.50 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KARI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,130.08 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, JANICE L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $30,129.60 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONA, BLERINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $30,129.57 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIE MAE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,129.37 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCALZO, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,128.85 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, TRACY L Employer name Otsego County Amount $30,128.76 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Owego Amount $30,128.61 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, SUSAN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,128.60 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MADELINE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $30,128.15 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, KELSEY L Employer name Erie County Amount $30,127.84 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TIFFANY N Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $30,127.36 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,127.10 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, MATTHEW S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $30,126.97 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHM-FREY, SHELLY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $30,126.94 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSE, SUSANN J Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $30,126.82 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGENS, JEAN C Employer name Panama CSD Amount $30,126.68 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARD, JACQUELINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,126.19 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOFF, MADELINE R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $30,125.92 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, BIDNER Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $30,125.75 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ELIZABETH Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $30,125.67 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONGE, LANCE R Employer name Yates County Amount $30,125.61 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMERLER, SUSAN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $30,125.53 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LORRIE A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $30,125.44 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, ALMA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $30,125.42 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILE, RICHARD M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $30,124.51 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, BRUCE D Employer name Granville CSD Amount $30,123.84 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARATA, NICOLE M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $30,123.69 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTAD, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,123.63 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Morris CSD Amount $30,123.41 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BARRY T Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $30,123.36 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUBY, JOLEEN Employer name Erie County Amount $30,123.03 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMO, ROSEANN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $30,123.01 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, CATHERINE A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $30,122.97 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEJ, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $30,122.88 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILODEAU, SARAH E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $30,122.80 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,122.79 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERCHLAND, KATRINA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $30,122.48 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, TERESA K Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $30,122.46 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSE L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $30,122.29 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGENITO, CHRISTINE S Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $30,122.16 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TARA L Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $30,122.00 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCICH, KATHY Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $30,121.81 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, EDWARD D, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,121.74 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, JAMES L Employer name Minerva CSD Amount $30,121.74 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, TAMMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $30,121.45 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGER, BETH L Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $30,121.24 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $30,121.15 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, NICOLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,121.10 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ANGELA K Employer name Lewis County Amount $30,121.10 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LACEY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $30,120.25 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MIGUEL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,120.14 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANTONIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $30,119.80 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, PAMELA S Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $30,119.67 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, JEANMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $30,119.50 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIUTO, DAWN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $30,119.39 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $30,118.90 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DAVID E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $30,118.50 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, JOSEPH Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $30,118.43 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, DANIELLE M Employer name Seneca County Amount $30,118.40 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $30,118.15 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, LUCILLE M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $30,117.98 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CYNTHIA Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $30,117.63 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ARLENE Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,117.40 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, BARBARA A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $30,117.32 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ROSE A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $30,117.29 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSLEY, PATRICIA L, MS Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $30,117.23 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY-HONE, ANNAMARIE Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $30,117.22 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNIKHUYSEN, JON L Employer name Niagara County Amount $30,116.98 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD J, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $30,116.73 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSUTTIL, MIRIAM Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $30,116.72 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, MARIA G Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $30,116.67 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System