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 FERRISSEY, COURTNEY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,053.44 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYESTONE, MARLI D Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $30,053.26 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID E Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $30,053.07 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, ELLEN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,053.02 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $30,052.99 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY ANN B Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $30,052.53 Date 11/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINHANS, CRYSTALLIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,052.38 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, LORI A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,052.38 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILM, NORA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,052.30 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, CYNTHIA C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $30,051.74 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, HEATHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $30,051.39 Date 12/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIOCCO, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $30,051.30 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARCIA A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $30,051.17 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEITZ, KIM P Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $30,050.97 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVIEZZO, GIOVANNA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $30,050.82 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELITZ, BARBARA D Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $30,050.70 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ANN MARIE Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,050.43 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCE, KAREN P Employer name Town of Union Amount $30,050.42 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, GEORGE H Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $30,050.37 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,050.34 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHAR, MARYLOU Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $30,050.25 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PAMELA K D Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $30,050.19 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, BENNETTA E Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $30,050.18 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREFTA, SYLVIA Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $30,050.12 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUB, KELLY A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $30,050.03 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERNESSER, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $30,049.56 Date 09/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUERRE, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $30,049.24 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSETINSKY, OLGA Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $30,049.24 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILI, EILEEN M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $30,049.12 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, PETER J Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $30,048.79 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSICH, THOMAS P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $30,048.61 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENS, CURTIS E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,048.33 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, HEIDI M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,048.31 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, JOANNE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,048.29 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, WALTER D Employer name Village of Fultonville Amount $30,048.00 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERA, VIKAS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $30,047.54 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $30,047.05 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,046.93 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, GARRETT A Employer name Village of Cassadaga Amount $30,046.28 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, WENDY S Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $30,045.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARTINO, FRANK A Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $30,045.56 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURE, MELISSA M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $30,045.56 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANTONIO Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,045.35 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, SADIE E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $30,045.17 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPERATO, DANIELLE J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $30,045.04 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BRUCE J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $30,045.00 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, DANYALE Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $30,044.80 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPELIAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $30,044.37 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DONNA L Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $30,044.31 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GESEN, RENAE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,044.02 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARK L Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $30,043.90 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $30,043.73 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ANTHONY D Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $30,043.66 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, BILL C Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $30,043.27 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENDER, TRACY A Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $30,042.90 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNECKENBURGER, CHAD M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $30,042.86 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, MANDY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,042.64 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, DOUGLAS P Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $30,042.64 Date 10/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRLASS, KATHRYN M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $30,042.58 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBURGIA, MIMI A Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,042.32 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, PATRICIA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $30,042.22 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLARD, BRIAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $30,041.97 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, JILL D Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $30,041.62 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZOPARDI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $30,041.56 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KIRSTEN B Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $30,041.54 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIOUS, CHERYL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $30,041.22 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDA, BROOK K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $30,041.12 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JOHN C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $30,041.08 Date 06/25/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, KIMBERLY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $30,040.68 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, VIRGINIA S Employer name Columbia County Amount $30,040.34 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTKE, JASON J Employer name Columbia County Amount $30,040.34 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, VICTORIA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $30,040.34 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORONTO, DE ANNA P Employer name Gordon Heights Fire District Amount $30,040.00 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZO, KODJO MAWULI Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $30,039.75 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, CHRISTINE M Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $30,039.71 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, TINA R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $30,039.56 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DIANE S Employer name Town of Stamford Amount $30,039.48 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $30,039.00 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TAYLOR R Employer name Clinton County Amount $30,038.74 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $30,038.73 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, MIGUEL A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $30,038.70 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ALANA K Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $30,038.62 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELTON, SAMARA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,038.48 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMIA, APRYL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $30,038.47 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBURN, AIMEE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $30,037.94 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEFFREY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,037.73 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POMA, MARY J Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $30,037.72 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DONNA M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $30,037.63 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, AUDRA J Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $30,037.53 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKWEREKWU, ISAAC A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $30,037.26 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISGAUSS, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $30,036.63 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, CRYSTAL L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $30,036.61 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RAYMOND D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $30,036.42 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUSTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $30,036.39 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHAUX, LATOYA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $30,035.73 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, CRYSTAL D Employer name Tioga County Amount $30,035.62 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITMON, ASHLEY M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $30,035.42 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MILAGRO BURKE, NERIS M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $30,035.33 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHEL-SCRUDATO, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $30,035.00 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNANDI, WENDY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $30,034.55 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System