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 FOSTER, LORI B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $29,974.27 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, RENEE C Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $29,974.12 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMOTE, ROSE M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,973.89 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANOWSKI, EMILIE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,973.88 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, MARIA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,973.74 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTIN, HELENE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,973.24 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTES, SYLVIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $29,973.17 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, SARA ANN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,973.11 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROKOS, RAENA G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,973.01 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEWHITE, DAMAIL E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,972.29 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, GERALD G M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $29,970.91 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SHARON JANE Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $29,970.83 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCOTELLI, ENZO A Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $29,970.63 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE D Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $29,969.58 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SAMANTHA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,969.21 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANFIL, VALERIE A E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,969.16 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, TRACY M Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $29,968.82 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUZANNE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,968.68 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,968.66 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHENE, WILLIAM E Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $29,968.40 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, VALARIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,968.29 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $29,968.15 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JOANNE M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $29,968.01 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-BRUNO, LUIS O Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,967.95 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JOHN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,967.39 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, BRANDON W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,967.11 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, CONSTANCE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $29,967.03 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHANIE N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,966.94 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, BARBARA A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $29,966.74 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZELL, TINA M Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $29,966.51 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,966.47 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSOTINA, JAMES R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $29,965.92 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDARONDO, JASMINE V Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $29,965.86 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, BONNIE S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,965.76 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,965.73 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENCRANS, JEFFREY H Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $29,964.98 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LISA L Employer name Broome County Amount $29,964.89 Date 03/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $29,964.89 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,964.80 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARMAN, STEVEN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,964.63 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, BRIAN J Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $29,964.51 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DIANE M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $29,964.43 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,964.37 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, ANA C Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $29,964.26 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILE, ANJELIKA Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $29,964.15 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO, MERCEDES Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $29,963.74 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, JAMES D Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $29,963.74 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, DEBORA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,963.35 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVETZ, PAUL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,963.17 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDANO, ROBERT T Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $29,963.09 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, LE ANN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,963.09 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, GARY D Employer name Village of Otego Amount $29,962.38 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINYOMBO, CHRISTIANAH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $29,962.34 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOSEPH C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,962.19 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWINSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $29,962.07 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, BETTY M Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $29,962.00 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, REBECCA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,961.79 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEU, CATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,961.58 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENO, DAVID R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $29,961.24 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINARA, MICHAEL M Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $29,961.01 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,960.87 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMEY, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $29,960.06 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ROBERT J Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $29,960.02 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, LISA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,959.62 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, WENDY M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $29,958.29 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, REBECCA E, MRS Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $29,958.19 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, DEBBIE A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,958.12 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, CHRIS L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $29,958.07 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, GRANT E Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $29,957.86 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, IAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $29,957.53 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURINGER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $29,957.50 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODING, SUSAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,956.05 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JENNIFER J Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,955.96 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, JOSE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $29,955.77 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GARY A Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,955.53 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $29,955.40 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISELY, AMY M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,955.20 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, NORMA H Employer name Rockland County Amount $29,954.57 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, TAYLOR L Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,954.34 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALINN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $29,953.94 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DIANNE L Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,953.94 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENUE, TAMMY L Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $29,953.88 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, SANDRA M Employer name Fulton Public Library Amount $29,953.68 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUIS, IRENE E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,953.62 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATANABE-HUDSPATH, TOMOMI Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $29,953.36 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $29,953.35 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, STARRENE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $29,953.31 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNINI, SUZANNE M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,952.67 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, PATRICIA D Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,952.62 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY-MC KEON, ROSEMARY Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,952.53 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHRISTINA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $29,952.33 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMES, WILLIAM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,952.24 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROELICH, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $29,952.22 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, PEGGY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,952.21 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CRYSTAL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,952.18 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, CHRIS D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $29,952.11 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, SANDRA L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $29,951.83 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ALFRED G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $29,951.71 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, KATHY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,951.49 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAN, PETER D Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,951.35 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System