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 O'CONNOR, CASEY Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $29,951.16 Date 02/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $29,950.92 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, MARISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,950.83 Date 07/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TANYA T E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $29,950.78 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, SARA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,950.35 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEN, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $29,950.02 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,949.99 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, THERESA L Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $29,949.97 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIOROWSKI, KAITLYN A Employer name Riverhead Charter School Amount $29,949.80 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISBO, JENNIFER A Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,949.74 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RICKY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,948.48 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISEWOOD, JULIE R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,948.48 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, BECKY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $29,948.39 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $29,948.32 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, LEANNE E Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $29,947.80 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUNIO, JASON E Employer name Chemung County Amount $29,947.44 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARONI, KATHLEEN T Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $29,947.33 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINGER, GERALD E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $29,947.29 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENISE D Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $29,946.86 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMINSKE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Town of Fleming Amount $29,946.82 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SALLY A Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $29,946.63 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYNIEWICZ, THERESA A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $29,946.16 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,946.10 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, KEVIN J Employer name Albany County Amount $29,946.00 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, MELANIE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,946.00 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, JENNIFER N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $29,945.89 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, NICOLE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $29,945.24 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LOIS M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,945.20 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKBLOM, BRYANNA C Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $29,945.10 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, JULI A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $29,945.00 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, EDWARD D M Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,944.89 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOIMAN, KELLY M Employer name Broome County Amount $29,944.81 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, DEBRA L Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $29,944.00 Date 02/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLATT, RYAN E Employer name Holley CSD Amount $29,943.97 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, TERRY M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $29,943.69 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDON, FRANCIS D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,943.45 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, DARREN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,943.29 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBASIK, JERALYN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,943.06 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVIL, JAMES C Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $29,942.95 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWELL, EBONY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,942.93 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, ALVIN W Employer name Erie County Amount $29,942.88 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,942.88 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSI, MICHELE G Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $29,942.77 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZO, BEVERLY G Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $29,942.41 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Black River Amount $29,942.22 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINCHILLA, STEPHANIE J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $29,941.73 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGEL Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $29,941.35 Date 11/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAKOS, ROSEANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,941.25 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, DAWN M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $29,940.74 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, MYRNA E Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $29,940.49 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, DOROTHY Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,940.18 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE, SOFIA N Employer name Broome County Amount $29,939.06 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, LISA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,938.91 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROSHANE S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $29,938.74 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ELIZABETH H Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $29,938.54 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFORST, LAURIE A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $29,938.54 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEWEIN, JEANETTE H Employer name Erie County Amount $29,938.41 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LORENZO Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $29,938.14 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, NICHOLAS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $29,937.90 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, MARY Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,937.86 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHNER, TIMOTHY L, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $29,937.70 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DUSTIN H Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $29,937.62 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, ROTHSCHILD S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $29,937.33 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, JESSE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $29,937.17 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZANO, ASHLEY C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $29,936.98 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, SARAH E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $29,936.72 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CHRISTINE G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $29,936.72 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONY, JUSTIN R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $29,936.72 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, STEVE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $29,936.67 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, JOSEPH W Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $29,936.60 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SANDRA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,936.54 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, LORI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,936.47 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARNIE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,936.39 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIHDEFFER, LYN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $29,936.32 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTEL, ESPERENCE Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $29,936.23 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, JASON R Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $29,935.70 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GAIL B Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $29,935.59 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $29,935.55 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSON, NISIN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $29,935.41 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MICHELLE G Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,934.97 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICH, JAMES F X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,934.70 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, JOHANNA L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $29,934.11 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROEHLEIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,934.09 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIGSEDER, JACOB M Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $29,934.00 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVIRAK, NIKOLAI Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $29,933.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAGON, ROSEMARY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,933.75 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, HELENA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,933.74 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURR, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $29,933.29 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINER, GALIT Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $29,933.22 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGGIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,932.75 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICK, AMY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,932.53 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNOTTA, JOHN M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $29,932.34 Date 08/01/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, JESSENIA Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $29,932.33 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, DEBRA A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $29,931.80 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIFER, TANYA M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $29,931.65 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,931.14 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOWELL, MARIE A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $29,931.12 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTROWITZ, MARK J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $29,931.04 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSUL, TARA M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,930.71 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELLA, BRENDON M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,930.66 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System