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 WILSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $29,751.41 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $29,751.15 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFUS, TAMMY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,750.93 Date 01/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MELISSA E Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $29,750.90 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, EDWARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $29,750.20 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLES, JESSICA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $29,750.18 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MATTHEW J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $29,750.10 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, MARGARET I Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $29,750.10 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, KAITLYN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $29,749.97 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNHILL, DAVID Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $29,749.80 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, DAVID C Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $29,749.17 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHLER, ALLEN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,748.42 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RENEE J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,748.05 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASI, RITA G Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $29,747.71 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCOLO, NICHOLAS B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $29,747.26 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, ROBIN L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,747.02 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, DIANA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $29,746.26 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MATTHEW J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,745.88 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLAK, MARK S Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $29,745.44 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGALORA, MARIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $29,745.40 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARIMBOLI, JANESSA M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $29,745.33 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNO, ARLENE F Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $29,744.91 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, PATRICIA J Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $29,744.29 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISE, ASHLEY E Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,743.90 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, TERRI R Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $29,743.66 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUR, JAMES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $29,743.21 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, CARRIE E Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,743.13 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DANIELLE S Employer name Broome County Amount $29,742.80 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, THERESA L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $29,742.68 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTINO, FRANK M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $29,742.59 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, MARIE M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $29,742.58 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRANGE, ROSELLA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,742.53 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, NICOLE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $29,742.47 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELZ, PEGGY A Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $29,742.37 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, MICHAEL D Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $29,742.32 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $29,742.11 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JERRY A Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $29,741.96 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DERRICK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,741.63 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHEWICZ, DEBRA T Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $29,741.17 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROW, NICHOLAS G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $29,741.03 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS A Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $29,741.00 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DONNA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $29,740.31 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ASHLEY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,740.18 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $29,739.96 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $29,739.51 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LUCIA A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $29,739.24 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC APLINE, BRITTANY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,739.24 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, KAREN E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $29,739.24 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBITELLI, FRANK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $29,738.97 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SUE ANNE Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,738.83 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, KELLY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,738.80 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, DIONISIO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $29,738.62 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BONNIE B Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $29,737.69 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA, MARIA E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,737.56 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, PETER J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $29,737.20 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, EDWARD A, III Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $29,736.82 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, DANIELLE Y Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $29,736.74 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSE, PETER C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $29,736.73 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, FRANKIE V Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $29,736.05 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $29,735.74 Date 04/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFREDO, HILDA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $29,735.49 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, STEPHEN D Employer name Bath CSD Amount $29,735.21 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAMAN, ROBERT K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,734.69 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $29,734.32 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWTUN, KATHLEEN Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $29,734.20 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JACQUELYN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $29,733.78 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT-MILONAKIS, JOHN T Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $29,733.77 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DUSTIN J Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $29,733.69 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, BAMBI L Employer name Warren County Amount $29,733.63 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HAZEL I Employer name Broome County Amount $29,733.48 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALMER, JEAN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $29,732.74 Date 12/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABONTE, RICHARD S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $29,732.72 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, REBECCA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $29,732.45 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOOTHOFF, KERRY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,732.40 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECOINTE, LIONEL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,732.28 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, ROGER J Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $29,731.98 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ERIC M Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,731.50 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAMELA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $29,731.50 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDONIS, VIVIAN P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $29,731.46 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIBERTI, JOHN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $29,730.65 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKOI, RICHARD E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $29,730.41 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODINSKY, JANINE Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $29,730.35 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZOPARDI, JUDITH Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,730.04 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARCZYK, CATHERINE M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $29,729.59 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JESSICA L Employer name Albany County Amount $29,729.56 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICKERMAN, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $29,729.52 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULA-THOMAS, KAJA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $29,729.33 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MICHAEL E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $29,729.25 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, VICTOR M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,729.07 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JOSEPH Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $29,728.61 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, SUZANNE V Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $29,728.38 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVE, NICOLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $29,728.21 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCKWELL, ARTHUR E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $29,728.09 Date 08/06/1954 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, PATTI L Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $29,727.99 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSZCAK, SONIA M Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $29,727.78 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $29,727.34 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $29,727.33 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAU, DAVID A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $29,727.08 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,726.80 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, TRACEY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,726.70 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System