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 FRAZIER, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $29,726.58 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLI, BRENDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,726.07 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WANDA I Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $29,725.98 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, BASIMA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,725.77 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HEATHER D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $29,725.60 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, ALYSSA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,725.38 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JENNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,725.34 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAR, HARRY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,725.26 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAELENS, KRISTEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $29,725.20 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, JAMIE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,725.16 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, VANESSA A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $29,724.69 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, DONALD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,724.63 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SUSAN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $29,724.58 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARET, MICHELE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,723.83 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUAYO, MYRNA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,723.01 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, BARBARA D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,723.01 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTI, MARY FRANCES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,723.01 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICKEY J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $29,722.90 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, BARBARA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,722.89 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGAN, LORI L Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,722.70 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, GAIL M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $29,722.18 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CASSANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,722.08 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, FRANCES K Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $29,721.89 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, AHMAD Z Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $29,721.66 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, LEONARD A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $29,720.97 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHELBERGER, SHEILA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $29,720.36 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,719.94 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZILLIERI, GINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,719.76 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUSOLEIL, JULIETTE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,719.62 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPERSKI, KELLY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $29,719.56 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VICTORIA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $29,718.97 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVO, ROSEANN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $29,718.67 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, ALEXANDRA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,718.29 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, DONNA J Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $29,718.21 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, KATHERINE C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $29,718.06 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDO, TAMARA S Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $29,717.83 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DADE, CHANEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $29,717.70 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, GWENDOLYN L Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $29,717.34 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $29,717.28 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBERG, NAOMI C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,717.08 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZ, FARZANA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $29,716.96 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO-SCHWARTZ, KAREN, MS Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $29,716.90 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURK, JAMES D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,716.89 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMARRIBA, ERNESTO Employer name City of Albany Amount $29,716.43 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVATTIERE, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $29,716.35 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, ROCCO P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $29,716.26 Date 05/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-NEU, ELAIZA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,716.03 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $29,715.99 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHN, RENEE L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,715.61 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, SHEILA A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $29,715.39 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRICCO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $29,715.32 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLISH, DAVID R Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $29,715.19 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $29,714.94 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $29,714.87 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, RANDALL J Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,714.86 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $29,714.78 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAS, LEON J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $29,713.88 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CARA L Employer name Village of Canton Amount $29,713.88 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MARY A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,713.51 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, MARY J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $29,713.16 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $29,713.00 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETIT, NADINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $29,712.97 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE L Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $29,712.51 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,712.22 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSALVO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $29,712.04 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI-BAKER, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $29,711.52 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONISZEWSKI, MICHELE L Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $29,711.16 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, RENA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $29,710.70 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, JOHN L Employer name Town of Easton Amount $29,710.17 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOHN R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $29,709.45 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINSEN, BRENDA J Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $29,708.60 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, FONDA D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $29,708.59 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXTON, RANDALL S Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $29,708.31 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICK-SAWYER, CRYSTAL M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $29,708.15 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANANTE, MICHELE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,708.03 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, SHARON L Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,707.66 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, LANDIS K Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $29,707.52 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRENDA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $29,707.31 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, SUZANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $29,707.27 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, APRIL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $29,707.09 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EDWARD T, JR Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $29,706.92 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, JOHN A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $29,706.72 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, ELEANOR M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $29,706.62 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Warren County Amount $29,706.15 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANTE, PETER Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $29,705.73 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, WILSON, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $29,705.61 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,705.54 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, ELIZABETH J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $29,705.20 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, DIANE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,705.04 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LAURIE L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $29,704.82 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SUSAN A Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $29,704.56 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, TRISHA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $29,704.36 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ROBERT P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $29,704.25 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVEIRA, KRISTEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,704.00 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, MARGARET M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $29,703.89 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIA, MARIA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $29,703.32 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JOSHUA M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $29,703.22 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,703.13 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, COLEEN M Employer name Broome County Amount $29,702.94 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, JASON J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $29,702.89 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System