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 PALES ESPINOSA, EMMANUELLE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,666.56 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFF, ANDREA N Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $29,666.37 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CAITLIN R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $29,665.95 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, LESLIE E Employer name Broome County Amount $29,665.90 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSE, STEVEN A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $29,665.50 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, AMANDA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,664.89 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERINGER, SABRINA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,664.77 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKOWITZ, BRENDA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $29,664.72 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOINSKI, MARIE A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $29,664.45 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLIN, GINA K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $29,664.17 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRECKMANN, MARY JO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $29,663.97 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LINDA S Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $29,663.63 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,663.18 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $29,662.79 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TRACIE L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $29,662.75 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLEY, SCOTT M Employer name Gordon Heights Fire District Amount $29,662.29 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MICHELLE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,662.00 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MAUREEN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,662.00 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TAMMY M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,662.00 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANNE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,662.00 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNAK, DIANE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $29,661.94 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHIN, MARY J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $29,661.89 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, LEISA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,661.77 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRETT A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,661.67 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $29,661.14 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KATHRYN V Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,661.11 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOT, ADAM M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $29,660.88 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, BAMBI M Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,660.79 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, KATHLEEN N Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,660.77 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MADINAH S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $29,659.92 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, VICKI A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,659.62 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, INGRID Employer name Homer CSD Amount $29,659.50 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, KIMMI Employer name Department of State Amount $29,658.58 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JEAN M Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $29,658.50 Date 11/14/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEHLER, KAREN M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $29,658.44 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, DAHYANA O Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $29,658.24 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALES, JARIS F Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $29,658.14 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCIMASCOLO, JOSEPH L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,658.12 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,658.12 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANEY, SHIRLEY A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,658.00 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, LAURA A Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $29,657.64 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON-MALONEY, STACY Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $29,657.56 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDERICK, BRANDON C Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $29,657.25 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JOSHUA A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $29,657.20 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KATRINA A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $29,657.15 Date 04/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIN, GARY E, JR Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $29,657.04 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TERRY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $29,657.00 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DIANE M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $29,656.94 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELY, JEANNEA Y Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $29,656.83 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, KRISTA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $29,656.71 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINES, DAWN M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $29,656.66 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENESCH, KEVIN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,656.64 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, SUSAN A Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $29,656.61 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDY, AMY C Employer name Broome County Amount $29,656.46 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, KRISTINE R Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $29,655.96 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, CAROLINE C Employer name Fort Ann CSD Amount $29,655.70 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANESE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,655.67 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAMPET, SEAN Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $29,655.19 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TINA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,655.12 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, CAROL M Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $29,654.98 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALAN L Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $29,654.71 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LINDA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,654.39 Date 02/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $29,654.35 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, MAYRA A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $29,653.73 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NICHOLAS A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $29,653.42 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LESSIO, JAMES N Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $29,653.42 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM M Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $29,653.09 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLI, ELLEN R Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $29,652.36 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, CHRIS D Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $29,651.98 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, NEAL A, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $29,651.52 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIANNE Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $29,651.10 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIAGARAJAN, SIVAGAMI Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $29,651.04 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROBIN A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $29,651.03 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHAEL D Employer name Greene County Amount $29,650.82 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, JULIE A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $29,650.61 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, JOAN DEBBIE Employer name Washington County Amount $29,650.54 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, MARY LOU Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $29,650.16 Date 01/19/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, APRIL M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $29,649.96 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,649.49 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DONALD F, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,648.68 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELER, JARMILA Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,648.64 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERBEE, JULIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,648.35 Date 01/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $29,648.32 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTUCCIA, LISA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $29,648.26 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOCCHETTI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,648.14 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, SHARI L Employer name Rockland County Amount $29,647.77 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOQOLLI, FLAMUR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $29,647.72 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,647.46 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOENING, LORRAINE M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $29,647.24 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEFF, ALICIA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $29,647.03 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, ROSALIA Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $29,647.03 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, KAYLYNN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,647.02 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACINELLI, JANET Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,647.02 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KELLY M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $29,646.77 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBECK, ERIKA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,646.58 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, MAUREEN M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $29,646.27 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, TINA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,645.75 Date 07/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, TERRY D Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $29,645.72 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, WILLIAM G Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $29,645.35 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, PAUL E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $29,645.20 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System