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 LOPES, STEPHANIE E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $29,645.06 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, WANDA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $29,645.00 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Avon Amount $29,645.00 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, GLORIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $29,644.73 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOK, AMY E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $29,644.65 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,644.53 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JACK D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $29,644.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $29,644.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LA TOYA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $29,644.46 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELLE A Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $29,643.35 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, ANN C Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $29,643.24 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HNIS, CAITLIN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,643.18 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMON, LUCIEN D Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $29,643.05 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDELLA, ERICA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,642.98 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO, CHRISTA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $29,642.78 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBHAROSE, DANPAL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,642.45 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINNELL, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Law Amount $29,642.38 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,642.27 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, SARAH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,641.90 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, NOEL E Employer name Camden CSD Amount $29,641.85 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, CHRISTINE T L Employer name Chemung County Amount $29,641.64 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, SONIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,641.42 Date 08/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNSTALL, DONASNIA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $29,641.33 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMBALA, EMIL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,641.15 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, ANGELA Employer name Education Department Amount $29,641.08 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SUSAN D Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $29,640.97 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KAREN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $29,640.95 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, GASPAR Employer name Ulster County Amount $29,640.92 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, JULIE A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $29,640.53 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCATORTO, PATRICIA M Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $29,640.52 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MELONY O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $29,640.49 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACERIO, SANDRA J Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $29,640.40 Date 09/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAMI, MARGUERITE Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,640.00 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISTE, CARLA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,639.94 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAYLA K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,639.93 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, RAQUEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $29,639.50 Date 06/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARK R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,639.48 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $29,639.35 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, RYAN T Employer name Allegany Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $29,638.80 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HAMLIN, DAVID B Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,638.78 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIKEMAN, JAMELYN E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $29,637.58 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, VIVIAN Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $29,637.41 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFRE, HEATHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,637.19 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSON, PATRICIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $29,637.04 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALLAN L Employer name City of Oneonta Housing Auth Amount $29,635.92 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, KATHLEEN I Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,635.91 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDIGNAC, RYAN S Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $29,635.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSHIBANGILO, KAYEMBE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,635.73 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $29,635.54 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GALBO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $29,635.52 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, TERESA A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $29,634.77 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZI, BRENDA K Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $29,634.55 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $29,634.42 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, JAMES F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $29,634.08 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSE, TODD W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,633.85 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMON, JOHN C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,633.78 Date 08/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KELLEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,633.73 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITT, TAMARA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $29,633.64 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $29,632.88 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, ALEXA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $29,632.76 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, PAMELA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,632.72 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROXANNE D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,632.58 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MARK P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $29,632.56 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-NORTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Broome County Amount $29,632.50 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, ELIJAH P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,631.86 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNCOX, BETTIE M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $29,631.68 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ERICA J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $29,630.44 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, ADAM S Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,630.01 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGS, GARY M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $29,629.76 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, MARK J Employer name Erie County Amount $29,629.67 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, AMANDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,629.63 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,629.50 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGESON, BETH A Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,629.50 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, JOAN S Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,629.50 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELAN, NATASHA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $29,629.50 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KIMBERLY Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $29,629.43 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJOKA, NIKO Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $29,629.43 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORE, ANTHONY R Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $29,629.41 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVERS, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $29,629.40 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, AMANDA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,629.10 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, SARA K Employer name Livingston County Amount $29,628.74 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANT, JUANA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,628.66 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $29,628.54 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DESIREE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $29,628.44 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TARA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,628.43 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COUNT, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $29,628.42 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTEEN, LENA M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $29,628.37 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, BRENDA G Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $29,627.77 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, MATTHEW E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,627.64 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, PATRICK J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,627.64 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, NATHENA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $29,627.34 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONNAKUTI, REBAKKA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,627.26 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,626.93 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ZAFFRAN F, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,626.74 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMBERG, JORDAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,626.74 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Tech Valley Reg Tech Institute Amount $29,626.67 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, SUSAN L Employer name Addison CSD Amount $29,625.84 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $29,625.84 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPP, CHRIS G Employer name Village of Alden Amount $29,625.00 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASSARE, MATTHEW Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $29,624.37 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System