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 SERENATI, JEFFREY D Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $29,469.16 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGA, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,469.01 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEMAL, DANETTE S Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $29,468.98 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOLASCON, ANNA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,468.98 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNORR, SANDRA L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,468.81 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDUGNO, VERONICA C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $29,468.48 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSON, MARY S Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $29,468.30 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $29,468.11 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVISSUTO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $29,467.82 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICTHARD, JANET M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $29,467.75 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, JOSEPH J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $29,467.62 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MOLLY A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $29,467.51 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, THOMAS J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $29,467.46 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOLON, CHARLES K Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $29,467.33 Date 12/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, TRENTON E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,467.18 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $29,467.09 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CAROL Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,466.80 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGATCH, DAVID H Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $29,466.77 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Malta Amount $29,466.68 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, DANNETTE C Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $29,466.01 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $29,465.95 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONARDO, GINA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $29,465.92 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELLA, ARLENE B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $29,465.44 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, AMANDA Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $29,465.41 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LATOYA R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $29,465.38 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $29,465.21 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, STEVEN D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $29,465.20 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MELISSA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,465.03 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHEN, MARY J Employer name Erie County Amount $29,464.01 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAFLIN, DENISE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,463.34 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRITTANY E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $29,463.20 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CHERILYN M Employer name Eden CSD Amount $29,463.19 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROSEMARY G Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $29,463.19 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, BARBARA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $29,463.09 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LORI J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $29,463.00 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAS, KARLA M Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $29,462.98 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COTA, PATRICIA C Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $29,462.85 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWDEN, DENNIS F, SR Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $29,462.37 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHAN, KAELEIGH J Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $29,462.02 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, GLORIA J Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $29,461.96 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, REBECCA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $29,461.61 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CARMEN I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,461.49 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, LINDA J Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $29,460.95 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CAROL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,460.63 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JORDAN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $29,459.88 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, THOMAS P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,459.69 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, PENNY M Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $29,459.45 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERIDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,459.18 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDOWNE, KYLEE J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $29,459.09 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JAMIE L Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $29,459.04 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANOS, MARIA C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,458.77 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, KYAILA B Employer name Wayne County Amount $29,458.48 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAMMATO, DOMINIQUE J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $29,457.62 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DARLENE D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $29,457.41 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAS, PHILLIP J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $29,457.31 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON-BROWN, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,457.28 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARZECHA, ELIZABETH Employer name Greece CSD Amount $29,457.25 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERS, KENNETH E Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $29,456.95 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDROTH, COLLEEN M Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $29,456.59 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, PATRICIA M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $29,456.01 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHERYL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $29,456.00 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KIRK, SANDRA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $29,455.62 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, DERDRE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $29,455.54 Date 09/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURVILLE, JEREMY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $29,455.54 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NANCY Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $29,454.04 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZORSKI, LAUREN Employer name Dutchess Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $29,453.65 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONI, SUSAN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $29,453.60 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, SUNG WOO Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $29,453.34 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, ROBERTA F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,453.34 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITISSOU, KPOTI Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,453.34 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, OLIVETTE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $29,453.34 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARO, CARLO Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $29,453.34 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLONG, DUSTIN S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $29,453.12 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOMBRONE, ALECIA K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,453.12 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, JANET M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $29,452.78 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,452.71 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAULT, SANDRA K Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,452.50 Date 11/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, SUSAN Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $29,452.41 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, MARY ANN Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $29,452.36 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RAY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $29,452.22 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON-FELICIANO, STEPHANIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,452.09 Date 07/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACINELLA, ROSA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $29,451.99 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,451.98 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MADELINE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,451.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, NIKOLAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,451.44 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ARLENE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,451.36 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, ALYSSAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $29,451.21 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, DINOVA E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $29,450.76 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JULIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $29,450.60 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $29,450.39 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERT, ARLENE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,450.31 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITONI, KAREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,450.27 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, DAVID K Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $29,450.02 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTISON, TODD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $29,450.00 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MINNIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,449.73 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, LAUREN P Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $29,449.60 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHOOD, JOSEPH K Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $29,449.37 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, LAUREN K, MS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $29,449.12 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANT, MARTHA Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,449.09 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALL, ALFIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,448.95 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System