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 ZAYAC, TRACEY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,365.77 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, TERSA A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $29,365.42 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TERRANCE W Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $29,365.25 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,364.82 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, TAMMY P Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $29,364.64 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ZACHARY L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $29,364.28 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JUTOR C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $29,364.24 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BRABANT, DAVID R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,364.13 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOME, DAVID Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,364.00 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, LUZ M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $29,363.98 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERS, DEBBIE A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $29,363.74 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $29,363.65 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, RONDA M Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $29,362.91 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOSEPH T Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $29,362.90 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, DAVID J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $29,362.90 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRY, MASA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,362.79 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LOUIS W, JR Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $29,362.73 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, PAUL T Employer name Livingston County Amount $29,362.71 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, COLIN G Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $29,362.18 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,362.09 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,361.46 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEAVELAND, WENDY L Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $29,361.42 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $29,361.03 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DARON S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $29,360.89 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR WILLIS, SHIRLEY R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $29,360.48 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, VALERIE K Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,360.17 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECK, JESSICA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,359.91 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-NEAL, KARIM Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,359.82 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKIE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $29,359.70 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $29,359.65 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JORDAN R Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $29,359.27 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAICHLIN, BRIAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,359.20 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CYNTHIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,359.14 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNETTI, MARY B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,358.88 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPDEGROVE, MELISSA M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $29,358.86 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $29,358.35 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CECILY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,357.66 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, CHANDICE L Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $29,357.23 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCZAKIEWICZ, EVAN S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,357.11 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TINA V Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $29,357.06 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, PETER S Employer name Albany County Amount $29,356.34 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $29,356.31 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, TERRI Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $29,356.00 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, DANIEL A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $29,355.60 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKETTE, TERESA GAYLE SOLANGE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $29,355.56 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of Concord Amount $29,355.11 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJA, BASHKIM Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,354.91 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $29,354.91 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKEL, BETH C Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $29,354.13 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JONATHAN P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $29,353.83 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, LUCINDA R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,353.36 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,353.19 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSITT, TERESA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $29,352.79 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, SUSAN M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $29,352.63 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICK, PETER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,352.62 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, ALETRA C Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,352.45 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, CLARKE O, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,352.29 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DIERNO, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,352.07 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, PENELOPE E Employer name W Sullivan Public Library Amount $29,351.90 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MICHELLE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,351.75 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, DIANNE V Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $29,351.62 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, DONYEL M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,351.28 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLAND, JO ANN M Employer name Town of Worcester Amount $29,351.14 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY ANNE Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $29,351.02 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $29,350.90 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, WESLEY T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $29,349.69 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRAD, THOMAS P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,349.60 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, CHARLIE B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,349.59 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MORGAN G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,349.55 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWORKEN, SAMANTHA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,349.36 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, MICHELE Y Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $29,349.35 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, ANDREA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,349.34 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, DONNA L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $29,348.66 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $29,347.58 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, LATONA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,347.54 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENZIERO, AMY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,347.49 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KATELYN Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $29,347.32 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CINTHIA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $29,346.07 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, KENDRA R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $29,346.04 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHRMANN-KOONS, GRETA O Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $29,346.02 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORNOW, MARY JANE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,345.97 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, JOANNE H Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $29,345.91 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, DEBORAH M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $29,345.58 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, AIMEE R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $29,345.34 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHTON, MICHELLE T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,344.51 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LINDA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $29,344.48 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICALIZZI, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,344.45 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIFFERON, KAREN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,344.41 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, NINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,344.38 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, EMILY Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,343.02 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KELLY A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $29,342.57 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSTOW, REBECCA R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,342.45 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GWEN L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,342.37 Date 06/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, EARL V Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,341.77 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMINIO, MARLENE G Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,341.69 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDO, PHYLLIS A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $29,341.53 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, WILLIAM A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $29,341.09 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAHMESHIA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,340.68 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,340.50 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ARTHUR A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,340.17 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System