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 GAROFOLO, MARIE C Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $29,068.27 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, DAVID A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $29,067.88 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, DIANE Employer name Broome County Amount $29,067.86 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, JEFFERY P Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $29,067.81 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, SCOTT M Employer name Village of Hobart Amount $29,067.56 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIA-BASILE, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Albany County Amount $29,067.52 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BRIAN P Employer name Broome County Amount $29,067.52 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLENE Employer name Seneca County Amount $29,067.38 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, DAVID M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $29,067.35 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNKES, DAVID L Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $29,067.10 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN L Employer name Columbia County Amount $29,067.06 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGEL, LINDA R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $29,067.05 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYVA, LISETT S Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $29,067.05 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILLY, MARYLOU Employer name Columbia County Amount $29,067.05 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, LESLIE V Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $29,066.21 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LA TAISHA S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,065.82 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SIRAJ A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $29,065.53 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RAMONA C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $29,065.53 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, VINCENZO Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,065.34 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESEK, MARK R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,065.23 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUERCK, JAMES C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $29,064.47 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEINMAN, STACEY R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $29,064.36 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNESS, LYDIA V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,064.25 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, KATHERINE L Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $29,064.20 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTENHUBER, PENNY L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $29,063.91 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLE, LEAH A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $29,063.90 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANUI, JEMELI E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,063.63 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUYOBOKE, FRANK Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,063.60 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, CHERYL A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $29,063.51 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIOS, AGUSTIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $29,063.19 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, EDWARD K Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $29,062.98 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PETER J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $29,062.76 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANDLESS, DONALD GREGORY, JR Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $29,062.33 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YAJAIRA Y Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $29,062.26 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JORDY, JILLIAN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $29,062.11 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, ELLEEN B Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $29,061.55 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, NANCY L Employer name Broome County Amount $29,061.35 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, ERNESTINE R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $29,061.21 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,060.63 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHID, KHWAJA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,060.38 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN D Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $29,060.18 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, MAKEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,060.05 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTTA, CAROL J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,059.71 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DOUGLAS P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $29,059.64 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, GAYLE M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $29,059.60 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARIE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $29,058.43 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, LUCINDA M Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $29,058.14 Date 10/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,058.04 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, LIZABETH S Employer name Seneca County Amount $29,057.98 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY, LEE A Employer name Town of Bath Amount $29,057.18 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFA, JAIMIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,057.08 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREALY, WILLIAM C Employer name Westchester County Amount $29,057.05 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARZIO, ZACKERY T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,057.04 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABSTON, DAVID W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $29,056.92 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, ANGELA L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $29,056.43 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KEVIN H Employer name Town of Union Amount $29,056.28 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEREK T Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,056.11 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, KEVIN R Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,056.06 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBUCK, BRENDA L Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $29,056.02 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBEE, MATTHEW D Employer name Steuben County Amount $29,056.02 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, YOLANDA D Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $29,055.77 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINAS, SABRINA J Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $29,055.70 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAIRSTO, ANGELA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,055.70 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, JOSEPH Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $29,055.69 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTLEY, WENDY M Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $29,055.57 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELMER, ALAN Employer name Broome County Amount $29,054.87 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CAROL M, MS Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $29,054.61 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDRA M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $29,054.59 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, MICHELLE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,054.18 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLIERS, BRETT G Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $29,054.14 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERTEL, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $29,053.85 Date 07/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $29,053.77 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERATT, PENELOPE R Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $29,053.75 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,053.20 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, CRAIG A Employer name Oneida County Amount $29,053.16 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAUCO, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,052.63 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, CANDACE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,052.48 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSLER, TABATHA C Employer name City of Elmira Amount $29,052.09 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, BERNARD W Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $29,052.07 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, SALVATORE J Employer name City of Albany Amount $29,051.83 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCADAMS, CHRYSTAL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,051.79 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DONNA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $29,051.68 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMELLA, MATTHEW P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,051.45 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, DAVID J, JR Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $29,051.22 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONA, ANTHONY B Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,050.74 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, JESSICA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,050.69 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MARELVIS Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $29,050.23 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAREY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $29,050.17 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, ESTHER Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $29,049.95 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LAURE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,049.80 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, EVERETTE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $29,049.79 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, JAMES D G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,049.66 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,049.44 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, MARY C Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $29,049.26 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, LUIS A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,048.96 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WILLIAM T Employer name Village of Richfield Springs Amount $29,048.66 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, JACOB L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $29,048.58 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, JEFFREY S Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $29,047.72 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASANDY, RIANJA A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $29,047.68 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEREK-MINNIG, WANDA M Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $29,047.63 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System