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 REXFORD, ERIKA E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $29,026.57 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHELLO, ARBEN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,026.36 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, SUSAN P Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,026.33 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOSE, NICOLE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $29,026.28 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $29,025.43 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, ELLEN B Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,025.40 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWDY, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $29,025.39 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ARVEY A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $29,025.10 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSCHIDLE, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $29,024.79 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIS, REBECCA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,024.76 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, KAREN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $29,024.74 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, STEVEN E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $29,024.38 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LISA Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $29,024.21 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRY, BARBARA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $29,024.04 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODORA, MARY P Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $29,023.81 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS-ROGERS, MICHEAL M Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,023.19 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, BARBARA L Employer name Albany County Amount $29,023.09 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LISA L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $29,022.85 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO FORESE, BENIAMINA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $29,022.52 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGBOKWE, LINDA O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,021.90 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, SHARON A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,021.56 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITZEL, TINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,021.56 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYKOWSKI, DAVIN R Employer name Albany County Amount $29,021.38 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, RUSSEL W Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $29,021.33 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCHLEY, TYLER F Employer name City of Rome Amount $29,020.15 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, DEBORAH L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $29,020.05 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYMERSKI, LUCIA V Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $29,019.75 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOME, ROSE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $29,019.60 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALERI, FRANCESCO Employer name City of Albany Amount $29,019.53 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, KERRI L Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $29,018.93 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, DOUGLAS A Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,018.66 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, MARK Employer name Erie County Amount $29,018.50 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGALETTI, THERESA A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $29,018.48 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DEIDRA L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $29,018.41 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTE, KELSEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,018.06 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMINVILLE, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,017.85 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, BETH F Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $29,017.63 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDEL, MELISSA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $29,017.48 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIBLEY, SCOTT J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,017.23 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, BETTY JEAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,017.12 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCHIO, MARK W Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $29,016.74 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KIMBERLY D Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $29,016.73 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $29,016.61 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DARLA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,016.54 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,016.42 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $29,016.29 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHNER, ROSE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,016.05 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TINA U Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,015.47 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ALICIA L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $29,015.46 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINTEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $29,015.33 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMETT, KEVIN J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,014.90 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, HANNAH L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,014.87 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JOHN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,014.80 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAVERWEIDEN, DIANE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,014.78 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, ANGELA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,014.63 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JACOB A Employer name City of Rome Amount $29,014.50 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KANDACE M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $29,014.38 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, KALICHA B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $29,014.37 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CATHY I Employer name Panama CSD Amount $29,014.33 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEL, ROMA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $29,014.10 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, KIERSTEN Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,014.04 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLENBERG, BRYANT M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $29,014.00 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SYDNE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,013.91 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINOLFI, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $29,013.84 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, LOIS A Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $29,013.51 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIER, KOBY T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $29,013.46 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, DIANE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,013.34 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRESHER, ROSE M Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $29,012.62 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, PHILLIP G Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $29,012.52 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SANDEEP C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $29,012.15 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKA, JUDITH A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $29,012.14 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAINO, DENISE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,011.61 Date 08/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KACIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $29,011.42 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCANO, JAMES R, III Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $29,011.35 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, HOLLY Employer name Orange County Amount $29,011.18 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $29,011.11 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, LACHLAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $29,010.96 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DIANE D Employer name Oswego County Amount $29,010.80 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DOMINGA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $29,010.73 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANTINI, GINO N Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,010.46 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOD, KATHY A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $29,010.33 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBULO, DENNIS J Employer name Otsego County Amount $29,010.28 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZENCZEWSKI, LAURA J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $29,010.25 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, QUINDELL Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,010.16 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DENNIS Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $29,010.05 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JO MARIA Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $29,010.00 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGERLE, JACOB L Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $29,009.94 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,009.87 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, LATRENCE J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $29,009.82 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, EDWARD P Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $29,009.29 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CHRISTINE S Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $29,009.19 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, COREY V Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,009.04 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, ANDRE F M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $29,009.04 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, MICHELLE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $29,009.02 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, DE PARMER Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $29,008.95 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $29,008.84 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO, EDGAR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,008.55 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, TREVOR L Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $29,008.38 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORIELLO, KELLY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $29,007.95 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, WALTER G Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $29,007.81 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System