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 SANICOLA, MELISSA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $28,941.06 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFL, ZACHARY C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $28,941.05 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, ROSEMARY Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,940.93 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $28,940.90 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSUTI, MAUREEN M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $28,940.78 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOFF, DAWN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,940.76 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHETTA, MICHELLE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $28,940.22 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, AMY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,940.16 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHLEEN Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $28,940.15 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LATOYA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,939.78 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, KAREN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $28,939.78 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, ROSE A Employer name Broome County Amount $28,939.66 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAF, ROBERTA M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $28,939.02 Date 11/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VERDE, NICKIE S Employer name Livingston County Amount $28,938.64 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVICCHIO, MARY BETH Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $28,938.16 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNEY, MARGARET E Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $28,938.12 Date 05/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, DEBORAH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $28,937.94 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONZ, TRAVIS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,937.69 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $28,937.65 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DEBORAH I Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $28,937.59 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MICHAEL J, II Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,937.59 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, BRENDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $28,937.56 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ANDRE V Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $28,937.45 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELECKI, DONNA L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $28,937.20 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JO-ANN Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $28,937.06 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $28,936.98 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, LEONARD H Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $28,936.82 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNINGER, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $28,936.79 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMERTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $28,936.47 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $28,936.38 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ELAINE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,936.08 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, JODI L Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $28,935.61 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, AMY J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $28,935.61 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANINO, LORRAINE, MRS Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $28,935.07 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPP, LIZZIE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $28,934.41 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JUDITH E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $28,934.36 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, VERNON C Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $28,934.21 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUS, AMANDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $28,933.58 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, DONALD L Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $28,933.54 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, KYLIE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $28,933.00 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, LORRAINE Employer name Albany County Amount $28,930.36 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLEE, MARCIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,930.30 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTYSZYN, STEVEN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $28,930.21 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATERIDGE-SANTOS, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,929.90 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, DAVID E Employer name Lyncourt UFSD Amount $28,929.76 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, LISA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,929.74 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ANN Z Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $28,928.76 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DONNA M Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,928.76 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $28,928.68 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KELLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,928.41 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANNINGS-WAGER, ROXANNE E Employer name Delaware County Amount $28,928.38 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHERYL A Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $28,928.32 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILAZZOLA, CATHY A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $28,927.70 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ROBERT J, III Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $28,927.16 Date 05/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADUS, BRANDY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,926.77 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVILLA, MARIAVERNA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $28,926.72 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DEBORAH M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $28,926.53 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEY, ROBIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,926.44 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMSTEDT, JAMES H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,926.17 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURKIEWICZ, SOPHIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $28,925.93 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,925.87 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ALNETA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $28,925.84 Date 09/17/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, GARFIELD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $28,925.76 Date 03/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, REBECCA H Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $28,925.01 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, RODNEY R Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $28,924.96 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHELBY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,924.91 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDA J Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $28,924.77 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $28,924.75 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLERTON, ANN L Employer name Newark CSD Amount $28,924.48 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARALUNAS, EVAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,924.46 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOHR, MARCUS J Employer name Village of Camden Amount $28,924.21 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFREY R Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $28,924.13 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JO ANN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,924.07 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEUPERSAD, SAVITRI M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $28,923.85 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $28,923.58 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MARIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,923.51 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ANGEL Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,922.88 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, REBECCA M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $28,921.86 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, CHELSEA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $28,921.84 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $28,921.81 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, MARC A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $28,921.73 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, SACHA L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $28,921.51 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DEBORAH L Employer name Erie County Amount $28,921.37 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILU, LETENSE Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,921.16 Date 12/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTOLINO, ANGELA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $28,920.99 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARJORY S Employer name Fulton County Amount $28,920.62 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLBECK, MARK J Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $28,920.33 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD W, IV Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $28,920.29 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSELDER, SABINA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,920.23 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KAREN S Employer name Town of Huron Amount $28,918.60 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, DORIS E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $28,918.53 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JO ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,918.32 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SANDRA Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $28,917.99 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, JASON R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,917.72 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMER, RONALD W, III Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,917.38 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAULFUSS, DAVID C Employer name City of Troy Amount $28,916.78 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, SINCLAIR S Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $28,916.72 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, JULIE A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $28,916.51 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, TYRAND A Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,916.37 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $28,916.20 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System