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 MESSMER, MARYELLEN Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $28,875.57 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON-GILLY, JANE M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $28,875.26 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, SANDRA I Employer name Dutchess County Amount $28,875.20 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $28,875.04 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITSKO, VINCENT Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,875.00 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAN, LAURIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,874.86 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JESSICA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $28,874.79 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, AMY L Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $28,874.56 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, GEORGE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,874.49 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKYJ, CHRISTINE Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $28,874.02 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOSHUA S Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $28,873.68 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TERRY L Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $28,873.65 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, NED, III Employer name Albany County Amount $28,873.58 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARCY E Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $28,873.40 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSSER, LORRIE E Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $28,873.04 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GERTRUDE C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,872.74 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, DEDEVIE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $28,872.43 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, JASON J Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $28,872.30 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDT, PAUL C Employer name Erie County Amount $28,872.09 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLES, DIANNE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,871.70 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESS, GERALDINE F Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,871.70 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTI, ARDEN M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $28,871.57 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARADZIC, DRAGOSLAV Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $28,871.29 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEI, MARIANNE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $28,871.18 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DAWN M Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $28,871.17 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBALKIN, YURIY Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,871.08 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, GWEN R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $28,871.06 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCARDI, ANGELA Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $28,870.93 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, ERIN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $28,870.40 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, CHARLES W Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $28,870.24 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ARSDALE, XANTIPPE P Employer name Potsdam Public Library Amount $28,870.22 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRNHOFER, PAMELA J Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $28,870.15 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, KAREN J Employer name Afton CSD Amount $28,869.60 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, THOMAS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $28,869.55 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fulton County Amount $28,869.45 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,869.43 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, STACEY B Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $28,869.00 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZINIC, DRAGICA X Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $28,869.00 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, MARGARET L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $28,868.56 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEWING, JODIE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $28,868.07 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARILEE A Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $28,868.06 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, BLANCHE L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $28,867.93 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNEY, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $28,867.26 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, JAMES W, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $28,867.12 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, MARIA Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $28,866.89 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER-GROENING, KELLY Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,866.81 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLARO, MARGARET A Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $28,866.59 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, KIMBERLY Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $28,865.75 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, TINA M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $28,865.55 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANKIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,865.40 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOW, ASHLEIGH H Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $28,865.14 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAM, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $28,865.10 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, HOMER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,865.07 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, JESSICA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $28,865.06 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MATTHEW T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $28,864.72 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, ERIC P Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $28,864.69 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LEE A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $28,864.63 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAKA, VASKE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $28,864.21 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SHERYL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,863.54 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CARA M Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $28,863.53 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGDOSKI, KATHRYN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,863.31 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELHADO, GODFREY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $28,863.27 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, THOMAS D Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $28,863.08 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, NATHAN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,862.56 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDOW, JAININE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $28,862.36 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,862.13 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ETON L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $28,862.04 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURAN, PAMELA K Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $28,861.72 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CLERCK, DAVID M Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $28,861.52 Date 09/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GRADY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,861.29 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDO, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,861.12 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, PAUL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $28,861.12 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, ELIZABETH Employer name Highland CSD Amount $28,860.88 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTSCHMANN, LAURI L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $28,860.82 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEUNAS, DONNA S Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,860.40 Date 06/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAVEY, ANNE M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,859.21 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHSON, SCOTT Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,858.66 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, KATHERINE A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $28,858.59 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $28,858.51 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGANOVIC, SENADA Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,857.93 Date 03/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, PAUL R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,857.64 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, ANTONETTE T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $28,857.54 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DANIELLE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,857.48 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, GLORIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,857.47 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USIAK, COURTNEY R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $28,857.01 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, JUDITH R Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $28,856.55 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARANO, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,856.36 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, JAMES E, III Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $28,856.16 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGSON, CHARLENE R Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $28,855.98 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDER, KIRSTEN M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $28,855.38 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADAGANA, MARILYN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,855.26 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNA, JOSEPH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $28,855.02 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWELL, KAREN M Employer name Town of Bath Amount $28,855.02 Date 06/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, ALLIOSN V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $28,854.45 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, JACQUELINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $28,854.27 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, YVONNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,854.15 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, LINDA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,854.15 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVORKA, CECILY R Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $28,854.01 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KEMNARINE Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $28,853.75 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, ROBIN S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $28,853.40 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System