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 KNAPP, DONNA J Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $28,831.14 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LATISHA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,831.11 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KRISTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $28,831.08 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,831.05 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACALAMITA, FRANK Employer name Dutchess County Amount $28,830.90 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIC, FEHIM Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $28,830.73 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, EMILY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,830.44 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRETT-HOFMANN, LUANN K Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,830.40 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESCH, PHYLLIS K Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $28,830.25 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIUZZI, STACY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,830.13 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, THOMAS A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $28,829.58 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERDER, JUDITH A Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $28,829.45 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYL, MARC E Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $28,829.16 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANGELA R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $28,829.09 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, AMY J Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $28,828.66 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISKER, CHERYL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,828.59 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANN R Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $28,828.43 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, PAMELA Employer name Madison CSD Amount $28,828.21 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CLIFFORD L, III Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $28,828.19 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDARIO, KAREN T Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,828.00 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY, DIANE L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,828.00 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERE, MARY GRACE Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,828.00 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, KATHY M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,828.00 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KILLEN, KAREN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,828.00 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRECO, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $28,827.90 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALLON, JEANNINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $28,827.28 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, MILDRED Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $28,827.05 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, OLINDA M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $28,826.91 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, BILLY R Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $28,826.72 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKMAN, DANIEL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,826.18 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, SUSAN L Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,826.00 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, THERESA M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $28,825.80 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $28,825.35 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDYNAS, DAVID C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $28,825.25 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DONNA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $28,825.08 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERES, AMANDA E Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $28,824.56 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAGER-GRETZLER, DORIA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,824.43 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, LISA L Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $28,824.26 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBENSTREIT, ROBERTA R Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $28,823.90 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HEATHER J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $28,823.82 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KATHRYN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,823.74 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, THERESA L Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $28,823.72 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CONNOR P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,823.70 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MELINDA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $28,823.50 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, DOUGLAS T Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $28,823.34 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISBY, HEATHER S Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $28,823.25 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCITTO, ANGELO A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,822.98 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, ROSEMARY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,822.73 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHOW, CONNIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $28,822.62 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,822.37 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, AMY J Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $28,822.21 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTHWELL, WILLIAM K Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $28,822.03 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, KATRINA A Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $28,821.97 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROUSOS, ZOE JOY Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $28,821.94 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, KARANJA A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $28,821.60 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $28,821.51 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINCH, JUDITH Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $28,821.26 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN F Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $28,821.24 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, LAURIE B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,821.17 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, JAMES W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,821.06 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JESSICA A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $28,820.91 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, KATHLEEN T Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $28,820.80 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, DAVID O Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $28,820.69 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURLIOUROS, YVONNE R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $28,820.60 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPERATA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $28,820.32 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHELLEY R Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,820.30 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAGHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $28,820.19 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DAWN B Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,820.13 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, LAURA J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $28,820.00 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICKBUSH, DANIELLE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $28,819.92 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, RANDY E Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $28,819.88 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KRISTINA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $28,819.46 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, LINDA A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $28,819.33 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIUSA, CLARA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,819.21 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTAU, JO-AL J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $28,819.12 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBBIE L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $28,819.00 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, KATHLEEN E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $28,818.66 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKIN, NATALIA M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $28,818.66 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISMAN, RACHEL L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $28,817.53 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADIK, PAMELA S Employer name Village of Stamford Amount $28,817.17 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, KALEE N Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $28,817.02 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITTI, ANDREA L Employer name Village of Montebello Amount $28,816.63 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JERMAINE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $28,816.60 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAM, STEVEN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $28,816.49 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHAEL W Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,816.46 Date 06/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID T Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $28,816.37 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, ANA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,816.16 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, KERSEINYA G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,815.94 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,815.93 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, MARCIA A Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $28,815.49 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHERYL K Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $28,815.28 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, RYAN T Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Water Cons Dis Amount $28,815.22 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIKA, MONIKA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,814.89 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY S Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $28,814.72 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-STEPHENS, CYNTHIA VJ Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,814.51 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, RANDY M Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $28,814.42 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, MARY J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $28,814.30 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, JAMES R Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $28,814.15 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, VINCENT Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $28,813.86 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SARAH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,813.73 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System