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 WOOD, KATELYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,792.33 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGLI, NAYANA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,792.01 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, VANESSA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,791.90 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLIS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $28,791.81 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, DAVID A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $28,791.70 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACKLAM, MIYA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,791.38 Date 05/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, DALE A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $28,791.36 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PAMELA J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $28,791.17 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARMBAKIS, ROSA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,790.35 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREKKE, BAILEY J Employer name Franklin County Amount $28,790.30 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, AMY E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $28,790.21 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTO, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $28,790.18 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMERT, JOSHUA H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,790.11 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JONATHON J Employer name Village of Bolivar Amount $28,790.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SHAWNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,789.86 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O NEAL, JENEE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,789.60 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIERSKI, BRITTANY V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,789.40 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NADINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,789.00 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CECILIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $28,788.95 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, LAURIE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $28,788.90 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE-MC CORMACK, LAURA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $28,788.75 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, JAMES E Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $28,788.74 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, CHRISTINE H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $28,788.45 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, VICTORIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,788.24 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMJI, RAFFAT Z Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,787.99 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, LINDA Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $28,787.20 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ADAM L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $28,787.11 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, SUSAN B Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $28,786.74 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFAIR, BRENDA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $28,786.72 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY-GERMAIN, SONIA Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $28,786.62 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNOGUZ, SAMANTHA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $28,786.22 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, AVIS T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,785.72 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISENHART, NANCY A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $28,785.50 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE-SQUIRES, LAURIE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $28,785.34 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, KATHY J Employer name Fulton County Amount $28,785.22 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LARRY B Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $28,785.15 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLER, STEVEN S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $28,784.97 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMULA, COREY T Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,784.92 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RHORIANNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,784.61 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, BINU Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $28,784.28 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEENEY, JACLYN R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $28,783.96 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, MARY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,783.70 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, SPENCER C Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $28,783.70 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RITA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $28,783.36 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,783.15 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, EMILY J Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $28,783.00 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTLER, LORI A Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $28,783.00 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETARO, LOUIS Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $28,782.91 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSAM, PENNY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $28,782.88 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHINSKI, JACOB J Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,782.81 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIOTTI, TRACY L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $28,782.79 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILIE, TIMOTHY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,782.77 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, LILLIAN E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $28,782.63 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, LINDA Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $28,782.51 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTKOPP, EMMETT B Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $28,782.31 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, ALICE D Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $28,782.01 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANTONI, PETE B Employer name Greece CSD Amount $28,781.84 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMAN, TAMMY L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $28,781.84 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BARBARA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,781.84 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, SUSAN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,781.84 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $28,781.46 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, KIM M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $28,781.28 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLOW, MARCEL M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $28,781.12 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RAYMOND H Employer name Medina CSD Amount $28,781.09 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LINDA S Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $28,781.05 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, HEATHER M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,780.92 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIC R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $28,780.50 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUELLETTE, NATHAN J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $28,780.16 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $28,779.96 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELONGE, JAMES C Employer name Canton CSD Amount $28,779.69 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, JEFFREY R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $28,779.62 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, JOSEPH A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $28,779.55 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JEAN H Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,779.52 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA BELLO, OLAYINKA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $28,779.49 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCKLAND, JORDAN S Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $28,779.48 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLL, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,779.11 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, ERIN V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,779.06 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, PATRICIA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,778.74 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUHN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $28,778.38 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, CARLYN A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $28,778.20 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAM, LINDA S Employer name Portville CSD Amount $28,778.17 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RENE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,778.07 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, MOHAMMED R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,777.74 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLARA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $28,777.74 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $28,777.67 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, HOPE H Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $28,777.35 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESE, CAROLYN W Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $28,777.08 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLICK, DHANASRI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $28,776.38 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHODA, MARY R Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,776.22 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MIRANDA LEA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $28,776.21 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, YVETTE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,775.74 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPFER, SARA N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,775.71 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JERILEE F Employer name Washington County Amount $28,775.51 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $28,775.19 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDERO, JOHN W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $28,775.16 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, SANDRA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,774.89 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, GREG M Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $28,774.88 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTYSZYN, STEVEN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $28,774.75 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, THOMAS B Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $28,774.63 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,774.60 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System