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 TAKAHASHI, WATARU Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,729.58 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOSEPH L Employer name Albany County Amount $28,729.47 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD, DOREEN L, MS Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $28,729.43 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MARIE G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $28,728.84 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, COREY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,728.11 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, RENEE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,728.10 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, DOUGLAS T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,728.09 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, RYAN C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $28,727.95 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHELLE L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $28,727.92 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, DEWEY G Employer name Camden CSD Amount $28,727.88 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNICHARICO, AMY L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $28,727.38 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTE, PAULA J Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $28,727.38 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, JAMIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,727.35 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,726.82 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEANINE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,726.67 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAPIA, PATRICIA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,726.60 Date 09/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, MARY T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,726.54 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,726.28 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, WANDA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $28,726.25 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORE, THOMAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $28,725.95 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKSON, ZACHARY J T Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $28,725.75 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIMAN, DALE G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $28,725.67 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $28,725.66 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARY E Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $28,725.62 Date 11/19/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, BRIAN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,725.17 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $28,724.86 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIKA, LINDA P Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $28,724.28 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBSEN, HARK V Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $28,723.80 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BRANDON J Employer name Erie County Amount $28,723.74 Date 09/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKWA, REGINA M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $28,723.44 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DENISE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,723.32 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PILLO, ROBERT J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $28,723.30 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JODY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,723.08 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ANTHONY J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $28,723.03 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNE, JOY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,722.83 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, SCOTT D Employer name Lewis County Amount $28,721.96 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DEBORAH A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $28,721.86 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, MARK K Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $28,721.75 Date 06/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYES, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,721.25 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHAIE, DOREEN A, MS Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $28,721.08 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, ERICA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,720.78 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, REGINALD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $28,720.75 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, BRITTANY C Employer name Delaware County Amount $28,720.62 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICK, ROBERT R Employer name Miller Place Fire District Amount $28,720.48 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, RANDY Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $28,720.45 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, SHAYNE L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $28,720.18 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,720.17 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, LEIGH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $28,719.75 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, MICHELE M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $28,719.48 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, MELISSA M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,719.38 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, STEPHEN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $28,719.35 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MEAGHAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,718.96 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICTO, ABIGAIL M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $28,718.51 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZIELEK, MARCIA E Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $28,718.30 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, COLLEEN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,718.05 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $28,717.94 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNALIK, JOSHUA M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,717.92 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, ELIZABETH J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $28,717.43 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLAM, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $28,716.12 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DEBRA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $28,715.73 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMARK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $28,715.60 Date 05/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSBY, LISA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $28,715.43 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRENZE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,715.20 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, DEVAN N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $28,715.04 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKENS, FRANCES Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $28,714.36 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, MATTHEW Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,714.34 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, TORINDA M Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $28,714.33 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGH, RUTH E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $28,714.05 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, RAMSARRAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $28,714.01 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, RUSSELL A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $28,714.00 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CIEARA M Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $28,713.43 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JOYCE A Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $28,713.19 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRCO, INEZ C Employer name Erie County Amount $28,713.11 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, KRISTA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,712.54 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, SUSAN K Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $28,712.40 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEKERES, DAVID A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $28,712.30 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CARLA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $28,712.16 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ANNE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $28,711.94 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, KENNETH B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,711.66 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, RONNY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $28,711.40 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVAN, MICHAEL L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $28,711.32 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, COLLIN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,710.81 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ERIC T Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $28,710.41 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, MARIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,710.21 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARONE, MARIA Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $28,709.95 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, JUSTIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,709.84 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEAZZI, RICHARD J Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $28,709.76 Date 03/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, ROBIN A Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $28,709.17 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, BETTINA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,708.42 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTRAGER, MARCIA K Employer name Town of Darien Amount $28,708.36 Date 05/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDEO, NEESHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,708.03 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, KIM W Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $28,707.97 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARY C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $28,707.78 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMIE T Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $28,707.74 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMALE, RALPH Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,707.70 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARCIA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $28,707.68 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTUS, KELLEE J Employer name Village of Hobart Amount $28,707.62 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ALISABETH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,707.59 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, MARGARET A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $28,707.34 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGQUIST, CATHY J Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $28,707.13 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System