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 SPRINGSTEEN, SUSAN Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $28,696.82 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, KATHRYN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,696.67 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, SUSAN E Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $28,696.40 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMON, LORI L Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $28,696.40 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIC, PHYLLIS J Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $28,696.40 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, LYNN M Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $28,696.40 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, VICKY K Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $28,696.35 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, HARVEY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $28,696.24 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, SANDRA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $28,695.81 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNEY, BARRY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,695.23 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAMARAH K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,695.11 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SANDRA J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $28,695.03 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORETTI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $28,694.98 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARIA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $28,694.83 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $28,694.40 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CARRIE E Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $28,694.21 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOSE, STACEY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $28,694.06 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, STEVEN Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $28,693.88 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PATRICIA E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $28,693.24 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DANIEL Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $28,692.99 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, KELLY J Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $28,692.93 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESBYLA, PEGGY ANN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,692.35 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, KARA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $28,692.04 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLIEB, JENNIFER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,691.90 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TERESA A Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $28,691.76 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $28,691.55 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, CASEY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $28,691.25 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIERS, JEFFERY A Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $28,691.24 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SALLYANN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $28,691.22 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, TERI T Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $28,691.00 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBEE, NATHAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $28,690.48 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, JAVIER A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $28,690.32 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, MERCEDES C Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,690.29 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, BROOKE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $28,689.74 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULIAN Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,689.60 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICHNER, MARY R Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $28,689.35 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, PATRICIA A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $28,689.10 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CYNTHIA I Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,689.03 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,688.34 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESALADINNE, CHANDRA K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $28,688.28 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KRISTIN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,688.25 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNST, JARED M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $28,687.99 Date 05/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORCIA, JOHN M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $28,687.35 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NEZZA, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,687.14 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISENRING, RICKY E Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $28,687.08 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRON, LESYA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $28,687.05 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $28,686.87 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARLENE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,686.53 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESKE, DAVID F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $28,686.51 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCK, LORI A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $28,686.40 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, BARBARA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,686.16 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECHKA, IGOR V Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $28,686.11 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, EVANGELINE H Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $28,686.00 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE KOSKIE, LOIS A Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $28,685.59 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, HEATHER M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $28,685.56 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, RONALD D Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $28,685.30 Date 04/30/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPRE, R WAYNE Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $28,685.27 Date 12/28/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, MICHAEL P Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,685.00 Date 03/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JOAN M Employer name Whitesville CSD Amount $28,684.91 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CVITKOVIC, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $28,684.63 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, JUSTIN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $28,684.63 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHUNIO ARGUDO, LOURDES Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $28,684.63 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DENNIS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,684.53 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARLA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $28,684.47 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANANCE, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $28,683.40 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUBIAK, JULIA K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $28,683.29 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAMILLO, ALYSSA M Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $28,683.03 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, MELISSA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $28,682.53 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, KRISTIN L Employer name Village of Black River Amount $28,682.52 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPPY, TAMARA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,682.51 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LAMAR A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $28,682.46 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPETELLA, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $28,682.46 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLER, WILLIAM D Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $28,681.63 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, NEREIDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,681.07 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, LAURIE Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $28,680.99 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDON, LA VERA R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $28,680.76 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZIBEGOVIC, NURA NG Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $28,680.72 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEROLD D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $28,680.63 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIANNE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,680.60 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, JENNIPHER Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $28,680.47 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, RICHARD H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,680.42 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISMAN, MELISSA G Employer name Wayne County Amount $28,679.92 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, XUAN C Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $28,679.91 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, NORA E Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $28,679.83 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, CHARLENE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $28,679.57 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMOWSKI, KAYLA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,678.89 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, LYDIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,678.87 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GAIL M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $28,678.87 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, JENNIFER M Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $28,678.71 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, RUTH M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $28,678.17 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, GENE F Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $28,678.11 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRAVIS E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,678.05 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, IVELIZ Employer name Onondaga County Amount $28,677.47 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPSON, ALEXANDER L Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $28,677.08 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, MAGGI L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,676.73 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, LESLIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $28,676.72 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBIK, CORTNIE B Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $28,676.58 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEZZA, BLAISE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,676.44 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, SUSAN I Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $28,676.30 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ALBERT L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $28,676.07 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System