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 DORTCH, PAMELA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,377.99 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, AFTON Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,377.45 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $28,377.44 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RACHEL A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $28,377.15 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLA, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,377.04 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, GREG L Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $28,376.94 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVIELLO, CONSTANCE M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $28,376.50 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVAZZO, LACEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $28,375.89 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUTSKAYA, ALLA Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $28,375.89 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, TERRI L Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $28,375.67 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURTLEFF, JULIANNE E Employer name Groton CSD Amount $28,375.60 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDING, CATHY A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $28,375.09 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, M WINIFRED Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $28,375.09 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, SHARON D Employer name Education Department Amount $28,375.04 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $28,374.84 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHENCOURT, ARIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,374.51 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CODY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,374.50 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELASKY, PAUL J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $28,374.44 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $28,374.43 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Erie County Amount $28,374.38 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPA, ANN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,374.29 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, HOWARD R, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $28,374.02 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALANELLA, ELISA Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $28,373.90 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, SARAH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $28,373.60 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JAMES A Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,373.56 Date 07/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPA, JAROSLAW Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $28,373.33 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNAUDE, BARBARA J Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $28,372.82 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, CHRISTINE Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $28,372.72 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,372.67 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUCCI, JEAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $28,372.61 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $28,372.14 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, ERIC D Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $28,372.07 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHERT, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $28,372.06 Date 07/03/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, ANN M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $28,372.06 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDOZZI, THOMAS C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $28,372.06 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABREE, MWALIMY, II Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $28,372.06 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTENS, MARY S Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $28,371.72 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, SALLY W Employer name Village of Sackets Harbor Amount $28,371.20 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLIKOWSKI, KELLY L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,371.19 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMNIAK, SUSAN R Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $28,371.15 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHERIL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,371.14 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, CATHERINE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $28,370.94 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, REGINA M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $28,370.79 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, SUSAN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $28,369.48 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, DARLENE L Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $28,368.41 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTON, TERRY L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $28,368.35 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISENTIN, MAREN L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $28,368.21 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ANDREA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,368.18 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, MARIA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $28,368.00 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERS, DOUGLAS G Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,367.86 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $28,367.76 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLADONATO, NICHOLAS G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $28,367.65 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, KATHLEEN F Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $28,367.61 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, KRISTEN L Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $28,367.30 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAVSITY, SUSAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,367.29 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREWICZ, ROBERTA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $28,367.09 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, TRACEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $28,366.18 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, JUDY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $28,366.15 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALBERT A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $28,365.64 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, RONITA C Employer name Education Department Amount $28,365.59 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DEREK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,365.44 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, EVAN Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $28,365.00 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG M Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,364.19 Date 12/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE, MARCUS T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,363.91 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKDEBRUN, CHAD A Employer name Wayne County Amount $28,363.84 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VIRGINIA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,363.72 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHAR, BRYAN C Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $28,363.72 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATT, JACQUELINE J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $28,363.71 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, LORIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,363.69 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, BRANDON M Employer name Orange County Amount $28,363.56 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEHANTY, JENNIFER E Employer name Wayne County Amount $28,363.35 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LOLA M Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $28,363.00 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JEFFREY G Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $28,362.83 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, IRIS N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $28,362.77 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIGIO, LUIS M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $28,362.47 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TIFFANY C Employer name Erie County Amount $28,362.33 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, LOUISE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,361.70 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWERTFAGER, ERIC G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $28,361.69 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PAMELA S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,361.69 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWUDZINSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,360.80 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, DAVID N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $28,360.69 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $28,360.65 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, DOROTHY A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $28,360.58 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLO, RICHARD A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $28,360.51 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINESCHI, FRANK A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $28,360.48 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENNIS P Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $28,360.46 Date 02/09/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLINTON H Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $28,360.40 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, BILLIE JO Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $28,360.32 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, STEVEN W Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $28,360.29 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNE, JANET G Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,359.95 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,359.89 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODES, LEWISE A Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $28,359.64 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, HANY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $28,358.62 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, JAMES A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,358.46 Date 02/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JENNIFER N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $28,358.44 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHURES, PAMELA S Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $28,358.28 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, ANNE E Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $28,358.24 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, SHALONDA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $28,358.22 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARCY N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,358.00 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARYANN T Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $28,357.74 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System