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 ILKIW, INGRID A Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $28,335.47 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTOO, JOLETTA M O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,335.14 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, TAILOR N Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $28,335.00 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHARULO, TINA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $28,334.64 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADILL, JASON R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $28,334.40 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIG, ELLEN A Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,334.39 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, LESLIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $28,334.31 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGSTEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $28,333.99 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,333.92 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ERIKA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,332.91 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGARELLA, JOSEPHINE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $28,332.85 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CORA L Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $28,332.82 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNIER, JAMIE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,332.60 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, BRIDGETT A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $28,332.51 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOSEPH J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $28,332.34 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIL, ELSA M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $28,332.11 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, TODD A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $28,332.05 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURISKO, JARED Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,331.75 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, SHIRLEY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,331.40 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRWAL, JILLIAN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,331.09 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, TREVOR R Employer name Clinton County Amount $28,331.00 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $28,331.00 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LORI M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $28,330.88 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UELLENDAHL, LINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,330.45 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDON, AMANDA Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $28,330.26 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKSINSKI, CARMEN L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $28,330.24 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,330.09 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KRISTY L Employer name Wells CSD Amount $28,330.07 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORETTE, HOWARD A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,330.00 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LYNNE M Employer name Fulton County Amount $28,329.52 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTA, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,329.47 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIL, KARL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,329.47 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MELISSA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $28,329.18 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSBERRY-PENAFIEL, KATHRYN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,328.95 Date 08/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PATRICK D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $28,328.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLMANN, RENEE M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $28,328.22 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SUZANNE M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,327.95 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPLER, MELINDA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,327.85 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, JONATHAN C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $28,327.65 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,327.51 Date 04/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE L Employer name Town of Parma Amount $28,327.41 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIA, FERNANDA E Employer name Orange County Amount $28,327.39 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON A Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $28,327.19 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, CHERYL L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $28,327.16 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOSEPH P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $28,327.15 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, CATHERINE E Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $28,326.90 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KATHRYN E GREGORY Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $28,326.76 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, MELANIE E Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $28,325.67 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JULIE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,325.21 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $28,325.13 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, MALIQUA S Employer name Ulster County Amount $28,325.04 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, DONNA Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $28,323.99 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, TONY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,323.91 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZINSKI, CARMENCITA G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,323.86 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORRELL, WILMA B Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $28,323.76 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $28,323.64 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, JOSHUA T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $28,323.37 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, THOMAS Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $28,322.66 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTA, SUSAN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $28,321.69 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHEN, STEVEN A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $28,321.66 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNG, BARBARA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $28,321.05 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, PATRICIA A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $28,320.84 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDA, LETICIA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $28,320.82 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, PATRICK J Employer name Malone CSD Amount $28,320.70 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMERISKI, TIFFANY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,320.63 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANEZ N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $28,320.46 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CIRCE I Employer name Gloversville Public Library Amount $28,320.12 Date 12/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, TINA M Employer name Addison CSD Amount $28,319.98 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,319.83 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ANGELIQUE M Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $28,319.75 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, MICHAEL R Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $28,319.22 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CIERRA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,319.12 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, ROBERT A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $28,319.11 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, BRADLEY D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $28,318.68 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUDT, BENJAMIN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $28,318.52 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, WILLIAM R Employer name Washington County Amount $28,318.14 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, LURENZA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,318.07 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOHN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,318.06 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JAMIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,318.00 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANICSAR, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $28,317.99 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LEISHA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $28,317.96 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, CINDY L Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $28,317.75 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JANET M Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $28,317.47 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JOSHUA P Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $28,317.45 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBOTSIS, CLAUDIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,317.26 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMANELLI, GINA Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $28,316.99 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $28,316.95 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, PATRICIA C Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $28,316.80 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, DANIELLE K Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $28,316.52 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUWENS, LAURA A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $28,316.51 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, HEATHER M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $28,316.43 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURTLEFF, DAVID F, JR Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $28,316.14 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, REBECCA A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $28,315.78 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEAN, GAIL A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $28,315.78 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LARRY W Employer name Afton CSD Amount $28,315.74 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSTER, SEAN M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $28,315.74 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LISA M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $28,315.50 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LARISHA B Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $28,315.26 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KAREN L Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $28,315.09 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, DANIEL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,314.94 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System