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 DENNISON, TINA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,051.17 Date 01/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORA, PATTI L Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $28,050.88 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNOO, DRUPATIE Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $28,050.34 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHDOWN, LAURA L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $28,050.24 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMATO, JACQUELYN M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $28,050.04 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CLARIBEL Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $28,050.00 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEERE, JUDSON G Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $28,049.91 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VICENTE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $28,049.87 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTTS, JODY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,049.76 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZO, PHILIP Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $28,049.63 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDROUS, JOSIE A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $28,048.92 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCZEPANSKI, CHERYL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,048.67 Date 10/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOWSKI, ARDIA A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $28,048.59 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKSA, CAROL A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,047.48 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, KAREN A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $28,047.05 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANANCE, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,046.48 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANNELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $28,046.35 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTZ, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Village of Dundee Amount $28,045.93 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOSEPH L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $28,045.40 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CLEMENTE, DONNA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,045.16 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBRA M Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $28,044.96 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA QUE, CASEY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,044.66 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $28,044.54 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, SANTIAGO Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $28,044.38 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, FRANK H Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $28,044.23 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINO, ALEYDA Y Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $28,043.40 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JACINTA M S Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $28,043.02 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVIN, CONNOR P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $28,042.30 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHERYL Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $28,042.24 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, MICHAEL L Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $28,042.06 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIOLETO, JOEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,041.99 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CATHERINE D Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,041.94 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, MARK L Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $28,041.87 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LINDA J, MRS Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $28,041.85 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, CHERYLE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $28,041.55 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENZIO, BOBBIE JO Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $28,041.33 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDERIAN, KATHERINE R Employer name Warren County Amount $28,041.25 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURANOVIC, LULA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $28,041.13 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, SHARON N Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $28,041.10 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTALO, KAREN A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $28,040.86 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, LAWRENCE P Employer name Massena CSD Amount $28,040.85 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PATRICK E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $28,040.62 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, LAURIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $28,040.08 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BLANCA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $28,040.03 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESSA, MARGARITA Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $28,039.98 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, NIKKI R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $28,039.95 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KAYLA D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $28,039.40 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, THERESA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $28,039.08 Date 09/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, MELINDA A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $28,038.76 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEPLES, GREG E Employer name Town of Union Amount $28,038.55 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MADELINE R Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $28,038.45 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHOWIAK, REBECCA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,038.30 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTI, AARON A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,038.20 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, NELSY N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $28,038.08 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,037.38 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATHEARN, AMANDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,037.16 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARGER, MARY K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $28,036.83 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KATIE L Employer name Washington County Amount $28,036.65 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, RHONDA M Employer name Washington County Amount $28,036.62 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NAKRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,036.37 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWBRICH, DEBRA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $28,036.26 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LESLIE A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $28,036.24 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAREN M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $28,036.02 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, LIZ B Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $28,035.96 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLONEY, SETH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $28,035.82 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFKIEL, DAVID G, JR Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $28,035.52 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, CAROLE CL Employer name Rockland County Amount $28,035.31 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLES, WALTER Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $28,034.86 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, LORIE A Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $28,033.61 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, HEIDI A Employer name Madison County Amount $28,033.47 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWPORT, RACHEL N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $28,033.39 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLIA, DILLION C Employer name Erie County Amount $28,033.31 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, PATRICK A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $28,033.01 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, KAYLA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,032.42 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, MARY E Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $28,032.39 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, KRYSTAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,032.21 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILY, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $28,032.21 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRINQUELLI, DARCI M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $28,032.21 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, AMANDA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $28,032.19 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THERESE Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $28,032.00 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUG, EILEEN N Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $28,031.74 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFKO, ROGER W, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $28,031.61 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, JOAN ANN Employer name Greene County Amount $28,030.96 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, SUSAN L Employer name Clinton County Amount $28,030.84 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOUR, NICOLE A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $28,030.53 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, STEVEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $28,030.51 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JAMES W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $28,030.46 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, JEAN E Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $28,030.34 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBRA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $28,030.18 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHANE, FRANCES M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,030.06 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRNKOVICH, LISA E Employer name Elba CSD Amount $28,029.89 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $28,029.65 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, ANTHONY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $28,029.32 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, RANDAL N Employer name Cortland County Amount $28,028.49 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATEAU, CYNTHIA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $28,028.14 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, WILLIAM J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $28,027.24 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGFALL, TYSHA T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $28,026.55 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BASSO, FRANCES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,026.41 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, STUART A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $28,025.77 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHREIS, GAIL A Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $28,025.30 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System