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 POLLASTRO, CHERYL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $28,025.18 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMOLA, JOANN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,024.99 Date 11/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, EUGENE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,024.79 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDAK, VALERIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,024.50 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DEBORAH L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $28,024.40 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DEBORAH L Employer name Allegany County Amount $28,024.34 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINI-HOLFELDER, CAMMIE L Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $28,024.19 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTA, RONALD D Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,024.16 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, JUSTIN J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $28,024.15 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,024.14 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMO, DEBRA L Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $28,024.03 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, ALEX J Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $28,023.98 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMANCIK, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Union Amount $28,023.77 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHARON K Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $28,023.68 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBURKA, H CATHERINE Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $28,023.67 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWS, JULIE R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $28,023.15 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROSE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,022.77 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, RANDY A Employer name Orange County Amount $28,022.35 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EUGENIA M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $28,022.17 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JACOBA C Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $28,022.09 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES-MASA, SUSAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $28,021.98 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JUDY A Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $28,021.92 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, STUART J, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $28,021.60 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAULA J Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $28,021.59 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTON, MYRON J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $28,021.12 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERY, ERNEST R Employer name Victor CSD Amount $28,020.65 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHBURG, LISA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $28,020.42 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, JARED C Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $28,020.08 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, TAMMY L Employer name Peru CSD Amount $28,019.67 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACSON, KATHLEEN H Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $28,019.59 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, CYNTHIA L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $28,019.27 Date 07/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZEWSKI, TYLER A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $28,019.22 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $28,018.92 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCH, BENJAMIN L Employer name Orange County Amount $28,018.50 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KAREN A Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,018.29 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $28,017.22 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, KATIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,017.06 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERT, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,017.03 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTWICK, LINDA E Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,016.97 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, GEORGINE M Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $28,016.88 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, LILLIAN A Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,016.21 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHER, TERRI J Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,016.21 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Orleans County Amount $28,016.04 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHER, VICKIE J Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $28,015.97 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,015.65 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $28,015.51 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, MATTHEW L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,015.38 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCH BEGEMANN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,015.14 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSMORE, JACOB M Employer name Steuben County Amount $28,015.05 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMAYIL, VIJAYALAKSHMI Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $28,014.93 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, SARAH R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,014.31 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHENBAUM, BETH Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $28,013.83 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, CASEY L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $28,013.80 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, EILEEN C Employer name Town of Canadice Amount $28,013.76 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, LINDSEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,013.67 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, KEITH M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,013.33 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, ANQUINETTE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $28,013.32 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBIN D Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $28,013.22 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, SHAYNE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $28,012.55 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERCX, HELENA A M Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $28,012.44 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, JAMES J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $28,012.36 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, SUHAIR K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,012.35 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, DANIEL C Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $28,012.16 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAMATER, ALISON N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,011.86 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUILKIN, MARY JEAN Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $28,011.86 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, MARY T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $28,011.84 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRELA, CELESTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,011.83 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, YINAN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $28,011.72 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODON, BETSY J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $28,011.21 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANGER, ROBERT E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $28,011.03 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAPARS, MADALINE L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $28,010.85 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SHEON O Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $28,010.30 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPER, KRISTINE A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $28,010.23 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $28,010.15 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, GRAIG G Employer name Town of Evans Amount $28,010.00 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GREEVY, NANCY L Employer name Town of Tyre Amount $28,009.00 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMIRE, ALLAN R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $28,008.93 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARIA T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,008.64 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MICHAEL D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,008.60 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJELLO, MARIA Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,008.55 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, JENNIFER L Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,008.55 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BARBARA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,008.55 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-VELEZ, CATHERINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $28,008.12 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARYL R Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $28,007.77 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, GERARDO Employer name Albany County Amount $28,007.71 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBY, CHRISTINE H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $28,007.70 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHEON, TERRY L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $28,007.66 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CHARLES M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $28,007.27 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, SHARON L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,007.12 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLI, TRACY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,007.12 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, ANNA-MARIE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $28,006.99 Date 06/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $28,006.98 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISAHA, DAVID M Employer name Broome County Amount $28,006.64 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SHAYNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,006.41 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, THERESA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,006.23 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELLS, ROBERTA Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,006.21 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, WANDA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $28,005.98 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATRINO, MARGO D Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $28,005.66 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAY, FRANTZ F Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $28,005.53 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE-CARMODY, LAURA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $28,005.39 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System