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 SWAIN, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $27,847.60 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JAMES B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $27,847.53 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAITIS, TARA L Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $27,847.33 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ZACHERY D Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $27,847.05 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, JOSHUA P Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $27,847.02 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, REINALDO R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $27,846.60 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, THOMAS E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $27,846.57 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANT, VINCENT G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $27,846.38 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIOLI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $27,846.23 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SARAH A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $27,845.96 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of St Johnsville Amount $27,845.92 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIMOWITZ, JACQUELINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $27,845.89 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, MOLLIE R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $27,845.88 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLIN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $27,845.88 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DEBORAH L Employer name Odessa Montour CSD Amount $27,845.64 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMY, DEBORAH E Employer name Monroe County Amount $27,845.59 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESNELL, LISA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $27,844.96 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, JENNIFER A Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $27,844.75 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN H Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $27,844.45 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAYNA C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $27,844.34 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, ZACHARY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $27,843.77 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDER, ANN K Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $27,843.71 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JO R Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $27,842.93 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUERVO, EDWIN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $27,842.47 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKENS, GEORGE L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $27,842.45 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROHMAN, SHIRLEY M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $27,842.33 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, CAROLYN L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $27,842.29 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAND, NADIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,841.88 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, JILLIAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,841.62 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JENNIFER Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $27,840.96 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, LIZA S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $27,840.88 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROXANNE M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $27,840.39 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, MATTHEW W Employer name Rockland County Amount $27,840.33 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JULIE L Employer name Town of Barker Amount $27,840.25 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, RONALD L, SR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $27,840.04 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, PHILLIP J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $27,840.02 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, XIN XIN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $27,839.98 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, PATRICIA G Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $27,839.93 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, KADIJA S Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $27,839.59 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYIK, STEPHEN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $27,839.35 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, GARY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $27,838.91 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GLORIA J Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $27,838.13 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVOORT, JASON R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $27,838.03 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNKER, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,837.60 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, ANNETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,837.40 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DAVID W Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $27,837.18 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUSEEF, MARY S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $27,837.11 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KATRINA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $27,836.82 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISHER, JEAN B Employer name Cortland County Amount $27,836.82 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $27,836.75 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATER, DERRICK L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $27,836.71 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, ROBERT J Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $27,836.64 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTABONE, JASON M Employer name Town of Union Amount $27,836.31 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, DANIEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $27,836.24 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROSA V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $27,836.21 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $27,835.78 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLICKHAHN, THOMAS J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $27,835.74 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSAGE, PAMELA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $27,834.87 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, MEGHAN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $27,834.10 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, RANDY L, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $27,834.03 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, SALLYANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $27,833.90 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KATHRYN A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $27,833.68 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDER, LAURA F Employer name Town of Alexander Amount $27,833.68 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $27,833.59 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSENWIK, EMILY A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $27,833.52 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, KAREN P Employer name Warren County Amount $27,833.46 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, CYNTHIA Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $27,832.87 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAHY, DANIEL B Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $27,832.35 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, EILEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,832.14 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBY, STEVEN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,832.00 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEVILLE, DANIEL R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $27,831.99 Date 06/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MARY KATE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $27,831.20 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, MOSES W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $27,830.45 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CARMEN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $27,830.41 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, VICTORIA J Employer name Otsego County Amount $27,830.37 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, CARL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,830.07 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARKI, SHA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,829.85 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICINSKI, RICHARD G Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $27,829.77 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, LACY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,829.60 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDERBAUGH, KEISHA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,829.58 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KELLY S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $27,829.00 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIX, LILIAN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $27,828.93 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GORDON W Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $27,828.86 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLING, PETER J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,828.20 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBRIDE, THADDEUS M Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $27,828.12 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBISON, ELLA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $27,826.59 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JASON E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $27,826.44 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIVIDEN, CAROL A Employer name Town of Corning Amount $27,826.24 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, IAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $27,826.17 Date 10/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGARD, EVERETT Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $27,825.89 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, STEPHEN J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $27,825.73 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, PATRICIA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $27,825.65 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CENZO, MARK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,825.53 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEG, STEPHEN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $27,825.44 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TERESE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $27,825.16 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, STEVEN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $27,824.81 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DON E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $27,823.88 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, GLORIA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $27,823.81 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, TOM M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,823.67 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERMANCE, PENNY J A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $27,823.65 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System