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 PAQUETTE, DARREN Employer name Village of Antwerp Amount $27,560.00 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $27,559.91 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, CATHERINE W Employer name Fulton County Amount $27,559.43 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ALI M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $27,559.34 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN-WRIGHT, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,558.51 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERICA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,557.97 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $27,557.54 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, THOMAS J Employer name Woodridge Housing Authority Amount $27,557.51 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, MICHAEL P Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $27,557.24 Date 09/23/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSANTE-SALAMONE, DAWNNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,556.67 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETTON, YVONNE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $27,556.32 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEDZIEWSKI, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,556.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWAY, DOLORES Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $27,556.03 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLINO, EUGENE J Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $27,556.02 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROBIN A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $27,555.88 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAREN L Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $27,555.71 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JENNIFER E Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $27,555.26 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, BRENDA E Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $27,554.39 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELZER, JANICE S Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $27,554.33 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, DANIEL G Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $27,554.27 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILROY, CODY S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $27,554.27 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELETTO, ERIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $27,554.20 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JUSTIN D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $27,554.15 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFLER, MARY W Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $27,554.04 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFES, JAMES S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $27,553.71 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, ERIN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,553.12 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, MARIAN T Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $27,553.04 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, GABRIELLE M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $27,553.00 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, BARBARA J Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $27,552.86 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DA QUAN E Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $27,552.86 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CHARLENE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,552.58 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, RALPH D Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $27,552.39 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, ANGELA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $27,551.60 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIBOY, SHEILA E Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $27,550.89 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMLAW, LAWRENCE J Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $27,550.60 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, RAHIMAH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $27,550.53 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $27,550.37 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, GERALDINE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $27,550.01 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFFOLETTO, MARCY L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $27,549.70 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, DANA T Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $27,549.53 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $27,549.22 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICEK, MARY ANN Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $27,549.21 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, SETH S Employer name City of Hudson Amount $27,548.78 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, BRENDA S Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $27,548.67 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETTE, KAYLA E Employer name Delaware County Amount $27,548.44 Date 09/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, DEBORAH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $27,548.17 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEN, JACQUELINE G Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $27,547.90 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERLEONI, STEPHEN M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $27,547.46 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVINO, JUSTIN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $27,546.40 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, SEBRINA M Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $27,546.17 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMISEK, DAVID F Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $27,546.09 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLODIN, ROZANA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $27,546.02 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN M Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $27,546.00 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $27,545.64 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MARK W Employer name Town of Caneadea Amount $27,545.62 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, SCOTT D Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $27,545.59 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DEBBIE L Employer name Town of Bethany Amount $27,545.24 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODZEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $27,544.46 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, JAMES H Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $27,544.36 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKELMAN, JARED S Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $27,544.16 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBETT, ROSEMARY Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $27,543.49 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZICO O Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $27,543.46 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SEAN D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $27,543.24 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, MEREDITH D Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $27,543.00 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SHELLEY R Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $27,542.91 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILD, DAWN M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $27,542.55 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAKOWSKI, MOLLY S Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $27,542.55 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, THERESA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $27,541.25 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOCIO, ANN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $27,541.09 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSBY, JESSYCA J Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $27,540.94 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, TIFFANY L Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $27,540.91 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, DANIELLE K Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $27,540.80 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $27,540.80 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $27,540.72 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA A Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $27,540.62 Date 11/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, DONNA D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $27,540.20 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, BRYNLEY A Employer name Town of Hamilton Amount $27,540.00 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGG, RILEY P Employer name Ulster County Amount $27,539.69 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESSER, CAROLE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $27,539.56 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTENS, HOLLY A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $27,539.14 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTZSTUCK, LAURIE A Employer name Portville CSD Amount $27,538.86 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TORRE, MIGUEL A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $27,538.25 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEUNG, MICHELLE S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $27,538.20 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, JUDY L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $27,537.65 Date 02/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRENDAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $27,537.22 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVORSEN, HEATHER N Employer name Greene County Amount $27,536.60 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, COLLEEN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $27,535.71 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHURA, SILAS A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $27,535.57 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MIRANDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $27,535.34 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DODIE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $27,535.27 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDMAN, LAUREL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $27,534.57 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,534.40 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNONE, LUCIA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $27,534.11 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCK, SAMUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $27,533.30 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CLAIRE M Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $27,533.24 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLAND, WILLIAM G, III Employer name Town of Southold Amount $27,533.16 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALAHOSKI, CAROLYN A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $27,532.82 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNEKALB, TRISHALYN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $27,532.56 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZWIGAL, COLLEEN F Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $27,532.50 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGRABLICH, DE ANN A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $27,532.12 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System