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 HERLIHY, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $27,505.42 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BENJAMIN L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $27,505.21 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAULT-DEITZ, MAKENZIE R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $27,505.17 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, ADAM J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $27,504.44 Date 04/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANBURY, JANE L Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $27,504.13 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPFAL, LINDA H Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $27,504.02 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, VALERIA C Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $27,503.88 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, LINDA F Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $27,503.45 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $27,502.98 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARDOS, NANCY L Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $27,502.51 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, STEWART D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,502.28 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZETTI, MARJORIE J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,502.26 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, BRITTANY R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $27,502.23 Date 03/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRUFF, ANDREW F Employer name Chenango County Amount $27,502.08 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, EILEEN M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $27,501.79 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORY, STEVEN V Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $27,501.78 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DENISE M Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $27,501.34 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, JOHN V Employer name Clinton County Amount $27,501.13 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, STERLING Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $27,500.89 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGO, WILSON P Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $27,500.83 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ISAAC Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,500.70 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTOLIS, THEO J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $27,500.20 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, LAURA H Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $27,500.09 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAZZO, PETER Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $27,500.06 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $27,500.00 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, WENDY A Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $27,500.00 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STANLEY K Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $27,500.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $27,500.00 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CARLOS M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $27,499.95 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, PERRY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $27,499.92 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $27,499.52 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ANGELA U Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $27,499.29 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, HOLLY J Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $27,498.87 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGHEST, VINCENT J Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $27,498.87 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRANGE, BETTY M Employer name Washington County Amount $27,498.74 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $27,498.01 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ANDREA H Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $27,498.00 Date 11/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, STEPHEN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $27,497.94 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, DAVID K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $27,497.88 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON-GRAY, ALTAMEICE M Employer name Education Department Amount $27,497.70 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSNAY, VANESSA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $27,497.28 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, DIANNE J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $27,496.92 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, PAMELA A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $27,496.80 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECK, BERNARD W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $27,496.68 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ROGER A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $27,496.68 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $27,496.65 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, SHERIL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $27,496.03 Date 02/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $27,495.29 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, RICHARD E Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $27,495.13 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $27,495.09 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $27,495.09 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ANGELA V Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $27,495.05 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIGAN, THOMAS M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $27,494.73 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANN E Employer name Department of State Amount $27,494.49 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARY Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $27,494.26 Date 10/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, TONI M Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $27,494.01 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $27,493.98 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCARINO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $27,493.89 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINJAU, THANAS Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $27,493.84 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BONNIE G Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $27,493.80 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ALODIE S Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $27,493.22 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, KAITLIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $27,492.76 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO QUASTO, LEWIS H Employer name Monroe County Amount $27,492.21 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, LAUREN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $27,492.06 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, DANIEL E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $27,491.96 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOFF, PATRICIA M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $27,491.77 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, MARGARET Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $27,491.62 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASWAL, SONIA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $27,491.55 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJADA, JULIO C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $27,491.50 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $27,491.29 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ENRICO S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $27,491.25 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINO, MATTHEW Employer name Otsego County Amount $27,491.21 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, KALPANA TRILOK Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $27,491.17 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONOVER, TYLER J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $27,490.31 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDO, DEBRA ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $27,489.98 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONICA, GEORGE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $27,489.89 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICIOR, THOMAS M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $27,489.88 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NSHIEWAT, KHULOUD Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $27,489.64 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHY A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $27,489.04 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, KORY E Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $27,488.39 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, KATHLEEN F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $27,488.16 Date 08/15/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, QUAHNA R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $27,487.96 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDONNA, ROBERT A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $27,487.84 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, YLANA X Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $27,487.35 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARK W Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $27,487.20 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHI, LINDA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $27,487.08 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARSHA F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $27,487.08 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, KEVIN L, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $27,487.01 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KIMBERLY D Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $27,486.97 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBRANO, MARY E Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $27,486.46 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, MICHAEL F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $27,486.41 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, MARIE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $27,486.01 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, SHARON A Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $27,484.90 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONLY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $27,484.58 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGES, DANIEL B Employer name Greece CSD Amount $27,484.52 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOROVIUS, SUZIE Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $27,484.35 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEPINTO, CHARLES R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $27,484.04 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CURTIS Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $27,483.96 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, HEIDI L Employer name Chenango County Amount $27,483.74 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEQUETTE, JUDITH L Employer name Town of Union Amount $27,483.50 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System