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 BROWN, SHARON L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $26,904.14 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, BRENDAN M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $26,903.44 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $26,903.10 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KELLY C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $26,903.03 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, KAREN M Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $26,903.00 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, DANIEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,902.92 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,902.88 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONGSOUVANH, MANILAI J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $26,902.64 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAROSKI, HEATHER F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $26,902.58 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATIE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $26,902.50 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PENNY A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $26,902.50 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGENTI, KYLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $26,902.01 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, EILEEN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $26,901.90 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERSOX, JUANITA M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $26,901.85 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATUYONG, LIONEL P Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $26,901.58 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDPHERE, ELLEN J Employer name Oswego County Amount $26,901.02 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, TIMOTHY T Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $26,900.91 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, BRIDGET N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,900.88 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, TRACY A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $26,900.70 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, GLEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $26,900.53 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Albany County Amount $26,900.40 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, DANIEL J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $26,900.23 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, SHANNON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,900.12 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRILL, EDITH R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,900.07 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $26,899.83 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERME, WENDY A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $26,899.51 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRAIA, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,899.02 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REBECCA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,899.00 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $26,898.89 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, ERIC E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $26,898.63 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, ALLISON Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $26,898.60 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULZOMI, KATHERINE J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $26,898.59 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SAGINE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $26,898.59 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RUTH M Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $26,898.23 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWELL, WILLIAM H, II Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $26,898.11 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BETH M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $26,898.10 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TEKARY T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $26,897.32 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, JACQUELINE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $26,896.82 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, HELEN K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $26,896.48 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, RONALD F Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $26,896.13 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, KAREN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $26,895.56 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,895.49 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, THAISIS Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $26,895.40 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, JARED D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $26,895.18 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, VINCENT DAVID Employer name Albany County Amount $26,895.16 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, MIGUEL Employer name Albany County Amount $26,895.13 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONELLI, BRIAN M Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $26,894.76 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANCA, TINA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $26,894.74 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, BARBARA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $26,894.64 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTE, RODNEY W Employer name Village of Cleveland Amount $26,894.11 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LEZLEY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,893.84 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, JONATHAN W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $26,893.72 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ELIZABETH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,893.67 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUDFOOT, DEBORAH L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $26,893.56 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KAMEISHA T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $26,892.88 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, GAIL L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $26,892.36 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENN, DANIELLE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,892.19 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATINA, AILEEN M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $26,892.17 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOHN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $26,892.00 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESS Employer name Department of Health Amount $26,891.98 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, VERA Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $26,891.89 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINET, MARLESHA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,891.85 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBUT, RICHARD G Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $26,891.84 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, REBECCA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $26,891.57 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASBRENER, JAMES J Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $26,890.40 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRESE, MARY ANN Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $26,890.13 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $26,890.12 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSICK, DONNA M Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $26,889.72 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPIS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $26,888.74 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATZ, MARLENE P Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $26,888.71 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RICHARD L Employer name Panama CSD Amount $26,888.65 Date 09/01/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NAOMI C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $26,888.63 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, CELINA M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,888.21 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENACK, BRENDON M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $26,887.83 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, STEPHANIE Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $26,887.66 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MERYL Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $26,886.81 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, ALBERT Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,886.01 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Rockland County Amount $26,885.98 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARC, ALMA C Employer name Chemung County Amount $26,885.82 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, JOELLE Employer name Greece CSD Amount $26,885.25 Date 07/27/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, GRETA G Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $26,885.15 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, AMANDA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $26,884.94 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOAN Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $26,884.76 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CATHERINE L Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $26,884.22 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSSER, MARK D Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $26,883.78 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIER, LITA K Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $26,883.75 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLE, LAUREL E Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $26,883.64 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GRETT, JAMES A Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $26,883.24 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, SUSAN A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $26,882.97 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAR, COLLEEN L Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $26,882.88 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, FEMINA C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $26,882.79 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHA, ELIZABETH P Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $26,882.77 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JACE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $26,882.48 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, ETHAN L Employer name Education Department Amount $26,882.25 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, AMY L, MS Employer name Erie County Amount $26,882.24 Date 08/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIFF, BRIGITTE P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $26,882.00 Date 07/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,881.91 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, LESA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $26,881.68 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTNER, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $26,881.48 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, SANDRA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $26,881.37 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System