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 EDWARDS-BENSON, ELLEN Employer name Wayne County Amount $26,840.58 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERI, LUCILLE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $26,840.35 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES-LARSEN, JO-ANN L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,840.00 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDINO, MICHELLE Employer name Village of Hewlett Neck Amount $26,840.00 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $26,839.67 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, MARK D Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $26,839.61 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPINGARNER, JAMES P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,839.14 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKER, SHAWN R Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $26,838.67 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARJORIE I Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $26,838.26 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGENSEN, MELISSA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,838.14 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANG, EDMOND Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $26,838.00 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, MICHAEL O Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $26,837.94 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, OLGA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $26,837.64 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARLENE Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $26,837.62 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARYAN, GRANT A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $26,837.55 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAXON, GRETCHEN M Employer name Town of Chili Amount $26,837.04 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SHARON L Employer name Marion CSD Amount $26,836.89 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, CINDY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $26,836.74 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO RIVERA, JEFFERSON Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $26,836.68 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MARGO J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $26,836.60 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, TRAVIS J Employer name Livingston County Amount $26,836.12 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, HARRY D Employer name Milford CSD Amount $26,835.85 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, MAUREEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $26,835.68 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DAVID C Employer name Town of Urbana Amount $26,835.62 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEECH, KAREN L Employer name Elizabethtown-Lewis CSD Amount $26,835.40 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, ARLENE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $26,835.10 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGGINA, DAVID M Employer name Westchester County Amount $26,835.00 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOSEPH B, IV Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,834.50 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CYNTHIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $26,833.28 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINOLD, SHELLY L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $26,833.21 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEMER, SHAUN T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $26,832.49 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCOVIC, ELIZABETH M Employer name Wheelerville UFSD Amount $26,832.15 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, CRISTEN Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $26,831.25 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONER, TERESA J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $26,830.86 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, MELODY A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $26,830.80 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, DEBORAH A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $26,830.67 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, VERNETTA L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $26,830.57 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, SHANNON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $26,830.12 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, SHAQUANA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $26,829.75 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, DONALD A Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $26,829.75 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS-BENDER, CATHY A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $26,829.31 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ETHAN C Employer name Washington County Amount $26,829.20 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROBERT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $26,829.04 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DARICE Y Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $26,828.95 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TRACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,828.57 Date 05/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JOHN F Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $26,828.57 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,828.47 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADILOV, MICHAEL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $26,828.12 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSHUA E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $26,828.08 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, SARA P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $26,827.89 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARRAM, JONATHAN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $26,827.88 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JAMAR B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $26,827.79 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,827.53 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBBS, BARRY A Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $26,827.26 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTS, BRANDON D Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $26,826.89 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, HENRY H Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $26,826.88 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENBURG, RITA E Employer name Oswego County Amount $26,826.84 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPS, JAMES F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $26,826.84 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,826.80 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, KYLE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,826.80 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAYTLYNN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,826.80 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, PATRICIA L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $26,826.30 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, THERESA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $26,826.08 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JENNIFER L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $26,825.67 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, AMY L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $26,825.36 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONELL, VICKIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,825.27 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, CHRISTINE D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $26,824.77 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKETT, THOMAS P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,824.73 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZEGOVITCH, LAURA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $26,824.63 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBERT, GAIL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $26,824.13 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN H Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $26,823.81 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SARAH H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $26,823.80 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, PHYLLIS M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $26,823.49 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, DAWN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $26,823.03 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, MARCIE Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $26,823.01 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WEBSTER D Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $26,823.00 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AMY F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $26,822.98 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSEPH E Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $26,822.62 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODMAN, ERIC J Employer name Town of Allen Amount $26,822.20 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MELISSA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $26,822.17 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, NANCY L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $26,822.14 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, PETERSON Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $26,821.90 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, SANDRA Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $26,821.84 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIANO, ANIELLO Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $26,821.78 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RAYMOND P Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $26,821.59 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KATHERINE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $26,820.99 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, ANNA S Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $26,820.92 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, DIANE E Employer name Somers CSD Amount $26,820.75 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, BARBARA A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $26,820.39 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SHAMMAH D Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $26,820.34 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABORS, ELAINE G Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $26,820.28 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, CARYN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,820.26 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,820.26 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHAR, ERIC N Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $26,820.10 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANMUGNAI, THERESA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $26,820.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCIO, STEPHEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,819.94 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANISKIEWICZ, GERALDINE A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $26,819.81 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, GAYLE M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $26,819.43 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKMAN, LINDA M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $26,819.23 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKUCH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $26,818.87 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System