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 ROBINSON-SMITH, TYESE L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $26,606.03 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, TERRY M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $26,605.40 Date 01/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fulton County Amount $26,605.20 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, TRACEY L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $26,605.20 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CELINA R Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $26,605.04 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, KAREN A Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $26,604.70 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSHA, LAURIE A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $26,604.64 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLSWORTH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $26,604.10 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, JUDITH ANN Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $26,603.98 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, CHARMAYNE P Employer name Town of Esperance Amount $26,603.94 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, ARIC S E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $26,603.66 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JILL A Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $26,603.47 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOER, JOAN M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $26,603.43 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE, NATASHA L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $26,602.72 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANNETTE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $26,602.33 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, SARA J Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $26,601.92 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BETHANY L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $26,601.63 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, JOHN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $26,601.63 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE-BATRES, SHAWNA C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $26,601.46 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, KRISTEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,601.21 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ANDREW H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,601.00 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, GORDON G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $26,600.60 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, DIANE Employer name Town of Southold Amount $26,600.34 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNO, SHAWNA L Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $26,600.19 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, MARY Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $26,600.07 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, FRANKLIN B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $26,599.60 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EZEKIEL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,599.28 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALONE, DONNA L Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $26,599.13 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT-COLIN, PIERRE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $26,598.98 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ADRIAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $26,598.82 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $26,598.51 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, KEVIN G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,598.21 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BRIAN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $26,598.20 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, EMMA E Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $26,597.81 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, CAMILLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $26,597.69 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUSE, ALEXANDER G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,597.58 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHE, VINCENT M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $26,597.45 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHELE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $26,597.04 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBSCH, CAROL E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $26,596.70 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, ASA D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,596.68 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVY, BRIAN D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $26,596.64 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, SARAH A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $26,596.46 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, COLLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $26,596.38 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, HEATHER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,595.89 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,595.80 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Milan Amount $26,595.62 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SONIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,595.59 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, DEBORAH J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $26,595.59 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO-SHEEHAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $26,595.49 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, MARIA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $26,595.42 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILLIAM Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,595.39 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRENDA L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $26,595.05 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, ROGER G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $26,594.70 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, CAROLYN A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $26,594.65 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, CURTIS Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $26,594.28 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER-SCOTT, CAROLYN A Employer name Livingston County Amount $26,593.87 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BETH A Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $26,593.53 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, SYLVIA P Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $26,593.43 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZOLLA, NANETTE Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,593.40 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAGERTY, FREDRICK W Employer name City of Oswego Amount $26,593.35 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ALEXIS A Employer name Town of Webb Amount $26,592.80 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, LYNNE M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $26,592.70 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRENDA K Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $26,592.46 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, CAROL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $26,592.45 Date 12/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, KARIN P Employer name Walton CSD Amount $26,592.25 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, TANIE G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $26,591.95 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CHENEY, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $26,591.74 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUIA, LIGIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,591.61 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, STACEY M Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $26,590.98 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANS, MARY J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $26,590.76 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDE, DEBORAH J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $26,590.74 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, JOSEPH R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,590.49 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, KELLY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $26,589.81 Date 04/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, RONALD J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $26,589.48 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSCHILD, JENNIFFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $26,589.48 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOCK, DENISE D Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $26,588.35 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, BROCK A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $26,588.25 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DOREEN A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $26,587.92 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKBARI, MASHOQ Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,587.57 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MARY M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $26,587.31 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, JASON Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $26,586.50 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOTTO, LORI C Employer name New City Library Amount $26,586.31 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $26,586.28 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEK, FRANK P Employer name Broome County Amount $26,585.88 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, DIANE E Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $26,585.56 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAIZA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $26,585.31 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, SHANNON L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $26,584.99 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALEXANDER J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $26,584.69 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSOMINO, MARIAGRAZIA Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $26,584.55 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNISON, MELISSA A Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $26,584.55 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $26,584.15 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINDELL, MICHELLE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $26,583.76 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, DULCINEA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $26,583.67 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, KELLY J Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $26,583.65 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $26,583.61 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSCZAK, CHRISTINE C A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $26,583.58 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANE M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $26,583.53 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDICK, EDWARD, JR Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $26,583.49 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINO, JOHN A, II Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $26,583.18 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSETH, MARIANNE Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $26,583.15 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System