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 WARD, TERESA M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $26,467.51 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, DAVID Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $26,467.50 Date 04/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, MICHELLE S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $26,467.33 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUCCI, LAURA A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $26,467.26 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARLENE Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $26,467.12 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDELLA, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $26,467.08 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LAURA L Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $26,467.08 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, MICHAEL J Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $26,466.77 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAK, NICOLE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $26,466.28 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, TAYLOR D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $26,465.80 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, JAMES R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $26,465.62 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $26,465.03 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, PEGGI A Employer name Warren County Amount $26,465.02 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JACQUELYN M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $26,464.64 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDAR, STEPHEN A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $26,464.59 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMER, ILYA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $26,464.15 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDETTE, JOAN E Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $26,463.85 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREIATO, ROBIN M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $26,463.54 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $26,463.48 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, CHERYL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $26,463.44 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANTEK, SUE A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $26,462.72 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, KAREN K Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $26,462.39 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, PEGGI L Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $26,462.36 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DALE L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $26,462.32 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,462.29 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICK, KRIS A Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,462.20 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, AMANDA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,462.18 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYDLOTT, NICOLE T Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $26,462.08 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSESKAS, PATRICIA A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $26,462.06 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINATO, JOHN Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $26,461.81 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JUAN Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $26,461.61 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERTON, EAN W Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $26,461.60 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANDREA V Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $26,461.08 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,460.81 Date 01/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, CYNTHIA A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $26,460.81 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DEVA D Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $26,460.78 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIOTT, JACQUELINE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $26,460.24 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, MARYALICE Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $26,460.11 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, BRITTANY A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $26,459.65 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JENNIFER J Employer name Canton Housing Authority Amount $26,459.59 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROBIN E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $26,459.48 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $26,459.22 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, BRENDA J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $26,458.95 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZEL, SUSAN K, MS Employer name Alden CSD Amount $26,458.94 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, ZACHARY A Employer name Erie County Amount $26,458.85 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, PATRICIA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $26,458.65 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, LUCIA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $26,458.56 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSMANN, JOAN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,458.19 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DIANE G Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,458.12 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLATA, JULIE A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $26,457.97 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSASI, PHILIP M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,457.54 Date 12/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $26,457.27 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETTO, MEGHAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $26,457.24 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $26,457.13 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OELSCHLAGER, ROBIN M Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $26,456.96 Date 08/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICLE, KELLY A Employer name Addison CSD Amount $26,456.76 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, TIFFANY G Employer name Edinburg Common Sd Amount $26,455.97 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKES, DARRYL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $26,455.43 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,455.00 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRENZA, SUSAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,454.65 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHARLENE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $26,454.59 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, PATRICIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $26,454.43 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, TODD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,454.17 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KEVIN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $26,454.15 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, HAYDN J Employer name Broome County Amount $26,453.76 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KARIM A Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,453.72 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LALLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $26,453.70 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCIULLO, JENNIFER G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $26,453.70 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIKH, BUSHRA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $26,453.70 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEFER, RACHEL L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $26,453.57 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEMAN, KEYLON L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $26,453.21 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TRICIA K Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $26,453.06 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CHAD M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $26,452.81 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, KAREN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $26,452.61 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, VICTOR L, JR Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $26,452.10 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, VICTOR M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,451.05 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, AMY B Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $26,451.03 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, KELLY M Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $26,450.88 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALE, MARY E Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $26,450.81 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, DARCI N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $26,450.49 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $26,450.46 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHIG, ZELENE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,450.13 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON-OBAMA, LIBRIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $26,450.13 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CHARLENE T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $26,450.13 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY P Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $26,449.61 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, THOMAS J Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $26,449.46 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SUSAN Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $26,449.34 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JUDITH A Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $26,449.22 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, SHAWN D Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $26,449.18 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLE-AVENA, ROBIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,449.02 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, CATHERINE M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $26,448.79 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANTRY, DENELLE M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $26,448.60 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURI, EILEEN E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $26,448.35 Date 09/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, JESSE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,448.28 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATEK, DEBRA A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $26,448.05 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERT, PATRICIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $26,447.86 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILTS, TERRY L Employer name Village of Dresden Amount $26,447.60 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKS, WANDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,447.39 Date 09/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, SHARON L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,447.02 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AMERICA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $26,446.57 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System