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 SHERMAN, DEBRA J Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $26,003.88 Date 02/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTNER, JOANNE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $26,003.79 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CANDACE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $26,003.76 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $26,003.41 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, PATRICK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $26,003.41 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, NADINE P Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $26,003.33 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, CINDY R Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $26,003.32 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WAYNE A Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $26,003.08 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $26,002.80 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, CINDY M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $26,002.79 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $26,002.76 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSEN, LAURIE H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $26,002.66 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALEXIS A Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,002.59 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, KYLE C Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $26,002.31 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, DINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,002.13 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES S, IV Employer name Oneida County Amount $26,002.12 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, HURD H, JR Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $26,001.45 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUGER, SIMEON D Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $26,001.13 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, EVELYN E Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $26,001.12 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,000.00 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSC, MILENA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $26,000.00 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $26,000.00 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDESPINO, ANDRES J Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $26,000.00 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DREW E Employer name Town of Pine Plains Amount $25,999.93 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSION, MICHAEL P Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $25,999.84 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFENBACH, TRACY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $25,999.80 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, DORIS A Employer name Erie County Amount $25,999.70 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANRIPER, TAMMY L Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $25,999.60 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JEB W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $25,999.22 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PILLAR D Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $25,999.00 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JESSICA L Employer name Broome County Amount $25,998.96 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Webb Amount $25,998.86 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, THERESA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $25,998.72 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIELMI, CHRISTA A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $25,998.08 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, KEITH J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $25,997.71 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $25,997.44 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, NATHAN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $25,997.35 Date 01/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, MALINDA M Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $25,996.92 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, LEWIS F Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $25,996.77 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, TERESA A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $25,996.62 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CATHRYN D Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $25,996.58 Date 04/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, DARLENE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $25,996.56 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, JANET Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $25,996.29 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, WILLIAM Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $25,995.88 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, SAMUEL J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $25,995.31 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, NYESHA S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $25,995.18 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, BRIAN P Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $25,995.17 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, REBECCA I Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $25,994.41 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSO, DESIREE L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $25,994.11 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJNOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $25,993.82 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, KATHLEEN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $25,992.94 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RANDALL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $25,992.87 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, JAMES J Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $25,992.69 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LINDA C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $25,992.65 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MICHAEL D Employer name Essex County Amount $25,992.23 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBE, CAROLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $25,992.20 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKEL, CAROL A Employer name Town of Jay Amount $25,992.11 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINELLI, LAUREN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $25,992.06 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KELLI L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $25,991.70 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, NANCY A Employer name Town of Busti Amount $25,991.52 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $25,991.51 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $25,991.31 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, TRACIE A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $25,991.06 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTLY-WATSON, MARCIA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $25,990.98 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, KATHLEEN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $25,990.66 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, KATHLEEN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $25,990.48 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANN C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $25,990.41 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, AMBER M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $25,990.12 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, MICHELE L Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $25,990.05 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, ELIZABETH Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $25,989.97 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEK, JEAN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $25,989.90 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, KIM M Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, LINDA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, DEBORAH L Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 11/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, KIMBERLY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LISA B Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSE, LAURA A Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, STACEY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $25,989.90 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DANIEL M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $25,989.80 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JACKQULYN W Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $25,989.64 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, NANCY A Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $25,989.56 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $25,989.22 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECA, GERALDINE Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $25,989.01 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, JOHN Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $25,989.01 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEZ, BERNARD G Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $25,988.33 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZINGER, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $25,988.07 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDGREN-BEAGLE, JEANNA L Employer name Salem CSD Amount $25,988.05 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELROD, JILL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $25,988.00 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, VERA G Employer name Tioga County Amount $25,987.68 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $25,987.60 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRKIEWICZ, DAVID M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $25,987.02 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITNER, JACQUELINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $25,987.00 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DONNA L Employer name Canton CSD Amount $25,987.00 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Portage Amount $25,986.93 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTINO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Department of Law Amount $25,986.90 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ERIN M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $25,986.66 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESSENDELFT, LISA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $25,986.54 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLMAN-MC GAW, DOROTHY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $25,986.28 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETOWICZ, EDYTA RARIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $25,985.62 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAND, PAULETTE D Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $25,985.44 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System