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 SPAULDING, THOMAS D Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $25,657.37 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, BARBARA E Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $25,657.32 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PENNY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $25,657.20 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $25,656.84 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTEN, MELISSA L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $25,656.81 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUDDER, PHYLLIS A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $25,656.58 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, MICHAEL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $25,655.41 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, NATHANAEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $25,655.34 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, NORA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $25,655.23 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, BETTY R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $25,655.13 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, MARGARET P Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $25,654.93 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERSEN, DARLENE M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $25,654.59 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $25,654.31 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, SCOTT T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $25,654.22 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MARK A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $25,654.08 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, CAROLE J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $25,653.17 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, TRACI J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $25,653.12 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULGIERI, DONNA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $25,652.65 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEY, DEAN E Employer name Homer CSD Amount $25,652.14 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $25,651.88 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, BETSY A Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $25,651.81 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOGIANNIS, DIMITRA K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $25,651.20 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREMENKO, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Butler Amount $25,650.98 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINBINDER, DEBRA L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $25,650.67 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KELLY A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $25,650.35 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZEL, JEANNE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $25,650.33 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSIENSKI, JACOB J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $25,650.06 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, CHERYL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $25,650.02 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, MARY P Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $25,649.36 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIESKE, DENISE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $25,648.88 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, CATHY F Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $25,648.76 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN J Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $25,648.58 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TANYA A Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $25,648.00 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, THERESA M Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $25,647.43 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDIN, DOLORES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $25,647.17 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CYNTHIA Employer name Afton CSD Amount $25,646.89 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPRESI, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $25,646.66 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, JENNIFER A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $25,646.46 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYRE, MARGARET Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $25,645.72 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, GABRIELLE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $25,645.64 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, DIANE C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $25,645.61 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBLING, JOANNE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $25,645.12 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMES, ELLEN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $25,645.01 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERE, LUISA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $25,644.90 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MOIRA E Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $25,644.90 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, MEGHAN B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $25,644.52 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOT, ATONG A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $25,644.30 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHNICK, ROBERT E Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $25,643.53 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT-COLIN, PIERRE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $25,643.24 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACCO, ARMANDO V, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $25,643.18 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVSAK, MARITZA E Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $25,643.16 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KELLY P Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $25,642.77 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $25,642.75 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BETH A Employer name Seneca County Amount $25,642.66 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LAONDREA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $25,642.62 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAYMES H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $25,641.84 Date 06/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROE, DONNA M Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $25,641.75 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $25,641.28 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $25,640.56 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAK, DIANNE M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $25,640.20 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $25,640.10 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARTHING, DEBRA A Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $25,640.05 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-OURS, SUZETTE M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $25,640.04 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSELL, ERIN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $25,639.85 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, ELMER F Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $25,639.56 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT-DI MORA, JULIE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $25,639.44 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, JESSICA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $25,638.85 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, KRISTINE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $25,638.64 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, DONNA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $25,638.63 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, TODD E, JR Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $25,638.41 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, TERESA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $25,638.29 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, PATRICIA N Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $25,638.12 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $25,637.94 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, LAURA J Employer name Essex Soil,Water Cons District Amount $25,637.29 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDAUGH, DIXIE L Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $25,637.07 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, ADOLF J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $25,637.07 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KORTNEY C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $25,636.99 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVRAMOSKA, JOVANKA Employer name Victor CSD Amount $25,636.65 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, FRANKLIN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $25,636.64 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, MELISSA G Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $25,636.52 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALE, KATHLEEN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $25,636.50 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TIMOTHY W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $25,636.44 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SARAH-ANNA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $25,636.41 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THERESA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $25,636.14 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, RYAN P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $25,636.07 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, VALERIE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $25,635.63 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMANSKI, LESLIE A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $25,635.40 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CINDY L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $25,635.27 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSSO, DONNA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $25,635.08 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, PATRICE D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $25,635.02 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, STEVEN D Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $25,634.78 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, ELIZABETH T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $25,634.64 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, ELIZABETH D Employer name Genesee County Amount $25,634.62 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDE, RYAN A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $25,634.34 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MARGARET Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $25,633.86 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMO, VINCENZA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $25,633.85 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCARDI, PHYLLIS E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $25,633.85 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, SANFORD C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $25,633.56 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $25,633.24 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, MARK S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $25,633.13 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System