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 SMITH, LORI A Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $25,359.69 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, SHARON D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $25,359.45 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $25,359.39 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SUZANNE E Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $25,359.19 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, TERRY L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $25,358.82 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STEPHANIE B Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $25,358.73 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JARROD J Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $25,358.72 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CROSSE, MARK A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $25,358.51 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RONALD G Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $25,357.68 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKRAM, JAVAID Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $25,357.63 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUWE, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $25,357.58 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $25,356.39 Date 06/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGMORE, SHAMANDA T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $25,356.07 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, BRADLEY Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $25,355.59 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $25,355.45 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $25,355.33 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Camden Amount $25,355.25 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMER, RICK L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $25,355.20 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, JEREMIAH E Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $25,355.00 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRE NON, SANDRA E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $25,354.87 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSMORE, EMERALD M Employer name Chemung County Amount $25,354.78 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBOS, JASON Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $25,354.30 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, MARIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $25,354.06 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABON, SUSAN L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $25,353.76 Date 01/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, GEORGINA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $25,353.57 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHGESSNER, ROBERT C Employer name Victor CSD Amount $25,353.20 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARY Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $25,353.18 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILCHEN, LINDA P Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $25,353.06 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOE, TRENDON P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $25,352.76 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, LYNNE M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $25,352.54 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEATING, KATE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $25,352.13 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDSTEN, ANNETTE S Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $25,351.80 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISZICK, TERRI A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $25,351.69 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, SUSAN P Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $25,351.69 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUGACZ, DIANE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $25,351.42 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMME, DAVID J Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $25,351.25 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTO, CATHERINE L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $25,350.34 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHIA, PAMELA J Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $25,350.33 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, KRISTIN S Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $25,349.88 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, KEITH M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $25,349.69 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS, SHAUDAI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $25,349.57 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, VERA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $25,349.34 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, RUTH E Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $25,348.66 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, PETER J, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $25,348.41 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, NICHOLAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $25,348.40 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, KAITLYN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $25,348.30 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERLING, KEITH V Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $25,348.24 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, DENISE Employer name Nassau County Amount $25,347.85 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, MARYANNE G Employer name Oswego County Amount $25,347.75 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, JONAH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $25,347.71 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRAD, PETER W, II Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $25,347.02 Date 07/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, OCTAVIA D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $25,346.78 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CAROL S Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $25,346.50 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWECKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $25,346.11 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, TAMI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $25,346.09 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, KENNEDY Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $25,345.96 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $25,345.47 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MYRNA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $25,345.41 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARNELL W Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $25,345.39 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, FREDERICK W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $25,345.37 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, ANGELA R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $25,345.21 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, ANGELA M Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $25,344.83 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMELLA, CHARLES Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $25,344.80 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHANEE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $25,344.75 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $25,344.50 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, BROOK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $25,344.30 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKS, LINDA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $25,344.22 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGMAN, CYNTHIA R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $25,344.11 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, LAUREN M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $25,344.00 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JAN-MICHAEL Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $25,343.85 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, VICTORIA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $25,343.64 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIENZA, DANIELLE T Employer name Clinton County Amount $25,343.42 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $25,343.13 Date 11/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $25,342.75 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NICOLE J Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $25,342.49 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JASON D Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $25,342.45 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMOND, MEGAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $25,342.42 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SALLY J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $25,342.40 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZEK, EMILY J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $25,342.31 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, EMILY F Employer name Essex County Amount $25,341.75 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, BRITTANY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $25,341.61 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESWICK, PETER S Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $25,341.36 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Newark Amount $25,341.19 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, MARIE D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $25,340.54 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTZ, FREDERICK C, JR Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $25,340.52 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARGUERITE A Employer name Broome County Amount $25,340.51 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, FRANK S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $25,340.00 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDER, BILLIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $25,339.80 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRIALE, MARIA T Employer name Columbia County Amount $25,339.74 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERICIAU, JORDAN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $25,339.56 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, KIM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $25,339.56 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMELLO, JENNIFER L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $25,339.47 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $25,339.26 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ARIEL F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $25,339.04 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRECHSLER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $25,339.03 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLE-MEACHAM, RENEE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $25,338.56 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $25,338.42 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGBEE, ROSEMARY E Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $25,338.36 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADORA, ANTHONY M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $25,338.22 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSIER, MICHAEL S Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $25,338.22 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System