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 HYLKEMA, COLLEEN C Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $25,062.50 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRREL, EILEEN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $25,061.45 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAMAR V Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $25,061.09 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINELLI, JO ANNE M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $25,060.65 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COSTANZO, PETER T Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $25,060.50 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCARDI, JAMES R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $25,060.22 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIELLO, THOMAS Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $25,060.13 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DENNISE M, MRS Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $25,059.91 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, MARIA A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $25,059.85 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINGBOURNE, MARY J Employer name Tully CSD Amount $25,059.33 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURSKY, PATRICIA J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $25,058.65 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARCHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $25,058.64 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, NANCY H Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $25,058.43 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JAMES L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $25,057.99 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ASHLEY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $25,057.34 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILCORE, LINDA K Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $25,057.20 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGER, RONALD E Employer name City of Hornell Amount $25,056.48 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAROH, MARGARET T Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $25,055.86 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JODIE M Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $25,055.80 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AYANNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $25,055.66 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKO, VERNON A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $25,055.58 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JIHAN G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $25,055.51 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARILLI, CARYL A Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $25,055.18 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, THERESA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $25,055.14 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRAK, MELISSA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $25,054.73 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, GAIL M Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $25,054.43 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOANNE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $25,054.34 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JULIE A Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $25,054.13 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWNDES, RYAN C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $25,053.75 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RONALD S Employer name City of Utica Amount $25,053.57 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARRA, JOHN A Employer name Town of Union Amount $25,053.55 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, RAKEAL D Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $25,053.40 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYFIELD, DAHLIA D Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $25,053.31 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, KATHLEEN Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $25,053.11 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLON, MOLLY ELLEN B Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $25,052.86 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $25,052.60 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERARO, CAROLYN D Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $25,051.55 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, MELODY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $25,051.05 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, JANICE C Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $25,050.69 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLER, THERESA A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $25,050.62 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROLINE M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $25,050.07 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, ANTHONY R Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $25,050.03 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $25,049.75 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, SANDRA L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $25,049.61 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLIELLO, JAMES G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $25,049.58 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, JASON J Employer name Tully CSD Amount $25,048.93 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOROLEMON, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $25,048.82 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIR, IRA S Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $25,048.82 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, REGINA F Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $25,048.82 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NJUNGE, EVANGELINE W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $25,048.80 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, BRUCE R Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $25,048.10 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBIN, CHERYL C Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $25,047.87 Date 08/09/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JWELA, MARK W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $25,047.09 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN-CAMPBELL, MANDY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $25,047.04 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JULIA N Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $25,046.12 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $25,045.62 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, CARMEN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $25,045.07 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVENS, LEWIS I, JR Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $25,045.02 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCILLO, JENNY A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $25,044.99 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, BARBARA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $25,044.72 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLI, ELLEN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $25,044.31 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, LINDA A Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $25,044.00 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, LORETTA M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $25,043.96 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLAM, CHERI A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $25,043.63 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUER, MARION K Employer name Broome County Amount $25,043.43 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LINDA J Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $25,043.31 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $25,043.18 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUMINSKI, TODD C Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $25,042.82 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBKOVS, BONNIE L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $25,042.10 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CHRISTLE I Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $25,042.09 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, DIANA E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $25,041.93 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROSSEN, NANCY O Employer name Monroe County Amount $25,041.49 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOANNA A Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $25,041.08 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTKA, ARDIT Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $25,040.80 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATRAGRANO, TONI T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $25,039.98 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, ELEANOR L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $25,039.66 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERE, DANA K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $25,039.65 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINES, HUNTER D Employer name Education Department Amount $25,039.64 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, DEANNA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $25,039.42 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GELSOMINE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $25,039.24 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARILYN R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $25,038.54 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINO, MICHAEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $25,038.51 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANESAMURTHY, JOSICA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $25,038.46 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $25,038.44 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPELA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $25,038.35 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LORRAINE I Employer name Perry CSD Amount $25,038.17 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITSCH, DAVID Employer name Sullivan County Amount $25,038.16 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCA, MICHELLE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $25,038.15 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, PAULA J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $25,037.57 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUS, CHERYL L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $25,037.26 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, HELEN L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $25,036.88 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, NANCY J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $25,036.65 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, ROBERT E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $25,036.34 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JOSELITO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $25,036.14 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JASON M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $25,035.71 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DEBORAH S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $25,035.50 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ZACHARY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $25,035.43 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, JAMES C Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $25,035.25 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, COLETTE C Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $25,034.90 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, STEPHEN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $25,034.45 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System