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 EDWARDS, CHARLENE S Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $24,558.32 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, NICOLE F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $24,558.17 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSHAY, SUSAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $24,558.14 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, OTIS B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $24,558.09 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HORA, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Union Amount $24,558.01 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $24,557.71 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'HOMMEDIEU, CHRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $24,557.22 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JUSTIN E Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $24,556.40 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, SHAWNEE-LYNN M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $24,556.36 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GISELLE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $24,555.64 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $24,555.61 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DOROTHY M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $24,555.47 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, YOLANDA V Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $24,555.27 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MELISSA L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $24,554.75 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHANICE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $24,554.73 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $24,554.50 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, JULIANNE F Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $24,554.31 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTINI, WANDA G Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $24,554.28 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, DAVID Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $24,554.16 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARY, CATHERINE M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $24,553.56 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LAURA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $24,553.55 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $24,553.50 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $24,552.84 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Rush Amount $24,552.66 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, DONNA J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $24,552.60 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, TANYA R Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $24,552.55 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O LEARY, KATHLEEN M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $24,552.30 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTLER, PATRICIA E Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $24,552.30 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MARIA T Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $24,552.30 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, VITA ROSA Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $24,552.30 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLE, HOLLY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $24,551.86 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ADANNA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $24,551.82 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, AARON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $24,551.56 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TRACIE H Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $24,551.45 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MARY D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $24,551.44 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLE, MARGARET C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $24,551.20 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, VANESSA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $24,551.13 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KIMESHA Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $24,550.53 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, PETER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $24,550.24 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $24,550.06 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, ACHAMMA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $24,549.64 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MERELINA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $24,548.68 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, JOANNE Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $24,548.50 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, JAMES J Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $24,548.06 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $24,547.73 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHASHEN, ROBERTA C Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $24,547.28 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, STACY A Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $24,547.23 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RAYMOND M Employer name Cornell University Amount $24,547.15 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $24,547.01 Date 02/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, RYAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $24,546.27 Date 06/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MARY T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $24,545.90 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, LAURA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $24,545.72 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH A, JR Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $24,545.69 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CYNTHIA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $24,545.52 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KENYANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $24,545.45 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, JAMES Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $24,545.39 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBRENNER, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $24,545.15 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNER, KIM Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $24,544.99 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CAROLINE L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $24,544.57 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, SUSAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $24,544.00 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KAREN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $24,543.94 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, ARLENE D Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $24,543.88 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, SIMONE K Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $24,543.77 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHNNI R, MS Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $24,543.60 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, LINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $24,543.59 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZAREWSKI, HELENE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $24,542.96 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MAYDA E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $24,542.70 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTON, GERALDINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $24,542.60 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUGEL, BARBARA A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $24,542.60 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, BANG C Employer name Monroe County Amount $24,541.92 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMENTI, MARIA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $24,541.56 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EILEEN E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $24,541.51 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENAGHAN, KAREN L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $24,541.48 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARIA S Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $24,541.42 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATZAW, LOU ANN Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $24,541.42 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKA, KEITH A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $24,541.32 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, THOMAS L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $24,541.20 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $24,540.96 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKEL, ROSANNE Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $24,540.84 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Walden Amount $24,540.27 Date 07/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, AMY M Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $24,540.05 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ERIC D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $24,539.91 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICE C Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $24,539.91 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRERO, DIEGO A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $24,539.80 Date 03/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MAUREEN T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $24,539.60 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDORA, DONNA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $24,539.60 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, HALEY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $24,539.14 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, AMANDA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $24,539.11 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JESSICA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $24,538.95 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELABIO, ERIN PATRICE Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $24,538.82 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $24,538.82 Date 05/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, LORRAINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $24,538.51 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, CORINNE E Employer name Lewis County Amount $24,538.44 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $24,538.35 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, AUDRA J Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $24,538.34 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRON, EDWARD M Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $24,537.50 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, AMBER L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $24,537.25 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARY, BONNIE L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $24,537.22 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZOWSKI, RENEE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $24,536.95 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Broome County Amount $24,536.94 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System