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 KUZMITSKY, VERONICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $24,511.60 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, RACHELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $24,511.54 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTER, SHANNON L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $24,511.33 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, SUSAN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $24,511.28 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPYLMAN, LISA A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $24,511.21 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, TENEATHIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $24,511.09 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, MICHAEL W Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $24,511.05 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, LU ANN F Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $24,510.87 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMINIAK, THOMAS A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $24,510.61 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, SHELLEY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $24,509.77 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROPE, KAREN D Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $24,509.76 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DOREEN J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $24,509.71 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIGLE, SHARON M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $24,509.67 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY J Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $24,509.58 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESANTI, JEFFREY J, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $24,509.46 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, ZAKERY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $24,509.42 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $24,509.28 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, KATHLEEN V Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $24,508.95 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $24,508.48 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, MELONIE R Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $24,508.45 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, TESS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $24,507.73 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARGARET S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $24,507.64 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, DANIEL Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $24,507.57 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSADINO, LU-ANN C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $24,507.55 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, LAURA D Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $24,507.43 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MELINDA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $24,506.93 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, BONNIE S Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $24,506.92 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $24,506.72 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTES, MARY ANN Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $24,506.54 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, COLBY N Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $24,506.07 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNA, KELLY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $24,505.88 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHIWAN J Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $24,505.60 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMICINSKI, NICOLE Employer name Erie County Amount $24,505.25 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, MATTHEW P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $24,505.13 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, MICHELLE C Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $24,504.24 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $24,504.01 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $24,504.00 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRIS, MARY L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $24,503.53 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBLUTH, ERIN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $24,503.50 Date 10/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARAKIS, BARBARA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $24,503.43 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMER, JEFFREY J Employer name Village of Florida Amount $24,503.06 Date 09/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENISON, ANDREW L Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $24,502.08 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIO, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $24,502.03 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, MARGHERITA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $24,501.94 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISING, RACHEL M Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $24,501.75 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, PATRICIA A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $24,501.33 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TERRI L Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $24,501.24 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $24,500.85 Date 07/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ASHLEY N Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $24,500.82 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ALICE J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $24,500.24 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREW, PATTI L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $24,500.11 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTIE J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $24,500.04 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $24,499.98 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELL, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $24,499.98 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, ERIC L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $24,499.98 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGURA, ANDREW Q Employer name Broome County Amount $24,499.90 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, DIANE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $24,499.85 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENAN, KELLY A Employer name Warren County Amount $24,499.52 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIE E Employer name Erie County Amount $24,499.42 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, GAIL A Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $24,499.33 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHY Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $24,499.30 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTZER, TIFFANY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $24,499.23 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, YI LEI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $24,498.89 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFLINE, PENNIE M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $24,498.69 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, MARY E Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $24,498.69 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, YVONNE M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $24,498.69 Date 02/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON-SMITH, DIANNE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $24,498.50 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTUGAL, R DOLORES C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $24,498.50 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARYANNE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $24,498.50 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIKOSKI, SCOTT Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $24,497.95 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, RICHARD N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $24,497.91 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARMEN Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $24,497.88 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHALTER, MARTHA R Employer name Massena CSD Amount $24,497.60 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSTREET, THOMAS J Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $24,497.49 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $24,497.40 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGEL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $24,496.87 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, PATRICIA B Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $24,496.55 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JILL M Employer name Oswego County Amount $24,496.52 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, MEGAN E Employer name Delaware County Amount $24,496.21 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, LYNN Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $24,496.15 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAASSEN, COLLEEN M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $24,496.15 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAGHAN, LUANNE M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $24,496.15 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $24,495.80 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSEN, RONNIE E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $24,495.40 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $24,495.33 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICIA M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $24,495.13 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIER, KAREN L Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $24,494.95 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, DAVID Q Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $24,494.29 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIMENI, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $24,494.24 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, KELLIE J Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $24,494.02 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEREMY P Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $24,493.20 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, DEREK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $24,492.97 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCIONE, BELINDA C Employer name Greece CSD Amount $24,492.96 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, VALERIE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $24,492.94 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPE, MEAGHAN C Employer name Albany County Amount $24,492.93 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, TAYONDA N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $24,492.72 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSCH, SUZANNE L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $24,492.69 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, REBECCA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $24,492.48 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNES, DEBORAH A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $24,492.43 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MICHELLE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $24,492.37 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System