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 GUASCO, DEBORAH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $24,001.11 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, STEVEN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $24,001.08 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIGSEN, GARY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $24,000.90 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CINDY L Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $24,000.15 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, LOREE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $24,000.00 Date 09/01/1963 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, ERIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $24,000.00 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPOLIN, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $24,000.00 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, JACQUELINE C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $23,999.95 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $23,999.95 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIAL, JACQUELINE C C Employer name Stevens Mem Comm Library Amount $23,999.85 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PANDORA E Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $23,999.83 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWY, TARA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $23,999.78 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, PAULA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,999.36 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODERACKI, DONNA L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,999.31 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $23,999.20 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDI, ANTONIETTA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,998.70 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MICHELE N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $23,998.66 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, AMY K Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,998.54 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSON, HEATHER A Employer name Cortland County Amount $23,998.43 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY L Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $23,997.99 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JENNIFER A Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $23,997.87 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGYAR, VANESSA R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $23,997.76 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFREDO, ERIN M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $23,997.54 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $23,997.54 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $23,996.03 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ELIZABETH T Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $23,995.69 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEFIELD, JOHN C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $23,995.69 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA A Employer name Holland CSD Amount $23,995.42 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Walden Amount $23,994.95 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGIS, DANIEL J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $23,994.81 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANTONIA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $23,994.79 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TRICIA A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $23,994.76 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOBOVIC, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Yates County Amount $23,994.69 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, JONNIE L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $23,994.60 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, JERED L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $23,994.26 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SHARON S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $23,994.05 Date 08/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDEGEBUUE, SCOTT A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $23,993.81 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNZ, JANE M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $23,993.79 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, CHRIS Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $23,993.30 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAVISH, DEBRA M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $23,993.20 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, MICHAEL T Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $23,992.81 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, AMBER L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $23,992.32 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, LISA A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $23,991.80 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONZO, MATIJAY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $23,991.79 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPULLI, BARBARA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $23,991.65 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAFIOTI, MICHELE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $23,991.16 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, NANCY Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $23,990.85 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAFFICK, DANIEL C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $23,990.77 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $23,990.60 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, JAY W Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $23,990.29 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, JUDITH O Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $23,990.27 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DONA, KAHEALANI G Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $23,990.11 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJESKI, JOHN C Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $23,989.98 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, CAROLE J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $23,989.56 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DIANE M Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $23,989.36 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, CHERYL L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $23,989.24 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGEL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $23,989.02 Date 11/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, BRIAN W Employer name Greene County Amount $23,988.70 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILYK, VASSILI Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $23,987.57 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, CHARLES A Employer name Orange County Amount $23,987.15 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNOLA, CHRISTINE T Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $23,986.80 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN IANNONE, WILLIAM J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $23,986.55 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LIBERTO, JAMES J Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,986.54 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, SHIRLEY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,986.54 Date 01/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTNER, PHYLLIS A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $23,986.52 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJANO, VANESSA Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $23,986.32 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RIMA I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $23,986.26 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMIRE, JENNY R Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $23,985.35 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINT, SARAH S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $23,985.27 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, CAROLYN B Employer name Greece CSD Amount $23,985.09 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $23,984.75 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDWAY, SUSAN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $23,984.11 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, MERCEDES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $23,983.88 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELERIN, MARY LOU Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $23,983.53 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, MELISSA G Employer name Walton CSD Amount $23,983.26 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARMAINE D M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $23,982.75 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONG, ANDREA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $23,982.57 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DIANE L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,982.34 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, WENDY A Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $23,982.25 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KRISTIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $23,982.17 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHLER, MATTHEW T Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $23,982.05 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGIE, EDITH M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $23,981.86 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, LUCILLE K Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,981.23 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZLER, LEE M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $23,981.19 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, HEATHER A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $23,981.06 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIJONHUFVUD, JENNY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,981.04 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, FRANK Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $23,980.95 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KIMBERLY S Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $23,980.82 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBRANDT, KATHRYN J Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $23,980.32 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIRO, MARLEEN E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $23,979.51 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM T Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $23,979.49 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTRINO, UMBERTO A Employer name Broome County Amount $23,979.40 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFAT, HARRY J Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $23,978.96 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOVAH, MICHAEL L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,978.94 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KAREN A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $23,978.55 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, STACEY E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $23,978.42 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIAULT, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $23,978.41 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, CHARLES D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $23,978.14 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, DIANA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $23,977.82 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LINDA L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,977.66 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System