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 ZIMMERMAN, GALE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $23,838.84 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, STEVEN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $23,837.54 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, MELINDA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $23,837.34 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $23,837.00 Date 11/24/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, PATRICK J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $23,836.81 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ADAM L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $23,836.63 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, MARY E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $23,836.40 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDIKOV, LILIANA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $23,836.25 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCK, WAYNE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $23,835.79 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKLMEIER, BRIDGET C Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $23,835.49 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, DEBRA L Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $23,835.15 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CORINNE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $23,835.10 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, PAMELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $23,835.04 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $23,833.79 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCENTE, FRANCIS M Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $23,833.32 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLAWONIEWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,833.08 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MICHAEL Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $23,832.52 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDANO, ROSE ANN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $23,832.35 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RICHARD H Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $23,832.06 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, JOEY F Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $23,831.85 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, ANGELA R Employer name Niagara County Amount $23,831.52 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, CRAIG S Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $23,831.15 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NANCY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $23,831.04 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEJ, JOANN J Employer name Erie County Amount $23,830.89 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICH, SPENCER P Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $23,830.88 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULHABER, ROSANNE C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $23,830.62 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARGARET L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $23,830.34 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MARY M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $23,830.29 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, MARILYN A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $23,830.14 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTS, NESLYN Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,830.01 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, RICHARD R Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $23,829.30 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DAVID J Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $23,829.08 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, PENG Employer name New York Public Library Amount $23,828.93 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CAROL A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $23,828.63 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONTARCZYK, BONNIE Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $23,828.50 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRELL, PHILLIP M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $23,828.40 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, TIMOTHY D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $23,828.20 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, ANNA M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $23,828.17 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, WENDY M Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $23,827.85 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $23,827.65 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JOHN W Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $23,827.61 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURANZA, ANTONIETTA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $23,827.20 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMAN, ANNE M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $23,827.11 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATRIOLE, FRANCES I Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $23,826.96 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHROH, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Esperance Amount $23,826.95 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, KIRANJIT J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $23,826.61 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, ANGELA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $23,826.50 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, ROBIN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $23,826.23 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EUGENE J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $23,825.81 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, FRANCIS F Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $23,825.80 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH-CAIN, ANDREA M Employer name Albany County Amount $23,825.00 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LINDA S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,824.17 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIPONE, DANIEL A Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $23,823.92 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, HOLLEY W Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $23,823.88 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, J LORRAINE Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $23,823.75 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, MARGARET M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $23,823.53 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, LYNN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $23,823.28 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTARKA, GARY S Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $23,823.25 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAIACOVO, NICOLE D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $23,822.56 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CARESE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $23,822.50 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSARD, DANIELLE J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $23,822.41 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $23,822.26 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DONALD J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $23,822.16 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, RACHAEL R Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $23,821.56 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, KRISTIN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,821.29 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOUE, LOIS E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $23,821.19 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, GIOVANNA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $23,821.12 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONSECA, GREGORY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $23,821.11 Date 06/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, LYCELIN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,820.93 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,820.78 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, TAMARA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,820.75 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $23,820.74 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, JASON C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $23,820.64 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, JOHN R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $23,820.21 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHWAL, RANDALL M Employer name Erie County Amount $23,820.21 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, RYAN V Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $23,819.93 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOLUCCI, MONICA L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $23,819.49 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAMANI, ANNE R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $23,819.07 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSINSKI, MARY KATE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $23,818.79 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ PADILLA, THANAYMA Z Employer name Livingston County Amount $23,818.07 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MARION C Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $23,817.99 Date 12/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPOCCIO, ARLENE Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $23,817.99 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $23,817.82 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, JOAN A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $23,817.76 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, MIMMA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $23,817.27 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOTTAWA, WILLIAM R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.99 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENSEN, DIANE E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENSEN, THERSA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, DEBORAH L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLBERDING, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DEBRA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DIANNE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,816.92 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITACCO, EDITH M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $23,816.73 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, SALLY F Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $23,816.28 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, KYUNG A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $23,816.21 Date 09/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTWORA, MARY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $23,816.13 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, KATHY S Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $23,816.12 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, SULMA Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $23,815.96 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANO, AMEDEO J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $23,815.88 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System