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 GORELICK, KATHERINE T Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $23,685.86 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUGH, RIKKIANN, MS Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $23,684.75 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, BRITANY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $23,684.66 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, TRAVIS Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $23,684.46 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $23,684.25 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDELL, PENNY L Employer name Barker CSD Amount $23,684.12 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,684.11 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAURI, PATRICIA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $23,683.88 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, GRACE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $23,683.85 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $23,683.72 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $23,683.42 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, IAN Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $23,682.99 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCINSKI, VANESSA Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $23,682.77 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBSER, LYNN A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $23,682.51 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAS, MATTHEW W Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $23,682.12 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, CAROL L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $23,681.95 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MARY M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $23,681.76 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, DARLEEN M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $23,681.61 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENZEROVIC, BARBARA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $23,681.45 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, BETSY A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $23,680.98 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, BERTON H Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $23,680.89 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARCY J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $23,680.63 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ALLAN G Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $23,680.54 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, ROSALIND R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,679.58 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, CATERINA L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $23,679.40 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, BARBARA J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $23,679.39 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, STACY L Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $23,679.24 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KAREN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $23,679.12 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JODI M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,678.91 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, VICKI J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $23,678.86 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DEBRA M Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $23,678.09 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILLIE, CASANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,678.09 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SHAWNETTE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,678.09 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, DEBRA S Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $23,677.97 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIGAN, JOHN T Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $23,677.58 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAXTER, CATHERINE Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $23,677.26 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAVANA, SYLVESTER S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $23,677.23 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, CHRISTINE Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $23,677.02 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANNA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $23,676.49 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDERY, ZULFIQUAR A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $23,676.42 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $23,676.31 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ELLEN P Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $23,676.25 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DREW B Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $23,676.00 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATROBA, BEVERLY A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $23,675.85 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, GILMAN P Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $23,675.70 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAIL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $23,675.26 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ANNETTE M Employer name Village of Brownville Amount $23,674.39 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, CRAIG L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $23,673.69 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONIONS, TYLER J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $23,673.66 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $23,673.40 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, KATHLEEN Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $23,673.05 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, MARY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $23,672.99 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEHL, CARRIE A Employer name Attica CSD Amount $23,672.98 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, TOM F Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $23,672.86 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAMON J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $23,672.22 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIOL, DARCY A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $23,672.06 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, VERONICA L Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $23,671.98 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, GAIL A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $23,671.91 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, ELIZABETH A Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $23,671.17 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $23,670.86 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HELEN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $23,670.81 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, DEAN Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $23,670.53 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTYNE, STEVEN R Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $23,670.39 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERS, DAVID J Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,670.30 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSKO, EVAN F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $23,669.90 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEILER, JOE EDWARD T Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $23,669.81 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, TRINA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,669.57 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALT, LAURA B Employer name Town of Howard Amount $23,669.48 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MONUARA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $23,668.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, LAURA Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $23,668.75 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, PAUL D Employer name Erie County Amount $23,668.50 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSEPH L, IV Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $23,668.48 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, LINDA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,668.32 Date 11/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ANDREW B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $23,667.93 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, EDITH C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $23,667.34 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, WILLIAM J Employer name Holley CSD Amount $23,667.13 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,666.67 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DONNALYN Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $23,666.48 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMIE L Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $23,666.45 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JAN L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $23,666.12 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZ, PATRICK Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $23,665.76 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LORIE M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $23,665.18 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEN, NADINE Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $23,665.17 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BRENDAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $23,664.90 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGER, CHERIE L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $23,664.57 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULMOVITS, CAROL E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $23,664.35 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNAZZA, MARY JO Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $23,664.33 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, THOMAS A Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $23,664.24 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARIUS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $23,664.06 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELE, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Hammond Amount $23,664.00 Date 05/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, ANDREA Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $23,663.97 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDAHEE, ANNETTE M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,663.91 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JORDAN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $23,663.32 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELE, BRIANA Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $23,663.24 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, BRUCE K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $23,663.06 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOTIUK, JANEL D Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $23,662.73 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, STEPHEN G Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $23,662.67 Date 06/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILE, LINDA M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $23,662.34 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, LILLIAM Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $23,662.19 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, BRIAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $23,662.01 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System