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 SHELTON, ROBIN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $23,661.85 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTIERI, ANNE B Employer name Town of Kent Amount $23,661.36 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR-GONZALEZ, ISIS J Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $23,661.12 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, LAURIE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $23,661.09 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, BRIAN F Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $23,660.94 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, DAVID, JR Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $23,660.89 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, JENNIFER R Employer name Albany County Amount $23,660.87 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZSCH, PAMELA K Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $23,660.51 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, TRACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $23,660.18 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMIARSKI, MONA L Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $23,660.03 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, MATTHEW P Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,659.48 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN W Employer name Town of Olive Amount $23,659.48 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULL, TERRI L Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $23,659.38 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTROM, MICHAEL P Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $23,659.37 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $23,659.32 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, MARY M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $23,658.91 Date 07/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEEL, THOMAS R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $23,658.70 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNA, ANGEL G Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,658.32 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARK A Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $23,658.27 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, MARY ANN Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $23,658.19 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLARCOM, JOSEPH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $23,657.94 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREAUX, VICKI A Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $23,657.72 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CARSON L, JR Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $23,657.68 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, ROBERTA L Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $23,657.54 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, KRISTINE R Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $23,656.90 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, BEVERLY Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $23,656.30 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTES, RONALD A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $23,655.95 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ETHAN A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $23,655.68 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, HARRIETTE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $23,655.65 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CANDICE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $23,655.63 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $23,655.44 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, TRACIE N Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $23,655.36 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SHAUNTIA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $23,654.58 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MELISSA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $23,654.40 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JAMES R Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $23,654.15 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES-PALMER, ANGELA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $23,654.08 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHERYL Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $23,654.04 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, JOSEPH A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $23,653.90 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHUONG, LINDA L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $23,653.88 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, SHARON C Employer name Newark CSD Amount $23,653.75 Date 04/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABAY, LAUREN T Employer name Warren County Amount $23,653.69 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JACQUELINE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $23,653.56 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SUZANNE P Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $23,653.44 Date 11/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, PRISCILLA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,653.34 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FADDEN, BRYAN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $23,653.13 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOAN E Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $23,652.92 Date 06/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKS, ELINORE J Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $23,652.57 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, LA TOYA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,652.57 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANISHA N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,652.21 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMEL, LINDA A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $23,652.09 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEICH, SUSAN A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $23,652.02 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY M Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $23,651.56 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, JEAN A Employer name Addison CSD Amount $23,651.46 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, BETH M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $23,651.24 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIDES, KATHLEEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $23,651.20 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPEJEL, JESSICA B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $23,650.85 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, MARGARET Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $23,650.52 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, DIANA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,650.49 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HOLLY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,650.34 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, KARISSA N Employer name Village of Addison Amount $23,650.00 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTO, SARAH M Employer name Ulster County Amount $23,649.92 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $23,649.65 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $23,649.16 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPAL, DEBORAH P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $23,648.99 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRIAN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $23,648.88 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEBRAND, THERESA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $23,648.68 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NIEL, THERESA M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $23,648.53 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, MARIA Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,648.45 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, ANN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $23,648.22 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, MARGARET A Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $23,648.10 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, JUSTINE T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $23,648.10 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MATTHEW M Employer name Medina CSD Amount $23,647.94 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, WILLIAM F Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $23,647.90 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, SCOTT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $23,647.45 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLETTI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $23,647.10 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, DINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $23,646.83 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $23,646.76 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, SONDRA E Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $23,646.75 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JILL M Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $23,645.79 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, DEBRA A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $23,645.63 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, DANE R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $23,645.32 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, ROBYN L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $23,644.99 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPRETI, CHIRAG Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $23,644.92 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGUIAT, KATHLYNN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $23,644.75 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBIN, SUSAN M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $23,644.62 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY-BEY, VIRGIL E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $23,644.58 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUZEL-SZCZYGIEL, LIDIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,644.44 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SANDRA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,643.81 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, DEREK A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $23,643.74 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARY A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $23,643.37 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SONIA I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $23,643.06 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $23,642.68 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MIRIAM T Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $23,642.64 Date 03/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $23,642.60 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, ROBIN A Employer name Town of Olean Amount $23,642.57 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGASON-GIBSON, DONNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,642.26 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, CAROL A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $23,642.24 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, THERESA K Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $23,641.88 Date 10/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, KARIN M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $23,641.88 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIBERT, CINDY A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $23,641.88 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System