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 SOK, SOPEA Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $23,641.63 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCKO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STILE, VINCENT F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MATTHEW N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANDERGOOT, CRAIG D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARTHOLOMEOS, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLPE, LYNN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, MATTHEW H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTER, ASHLEY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,641.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLS, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $23,641.22 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAMMY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $23,641.17 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, KIMBERLY Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $23,641.14 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, APRIL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $23,641.08 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTUS, LANA K Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $23,640.50 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, TARA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $23,640.33 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISCH, JOSEPH S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $23,640.17 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCIO, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $23,640.00 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUM, CRYSTAL G Employer name Lewis County Amount $23,639.97 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, TAMECA N Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $23,639.46 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, GERTRUDE E Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $23,639.37 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBBIE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $23,639.06 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARIA-ELENA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $23,639.06 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JAC-QUAN A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $23,638.68 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, LYNETTE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $23,638.50 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDOF, DONALD J Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $23,638.24 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BETSY C Employer name Avon CSD Amount $23,638.10 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, MICHAEL Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $23,637.98 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, KAREN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $23,637.91 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMUDA, SALLY A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $23,637.50 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BRANDON E Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $23,637.35 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, KIMBERLY Employer name Warren County Amount $23,637.32 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOLD, CHARLES G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $23,636.85 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSKIND, JEFFREY L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $23,636.84 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHAR-TORRES, RACHEL K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $23,636.84 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENKIEWICZ, BRIDGET K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $23,636.80 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSEN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $23,636.47 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, WILLIAM C Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $23,636.34 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROBYNE N Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $23,636.16 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEBEL, CINDY L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $23,636.14 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, CHARLENE F Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $23,635.70 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAUGHEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $23,635.69 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUKES, ALLEN W Employer name Town of Hopkinton Amount $23,635.57 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, STACEY H Employer name Broome County Amount $23,635.39 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, JOSEPH C Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $23,634.83 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $23,634.81 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, PATRICIA J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $23,634.14 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSINELLI, HOLLY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $23,634.10 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAREN, NICHOLAS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $23,634.06 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, DALE C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $23,634.00 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARE, GINA A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $23,633.48 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILES, GLADYS V Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $23,633.39 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, MAGDALENA Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,633.20 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DWIGHT W Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $23,632.55 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNI, DINA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,632.25 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMB, CORY D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $23,631.85 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, PAUL Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $23,631.31 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, LISA Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $23,631.24 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HISE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $23,631.13 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMNICH, JON W Employer name Greene CSD Amount $23,631.10 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, ERIK B Employer name Village of Attica Amount $23,630.66 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, VITO T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,629.97 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $23,629.85 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, ROBERT S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $23,629.53 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACURUCU, JULIO C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $23,629.12 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEACKEL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $23,628.98 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, SUSAN K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $23,628.70 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROBERTO Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $23,628.50 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGER, SHARON A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $23,628.46 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSKEY, SHARON K Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,628.45 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, PAULA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,628.18 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SUSAN D Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $23,627.89 Date 12/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, ROBIN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,627.79 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $23,627.66 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOS, YOCHANAN S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $23,627.30 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, MINDY S Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,627.24 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, BRITTANY L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,626.89 Date 06/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREED, MARJORIE R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $23,625.84 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELICE, MARC, JR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $23,625.78 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFF, DAVID W Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $23,625.62 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLPERT, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $23,625.60 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACELLA, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $23,625.51 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, SUZANNE M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $23,625.25 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, STEVEN T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $23,625.06 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JENNIFER J Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $23,625.00 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSE, JOCELYN B, MS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Ida Amount $23,625.00 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDNER, JULIE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $23,624.96 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIONE, RENAE L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $23,624.88 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, JEFFREY W Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $23,624.84 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EILEEN L Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $23,624.69 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ANTHONY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $23,624.51 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, MICHELLE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRRER, HALEY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORDMANN, ERIK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBANHEIN, SEAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHRYN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, RAYMOND J, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZER, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSADA, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $23,624.50 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System