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 RUFF, BENJAMIN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $23,363.48 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, PATRICIA H Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $23,363.16 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, JACK L Employer name Otsego County Amount $23,363.08 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, TRACY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $23,363.07 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $23,362.69 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARIAN, KARAPET Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $23,362.55 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $23,362.38 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATOR, GARY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $23,362.29 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINSKI, STACEY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,362.02 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, SHATIKA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $23,361.84 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, ALLISON M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $23,361.62 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, MALCOLM E Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $23,361.20 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JOHN G Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $23,361.17 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, ROBERT Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $23,361.00 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $23,360.86 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $23,360.04 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDRAIA, STACEY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,359.79 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LORRAINE T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $23,359.65 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS-GREGG, JESSICA D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $23,359.37 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DOROTHY M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $23,359.33 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVITIAN, JOHN D Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $23,358.90 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DEBBIE A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $23,358.86 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $23,358.80 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRYSTAL A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $23,358.52 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELAR, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $23,358.40 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, ROBERT F Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $23,358.32 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, EILEEN A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $23,358.04 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, KATHY L Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $23,357.35 Date 09/07/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CORI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $23,357.25 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORY, SHA-WANDA N Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $23,357.15 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, DANYEL G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $23,357.02 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, GREGORY J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $23,356.44 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, KAMEIL U Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $23,355.79 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, EDWARD J Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $23,355.58 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAWN M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $23,355.42 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZENIOWSKI, LUCY M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $23,355.33 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, NANCY M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $23,355.05 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVINY, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $23,355.02 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, DENIS M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $23,355.02 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, PAUL W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $23,355.02 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUILLEN, TINA M Employer name Town of Castile Amount $23,355.00 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Sennett Amount $23,354.86 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, RACHEL L Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $23,354.82 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTURNO, LOURDES P Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $23,354.69 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHELLE M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $23,354.45 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, DOUGLAS Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $23,354.24 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIURI, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $23,354.08 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUST, RONALD W, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $23,354.01 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIGAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,353.93 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-COLLINS, TOMORROW R Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $23,353.82 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, VANESSA N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $23,353.03 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTIGAN, LAURIE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $23,352.91 Date 11/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTENAY, JOHN F Employer name Village of Chester Amount $23,352.87 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GILLICUDDY, DANIEL J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $23,351.96 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, KRISTI D Employer name Otsego County Amount $23,351.68 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEDDO, DEWAYNE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $23,351.66 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, CAMILLA Employer name Galway CSD Amount $23,351.56 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, ANNA K Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $23,351.25 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVAGGI, ARLEEN Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $23,351.11 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILARDONI, CHRISTIAN Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $23,350.81 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORT, ALLISSA Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $23,350.78 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, CRYSTAL L Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $23,350.73 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, DIANNA J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $23,350.70 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, EMILY R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $23,350.34 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,350.31 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, LISA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $23,350.22 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGESHEIMER, GAIL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $23,350.17 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $23,350.00 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ZACHARY J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $23,349.43 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEBE, ANTONIA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $23,348.87 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ-WHITEHEAD, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $23,348.85 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, LINDA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $23,348.54 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELLO, DAWN M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $23,348.37 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSKE, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $23,348.25 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TAWANDA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $23,348.14 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JAMIE L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $23,348.11 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITELLI, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $23,347.88 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RANDALL A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $23,347.74 Date 09/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZMAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $23,347.34 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSAM, DEBORAH R Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $23,346.72 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, HELENA M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $23,346.63 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURELLO, RONALD Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,345.88 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, DEBORAH R Employer name Tully CSD Amount $23,345.08 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, BLAIR R Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,345.00 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHLY, E. CATHERINE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $23,345.00 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANETTI, MARY P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $23,344.27 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, SHAWN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $23,344.25 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHN, JEAN E Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $23,344.09 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, SAMANTHA G Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $23,343.48 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, REGINA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $23,343.32 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANUCCI, PATRICIA B Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,342.64 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, JILLISA S Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $23,342.51 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $23,342.39 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEE, LISA J Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $23,341.80 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANTLEBURY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $23,340.51 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $23,340.48 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JILL A Employer name Oswego County Amount $23,340.48 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, COLLEEN Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $23,340.30 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, MARYANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $23,340.09 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDITCH, HARRY D, JR Employer name Village of Dering Harbor Amount $23,340.00 Date 10/16/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System