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 FORNEY, HILLARI M Employer name Village of Groton Amount $23,315.93 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALIFU, MUBARAK A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $23,315.55 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDFORD, LA VONNE C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $23,315.47 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERCHER, ERIN T Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,315.00 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANTHONY L Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $23,314.74 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERNEST LEE, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $23,314.74 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, SARA S Employer name Chemung County Amount $23,314.63 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAATZ, THOMAS F Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $23,314.05 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEMPEN, ASHLEY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $23,313.52 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, SHARON A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $23,313.15 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAROL A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $23,313.12 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRAO, THOMAS P Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $23,312.88 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINTE, JEAN RENE K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $23,312.83 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KIM Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $23,312.70 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHRYN C Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $23,312.38 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, JERRY Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $23,312.35 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, RICHARD M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $23,311.75 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLACE, ROSALIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $23,311.52 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKEHL, LYNNE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $23,311.52 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, LISA A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $23,311.46 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZETTA, ERIK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $23,310.61 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLMAN, PRUDENCE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $23,310.55 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, LINDSAY M Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $23,310.35 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALESADO, WAYNE T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $23,310.29 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DARLENE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $23,310.24 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, MARIA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $23,310.23 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZKIEWICZ, JOSHUA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $23,310.22 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, LISA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,309.24 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, ANNMARIE C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $23,309.09 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTICELLO, SARA K Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $23,309.04 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREIS, FRANK F, JR Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $23,308.66 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, REBECCA A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $23,308.08 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCOTT, ROBERT J Employer name Otsego County Amount $23,307.93 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $23,307.90 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFANGER, DEBORAH F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $23,307.27 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATT, BRUCE A Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $23,307.14 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $23,306.77 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, KATHY S Employer name Town of Sherburne Amount $23,306.76 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, GLENN R Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $23,306.47 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JAMES D Employer name Morris CSD Amount $23,306.19 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, HENRY M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $23,305.71 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, LAUREN Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $23,305.70 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASSEN, BRENDA LEE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $23,305.41 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARICO, FRANCES C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $23,305.37 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHR, MICHAEL O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $23,305.18 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, PAULINE J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $23,305.08 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SEAN P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $23,305.07 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHNG, JULIE A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $23,305.00 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUENDORF, JOAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $23,304.96 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, DONALD D Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $23,304.89 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BARBARA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $23,304.44 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAM, TODD G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $23,304.35 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, LINDSEY E Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $23,304.34 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LISA M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $23,304.18 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $23,304.10 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSKI, VERENA C Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $23,303.91 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAARUP, DARLENE H Employer name Department of Law Amount $23,303.84 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, JENNIFER L Employer name Albany County Amount $23,303.77 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, SANDY B Employer name City of Hudson Amount $23,303.73 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, AGATA Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $23,303.65 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPA, ANDREW D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $23,303.58 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, DOMINICK A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $23,303.43 Date 09/19/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, LAURA L Employer name Brookfield CSD Amount $23,303.32 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITT, KAREN L Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $23,303.16 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONRICKER, NICHOLAS D Employer name Erie County Amount $23,302.88 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ALEXEIS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $23,302.83 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSCHER, DANIEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $23,302.79 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAN, LYNETTE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $23,302.71 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CASSANDRA E Employer name Seneca County Amount $23,302.69 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CAROLYN W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $23,302.51 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, EDWARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $23,302.42 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINSKI, JONATHAN P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $23,302.21 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, DARLENE R Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $23,301.96 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKOWSKI, PAMELA J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $23,301.60 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, ROBERT, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $23,301.18 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIDIS, PAVLOS Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $23,301.10 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, MARY J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $23,300.95 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUCHLER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $23,300.94 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LANCE E Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $23,300.80 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, JAMIE L Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $23,300.67 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, KENNIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $23,300.62 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZICKA, PAUL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $23,299.83 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJATA, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $23,299.30 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $23,298.87 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TERRANCE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $23,298.61 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COTEAU, GABRIEL J Employer name Malone CSD Amount $23,298.26 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, B CHRISTINE Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $23,298.08 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, DAVID Employer name Town of Hague Amount $23,298.00 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, SHARON M Employer name Cornell University Amount $23,297.97 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, CAROL-JEAN Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $23,297.83 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHR, KAROL P Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $23,297.61 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIABLE, MICHAEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $23,297.44 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SUSAN M Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $23,297.27 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRENBACHER, ALI M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $23,297.26 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JAMIE C Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $23,297.19 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNES, HELENE A Employer name Town of Salina Amount $23,297.15 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KELLY A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $23,296.45 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $23,296.44 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JONAH M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $23,296.01 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, BECKY L Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $23,295.84 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System