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 GESSO, LAURIE F Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $22,972.10 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, JOSEPHINE P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $22,972.04 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIJACZ, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $22,971.33 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, ARETHA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $22,971.10 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, DYLAN S Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $22,969.69 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHELBERG, SUSAN B Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $22,969.17 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $22,969.14 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADEN, CARL R B Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $22,968.72 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, MATTHEW G Employer name Madison County Amount $22,968.62 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, ROBIN L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $22,967.94 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JOHN P, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $22,967.19 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, SANDRA B Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $22,966.98 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEHARDT, JENNIFER L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,966.90 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $22,966.89 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSTLAW, SARAH L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $22,966.83 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, SAMANTHA S Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $22,966.82 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZYK, MACIEJ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $22,966.56 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ELIZABETH J Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $22,966.49 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, JANINE Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $22,966.48 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, NANCY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $22,965.77 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFIONE, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $22,965.71 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, PHYLLIS Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $22,965.00 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, JOHN M Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $22,964.87 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, CHERYL J Employer name Chemung County Amount $22,964.68 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, SHERRY L Employer name Lyme CSD Amount $22,964.31 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, KENNETH A Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $22,964.25 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DANIEL C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $22,964.25 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, DAVID L Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $22,963.00 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, DANA M Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $22,962.68 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, LORI E Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $22,962.65 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAR, LORI A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $22,962.51 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,961.52 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, BONNIE J W Employer name Lake Pleasant CSD Amount $22,961.25 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, PATRICIA J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $22,961.01 Date 04/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZI, ANTONIO Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $22,960.91 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANOS, ANA Employer name Monroe County Amount $22,960.80 Date 01/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, LAURIE A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $22,960.73 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RICHELLE L Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $22,960.58 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, BRIANNE N Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $22,960.32 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, KAREN S Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $22,960.24 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROY, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $22,960.06 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CVETKOVIC, DANIELLE D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $22,959.96 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDZIK, JEAN M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $22,959.96 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALL, WALTER Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $22,959.89 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, PAUL C Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $22,959.77 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, LISA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $22,959.52 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, MATTHEW J Employer name Malone CSD Amount $22,959.46 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, CHERYL A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $22,959.32 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, ADELINA G Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $22,959.31 Date 11/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, GABRIELLE J Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $22,959.22 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, RAYCHON J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $22,959.08 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, PENNY A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $22,958.74 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, HEIDI JO Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $22,958.68 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ANGELA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $22,958.46 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JENNIFER M Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $22,958.43 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONITSKI, CHARLIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $22,957.59 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ANTWON J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $22,957.23 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, ALYSSA C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $22,957.13 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, KAITLIN J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $22,957.13 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, KYLE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $22,957.10 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, CATHERINE A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $22,956.94 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, SHERRY J Employer name Bath CSD Amount $22,956.88 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, LU ANN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $22,956.87 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, R ALAN Employer name Oswego County Amount $22,955.86 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, KAMAL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $22,955.71 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, JULIE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $22,955.60 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $22,955.44 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, GRACE F Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $22,955.15 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, MICHAEL V Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $22,954.94 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, TRUMAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $22,954.86 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $22,954.70 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, PRISCILLA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $22,954.61 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIKE, PATRICIA M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $22,954.43 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSKY, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $22,954.02 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBACH, JERRI L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $22,954.00 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUGHEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $22,953.95 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURZA, WILLIAM, III Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $22,953.76 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, RHONDA L Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $22,953.70 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $22,953.60 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMILLER, AMY M Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $22,953.43 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHELSEA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.25 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, KATHLEEN L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHEY, MARIA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, AGNIESZHA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MELISSA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZIO, EMILY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHELLE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALEXSANDRA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALDINO, ELIZABETH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABEY, MELISSA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $22,953.24 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLINSON, LESTER F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $22,953.00 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKERMAN, SEAN M Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $22,952.63 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, IVAN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $22,952.19 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVAN, FRANK J Employer name Delaware County Amount $22,952.02 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-WILCOX, LINDA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $22,951.90 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $22,951.80 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERPS, JENNIFER L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $22,951.67 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LISSETTE J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $22,951.60 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, GARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $22,951.52 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DEBORAH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $22,950.77 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System