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 CARPENTER, JOEL D Employer name Town of Whitehall Amount $22,836.99 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, BRIANNA N Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $22,836.85 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, MEGAN Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $22,836.83 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECHT, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $22,836.47 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANSTEAD, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $22,836.38 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBS, TERESA M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $22,836.19 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SUSAN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $22,836.03 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBORAH G Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $22,836.00 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, JEREMY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $22,835.60 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHALSKI, ROBERT L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $22,835.34 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOULD, BETTY JO C Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $22,834.78 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ELAINE S Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $22,834.73 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MARIA A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $22,834.33 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUKAM, LORI A Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $22,833.90 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, MARY T Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $22,833.90 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROOZ, DAVID J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $22,833.56 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JESSICA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $22,833.54 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, KEITH M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $22,833.41 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, HELEN Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $22,833.14 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERGEN, LEE J, SR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $22,833.14 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $22,832.65 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRIBILE, ANGELA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $22,832.25 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUERO ROMAN, YUDELKA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,831.90 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CINDY L Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $22,831.44 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUCKLES, DEVON D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,830.40 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUREK, NANCY A Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $22,830.28 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, SHERRI A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $22,830.26 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $22,830.24 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, JAYME L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $22,830.19 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CLAYTON B Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $22,830.15 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZEWSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $22,829.74 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, CAROLINE A Employer name Madison CSD Amount $22,829.66 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, PATRICIA L Employer name Washington County Amount $22,829.63 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, JULIO Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $22,829.44 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JEFFREY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $22,829.33 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERTHORNE, RYAN D Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $22,828.55 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, JESSICA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $22,828.06 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, CARLY J Employer name Chenango County Amount $22,828.00 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, WILLIAM M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $22,827.19 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, KATHERINE L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $22,827.17 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARRE, DONNA S Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $22,827.13 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEN, JARED M Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $22,826.60 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETON, TANYA L Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $22,826.53 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIXAMAR, SHIRLEY Employer name Rockland County Amount $22,826.43 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDI, KELLY J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $22,825.95 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, JOYCE L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $22,825.45 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, JERALYN A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $22,825.44 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YAMIL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $22,825.37 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICHARA, LAILA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $22,825.25 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS-GRAY, MARVA A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $22,824.89 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIPE, KATHY J Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $22,824.60 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, SALLY Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $22,824.59 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, MARY C Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $22,824.44 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, GARY E Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $22,824.15 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, CAROL L Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $22,823.95 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIMBERLY Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $22,823.85 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ROBIN R Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $22,823.81 Date 09/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLARO, MARIA A Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $22,823.79 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LUZ I Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $22,823.71 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACK, OLIVIA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $22,823.49 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, JOEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $22,823.47 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, MARY J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $22,823.44 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENHARDT, LYNDA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,823.41 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARTINO, DENISE R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,823.41 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, AMY EF Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $22,823.32 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, BRIAN A Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $22,823.25 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, RACHAEL A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $22,822.65 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KARLIEF R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $22,822.57 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAR, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $22,822.50 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, HERB WADE Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $22,822.15 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, CASEY E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $22,822.11 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTA, COLLEEN Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $22,822.08 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JEANNE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $22,821.80 Date 05/03/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DEBRA L Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $22,821.62 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLETTE, GUY R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $22,821.55 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORJAN, JOHN P Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $22,821.54 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSJEAN, GARY W Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $22,821.53 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, KELLYANN R Employer name Broome County Amount $22,821.26 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, DEBORAH R Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $22,821.24 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANZA, KAREN B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $22,821.21 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DIXIE A Employer name Candor CSD Amount $22,820.37 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, NANCY Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $22,820.37 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, MELINDA J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $22,820.30 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELMANI, SADIJA, MS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $22,819.50 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHERYL A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $22,819.12 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINSMITH, MARCIA E Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $22,819.05 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTLAND, GINA Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $22,818.76 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, MATTHEW E Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $22,818.35 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTANTIELLO, KATHLEEN P Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $22,818.07 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, ANGELEE M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $22,818.01 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, ERRIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $22,817.23 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, TAWANDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $22,817.18 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KELSEY E Employer name Washington County Amount $22,816.82 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKHAM, KIMBERLY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $22,816.71 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, THOMAS W, II Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $22,816.27 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPOLLONIO, LINA C Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $22,816.26 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ANGELA C Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $22,815.99 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTINA F Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $22,815.79 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, SHAWANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $22,815.60 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROAST, KATHLEEN A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $22,815.27 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System