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 SMITH, DENISE M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $22,437.09 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODEL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $22,436.89 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKUS, FRANK J, III Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $22,436.64 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, CHANDRA N Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $22,436.15 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, JONATHAN F Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $22,436.10 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JENNA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $22,435.70 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $22,435.28 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WCELA, DANIELLE C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,435.13 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYES, ZETA F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,434.62 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, MARGARET K Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $22,434.48 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLANO, KATHERINE B Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $22,434.17 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDL, DOUGLAS S Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $22,434.00 Date 09/14/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, KENYA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,433.64 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLER, TINA M Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $22,433.04 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $22,432.84 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JENNIFER L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $22,432.70 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEMER, LISA M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $22,431.93 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, ESTHER M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $22,431.89 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KENDRA L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $22,431.61 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LISA H Employer name Washington County Amount $22,431.55 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOCHKO, SAMIRA S R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $22,430.88 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-BRIMMER, CATHERINE G Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $22,430.69 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTNING, DESTRA A Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $22,430.54 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTON, JASON J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $22,429.74 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBLICH, ANNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $22,429.71 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOSEPH R Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $22,429.39 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SERRA, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $22,429.00 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,428.48 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, SHARON A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $22,428.36 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, KENDRA E Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $22,428.33 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLEUR, RICARNO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $22,428.03 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRON, ADAM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFEY, GREGORY M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DESIREE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ MARTINEZ, PAOLA J, MS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, KYLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYKOWSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHABIR, JUDY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESTICK, DAVID P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, QING Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEACKEL, SEAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $22,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $22,427.60 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, HEATHER H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $22,427.59 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, JUSTIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,427.47 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $22,427.19 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, ANNA MARIE Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $22,427.16 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, WILMENE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $22,426.70 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, NANCY E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELOUZIS, MARGARET E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 09/25/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHILLERI, DONNA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MERCEDES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STACY Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, CANDIDA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIMAJ, THERESA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,426.01 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENA, MARISOL Employer name Plattekill Public Library Amount $22,426.00 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $22,425.97 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, DIANE L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $22,425.62 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, ALEXANDER P Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $22,425.61 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLISHKA, MARILYN E Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $22,425.49 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALD, LORETTA C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,425.47 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTENOR, KEENAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $22,425.09 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAI, AMITA D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $22,425.06 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, EVA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $22,424.96 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, JOHN L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $22,424.73 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JAMES R Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $22,424.60 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONELLI, AMANDA J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $22,424.55 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOF, ROBERT P Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $22,424.50 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHFELDT, MICHELE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $22,423.78 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYBOTH, MELISSA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $22,423.77 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $22,423.75 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHARON M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $22,423.50 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARINA D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $22,423.46 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNERT, DONNA J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $22,423.37 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, PETER H, JR Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $22,423.24 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, OLIVIA T Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $22,423.17 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, DEBORAH A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $22,422.55 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOON, SUZANNE P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $22,422.45 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORRAIN, SHERRY G Employer name Warren County Amount $22,422.44 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNY, MILADUN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $22,422.19 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, BRAD R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $22,421.64 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRUM, ANDREW T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $22,421.51 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TARA L Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $22,421.24 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSIGNORE, GEORGINA L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $22,421.22 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISCLAIR, RICHARD G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $22,421.14 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, LAURA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $22,420.79 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMAGE, AMY L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $22,420.43 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KAREN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $22,420.20 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTO, FILOMENA L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $22,419.81 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, TARAH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $22,419.37 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, SHEILA M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $22,419.33 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEZ, ISABELLA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $22,419.29 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LAURIE E Employer name Town of Sheldon Amount $22,419.03 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, CHRISTINE I Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $22,418.75 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUST, ALLISON E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $22,418.75 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $22,418.44 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MARY Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $22,418.30 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, KRISTYN B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $22,417.86 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSERO, LORETTA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $22,417.84 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SANTANA M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $22,417.49 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, MARK E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $22,417.40 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System