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 WASIELEWSKI, CHARITY Employer name Wayne County Amount $22,292.78 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEIRO, ANTONIO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $22,292.30 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ANGELA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $22,291.78 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBIN, BAUROK H Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $22,291.48 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HUSEN, MARGARET G Employer name Bath CSD Amount $22,291.43 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSAP, ERIC D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $22,291.20 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, ISABELLA C Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $22,290.52 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, LORRAINE U Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $22,290.36 Date 07/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARGARET Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $22,290.29 Date 07/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, DIRK B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $22,290.00 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, SHANNON L Employer name Northville CSD Amount $22,289.78 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BREDA C Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $22,289.77 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBB, JAMI S Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $22,289.59 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLISTER, WILLIAM C Employer name Greece CSD Amount $22,288.90 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, MARI G Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $22,288.48 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN-VESELY, ELIZABETH A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $22,288.43 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ-DIAZ, JOYCE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $22,288.03 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWICZ, MEGAN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $22,287.88 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERRY L Employer name Akron CSD Amount $22,287.79 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMMY M Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $22,287.75 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZANT, CHRISTINE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $22,287.64 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZMAN, JOAN L Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $22,287.35 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELANO, ALEXANDRIA A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $22,287.13 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, JAKE R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $22,287.00 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, ANNA Employer name Hendrick Hudson Free Library Amount $22,286.72 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERY, LINDA K Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $22,286.60 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLYNEUX, DANIEL J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $22,286.24 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLI, TERRI J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $22,285.85 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOR, DONNA M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $22,285.76 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHURA, JEANMARIE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $22,285.54 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORINGTON, RONALD L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $22,285.41 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLE, CARRIE A Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $22,285.40 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, XIAO ANG Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $22,285.27 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKEY, JOSEPH C Employer name Village of Cleveland Amount $22,285.20 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DALE R Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $22,284.93 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, DIANE G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $22,284.10 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RENEE E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $22,283.85 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JULIE K Employer name Holland CSD Amount $22,283.82 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGETT, CHADWICK J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $22,283.73 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLOCK, NIKIA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $22,283.52 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, LINDA G Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $22,283.49 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, CARL L Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $22,283.42 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, TAO Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $22,283.36 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BONNIE Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $22,283.26 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, AVERIL L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $22,283.16 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDEN, CATHY A Employer name Town of Athens Amount $22,282.30 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOSHUA J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $22,282.09 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DEBRA A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $22,281.90 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, ZELDA S Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $22,281.90 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPEL, JEANNE L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $22,281.90 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SANDRA L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $22,281.90 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, SUZANNE M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $22,281.90 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOUTZ, KATHRYN P Employer name Delaware County Amount $22,281.60 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, BRIAN R Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $22,281.47 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, NATHAN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $22,281.38 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI PUMA, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $22,281.19 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, BRIAN D Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $22,280.96 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYEGH, FARIDEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $22,280.88 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTTERMAN, STEVEN M Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $22,280.78 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JACQUELYN R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $22,280.58 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, SHERYL L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $22,280.23 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DONNA P Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $22,279.98 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIE, MICHAEL R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $22,278.42 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, HAROLD D Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $22,278.15 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, DEBORAH M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $22,278.14 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GRANT D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $22,278.08 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, JAMES A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $22,277.78 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JACQUELINE M Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $22,277.60 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, GARY S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $22,277.48 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNEY, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $22,277.46 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, V SILVANA Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $22,277.24 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBOS, PHILIP A Employer name Addison CSD Amount $22,276.72 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORISON, ANGELA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $22,276.54 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, LORI S Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $22,276.24 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEF, SUSAN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $22,276.23 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, JUSTIN H Employer name Oneida County Amount $22,275.96 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, JORDAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $22,275.55 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROLOVA, TATIANA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $22,275.27 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KINSER J Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $22,275.25 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RICHARD T Employer name Albany County Amount $22,274.99 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSER, BENEDICT, III Employer name Town of Vienna Amount $22,274.68 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, MARY A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $22,274.63 Date 09/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MELISSA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $22,274.60 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ELLEN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $22,274.38 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMIEN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $22,274.18 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, PATRICIA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $22,274.10 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $22,273.92 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDULFO, MARIANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $22,273.80 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, LISA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $22,273.55 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGLE, TERESA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $22,273.46 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, VANESSA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $22,273.42 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, KIM M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $22,272.89 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KENN G Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $22,272.88 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, CHARLES T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $22,272.65 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAZZOLLI, DIANE C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $22,272.60 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPPERT, DANIEL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $22,272.45 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURACA, PHILIP P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $22,272.42 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAR, JEAN Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $22,272.29 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVEDIO, LYNN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $22,272.10 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNEY, KAREN E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $22,272.01 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System