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 RISHE, MARY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $21,319.67 Date 01/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LYNN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $21,319.53 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORGERSEN, KATHLEEN R Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $21,319.52 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ CIRES, QNISLEY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $21,319.50 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARABAROVICI, NICOLAE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $21,319.37 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, BARBARA J Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $21,319.28 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALITSCH, BRIAN D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $21,319.25 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $21,319.12 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYSKOCIL, MARLENE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $21,318.93 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, SUSAN K Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $21,318.91 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, MARYANN Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $21,318.55 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ANITA L Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $21,318.35 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $21,318.26 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, HEATHER Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $21,318.22 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONTAGNE, CHANTALE CL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $21,317.79 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, NANCY D Employer name Medina CSD Amount $21,317.68 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, EMY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $21,317.64 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSIAH M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $21,317.26 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $21,316.83 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ROSANNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $21,316.83 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURIA, MARY K Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $21,316.83 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHEN, MICHAEL V Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $21,316.83 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIERY, MICHELLE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $21,316.83 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $21,316.75 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, DANIELLE N Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $21,316.69 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, ALLAN M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $21,316.05 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASOLI, JENNIFER P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $21,315.97 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIXLMANN, RACHEL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $21,315.76 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIVIOU, DAWN D Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $21,315.67 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSEL, NICOLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $21,315.55 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, LAURIE F Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $21,315.45 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, TRACY L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $21,315.35 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, DARLENE C Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $21,315.34 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ROSE ANNE Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $21,315.19 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, RENEE F Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $21,314.66 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILOTIN, PABLO T, JR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $21,314.25 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DARIEN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $21,313.98 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POY, LINDA S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $21,313.93 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $21,313.86 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NABB, SUSAN M Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $21,313.83 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LUCY M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $21,313.68 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMES Q Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $21,313.60 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA E Employer name Camden CSD Amount $21,312.65 Date 01/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHERSON, KAREN Y Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $21,312.20 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKEY, WENDY Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $21,312.07 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANTO, KEITH J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $21,312.00 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, STEPHANIE B Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $21,311.92 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGE, JOANN J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $21,311.80 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, JULI A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $21,311.52 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, SHARON E Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $21,311.40 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $21,311.22 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY-DURGAN, ERIN N Employer name Ontario County Amount $21,310.94 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $21,310.92 Date 07/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RONALD L Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $21,310.92 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARYBETH G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $21,310.89 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, REBECCA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $21,310.25 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, SPENCER P Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $21,310.16 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, RUDOLF Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $21,310.15 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGROWDER, CHANTELLE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $21,309.91 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, SUSAN Z Employer name Albion CSD Amount $21,309.67 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, NICOLE L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $21,309.53 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSELTINE, KATHRYN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $21,309.21 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, ROBERT A Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $21,309.10 Date 06/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALFE, JILL S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $21,308.81 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELWAY, MARYANN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $21,308.80 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, SUZETTE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $21,308.71 Date 11/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIORVAS, TEANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $21,308.52 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, BRETT A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $21,308.44 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, AMANDA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $21,307.94 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JAMES E Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $21,307.67 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, SARAH G Employer name Oswego County Amount $21,307.24 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGANI, SHAHIDA P Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $21,306.56 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, ANNETTE K Employer name Town of Marion Amount $21,306.55 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, SUSANA C Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $21,306.29 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, DREW A Employer name Salem CSD Amount $21,306.26 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTERITANO, ELENA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $21,305.83 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSINO, AIDA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $21,305.78 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA VERGNE, ELAINE S Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $21,305.46 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, ELIZABETH J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $21,305.08 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDNER, LISA M Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $21,305.05 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPINO, MARY E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $21,305.03 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOBIE, KRISTIN A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $21,304.75 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, SHERRI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $21,304.56 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBERGER, SUSAN E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $21,304.51 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, GREGORY G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $21,304.32 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGER, ANGELA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $21,304.14 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEE, JOYCE A Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $21,303.84 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $21,303.80 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, PATRICIA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $21,303.76 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMANS, RICHARD D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $21,303.74 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, REBECCA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $21,303.65 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, BRIAN J Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $21,303.58 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGERSTAFF, KARL Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $21,303.53 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGMU, OLUSOLA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $21,303.34 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $21,303.03 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON-WILSON, LISA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $21,302.76 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, DANNY M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $21,302.03 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMME, TRACY A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $21,301.93 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, KATELYN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $21,301.91 Date 06/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JAIME B Employer name Cornell University Amount $21,301.76 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System