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 SCHECHTER, ARIANA T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $20,821.47 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TRACY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $20,821.27 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPADHYAY, ASHA Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $20,820.70 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGSLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $20,820.67 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATINO, MARIA S Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $20,820.60 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $20,820.57 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESS, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $20,820.53 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, CHRISTINA E Employer name Orange County Amount $20,820.50 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, THERESA J Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $20,820.39 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, JOCELYN D Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $20,820.38 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPICE, JEANINE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $20,820.36 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, JOSEPH P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $20,819.70 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMARAIS, CARLA S Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $20,819.19 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENE, PIERRE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $20,818.97 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $20,818.33 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SHERRI M Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $20,818.04 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, THELMA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,817.84 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, PAUL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,817.46 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JO ANN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $20,817.17 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $20,816.84 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCIO, ARLENE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $20,816.56 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $20,816.27 Date 09/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHELADYN, NANCY A Employer name Portville CSD Amount $20,816.11 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LETITIA Y Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $20,816.11 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, RONALD B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,815.52 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, DAWN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,815.51 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RACHELAMMA Employer name Rockland County Amount $20,815.30 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, MARIA A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $20,815.14 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EDWIN W Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $20,813.97 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, JAMES J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $20,813.96 Date 07/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, JUDITH Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $20,813.79 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEJKO, SARAH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $20,813.33 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONICO, SUSAN M Employer name Victor CSD Amount $20,812.92 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, CHERYL A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,812.49 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGARD, DEBRA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $20,812.27 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $20,812.21 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUGHREY, MARY I Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $20,812.17 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANFITEATRO, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $20,812.00 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSSON, LINDA M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $20,811.90 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, EILEEN B Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $20,811.85 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DEBORAH J Employer name Allegany County Amount $20,811.54 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLISH, CONNIE F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,811.11 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TERI L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $20,810.74 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $20,810.67 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERO, ROSA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,810.53 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, VICTORIA C E Employer name Oswego County Amount $20,810.50 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOLLY J Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $20,810.44 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, SARA J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $20,810.41 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGERFIELD, MAX T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $20,809.97 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $20,809.95 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERLER D'ALIMONTE, LAURIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $20,809.94 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, CRYSTAL C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $20,809.39 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAG, SAMUEL G, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $20,809.36 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MITCHELL G Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $20,809.24 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVEL, LORI-SUE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $20,809.16 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCITELLO, HELEN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $20,808.78 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOUNG, KAREN L Employer name Department of State Amount $20,808.72 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIOS ZAPATA, TOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $20,808.67 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GERARD Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $20,808.07 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAVID J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $20,808.03 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAOUF, BIBI Y Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $20,807.89 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, GAIL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $20,807.84 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, DANIELLE G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $20,807.45 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDICKER, DAWN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $20,807.42 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINBERG, AARON Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,807.27 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MATTHEW J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $20,806.80 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Weedsport Amount $20,806.68 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MICHAEL F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $20,806.25 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, NICOLE L Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $20,805.81 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEVIN J Employer name Village of Homer Amount $20,805.72 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDIGE, AGNES A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $20,805.53 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, HARRY D, JR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $20,805.48 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, COLLEEN Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $20,805.06 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $20,804.86 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECK, IRENE J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $20,804.76 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDERA, DONNA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $20,804.59 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CONNIE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $20,804.25 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, KELLI A Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $20,804.21 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, MARYANN Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $20,803.86 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARY G Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,803.85 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CHRISTINE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,803.59 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, AUSTIN G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $20,803.20 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, NANCY J Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $20,802.90 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, BARBARA A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $20,802.84 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, DIANNE M Employer name Salem CSD Amount $20,802.39 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, DARCIE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $20,802.21 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, EDWARD J, III Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $20,801.56 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LAURA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $20,801.40 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, ELIZABETH K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,801.09 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAVEY, ROBERTA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $20,801.00 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ADELA Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $20,800.98 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERDER, SHANE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $20,800.92 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, ERIN M Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $20,800.54 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRAW, PAUL B Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $20,800.52 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTEY, ASHLEY M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $20,799.84 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERNIN, JEREMY Z Employer name City of Kingston Amount $20,799.80 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBYLUT, DEBRA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $20,799.52 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNEY, SEAN P Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $20,798.87 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, ERIC M Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $20,798.81 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, JESSICA J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $20,798.60 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System