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 ATWOOD, THOMAS M Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $20,598.16 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDON, AMANDA Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $20,598.16 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $20,598.11 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERSMITH, JOHN H Employer name Victor CSD Amount $20,598.09 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, JAMELLA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $20,597.84 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITT, HEATHER R Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $20,597.63 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE VEGA, LUZ V Employer name Erie County Amount $20,597.62 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADRON, IRMA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $20,597.03 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSA, PHILIP S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $20,596.99 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAH, ARTHUR P Employer name Orange County Amount $20,596.79 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, JUNE H Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $20,596.78 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, ANDREA Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $20,596.28 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDERSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $20,596.25 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $20,595.75 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELER, ELIZABETH G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $20,595.67 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUS, LORI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $20,595.60 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, RICHARD P, III Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $20,595.50 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, AUTUMN E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $20,595.45 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $20,594.92 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DIANE F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $20,594.92 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $20,594.92 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERICH, DEBORAH A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $20,594.58 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALIBERIUS, ANN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $20,594.56 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAVINSKAS, MARILYN E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $20,594.56 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUDELL, STANLEY Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $20,594.35 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKREIGN, CARIE L Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $20,593.97 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, TOMAS Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $20,593.59 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERAN, JOYELLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $20,593.21 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, BRYAN R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $20,593.08 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIM A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $20,592.99 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGDON, DANIEL J Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $20,592.98 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNO, MATILDE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $20,592.95 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOMAKHOV, IZABELLA V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $20,592.93 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, SARA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $20,592.54 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDELLA, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $20,592.51 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOPE V Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $20,592.05 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, YANELYS Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $20,592.00 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTUS, RODNEY C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $20,591.54 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNAPARTE, MARYANNE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,591.45 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, ANN M Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $20,591.43 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, ALICE M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $20,591.33 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $20,591.20 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, RINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $20,591.01 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, SHIRLEY Y Employer name Rockland County Amount $20,590.69 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $20,590.30 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRUSO, KAREN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $20,590.25 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SUSAN K Employer name Oneida County Amount $20,590.21 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIELLO, ALYSSA F Employer name Oneida County Amount $20,590.19 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANNALEE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $20,590.16 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, COLLEEN E Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $20,590.01 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $20,589.74 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RODERICK K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $20,589.46 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, CHARMAIN M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $20,589.45 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CAROLE L Employer name Madison County Amount $20,589.31 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RAYLENE E Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $20,589.23 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, SCOTT J Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $20,588.84 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, SCOTT J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $20,588.83 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOHN W Employer name Malone CSD Amount $20,588.80 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, DUSTIN M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $20,588.80 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, YVONNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $20,588.73 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, DEBRA A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $20,588.64 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, TERRI-ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $20,588.14 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDAS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $20,587.75 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, ANDREW J Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $20,587.65 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRICK, MICHELLE L Employer name Camden CSD Amount $20,587.00 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSADA, JUAN CARLOS G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $20,586.99 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,586.96 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELME, RENEE C Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $20,586.13 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPIO, ALBERT E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $20,585.82 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROLISH, TINA M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $20,585.43 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $20,585.05 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, JORDAN C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $20,584.84 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEIN, ANNA Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $20,584.72 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JOLENE Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $20,584.02 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, WILLIAM C Employer name Albany County Amount $20,583.76 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DEBORAH J Employer name Town of Nelson Amount $20,583.76 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, MICHELE R Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $20,583.40 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTUS, ANAISE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,583.39 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKAM, JUDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $20,583.28 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, AMANDA H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $20,583.23 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNE, KATHLEEN E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $20,583.13 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $20,583.11 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, NASHIRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $20,582.80 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, SCOTT L Employer name Livingston County Amount $20,582.34 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, ERIN C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $20,582.14 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARIE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $20,581.78 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, TINA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $20,581.78 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, JENNIFER A Employer name Edinburg Common Sd Amount $20,581.70 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JONATHAN J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $20,581.64 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, LISA A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,581.55 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAROL M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $20,581.36 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MILDRED E Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $20,581.04 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, EILEEN E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $20,581.00 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDO, LAWRENCE S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $20,580.88 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, GREGORY E Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $20,580.75 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GERALDINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $20,580.58 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $20,580.46 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, NANCY M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $20,580.46 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, DEAN H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $20,580.40 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GAIL S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $20,580.36 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System