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 CORBETT-HANSON, MEGAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,411.97 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, EILEEN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $20,411.93 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, SALLIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $20,411.71 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, BRENDAN W Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $20,411.65 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MARY B Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $20,411.47 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, DEBORAH E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,411.00 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $20,410.78 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JOYCE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $20,410.69 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHR-SEEVER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $20,410.60 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECUSER, BRENT A Employer name Albany County Amount $20,410.34 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, AMANDA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $20,410.20 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, BEVLINE O Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $20,409.79 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, ROBERT Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $20,409.38 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, ROSEMARY Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $20,409.08 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LEE A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $20,408.42 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, CARL E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $20,408.42 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKENDORF, SHERI L Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $20,408.25 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRENDA T Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $20,408.24 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, JAMES B Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $20,408.05 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, DEBORAH A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,407.82 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JEANNE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $20,407.72 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JANE P Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $20,407.61 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MICHELLE D Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $20,407.36 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYGIEL, KAYLA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $20,407.08 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZARKA, TRUDY L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $20,407.00 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, JAMES H Employer name Walton CSD Amount $20,406.65 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTIG, VALERIE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $20,406.47 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LORRAINE L Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $20,406.34 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, ROSALIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,405.85 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELO, JOHN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $20,405.53 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TAMAR S Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $20,405.39 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINDAL, SHEILA B Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $20,404.99 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIM, DONNA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,404.90 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, VALERIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,404.87 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,404.70 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDINE, SAMANTHA E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,404.70 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, JACQUELINE C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,404.70 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, JILLIAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,404.70 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MAX A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,404.70 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $20,404.61 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTOUCHE, BRENT Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $20,404.37 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ADAM L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $20,403.90 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, LINDA S Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $20,403.35 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNITZ, GUS P Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $20,402.77 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $20,402.67 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, JOE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $20,402.67 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BERNADETTE G Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $20,402.51 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMIANO, JILLIAN L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $20,402.20 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, CATHY A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $20,402.00 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESKA, JONATHON W Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $20,402.00 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUKENS, ELLEN P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $20,401.84 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THERON E Employer name Town of Pavilion Amount $20,401.69 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JODI E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $20,401.50 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, LAURA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $20,401.32 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES P, JR Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $20,401.17 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTT, SUZANNE M Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $20,400.57 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERYS, PAULA M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $20,400.44 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSMITH, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $20,400.27 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILFONG, ELIZABETH A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $20,400.25 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHBATEH, MARTU F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $20,399.88 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUQUIE, JENINE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $20,399.65 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TIFFANY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $20,399.59 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENPAS, TAMARA S Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $20,399.04 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, KENNETH J Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $20,398.98 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZAY, AMY E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,398.81 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREVILLE, PAULA A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,398.62 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $20,398.57 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJA, FIORELLA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $20,398.50 Date 11/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, JANINE Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $20,398.43 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASABURA, LEONARD Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $20,398.41 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEK, MICHAEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $20,398.39 Date 08/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, ALICE R Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $20,398.22 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODINE, JESSICA M Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $20,398.18 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, TRINA L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $20,398.02 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRLING, BELINDA G Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $20,397.65 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLS, JACOB D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $20,397.53 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, FREDERICK J Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $20,397.51 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEFFREY S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $20,397.39 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBE, HELEN T Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $20,397.16 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNE, BRITTANY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $20,397.05 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPLER, MATTHEW R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $20,396.89 Date 09/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, SONIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,396.83 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, CAROL Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $20,396.81 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHAN, GARY J Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $20,396.49 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GIULIO, LORI A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $20,395.97 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUCHTER, RUTH V Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $20,395.72 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, SHEILA W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,395.42 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NAKRESHA M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $20,395.29 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIE, JEFFREY L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $20,395.10 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, KENNETH J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $20,394.64 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, PAULETTE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,394.55 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, REBECCA J Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $20,394.50 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRONG, KELLY A Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $20,394.14 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHAIR, CORY D Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $20,393.84 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, JAMES P Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $20,393.76 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKRABORTY, PARTHA S Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $20,393.56 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $20,393.27 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY-DIMMIG, JUNE Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $20,393.16 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, LAURA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,392.60 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, KATHRYN T Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,392.60 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System