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 HILLENGAS, ASHLEE R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $20,310.40 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRON, BRENT E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $20,310.08 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBELLIS, MARIE Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $20,310.07 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGHANS, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $20,310.00 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONA, MARIA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $20,309.99 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $20,309.99 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, JAMES W Employer name Newark CSD Amount $20,309.35 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOBARE, WILLIAM L Employer name Canton CSD Amount $20,309.32 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGAFFICK, SUE ANN Employer name Albion CSD Amount $20,308.99 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILWORTH, MARGARET A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $20,308.25 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, JAMIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $20,307.97 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ESTHER M Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $20,307.95 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTER, JOSEPH D Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $20,307.80 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATO, PATRICA J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $20,307.69 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDAY, KAREN B Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $20,307.61 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, ASHLEE R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $20,307.37 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, KAREN A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $20,307.20 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JENNIFER A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $20,307.09 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBRICK, WENDI K Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $20,307.05 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIGNO, RITA T Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $20,306.83 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENTSEN, JEREMY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $20,306.82 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTERI, CAROLYN A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $20,306.80 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, AGNES C Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $20,306.75 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBS, TAMMY L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $20,306.50 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, DAWN M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $20,306.41 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, MEGAN M Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $20,306.13 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIEGER, MERRYANN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $20,305.80 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MONICA, NICOLE Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $20,305.53 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, TARA J Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $20,305.22 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $20,305.00 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SPUCHES, LORRAINE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $20,303.95 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, TIMOTHY G Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $20,303.64 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBO, JOSEPHINE C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,303.14 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADJODHA-EVANS, JENNIFER Employer name Oneida County Amount $20,303.13 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER S Employer name Oswego County Amount $20,302.06 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, JOHN J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $20,301.82 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, DOUGLAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $20,301.74 Date 07/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, MICHELLE A Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $20,301.09 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARIA C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $20,300.86 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULTER, CHERYL A Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $20,300.63 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARALIS, JO ANN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $20,300.51 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, BARBARA E Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $20,299.95 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, WILLIAM L, III Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $20,299.82 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLO, LORETTA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,299.48 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $20,299.02 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODYARD, DAVID W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $20,298.89 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERRANTE, JOSEPH C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $20,298.86 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMER, RYAN E Employer name Orleans County Amount $20,298.84 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCONE, SUSAN A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $20,298.67 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, RYAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $20,298.59 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $20,298.49 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, CATHERINE Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $20,298.17 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $20,297.91 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARY A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $20,297.83 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $20,297.76 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLANO, ANDREW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $20,297.49 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGLER, ADRIANA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,297.20 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, BARBARA H Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,297.20 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, SONIA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,297.20 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, EMA C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $20,297.20 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHER, CODY L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $20,297.07 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, SARAH V Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $20,296.99 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MOLLIE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $20,296.90 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JENNIFER L Employer name Oswego County Amount $20,296.87 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, KAREN B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $20,296.57 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGO, TAYLOR M Employer name Galway CSD Amount $20,296.55 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTAS, TIMOTHY D, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $20,296.21 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, BRENDA A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $20,295.72 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORI A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $20,295.62 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, NANCY A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $20,294.04 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZIK, HOLLY M Employer name Medina CSD Amount $20,294.04 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, BRENDAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $20,293.74 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, ROGER J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $20,293.52 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEINES, JENNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $20,293.41 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, TERESA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $20,293.37 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, STACEY L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $20,292.98 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKELEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $20,292.68 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $20,292.61 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-DAVIS, NORINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $20,292.27 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, HOLLY C Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $20,291.28 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, COLLEEN E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $20,291.08 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, JODY Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $20,290.84 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, MARY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,290.76 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, ROCCO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,290.70 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEBRA S Employer name Victor CSD Amount $20,290.68 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEK, DONNA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $20,290.55 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, TITO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $20,290.00 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MONICA Employer name Nassau County Amount $20,289.76 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP-MORAVCIK, KIMBERLY A Employer name Afton CSD Amount $20,289.48 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, TRACY M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $20,289.35 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIEN, LAURIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $20,289.20 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, EDDIE R Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $20,288.72 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLWEIN, MICHAEL F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $20,288.67 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, MEREDITH H Employer name Franklin County Amount $20,288.08 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, LAURA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $20,288.05 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, REBECCA A Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $20,288.00 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, EVELYN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $20,287.61 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JANICE M Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $20,287.60 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $20,287.49 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, JASMIN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $20,287.43 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System