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 WALKER, DENNIS L Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $20,022.30 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTONIA MAE Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $20,021.84 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RYAN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $20,021.84 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LUZ N Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $20,021.83 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, NICHOLAS R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $20,021.16 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMELIN, LEON S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $20,021.10 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOLO, VALERIE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $20,021.10 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFAWN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $20,021.04 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JUDY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $20,020.88 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LLOYD S Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $20,020.75 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROSE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $20,020.68 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, JENNIFER N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $20,020.29 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROGALLO, JENNIE Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $20,020.03 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDEN, MELISSA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $20,020.00 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTINE A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $20,019.68 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGO, JAMES J, JR Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $20,019.65 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, STEVEN M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $20,019.45 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFIAN, SAADIA Employer name Education Department Amount $20,019.37 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JENNIFER C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $20,018.91 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GORDON A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $20,018.50 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, KATHLEEN S Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $20,017.84 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KEEGAN K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $20,017.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, AMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $20,017.66 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, LISA Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $20,017.51 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDY, MARIE L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $20,017.36 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, MARCY C Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $20,017.06 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, RUTH E Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $20,016.96 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VERONICA Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $20,016.81 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONQUIL, JOSEPH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $20,016.74 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLARO, PAUL F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $20,016.50 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER-MARSH, DONNA M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $20,016.43 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDERICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $20,016.31 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONE, TONI ANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $20,016.20 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, KELLY-JO E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $20,016.14 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIR, ROSE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $20,016.07 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHELLE A Employer name Genesee Comm Charter School Amount $20,015.81 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEEM, SAMANTHA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $20,015.46 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDRONI, LAURIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $20,015.16 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JENNIFER A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $20,014.71 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MAREE ANN M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $20,014.64 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANE R Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $20,013.95 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYEA, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $20,013.69 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JASON E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $20,013.67 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERRE, ERNEST J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $20,013.66 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, FLOYD B, III Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $20,013.50 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDEN, DAVID Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $20,013.04 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, RICHARD A Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $20,012.90 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, SHARON M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $20,012.79 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, PAUL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $20,012.38 Date 11/10/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANEY, DAWN S Employer name Broome County Amount $20,012.30 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MARY ANN Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $20,011.95 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, MICHAEL Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $20,011.89 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RUSSELL W Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $20,011.28 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MELVINA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $20,010.97 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, STEPHANIE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $20,010.84 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAVID D Employer name Genesee County Amount $20,010.73 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROSELLA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $20,010.64 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $20,010.54 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, CHARLES R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $20,010.00 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, SHERYL G Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $20,009.85 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIP, MELISSA J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $20,009.69 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, RAQUEL Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $20,009.39 Date 11/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAFAN, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $20,009.31 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENTSA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $20,009.25 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, RODNEY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $20,008.70 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BENJAMIN M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $20,008.54 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAANSEN, JULIE A Employer name Marion CSD Amount $20,008.45 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, RACHEL B Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $20,008.26 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, BRIAN L Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $20,008.25 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRIZZO, ARLEEN K Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $20,008.20 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, CASSIE A Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $20,008.14 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBERMAN, JENNIE R Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $20,008.08 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASS, CATHERINE E Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $20,007.98 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, MARISSA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $20,007.56 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, GORDON Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $20,007.50 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURK, SUZANNE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $20,007.31 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, KATHY M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $20,007.29 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, SAMUEL O Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $20,006.77 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADLEY, LISA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $20,006.52 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, KATHY A Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $20,006.21 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ANNA M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $20,005.22 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PATRICK O Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $20,005.11 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, ANN T Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $20,004.91 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESI, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $20,004.81 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLO, IRENE P Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $20,004.46 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, KYLER A Employer name Livingston County Amount $20,004.24 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, WADE B Employer name Greece CSD Amount $20,003.97 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $20,003.93 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SANDRA J Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $20,003.85 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $20,003.80 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYSTROM, INGRID A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $20,003.75 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KATIE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $20,003.68 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDROP, CHRISTINE L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $20,003.58 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROSCHETZ, MAUREEN A Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $20,003.46 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, JULIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $20,003.46 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, FRED R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $20,003.36 Date 09/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ROBERTA A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $20,003.20 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUR, CYNTHIA L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $20,002.92 Date 03/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNOLD, BRENDA L Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $20,002.86 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTANT, CINDY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $20,002.60 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System