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 ELLSWORTH, MICHELLE M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $19,946.72 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIN, MAELYNDA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $19,946.62 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $19,946.10 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TINA M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $19,946.04 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, TRACY Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $19,945.89 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAMAR J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $19,945.80 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, HELEN T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $19,945.45 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $19,945.45 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALES, ADAM P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $19,945.38 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, CAROLYN C Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $19,945.11 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, ALISHA M Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $19,944.88 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGH, CHERYL M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $19,944.88 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Akron Amount $19,944.86 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOOI, CHRISTINE K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $19,944.69 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, REBECCA A Employer name Warren County Amount $19,944.65 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, RONALD P, JR Employer name Canton CSD Amount $19,944.12 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, STACEY L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $19,944.08 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN K Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $19,944.06 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCASTRO, CHRISTINE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $19,943.28 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAW-BIEBER, STACIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $19,942.78 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS-DEN DANTO, PHYLLIS R Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $19,942.65 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, MELISSA M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $19,942.53 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARRUEL, CARLY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $19,942.45 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, DONNA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $19,942.35 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIALL, ANNA MARIA C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $19,941.75 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, GUI YU Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $19,941.58 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $19,941.28 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTA, CHRISTINE C Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $19,941.00 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JESSICA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $19,941.00 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, FELICITA Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $19,940.80 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEIS, TRACY S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $19,940.75 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, JUDITH Employer name Rockland County Amount $19,940.55 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, XIOMARA E Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $19,940.13 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, PENNY P Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $19,939.78 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, JANINE V Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $19,939.50 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDLEY, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $19,939.38 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, ALBERT J Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $19,939.29 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $19,939.27 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROSE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $19,939.11 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATIVNYK, TARAS Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $19,939.00 Date 05/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELLATO, GARY D Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $19,938.25 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, CAROL A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $19,938.18 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, SHARON L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $19,938.10 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, MARTIN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $19,937.42 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCIELLO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $19,937.24 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, BRANDON M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $19,937.12 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTINA, RACHEL J Employer name Steuben County Amount $19,937.00 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ROBERT K Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $19,936.56 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO-BROWN, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $19,936.56 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPERIO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $19,936.27 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, DEBORAH R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $19,936.15 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARIA C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $19,935.58 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HOWARD E Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $19,935.57 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, KEITH W Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $19,935.24 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, LEANETTE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $19,934.92 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, TRICIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $19,934.72 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, ESTHER R Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $19,934.68 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA R A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $19,934.25 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUGH, DEBRA L Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $19,933.75 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSON, TONI M Employer name Northville CSD Amount $19,933.63 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DEBRA L Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $19,933.59 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, BRIAN F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $19,933.28 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CELIA J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $19,933.23 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, MARTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $19,933.11 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, TIMOTHY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $19,932.52 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREMIE, JESSICA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $19,932.22 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNEY, DANIELLE L Employer name Education Department Amount $19,932.02 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANDIGAMA, GIRIJA Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $19,931.97 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZU, LUIS R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $19,931.71 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDELL, GAIL M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $19,931.38 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, SHERI L Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $19,931.23 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABOIN, SAMUEL Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $19,930.95 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DONNA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $19,930.43 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hillsdale Amount $19,930.19 Date 05/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSELHOFT, MARY L Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $19,930.18 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, SHELBIE L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $19,929.96 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENER, VANESSA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $19,929.60 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMUTZ, GEORGETTE J Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $19,929.56 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, BRIAN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $19,929.21 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUERMER, BRETT M Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $19,929.06 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANSKI, MARIE C Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $19,928.64 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, SAMANTHA E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $19,928.55 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $19,928.53 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $19,928.40 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRIZIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $19,927.93 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, CINDI M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $19,927.59 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVANI, DONNA L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $19,927.54 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MARY Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $19,927.37 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JACLYN Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $19,927.25 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, MARGARET L Employer name Newark CSD Amount $19,927.10 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TONI M Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $19,926.98 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MELISSA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $19,926.62 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLUNGHER, MICHELE L Employer name Broome County Amount $19,926.59 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, HAROLD, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $19,926.20 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLSON, JILL A Employer name Camden CSD Amount $19,926.10 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, YOSHIKO Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $19,926.04 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, JANET L Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $19,925.76 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, JON M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $19,925.68 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSE, LOUIS C Employer name City of Elmira Amount $19,925.66 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, PATRICIA Z Employer name Orange County Amount $19,925.65 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System