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 ORTIZ, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $19,410.03 Date 02/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $19,409.49 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KATHLEEN P Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $19,409.05 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDNEY, LAWRENCE R Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $19,408.92 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, JAHANNY D J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $19,408.78 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BEATRICE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $19,408.74 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, PRABHJOT Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $19,408.61 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, JENNIE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $19,408.49 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $19,408.39 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, VANESSA V Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $19,408.09 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $19,407.85 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMES, BETHANY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,407.70 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, SARAH A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $19,407.63 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, GASTON Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $19,407.50 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, ALAN J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $19,406.97 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN I Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $19,406.57 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARNE, KATLYN J Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $19,406.48 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LARRY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $19,406.28 Date 12/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZAK, SANDRA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $19,405.75 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKWELL, TAMARA S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $19,405.65 Date 07/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROBERT L Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $19,405.60 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MELISSA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $19,405.33 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, TONI A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $19,405.00 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JOSEPH D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $19,404.98 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOH, ISIS A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $19,404.85 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURA, AMANDA M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $19,404.85 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDENTHALER, SONYA M Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $19,404.81 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOTELLE, JENNIFER J Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $19,404.56 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEELEY, TINA MARIE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $19,404.54 Date 07/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Madison County Amount $19,404.31 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, DARLENE ANNE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $19,404.29 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, PATRICK J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $19,404.05 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAVID E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $19,404.00 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, TITO, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $19,404.00 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLENEUVE, SHIRLEY T Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $19,403.79 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $19,403.59 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARIUS, ASHLEY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $19,402.96 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUNDOUL, OUMAR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,402.68 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, ARTHUR C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $19,402.60 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, BRYON L Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $19,402.54 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONFEDERATH, CHERYL A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $19,402.25 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWN, WILLARD J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $19,402.09 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARLENE E Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $19,402.02 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SANDRA L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $19,401.49 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, RACHEL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $19,401.40 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DARIUS J Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $19,400.82 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, TIMOTHY Employer name Washington County Amount $19,400.58 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDIS, LYNN M Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $19,400.00 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRALA, ZOFIA T Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $19,399.96 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, ANTONIETTA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $19,399.94 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSINI, CORINNE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,399.83 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, BARBARA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $19,399.75 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, LISA A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $19,399.34 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $19,398.91 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JO ANNE Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $19,398.54 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, NELSON A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $19,398.48 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNER, KAREN R Employer name Education Department Amount $19,398.06 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIARZ, COLLEEN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $19,397.44 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, SHARON R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,396.82 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $19,396.12 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, MARYLOU A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $19,395.90 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SANDRA L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $19,395.68 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARIA D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $19,395.18 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, YVONNE R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $19,394.87 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, ADOLF B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $19,394.83 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, BRADLEY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $19,394.83 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, KIRSTEN J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $19,394.64 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTER, PAUL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $19,394.00 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZYNSKI, TRACEY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $19,393.07 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, WILLIAM A Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $19,392.90 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $19,392.84 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, DARLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $19,392.51 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUCCI, MICHELLE R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $19,392.45 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMERA, LISA M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $19,392.36 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPEIS, ERNEST S Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $19,392.35 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDREAU, BARBARA L Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $19,392.33 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, LEONA P Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $19,391.84 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KAREN Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $19,391.78 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MURIEL V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $19,391.10 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, JO ANN Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $19,390.99 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, WILLIAM R Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $19,390.84 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, JENNIFER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $19,390.76 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LORRY J Employer name Town of Cochecton Amount $19,390.25 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOLD, CATHLEEN J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $19,389.71 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMER, TONI M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $19,389.57 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, KENNETH K Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $19,389.57 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, FAUZIA Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $19,388.20 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, JACK H Employer name Camden CSD Amount $19,388.00 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Chenango County Amount $19,387.87 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWOL, DANA A Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $19,387.84 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, CODY P Employer name Lewis County Amount $19,387.65 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHIOR, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $19,386.54 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SUMMER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $19,386.49 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SHAWN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $19,386.40 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAITAKES, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $19,384.88 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SEAN N Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $19,384.68 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $19,384.68 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGET, MICHAEL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $19,384.63 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANHAM, PAMELA M Employer name Medina CSD Amount $19,384.59 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGABER, BRENDA O Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $19,384.56 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System