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 ELLIS, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $17,701.08 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYCKE, KAREN C Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $17,700.82 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTACH, GERALD J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $17,700.17 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CURTIS J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $17,700.14 Date 02/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EVELYN R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $17,700.04 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTA, BEVERLY J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $17,699.66 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TRAGLIA, MARGARET N Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $17,699.07 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LAURA Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $17,698.97 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEPHEN G Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $17,698.82 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DENISE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $17,698.77 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOLI, JAMES T Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $17,698.70 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, ERIKA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $17,698.66 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, DENISE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $17,697.40 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, JEANETTE L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $17,696.91 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DORAN M Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $17,696.91 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SHANNON M Employer name Eden CSD Amount $17,696.86 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNSEY, TERRY R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $17,696.80 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CLARA E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $17,696.63 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUDICI, GREGORY F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $17,696.57 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EMILY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $17,696.36 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, KENNETH G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $17,695.78 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIS, KAYLA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $17,695.74 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JUDY L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $17,695.74 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GINA A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $17,695.64 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERWOHLT, KATHRYN S Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $17,694.41 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, CHERYL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $17,694.31 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MICHAEL J Employer name Lewis County Amount $17,693.96 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARY F Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $17,693.87 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VAUGHAN S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $17,693.54 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGER, MELANIE A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $17,693.39 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, DIANE L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $17,693.12 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHTANI, PURNIMA L Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $17,692.94 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKLER, BRYAN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $17,692.83 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, SHANNON G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $17,692.68 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, INDIANA T Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $17,692.43 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEFICK, HEATHER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $17,692.40 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CARRIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $17,692.40 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCIARELLO, STEPHEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $17,692.40 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $17,692.29 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, KIPLIND L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $17,692.29 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRA, THOMAS A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $17,691.97 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, PAUL M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $17,691.60 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MELINDA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $17,691.38 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSANTI, LAURETTE A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $17,691.26 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JUAN E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $17,691.05 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $17,690.87 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RYAN R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $17,690.56 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, CAROLYN A Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $17,690.28 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-OAKS, YOLANDA L Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $17,690.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, EVAN S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $17,690.13 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DONNA B Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $17,690.06 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, PHYLIS M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $17,689.60 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWHORNE, SAMUEL Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $17,689.24 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIZER, ELISE A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $17,689.07 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, DONNA L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $17,688.41 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBERGER, JENNIFER Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $17,688.16 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN TERRONES, EDUARDO L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $17,688.15 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY-SEYMOUR, CAROLINE Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $17,687.89 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JENNIFER J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $17,687.68 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATZEL, JULIE L Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $17,687.56 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, MELISSA L Employer name Village of Elbridge Amount $17,687.44 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, LINDA L Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $17,687.25 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $17,687.22 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, DEIRDRE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $17,687.13 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDER, ANDREW W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $17,687.05 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KILLEN, DANIEL P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $17,687.01 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, VICTORIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $17,686.93 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSTACHE-MELENDEZ, LISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $17,686.72 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, KRISTEN M Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $17,686.66 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALD, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $17,685.41 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, COURTNEY A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $17,685.36 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, COLLEEN C Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $17,685.16 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISER, TRACY-LYN Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $17,684.78 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, HOLLY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $17,684.63 Date 08/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, ELIZABETH L Employer name Allegany County Amount $17,684.54 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $17,684.13 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOTTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $17,683.98 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, ROBERTA L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $17,683.68 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD L Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $17,683.58 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, COREY T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $17,683.28 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NATHANIEL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $17,683.20 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $17,682.97 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JENNIFER S Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $17,682.90 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ELIZABETH K Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $17,682.90 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, LATISHA D Employer name Department of Law Amount $17,682.90 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, PATRICK B Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $17,682.90 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, LON Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $17,682.70 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, MAUREEN A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $17,682.67 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, KRISTIN J Employer name Genesee Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $17,682.07 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, BRENDAN G Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $17,681.99 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $17,681.98 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, HEIDI M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $17,681.57 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVEN, JULIE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $17,681.50 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, DESIREE D Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $17,681.25 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRENDON R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $17,681.02 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VAUL, ALANA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $17,680.86 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KATHLEEN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $17,680.73 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALSBE, PETER V Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $17,680.72 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCK, SANDRA M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $17,680.31 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SORIBEL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $17,680.02 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System