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 BARTON, STEPHEN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $49,247.38 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, MARK A Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $49,247.34 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, JO A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $49,247.22 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKO, SCOTT N Employer name Education Department Amount $49,247.18 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCAGLIA, SALVATORE J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $49,247.17 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SUSAN R Employer name Newark CSD Amount $49,247.16 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, SCOTT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,247.07 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUC, RONALD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,247.05 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, COLBY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,247.05 Date 03/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBSMITH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,247.03 Date 01/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOHN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,247.02 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, JACOB H Employer name Town of Nanticoke Amount $49,247.00 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ROBERTO Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,246.96 Date 10/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLY, STEVEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.93 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODHTURFT, JOHN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,246.85 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON-MURRAY, WENDY F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 05/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ANN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, STEVEN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKO, KAREN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, PENNY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KARYN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, DEBBIE K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 01/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADFORD, NATALIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 03/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYSZKA, MALGORZATA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DINAE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 09/29/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOYCE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KATHY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EMILY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.60 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DESMOND A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,246.56 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, WINSTON D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,246.48 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, DANIEL G Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $49,246.26 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, SAMUEL A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.11 Date 02/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, MOLLY T Employer name Essex County Amount $49,246.09 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENIFIC, CHRISTINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.09 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, JEROME W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.09 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ROBIN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.08 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, NATALIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.08 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, C. DOUGLAS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.08 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HERRON, JERIME B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.08 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSLER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.08 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANE T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.07 Date 01/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.07 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLEMAN, VICTORIA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.07 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPACKI-THORN, KRISTIN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.07 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDI, JOANN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.07 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANO, NICHOLAS F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.07 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWIN, SUZANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.06 Date 03/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBERNARDO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.06 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, JOSEPH F Employer name Albany County Amount $49,246.05 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENISE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRMONTE, BRIAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, SUSAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 01/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, GLEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 11/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EDNA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 11/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, JASON R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, CYNTHIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEREMETA, MARK B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 01/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCO-HERHOLTZ, SHERRI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.05 Date 02/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, VALERIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.04 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BEVERLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.04 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, HOLLY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.04 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, JEFFERY V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.04 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, JANICE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.04 Date 09/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMLING, RICHARD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.04 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 03/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JESSICA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, CHERYL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZI, CAROL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWVINE, SANDRA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARMEN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUMPAPAS, ELENI J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 02/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAROLLI, JUDITH F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 06/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPWOOD, TRACY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANDREW M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.03 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, MICHELLE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPLICKI, CARRIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, KAREN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 01/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SUZANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DONNA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 04/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLINA, VALARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 02/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, MARGARET M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 04/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGNA, SARAH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ANNETTE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 01/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, DEBRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, TRACEY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.02 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, PHILIP H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CATHERINE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 10/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, LISA F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUANCIALE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSEL, KATHIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, HEIDI Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLIN, SHANNON T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ZACHARY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JENNIFER S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENANDOAH, ALLAN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BOBBI JO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,246.01 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System