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 VANBROCKLIN, MARY LOU Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,172.83 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIARD, GILDA I Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $47,172.69 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE-WALKER, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Villenova Amount $47,172.49 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTAMESSA, DIANE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $47,172.18 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, THOMAS T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,172.10 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGROTE, DAVID C Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $47,172.05 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONTON, CHRISTY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,171.83 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, KIMBERLEY S Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,171.82 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, LYNN A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,171.77 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, NICHOLAS J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,171.71 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, WILHELMINA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,171.68 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JAMES D Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,171.62 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERIE, JANET K Employer name Orleans County Amount $47,171.40 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DAVID A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,171.18 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRALA, JOHN W, JR Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $47,170.59 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,170.46 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBLEY, DAVID Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,170.28 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, JENNY Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,170.24 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,170.16 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARBRICK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Greene County Amount $47,170.11 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, KATHLEEN W Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,169.74 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADUNS, GENE R Employer name Medina CSD Amount $47,169.20 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,169.13 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, ERIC S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,168.92 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, REBECCA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,168.65 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JESSE M Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $47,168.56 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASNIEWSKI, STACEY S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,168.36 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAREY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,168.25 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, KEISHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,168.04 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLA, JAMIE R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,167.92 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIZEAR, RANDY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,167.70 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, JAMES S Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $47,167.41 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, HOLLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,167.12 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGSBEE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $47,167.02 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ROY E Employer name Town of Kiantone Amount $47,167.01 Date 10/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, MARCY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,166.75 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $47,166.74 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLARD, LARRY J Employer name Albion CSD Amount $47,166.68 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGEL, THOMAS A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $47,166.47 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHAD R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,166.11 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, STEVEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,166.05 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONALD J, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,165.90 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANA, KARIN Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,165.85 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, SEAN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,165.71 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, LUKE D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,165.71 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, BENJAMIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,165.57 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVERS, SHARON A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,165.45 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARATON, CAROL A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,165.43 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, MARY F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,165.43 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PENNY P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,165.43 Date 02/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, AMY RENEE P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,165.30 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Sheridan Amount $47,165.15 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, KYLE L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,165.10 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFREW, BRENDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,164.99 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORT, JODY W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $47,164.93 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JOSEPH K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,164.74 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVER, TRAVIS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,164.69 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, PAUL J Employer name Madison County Amount $47,164.66 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMUTH, PAUL J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $47,164.57 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, MARLENE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,164.53 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, PHYLLIS D Employer name Orange County Amount $47,164.45 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, ALIM Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,164.35 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, JASON M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,164.15 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, KAREN M Employer name Portville CSD Amount $47,164.13 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBELL, CARL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,164.08 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Attica Amount $47,163.97 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $47,162.96 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES W Employer name Peru CSD Amount $47,162.81 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, JOHN M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,162.76 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRYAN R Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $47,162.72 Date 10/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACMILLAN, MARLENE A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $47,162.27 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LISA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,161.88 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FELIX, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,161.75 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWIECKO, ANNE F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,161.74 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, EILEEN N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,161.74 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, CAMILLE C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,161.74 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MITCHELL A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $47,161.74 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,161.46 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROALSVIG, ALEXANDRA V Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $47,161.38 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, BRIAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,161.27 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, PATRICIA M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $47,161.18 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, SANTIAGO A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $47,161.16 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, JACQUELINE R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,160.98 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PENNY R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,160.51 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMON, GLENN C, JR Employer name Town of Chester Amount $47,160.40 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAICHEN, SANDRA A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $47,160.17 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, JACQUELINE H Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,159.94 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, DARCI K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,159.72 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK, NANCY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,159.36 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZBAN, CHRISTINA B Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,159.34 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBINS, BRIAN G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,159.32 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,159.09 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERUKEB, FRED A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,158.85 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS, JUDY G Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,158.70 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JANICE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,158.57 Date 02/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENICONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Lincoln Amount $47,157.84 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, CRAIG K Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $47,157.82 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JASON W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $47,157.80 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMPLAND, TAMMY L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $47,157.71 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARTHA R Employer name Orange County Amount $47,157.71 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System