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 KEIL, DEBORAH I Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $43,870.76 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, JAMES A Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $43,870.71 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,870.03 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, ZULMA Employer name Education Department Amount $43,870.01 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCINELL, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,869.81 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, KEVIN H Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $43,869.49 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,869.47 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, SYLVESTER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,869.31 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, LUCINDA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,869.08 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,869.06 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSZAK, DOROTHY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,868.92 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTMAN, AMY L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,868.60 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ROMA L Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $43,868.60 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, VILLAN D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $43,868.56 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEREMY Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,868.51 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK P Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,868.47 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, LYNN E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,868.44 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, WENDY L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,868.37 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHARRY, GURU P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,868.24 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SCOTT D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,868.16 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHNNY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,868.06 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, NANCY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,867.97 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOMANTE, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,867.76 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,867.61 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KAREN A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,867.52 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $43,867.48 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DALE E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $43,867.29 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDLER, LAURA A Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $43,867.00 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $43,866.78 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $43,866.42 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LINDSEY A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $43,866.28 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,866.26 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, AMANDA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,866.19 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, CORNELIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,866.08 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,865.50 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, CATHERINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,865.45 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMACHER, THOMAS M Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $43,865.40 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRANDON L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,865.24 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, BLAKE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,865.22 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, MAYRA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,865.20 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, MOLLY J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,865.12 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, STEPHEN J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,864.93 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, JAMES B Employer name Town of Freedom Amount $43,864.70 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, LAURA L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $43,864.65 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLIN, PETER F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,864.64 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,864.52 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, RANDA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $43,864.21 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FACE, FRANK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,863.89 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, MELINDA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,863.65 Date 03/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, LINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,863.40 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADORS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,863.08 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RUTH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,863.07 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON-MC KERROW, STEPHANIE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,863.02 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, ROGER E Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $43,862.88 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TAMMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,862.72 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, ALICE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,862.67 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHIJA, VEENA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $43,862.16 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSESSAR, TESSA T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,862.16 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,862.16 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, BERNICE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,862.16 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHOR, KARL J Employer name Town of Sangerfield Amount $43,862.12 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEHY, BRENDA L Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $43,861.82 Date 10/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONAU, DAWN E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $43,861.57 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSOFZAI, OMAID Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,861.27 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTHRIDGE, TRACY ANN F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $43,861.16 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, CARMEN V Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,861.07 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, JULIE M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $43,861.00 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, VERONICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,860.88 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, JOHN H Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $43,860.87 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHAEL E Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $43,860.80 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,860.52 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $43,860.42 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYTES, ARIELLE J Employer name Orange County Amount $43,860.29 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKOVICH, MARY Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,860.18 Date 07/01/1954 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, REBECCA J Employer name Albany County Amount $43,860.10 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, DAVID Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $43,860.06 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFY, CANDICE L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $43,859.95 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINWALD, BRIAN J Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,859.63 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, SAMANTHA N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $43,859.55 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, AMY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,859.52 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, EDWARD LLOYD Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $43,859.51 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LEAH M H Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,859.45 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZER, AMBER Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,859.42 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATSWAIN, MERVA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,859.28 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOCH, JOSEPH L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,859.24 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, HENRY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,859.02 Date 04/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJNIK, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,858.93 Date 12/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, COVINA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,858.91 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, GAIL M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $43,858.63 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHYJ, NATALIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,858.48 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $43,858.36 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RANDAL R Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $43,858.24 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIES, MATTHEW J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $43,858.20 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, STARR R Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,858.08 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, ALICE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,857.98 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $43,857.88 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, BERT F Employer name Essex County Amount $43,857.64 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, ANN MARIE Employer name Putnam County Amount $43,857.33 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JAMES M Employer name Orange County Amount $43,857.15 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KAREN A Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $43,857.00 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System