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 BARNES, LUCINDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,761.68 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JESSICA L Employer name Madison County S0Il & Water Cd Amount $43,761.60 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, KRISTIN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $43,761.52 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN W Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $43,761.46 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRENDA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,761.46 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERONEZI, SARAH M Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,761.43 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, BRITNEY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,760.86 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TODD M, SR Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $43,760.86 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, ASHLIE E Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $43,760.86 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $43,760.86 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, EDICTA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,760.31 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, BARBARA R Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,760.23 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, LAURIE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $43,760.19 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOSEPH P Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $43,758.21 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARIA T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,758.09 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAKS, DARLENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,758.00 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROBERTO J Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,757.96 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISOLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $43,757.89 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KAREN A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,757.23 Date 03/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, JODY L Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $43,757.14 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL-JENKINS, BRIDGETTE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,757.11 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCOE, DALE A Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $43,757.04 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGUE, HEATHER M Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $43,756.80 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, KEVIN I, SR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,756.77 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, RONALD J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,756.50 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, RICHARD E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,756.34 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $43,756.24 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPARO, EDMUND P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,756.16 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, DONNA L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $43,756.01 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBON, MARGARET M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $43,756.00 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, PAMELA C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,756.00 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOTHE, MARIE KERLYNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,755.86 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KELLY J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $43,755.61 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,755.32 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSON, NORA E Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $43,755.28 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,755.26 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Broome County Amount $43,754.96 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, FRANKLYN B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,754.96 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JOHN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $43,754.90 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, MAUREEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,754.85 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, VINCENT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,754.80 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,754.53 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANEZ LUNA, ADOLFO Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,754.50 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,754.39 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMRUNNAHAR, TARAFDAR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,754.24 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISERENDINO, GAIL B Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $43,754.16 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JODI L Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,754.14 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RICHARD J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,753.73 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, LYNNE M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $43,753.69 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, SALONE M Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $43,753.54 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,753.51 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, AMY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,753.44 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,753.43 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, FRANK J, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $43,753.36 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WALLACE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,753.16 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, SARATH N Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $43,753.12 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, SHEILA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,752.77 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEJOHN, JOY Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $43,752.73 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATMAN, YOLANDA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,752.22 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PAUL E Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $43,751.88 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOWAK, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $43,751.82 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICE, EVAN C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,751.80 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-FORT, HUGUETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,751.59 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURNIOLO, CARISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,751.44 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOTE, ELLEN G Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $43,751.08 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADILL, ANGELA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,751.02 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, ASHLEY R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $43,750.76 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROLYN C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,750.67 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY-KAMARA, YVONNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,750.54 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARIADE LA LUZ Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,750.54 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANICE V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,750.54 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVERGIS, ROSAMMA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,750.54 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ANNE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,750.54 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARRISE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,750.54 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLOTA, CARMEN H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,750.54 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR, ELLEN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $43,750.54 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZLAUSKAS, FRANK J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $43,750.54 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANSINI, MARYANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $43,750.54 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANNE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $43,750.54 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODINI, PEGGY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,750.54 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DEBRA A Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $43,750.54 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MAGDA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,750.54 Date 04/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, VICTORIA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $43,750.54 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS, LINDA F Employer name Education Department Amount $43,750.54 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDE, MARIE C Employer name Education Department Amount $43,750.54 Date 10/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, PHILIP S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,750.54 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, LINDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,750.54 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKS, LASONA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,750.54 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, BERNICE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,750.54 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DOROTHY G Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $43,750.54 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARVA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,750.54 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DONALD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,750.54 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, SYLVIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,750.54 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WANDA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,750.54 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, RAFAEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,750.54 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, DONNA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,750.54 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER-MCKOY, CAROL R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,750.54 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,750.54 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MELVINA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,750.54 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAFORD, LISA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,750.54 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System