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 MC DERMOTT, LINDA J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $43,448.25 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,448.11 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGO, LAURA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,448.00 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, MATTHEW J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $43,447.92 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENCETTI, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,447.92 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MICHELE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $43,447.92 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, ERNESTO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,447.87 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,447.64 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, SHARLENE G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $43,447.38 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTON, MARISA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,447.32 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $43,447.29 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SUSAN T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,446.99 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS-ST HILAIRE, FAITH J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,446.93 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBOUNOFF, KEITH E Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $43,446.87 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGON, NAPOLEON, JR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,446.47 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, KEVIN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,446.42 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDY, DAVID H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,446.32 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $43,446.02 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, CHARLES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,445.98 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, AMY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $43,445.75 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, MARK C Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $43,445.45 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, GARFIELD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,445.39 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPS, ROGER A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,445.21 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, LUKE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,445.08 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKS, TASHARES Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,444.76 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYBOWSKI, KRYSTAL M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $43,444.57 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KAREN R Employer name Warren County Amount $43,444.41 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, RODERICK Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,443.83 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIACHUN, SUSAN E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,443.68 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, KENNETH M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,443.52 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, DANELLE C, MS Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $43,443.44 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LORI L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,443.30 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, MARY E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $43,443.18 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOS ANGELES, YARMELL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,442.99 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVERLY, JAMIE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,442.98 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BEVERLY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,442.79 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ARACELY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,442.62 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, CHERYL D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,442.25 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, RENEE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,442.20 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERD, LYNN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,442.08 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, SHAUNA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,441.99 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, LAHMEL Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $43,441.97 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, FRANCIS M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $43,441.79 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BARBARA D Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $43,441.65 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JHENELLE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,441.53 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOND, SHARON A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,441.52 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, DEBRA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,441.16 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, MALISSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,440.92 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,440.82 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, RYAN A Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $43,440.74 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNI, DARLENE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,440.64 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, SPENCER L Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $43,440.62 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, STEPHANIE R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,440.48 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARITY, MARY ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $43,440.35 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,440.09 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEST, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,439.92 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PAUL J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,439.80 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,439.76 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, CAROL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $43,439.76 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ROBIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,439.57 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,439.17 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, JANE E Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $43,438.88 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, ADELE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,438.58 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $43,438.13 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, ANDREW J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,438.07 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, DOLORES Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,437.83 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, JASON D Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $43,437.80 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIO, LINDA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,437.68 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, DEBRA A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,437.66 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCHOCKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,437.63 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, LISA M Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $43,437.59 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK L Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,437.57 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOAL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,437.55 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUPIN, AMY R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,437.52 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, STEVEN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,437.33 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNES, BRIAN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,437.33 Date 04/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, CHRISTINA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,437.06 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ERIC A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,436.79 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, DOUGLAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,436.76 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $43,436.75 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, THOMAS P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $43,435.45 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LAURA L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $43,434.83 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ALLISON M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,434.82 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $43,434.70 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, HOLLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,434.50 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Riga Amount $43,434.46 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, LINDA J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,434.42 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VALERIE J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $43,434.41 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIE E Employer name Erie County Amount $43,434.28 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CINTHYA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,434.23 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, EDWIN Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $43,434.22 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUREWAL, MOHINDER K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,434.06 Date 10/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, WILLIAM M, III Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $43,434.04 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, ROBERT F Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,433.99 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHELE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,433.93 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,433.79 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GARY C Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $43,433.53 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAIDA, THOMAS J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $43,433.50 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, DARLENE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $43,433.47 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURA, JASON C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $43,433.40 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System