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 NESEL, JOAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,102.43 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,102.23 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLING, KIMBERLY Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $43,101.89 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, HEPING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,101.38 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHN, BETHANY L Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $43,101.35 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERONTAKOS, VICKY Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $43,100.99 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,100.65 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CATHERINE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,100.38 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTOR, FLORENCE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,100.29 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, SUSAN M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $43,100.25 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, MARK K Employer name Town of Avoca Amount $43,100.23 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,100.21 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, LISA Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,099.96 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, AMANDA J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,099.68 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DEBRA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,099.50 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERMAN, STACY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,099.46 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSE, DEBRA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,099.38 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBY, JESSE J Employer name Albany County Amount $43,099.26 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICH, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $43,098.44 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABERADT, ELLEN R Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $43,098.37 Date 07/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZINI, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,098.34 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBORAH K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,098.27 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLOUX, ANN MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,098.09 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBB, JAMIE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $43,097.54 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYVA, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,097.16 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, NANCY T Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,097.06 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTLE, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $43,097.06 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DEWAYNE C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,097.05 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJSCE, JOSEPH J Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $43,097.02 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LARRY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,097.00 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTY, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,097.00 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, NANCY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,096.97 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUCKETT, LORI A Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $43,096.62 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TARYN Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $43,096.53 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,096.39 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Clay Amount $43,096.28 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, BOBBIE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,096.09 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JANE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,095.91 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLAN, JOANN Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,095.48 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSTROM, RICHARD D Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $43,094.85 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $43,094.73 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEENATH, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,094.70 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, HEATHER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,094.44 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBELER, LAURIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,094.21 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, DOUGLAS A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,094.14 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, DOUGLAS Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,094.12 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, DAWN R Employer name Broome County Amount $43,094.08 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMOPOULOS, ANGELINA Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $43,094.00 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIES, TONIA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,093.89 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF-ROWE, SUZANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $43,093.89 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, GEORGE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,093.76 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JOHN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,093.26 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,092.92 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ALLYN J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,092.86 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, KATHRYN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,092.85 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, JERRY J Employer name Town of Martinsburg Amount $43,092.31 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BRENT W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,091.83 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, LEO R, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,091.10 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, RAMON E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,090.96 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, FRANCES N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,090.90 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MIGUEL A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,090.87 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWENSKI, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,090.55 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEELEY, JAMIE M Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,090.29 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ELIZABETH G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,090.24 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $43,090.15 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHALLEHN, MARY E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $43,090.06 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFIN, SHAWMEEKA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,089.71 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LEDA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,089.29 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISEK, VICTORIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,089.01 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, KIM L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,088.55 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, DENNIS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,088.07 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSKE, DIANNE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,088.01 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, PAMELA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,088.01 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZAK, MARCIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,087.67 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LINDA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,087.67 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANIVA-NUNEZ, SANDRA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,087.37 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, MARK H Employer name Montgomery County Amount $43,087.30 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CATHERINE B Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $43,087.23 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, MEGAN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,087.14 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAYA, JEAN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $43,086.70 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, JEFFREY S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $43,086.68 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, THOMAS A, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,086.24 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND-AMEDURE, ANNE E H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,086.16 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, GEORGE H Employer name Town of Williamstown Amount $43,086.15 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, LORRAINE P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,085.96 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, LINDA J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,085.96 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, ERIC E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $43,085.93 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, ASHLEY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,085.69 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, WILLIAM P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,085.35 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAURO, THERESA M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,085.34 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHELLE L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $43,085.25 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODERRE, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,085.25 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-MC ELHINEY, STACY E Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $43,085.18 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, LYDIA P Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,084.89 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMMEIR, PAMELA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,084.79 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROBERTA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,084.79 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, SYLVIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,084.79 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LAURA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $43,084.79 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, KARLA L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $43,084.79 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHO, SONJA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,084.79 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System