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 EDWARDS, WADE A Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,024.25 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA-SPRAKER, CHERYL A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,024.13 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, BRADLEY J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $43,024.02 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, MEGAN M E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,023.98 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, CAMILLE L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $43,023.81 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, LAURA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,023.43 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, LYNN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $43,023.40 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEZA, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $43,023.39 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LYNDA J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $43,023.38 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, THOMAS G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,023.38 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHEY, MARLA J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $43,023.29 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANN MARIE T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,023.02 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTLAND, MEZLENA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,023.02 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCH, AMY E Employer name Department of State Amount $43,023.01 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KARL J Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $43,023.00 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, PAULA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,022.98 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTRABARTOLA, PATRICIA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $43,022.91 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYZANOWSKI, KARA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,022.81 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, VERNIS S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,022.74 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATASHA T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,022.58 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, EVADNEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,022.58 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JAMES D Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,022.55 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN APELDORN, TYLER J Employer name Albany County Amount $43,022.40 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JUSTIN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,022.39 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, RYDELL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,022.34 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBEN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,022.26 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-GAYLE, ANN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,022.18 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES T Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,022.16 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANBOISE, REAL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,022.14 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTI, PHILIP J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $43,022.08 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MECCA, BRIANNA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $43,022.08 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JOANNA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,021.91 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KAREN S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,021.85 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, HUGUETTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,021.78 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ROSEMARY E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,021.72 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANERO, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $43,021.64 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, ANDRE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,021.60 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, SANTI M Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,021.10 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKRENT, DANIEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,020.96 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, ADELE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,020.60 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN-LETT, HELEN A, MS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,020.50 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAHAN, TERRANCE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,020.21 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, TAMMY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,019.73 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNEY-LAWRENCE, LAURELLE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,019.61 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, YVONNE E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,019.41 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JULIA I Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,019.37 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, IRSAN B Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $43,019.25 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, CARMEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,019.21 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, DAWN B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,019.03 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEWICH, GERALDINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,018.83 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ASHLEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,018.80 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAY, MELVINA G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,018.70 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, SUZANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $43,018.70 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACINTOSH, KELLEY L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,018.65 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHAEL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,018.35 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, MARCIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,018.07 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $43,017.90 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JOHN J, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,017.81 Date 03/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, LARIS R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,017.77 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CLUGAGE, TRAVIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,017.71 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSHAY, LORI M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,017.39 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVAROLI, LISA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,017.37 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,017.24 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KATHRYN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,017.22 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CATHY L Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $43,016.88 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MICHAEL LEE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,016.75 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, SHAWN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $43,016.59 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, MARIA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,016.51 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Gates Amount $43,016.35 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVRIER, KERRY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $43,016.32 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, JONATHAN B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,016.21 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, CHERI L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,015.89 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, CYNTHIA B Employer name Erie County Amount $43,015.89 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMMER-CONNORS, ELISABETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,015.87 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCHEL, JANET D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,015.87 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOHN A Employer name Madison County Amount $43,015.70 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KENNETH A Employer name Madison County Amount $43,015.70 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BONNIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,015.68 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDAWSKI, CATHY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $43,015.62 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JEANNE L Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $43,015.47 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHIRLEY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,015.46 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTKA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $43,015.38 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LEROY Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,015.37 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, DORBINS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,015.22 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JIM D Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $43,015.13 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, PATRICK V Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,014.51 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, RALPH M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,014.31 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, IRENA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,014.28 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, KATRINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,014.26 Date 01/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING REEN, MARGARET A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,014.20 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULA, VINCENT S, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,013.83 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JENNA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,013.74 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,013.65 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, SHIRLEY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $43,013.64 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTILLO, MICHAEL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,013.46 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NATASHA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,013.15 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLATT, AMBER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,013.10 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTZ, CHRISTIAN A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,013.04 Date 06/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, WANDA A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,012.80 Date 12/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDAY, CHERYL B Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,012.76 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System