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 COUNTRYMAN, CHRISTINE F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,012.74 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, BETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,012.73 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JAMIE C Employer name Erie County Amount $43,012.71 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, THOMAS V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $43,012.11 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, ANN-MARIE M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,012.04 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, LARRY C, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,011.56 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, AMELIA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,011.54 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, KATHERINE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,011.50 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LAURIE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,011.21 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $43,010.91 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTQUIST, WILLIAM B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,010.88 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DENNIS R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,010.88 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPAGE, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $43,010.84 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, LAURIE A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $43,010.73 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDULLO, FRANCINE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $43,010.63 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTERKO, GREG P Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $43,010.63 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,010.58 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, BRYAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,010.58 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRECHSEL, BONNIE G Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $43,010.45 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGNER, KANDY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,010.14 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, ANTHONY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,010.04 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PENTIMA, DIANA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,009.78 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, DAVID N Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,009.59 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, JAMES H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $43,009.37 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKHARD, JEANINE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $43,009.25 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, BETH ANN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,009.11 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PETER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $43,009.10 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRCHENOUGH, DONALD G Employer name Town of Lowville Amount $43,008.88 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BAIN, JILL Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,008.73 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENZKE, DORIS V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $43,008.66 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKABONE, LINDSAY C Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,008.59 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, HOPE E Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $43,008.55 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SHANE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $43,008.40 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXHAM, SCOTT L, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,008.40 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCHELLA, TERESA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,008.38 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELSON, WESLEY H Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,008.33 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGISON, STANLEY C Employer name Town of St Armand Amount $43,008.05 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNY, DAVID G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,008.01 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, KIRSTEN Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $43,007.96 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARA, RIA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $43,007.96 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,007.92 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBA, BENEDICIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,007.79 Date 09/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERMAN, BARBARA J Employer name Broome County Amount $43,007.73 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANK, AMANDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,007.61 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, GERALD A Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $43,007.52 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAIN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,007.50 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROIO, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,007.42 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT T Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $43,007.23 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ANN MARIE C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,007.08 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TERRY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,007.02 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Barker Amount $43,006.96 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATALARO, LUCINDA A Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $43,006.96 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KATIE V Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $43,006.90 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEFFREY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,006.87 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KENYETTA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,006.66 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBAT, JAMES S Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,006.58 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PAUL T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,006.54 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SUSAN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $43,006.54 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR-FLORES, KARLA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $43,006.42 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KENNETH J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,006.39 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, EDWARD W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,006.32 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DAVID R Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $43,006.20 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KELLY Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,006.08 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SHELLY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,006.04 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,005.91 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, JOSEPH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,005.62 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $43,005.61 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZESKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,005.61 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JEREMY A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $43,005.61 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIZARNA, JOSE RAMON Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,005.56 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USACK, KRISTINA N Employer name Albany County Amount $43,005.47 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, EDWARD G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,005.25 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENCK, BONNIE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,005.17 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,005.00 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,004.65 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KAREN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,004.55 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RAYMOND R, II Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $43,004.55 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, GARY M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,004.53 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, COLLEEN M Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $43,004.51 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JENNIFER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,004.47 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONHOFER, KATHLEEN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,004.22 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINIAPKIN, MARIANNE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,004.10 Date 11/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFT, DIANE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,004.00 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDOR, TRACEY K Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $43,003.76 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROBERT F Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $43,003.63 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BRANDON N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,003.54 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALI, ANTHONY D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,003.38 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,003.06 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MARY ANN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $43,002.95 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MICHELE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,002.78 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, PAULA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,002.64 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, WANDA L Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $43,002.58 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPA, TERRA M Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $43,002.58 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGIAS, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,002.56 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERE, KELLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,002.56 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, MICHAEL E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,002.56 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDEN, JULIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,002.56 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,002.56 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, CHARLES E, III Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,002.56 Date 01/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, DAVID R, JR Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $43,002.36 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System