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 PLANER, CHARLES K, JR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $42,711.15 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, JOHN J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,711.14 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMACK, JEAN L Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $42,711.08 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGALAS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $42,710.90 Date 02/18/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GREGORY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,710.39 Date 04/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CAROL L Employer name Washington County Amount $42,710.36 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZOTEA, PATRICIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,710.24 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLIN, MEGAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $42,710.20 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEY, MICAH R Employer name Town of Holland Amount $42,710.06 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,709.38 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESHKEVICH, ELENA Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,709.38 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $42,708.98 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, HEATHER T Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,708.75 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, DAWN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,708.42 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONI, AMANDA R Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $42,708.26 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KEVIN J Employer name Holley CSD Amount $42,707.98 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, PHYLLIS L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,707.70 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLOWS, DARLENE A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $42,707.66 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, JANICE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,707.46 Date 01/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, PAULA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,707.38 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULP, TARA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,706.86 Date 06/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARGARET C Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $42,706.60 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMINIA, JANET S Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $42,706.24 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, LOUIS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,706.08 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MARIA F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,705.85 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, THOMAS R Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,705.69 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $42,705.54 Date 06/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALETTA, KRISTIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,705.40 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, CONNIE L Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $42,705.30 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SETH D Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,705.12 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,704.98 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDISE, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,704.97 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, CONNOR J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $42,704.84 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALBREATH, JOCELYN M, MS Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,704.43 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOHN T Employer name Greece CSD Amount $42,704.08 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, PATRICIA L Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $42,704.08 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETSON, CLAYTON P Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $42,703.74 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, JUDY ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,703.69 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $42,703.30 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,702.84 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Mill Neck Amount $42,702.80 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,702.73 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,702.33 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLEMENT, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,702.24 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,701.94 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, EILEEN B Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $42,701.16 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, BENIAMINO Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $42,701.15 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, LAUREN C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,701.05 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DAVID C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,700.71 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, LILI-ANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,700.66 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, JOYCE Employer name Erie County Amount $42,700.63 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMICKI, BRYCE P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $42,700.39 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, CAROL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,700.23 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANDREW V Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,699.87 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, SHONDA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,699.75 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, EDWARD R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $42,699.70 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SUSAN L Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $42,699.11 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, CHERYL A Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $42,699.02 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, DAVID R Employer name Town of Charlton Amount $42,699.01 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MEGHAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,699.00 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, DEBRA A Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $42,698.72 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBSON, ARNOLD B Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $42,698.32 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,698.31 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Orange County Amount $42,698.30 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, GAIL E Employer name Orange County Amount $42,698.29 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, SHANNON L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,698.22 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY-SHAW, MICHELE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,697.95 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEYLAND, MARIO J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,697.79 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUCRETIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,697.75 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMER, PETER J Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $42,697.63 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, DALAISHIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,697.18 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNAN, SUSAN M Employer name Warren County Amount $42,697.06 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, STEPHANIE J Employer name Warren County Amount $42,697.01 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELL, AMBER R Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,696.94 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, CHAD R Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,696.89 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,696.79 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, GLYNN S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $42,696.65 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEYE, ERIC A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,696.46 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LAURA N Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,696.06 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFEY, DANIELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,695.76 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, STEVEN B Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $42,695.70 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, GIOVANNA Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,695.70 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, GINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $42,695.20 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VIOLET P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $42,695.17 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JENNIFER M Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,695.06 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $42,694.89 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPPO, JAMES P Employer name Albany County Amount $42,694.76 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHAWN K Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $42,694.69 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LYDIA E Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,694.18 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORE, COLLEEN E Employer name Education Department Amount $42,694.14 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Camden CSD Amount $42,694.11 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKA, MARK A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $42,694.09 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROMIK, CAROL ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $42,694.08 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CAROL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,693.71 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, DAWN YALE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,693.19 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, BONNIE J Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $42,693.17 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIA, JEAN O Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,693.01 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, HENRY J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,692.98 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITT, MICHAEL R Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $42,692.77 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHERYL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,692.76 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System