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 PADDOCK, BRENDA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,662.08 Date 07/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, GARETT M Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,661.87 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GAIL E Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,661.86 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOCK, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $42,661.83 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, TODD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,661.77 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,661.73 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARQUITA S Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $42,661.50 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RHONDA R Employer name Ontario County Amount $42,661.50 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREFERE, JARED R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $42,661.15 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, ROSEMARIE D Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $42,660.94 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGNASKI, SHARON M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $42,660.89 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSTAD, ROSE ANN Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $42,660.85 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,660.79 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, ADAM D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $42,660.53 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, DAVID R Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $42,660.19 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, NIDIA Y Employer name Orange County Amount $42,660.01 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MICHAEL H, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $42,659.55 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, MARLENE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,659.54 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOL, NANCY M Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $42,659.08 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $42,659.02 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSEPH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,658.90 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUMETZER, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Jay Amount $42,658.84 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MALCOLM, JR Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,658.66 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, CAROL E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,658.66 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALESKI, GERALD J, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $42,658.58 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELS, MAUREEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,658.23 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWRYS, ANTHONY SCOTT Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $42,658.00 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, JULIE P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $42,657.87 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ZACHARY G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,657.73 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-TOWLES, BETTY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,657.48 Date 11/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SUSAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,657.25 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYGANT, CORINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,656.95 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, DONNA A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $42,656.90 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURS, KATIE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,656.89 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,656.87 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFRICANO, MARYANN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $42,656.80 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $42,656.60 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, JAMES A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,656.57 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,656.39 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALVIN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,656.33 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNECK, MARK J Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $42,656.27 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANZ, YOSEF M Employer name Kiryas Joel Housing Authority Amount $42,656.00 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, BRIAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $42,655.87 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAMELA J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,655.68 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, NICOLAS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,655.56 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JOHN B, III Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,655.54 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DANNY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,655.34 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMANOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $42,655.32 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,655.25 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $42,654.91 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISH, CORRINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,654.88 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEFFE, MARIE N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,654.75 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, FRED Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $42,654.72 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETEMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,654.40 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, LORENZO K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,654.27 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $42,654.21 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLWORTH, CURTIS L Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,654.01 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ROXANN R Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $42,653.86 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELY, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,653.76 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRON, CINDY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,653.52 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACIAK, JOAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,653.34 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHARON Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $42,653.01 Date 05/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATATT, SARA M Employer name Department of State Amount $42,652.98 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, MARGARET J Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.81 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUDITH K Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.81 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ANN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.80 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, BARBARA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.80 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, BEVERLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.79 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JUANITA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.79 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANK, SHAWN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.79 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MICHELE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.79 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, JANE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,652.79 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $42,652.33 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACICH, SARAH L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,651.56 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENDORF, DIANNE LYNN Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $42,651.44 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DEBRA ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,651.37 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,651.37 Date 10/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,651.37 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, SUSAN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,650.68 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZER, TRAVIS C Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $42,650.65 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTEMBURG, FRANCES M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,650.42 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CHARLES A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,650.18 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBIN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,650.09 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, MATTHEW B Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $42,649.91 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LINDA K Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $42,649.85 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNEAU, JESSICA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,649.70 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROGER A Employer name Town of Minden Amount $42,649.56 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NANCY E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,649.24 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASON, YOLAINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,648.76 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, EILEEN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,648.41 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSON, KATHY J Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $42,647.94 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,647.94 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLI, LAURIE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,647.93 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MARTHA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,647.61 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, DONEITHA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,647.28 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERA, DAVID L Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $42,647.16 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNSEY, BRANDON S Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $42,647.03 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHNIK, ANDREW G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,646.98 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, TIFFANY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,646.83 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, JUSTIN R Employer name Essex County Amount $42,646.13 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System