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 BRACE, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $41,673.72 Date 12/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MATTIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,673.60 Date 11/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, THOMAS C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,673.51 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $41,673.50 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTUNJIAN, FRANCESCA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,673.18 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOVA, ALICE F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,673.15 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, JAMIE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,673.08 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIS, NANCY A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $41,673.01 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, LISA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $41,672.77 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, CHRISTINE P Employer name Department of State Amount $41,672.75 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BONNIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,672.34 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, VICKY LYNN Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,672.10 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZIGER, JESSIKKA R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $41,671.82 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATIE E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,671.72 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, THOMAS F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,671.68 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARSIA, ANNE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $41,671.63 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RICHARD J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,671.54 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIN, JEAN RENE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $41,671.50 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE-CHARLES, DONNA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,671.26 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, DIANE W Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $41,671.16 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZYK, BRENDA M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $41,671.00 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ROSANNA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $41,670.81 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $41,670.75 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SARAH N Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,670.68 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,670.38 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, MELODY K Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $41,670.37 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, TODD F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,670.27 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELIE, JACOB D Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $41,670.27 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RANDISHA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,670.19 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHAMMER, DANIELLE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,670.18 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACCINO, SUSAN S Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $41,669.93 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATHAK, MINAKSHI Y Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $41,669.89 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERN, MARYBETH H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $41,669.87 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARY KAY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,669.86 Date 08/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTIE, CASEY D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,669.60 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,669.37 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, LINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,669.23 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,669.18 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, RONNIE J Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $41,669.18 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $41,668.93 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHASSLER, JOSEPH M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $41,668.91 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, NATHANIEL, II Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $41,668.35 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, MARIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,668.34 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANKE, NICHOLAS D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $41,668.20 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,668.16 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, NICHOLAS G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $41,668.14 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAND, ALEXA B Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,668.10 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, DEBRA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $41,668.04 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $41,667.99 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, DANIEL E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,667.96 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKOSTA, TERRY M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $41,667.46 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, CHARLES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,667.34 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREBE, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,667.33 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTORF, HEATHER G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $41,667.19 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS NUTTALL, NATALIE Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,667.17 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NATTEN, JAMES G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,667.08 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLEN, BERNADETTE T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $41,666.73 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIZZI, JEANNINE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,666.72 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, JULIE D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,666.09 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLER, JEANNINE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,666.06 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIREL-GRECO, CHARIN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $41,665.93 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNINGER, ROBERT K, JR Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $41,665.93 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, OSCAR Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $41,665.65 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIKOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,665.46 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULIO, COREY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,665.21 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKELUND, MARY P Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $41,664.88 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRENDA J Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $41,664.67 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMERTER, MARILYN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,664.46 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Triangle Amount $41,663.84 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SCOTT D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $41,663.63 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, JANET M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,663.59 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, LEA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $41,663.52 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZILLO, ANDREW P Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $41,663.42 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSENBURGER, JOHN Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $41,663.42 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ISRAEL A, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,663.21 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, MICHELLE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $41,663.20 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TAMMY A Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $41,663.20 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, ELISA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,662.81 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, TIMOTHY I Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $41,662.71 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIS, DIANE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,662.23 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOKS, TODD G Employer name Village of Caledonia Amount $41,661.60 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUISER, TOM A Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $41,661.52 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYENCK, MELODY A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $41,661.05 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TREVOR M Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,660.98 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINET, JOSEPH Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,660.55 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES DE MADERA, AGUSTINA Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $41,660.44 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLOTTO, DEBRA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $41,660.41 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KATHY L Employer name Erie County Amount $41,659.73 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOYLES, JEANETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,659.70 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, VANESSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,659.64 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLEBEN-CURRIE, LYNN M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $41,659.38 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, SANDRA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,659.26 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BROOKE A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $41,659.13 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MARY J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,659.03 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Greenwich Amount $41,658.78 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, EYDIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,658.75 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEMORE, ZACHARY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,658.68 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTNER-OAKES, PATRICIA F Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,658.57 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEGAN, DAVID M Employer name Education Department Amount $41,658.42 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANNETTE M Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $41,658.38 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System