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 BRENNAN, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $41,473.27 Date 03/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS EL, ANTHONY B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,473.18 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGOKWE, IFEOMA N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,473.13 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, MARY L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $41,473.07 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAMUS, ANNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,473.04 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, MARK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,472.51 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCKE, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,472.36 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL-REILLY, MARIAH S Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,472.35 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $41,472.24 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, MATTHEW D Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,472.12 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LISA M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $41,472.10 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROSE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $41,472.04 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESKINEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,471.69 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JAMES D Employer name Town of Candor Amount $41,471.61 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERO, EDWARD D Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,471.45 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,471.16 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, CHRISTINE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,470.75 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTERALSKI, JOSEPH R Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $41,470.68 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINO, MICHAEL J Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $41,470.46 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, RUSTIN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,470.03 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, CHEMEL V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $41,470.02 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, LAWRENCE W, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,470.00 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISE, SUSAN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,469.86 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCHTEN, KATHRYN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,469.60 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LINDA J Employer name Village of Pawling Amount $41,469.57 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILGENBERG, DARCIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,469.32 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, ANGEL M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,469.17 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, JENNY M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $41,469.10 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAWN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,469.09 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, MELANIE K Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $41,469.00 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMADRAHI, ABDELKADR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,468.95 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, BRENDA G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $41,468.68 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,468.47 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, JOHN W Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $41,468.46 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, SHANON D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,468.06 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, ARGENTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,467.69 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $41,467.50 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, PIERPONT E Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $41,467.09 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, REXFORD M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,466.78 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBEUF, SLADE C Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,466.44 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBECK, DAVID T Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $41,466.36 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEP-LALLIER, HELEN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,466.32 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MILDRED Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,466.31 Date 08/29/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, HAYDEE R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,466.15 Date 11/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, DAVID S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $41,466.02 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADISAIR, PAUL K, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,465.52 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $41,465.32 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, NATHANIEL J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,464.78 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVELBLISS, NICHOLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,464.66 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CATHERINE Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $41,464.65 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIESEN, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,464.27 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, MARK J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $41,463.96 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOHN L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $41,463.49 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIDDI, JANET Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,463.44 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGANS, RANDALL, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,463.37 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LINDSEY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,463.25 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JASON A Employer name Canton CSD Amount $41,463.16 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIANA N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,462.88 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGATI, STEPHEN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,462.63 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, LISA N Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $41,462.60 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, STACEY A Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $41,462.10 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,461.56 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, DENISE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,461.06 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, LILLIAN D Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $41,461.04 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSMAN, MONICA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $41,460.58 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, LAWRENCE T Employer name Town of Ephratah Amount $41,460.46 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS F Employer name Erie County Amount $41,460.44 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, PAULA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,460.37 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMEL-DIAZ, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,460.13 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER, LYNN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,460.03 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDING, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,459.84 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VIRGINIA L Employer name Warren County Amount $41,459.65 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TINA M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,459.28 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, JANE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,458.98 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,458.91 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Washington County Amount $41,458.85 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOGA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,458.70 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LEE E, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,458.50 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, ANGELA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,458.45 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERESTAL, JOSEPH D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $41,458.40 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZLER, DIANA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,458.30 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, SABRA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,458.08 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MICHELLE V Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,457.92 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, SAMANTHA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,457.65 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, TINA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $41,457.53 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GAIL M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,457.43 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,457.34 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Albany County Amount $41,457.22 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, SABRINA C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,457.15 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARILYN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,457.04 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZO, SUSAN MARIE Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $41,457.00 Date 01/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, ROBERT E Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $41,456.88 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, RUBEN, JR Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $41,456.88 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CARMEN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,456.74 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENZA, VICTORIA A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $41,456.60 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, DEBORAH J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $41,456.55 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, DAVID P Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $41,456.52 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORICS, MICHAEL J L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,456.26 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $41,455.97 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, VICTOR M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,455.70 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System