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 WATT, JENNIFER A Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,328.28 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAN, DAVID J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $41,328.27 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEER, HENRY PETER Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $41,328.20 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUSY, CARRIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,328.20 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWTHON, EDA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $41,328.04 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIOTI, JUDY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,328.00 Date 05/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, DENISE Employer name Piermont Public Library Amount $41,328.00 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, MAURA A Employer name Salem CSD Amount $41,327.94 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, CARA D Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $41,327.73 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTHIG, MONICA A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $41,327.69 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, CAROLINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,327.66 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSKO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,327.52 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, PATRICIA M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $41,327.52 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, ANN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,327.44 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EMILY F Employer name Broome County Amount $41,327.43 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, DAVID A Employer name Town of Hamden Amount $41,327.25 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, SHERRY L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $41,327.20 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CHARLES W Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,327.15 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAK, EILEEN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,327.13 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMAN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,326.97 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, AURALIZ C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,326.89 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, HENRY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,326.81 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, JAMES E Employer name Village of Scottsville Amount $41,326.60 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, PAUL F Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $41,326.40 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKINS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $41,326.35 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, DANNY T Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $41,326.04 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CHAD E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $41,325.85 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNER, LAVETTE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,325.32 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, BRIDGET N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,325.24 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $41,325.00 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARKO, ROBERTA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,324.99 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO-CASSADA, JANET M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,324.78 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELSON, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $41,324.51 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ACUNTO, ROZANNE Employer name Village of Clinton Amount $41,324.40 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMAN, TRACY M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,324.19 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TRACY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,323.79 Date 05/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JARED T Employer name Essex County Amount $41,323.43 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Clermont Amount $41,323.38 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULRANEY, MICHAEL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,323.28 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, LOUIS G Employer name Orange County Amount $41,323.27 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANO, DOREEN M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $41,323.17 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ANDREA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,322.54 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, AMBER L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $41,322.48 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, JOHN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,322.47 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ALLEN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,322.11 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEATMAN, KENNETH F Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $41,321.81 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LORRAINE V O Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $41,321.76 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEVIS G Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,321.74 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, CATHY L Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $41,321.69 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, TARI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,321.15 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SAMANTHA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,321.11 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, CINDY L Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $41,321.08 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALAMENTE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,320.67 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JENNIFER E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,320.49 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, NICHOLAS T, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,320.29 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, ANDREW J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,320.11 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTNER, FRANK J Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $41,320.09 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TAMARA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,320.08 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, SUSAN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,320.03 Date 07/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRASZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,319.94 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER KENNER, PATRICIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,319.92 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY-GERMAIN, SONIA Y Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,319.77 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, MARY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,319.61 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KEITH J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,319.33 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER-BROOKS, MONICA Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,319.16 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, MICHELE L Employer name Wyoming CSD Amount $41,319.00 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, TIFFANY N Employer name Erie County Amount $41,318.92 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, CHERYL M Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $41,318.78 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, THOMAS S Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,318.76 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,318.66 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSELGRAVE, KELLY A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $41,318.54 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, SUSAN MARIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $41,318.46 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDYK, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $41,318.34 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, DALE C Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $41,318.20 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, THEODORE J Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,317.98 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RAILEIGH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,317.96 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, FRANK J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,317.68 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBSON, JAMIE M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $41,317.68 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KATHY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,317.30 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRELLA, HERIBERTO Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $41,317.27 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JACOB S, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,317.05 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CAROLE Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $41,317.00 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PORE, JO ELLEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,316.99 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, JAMES R Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $41,316.98 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERONEZI, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,316.97 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, BRENDA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,316.71 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ANDREA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,316.35 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, SUSANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,316.32 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, SHARON D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,316.14 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MAUREEN Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $41,316.00 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBRIDY, JODIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,315.95 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, ASHLEY V Employer name Washington County Amount $41,315.90 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRIAN M, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,315.70 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWYCEWICZ, KAREN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,315.48 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, BONNIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,315.41 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, VINENA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $41,315.26 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRE, GUINELLE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,315.11 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, TAMMI R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,314.85 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SEAN M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $41,314.76 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDSTRUP, RACHEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,314.17 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System