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 MELNYCZUK, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $40,990.78 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, DORY K Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,990.71 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, KERWIN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,990.65 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $40,990.16 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MONICA L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $40,990.15 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHANTY, TERESA Employer name Putnam County Amount $40,989.99 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,989.99 Date 10/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, THOMAS Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,989.96 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, NICHOLE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,989.94 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, RICHARD J Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $40,989.77 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARTHA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,989.72 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMCHUK, RICHARD W, JR Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $40,989.48 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPPER, KAREN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $40,989.44 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, WESLEY T Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $40,989.26 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRITTANY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,989.20 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MICHELLE M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $40,988.70 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAVID J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,988.62 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, LORRAINE Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $40,988.34 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JACQUELYN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,987.86 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KRISTEN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $40,986.98 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, NANCY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $40,986.98 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBASCO, JODYKAY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $40,986.98 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LAUTREC H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,986.91 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RAYMOND E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $40,986.48 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,986.40 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, DEBRA J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,986.24 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, KEITH A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $40,986.20 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLNOWSKI, JILL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,986.16 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,986.16 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DAVID A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,986.14 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LISA M Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $40,985.90 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TAMMY S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $40,985.88 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MIRNA Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $40,985.75 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, KELLIE S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,985.71 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMER, DAVID L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $40,985.70 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LAUREN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $40,985.68 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAFSEN-FREY, MARY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,985.59 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERONICA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,985.14 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, DENEE C Employer name City of Troy Amount $40,985.00 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELITO, ROBERT A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,984.79 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, KIM E Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $40,984.73 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, BRETT D Employer name Town of Wheeler Amount $40,984.73 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, MARIA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,984.59 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EDUARDO Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $40,984.45 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DOUGLAS R Employer name Erie County Amount $40,984.34 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, BRYAN W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $40,984.17 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, MARY B Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,984.06 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, VINCENT J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,984.04 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINO, BROOKE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,983.78 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANTHAM, CHERYL A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,983.14 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHAK, TROY W Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $40,982.70 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KAREN R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,982.62 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTAPIECE, LYNN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $40,982.27 Date 07/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISMAN, MARY E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,982.25 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,982.16 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,982.10 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $40,982.08 Date 10/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, DEAN P Employer name Town of Altona Amount $40,982.05 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, KIMBERLY Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,981.88 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERNEY, AUDREY A Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $40,981.54 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JEFFREY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,981.48 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERGEN, GREGORY Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $40,981.17 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALTI, EMMA S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,980.95 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITT, GIZELA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,980.89 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RONALD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,980.82 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARY JO Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,980.21 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFELL, TRACI L Employer name Town of Webster Amount $40,980.17 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDY, ANNA JO Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,980.02 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CARRIE E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,979.95 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MAMIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,979.94 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZKOWIAK, ROXANNE T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,979.72 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DELORES Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,979.68 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BARENT P Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,979.41 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANT, BARBARA Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $40,979.40 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERETTA, MARTINA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,979.28 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARISCH, JAMES S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $40,979.22 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHTA, STANLEY M Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $40,979.18 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKLAROO, ROHAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,979.10 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $40,978.98 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINATTI, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,978.97 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMINGDALE, PETER C Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,978.88 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CRAIG S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $40,978.85 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Education Department Amount $40,978.85 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, TAMARA M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,978.85 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGLE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,978.77 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, DAISY N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,978.66 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,978.66 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DONALD E Employer name Town of Brookfield Amount $40,978.59 Date 10/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DAVID W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,978.57 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, CHELS L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,978.55 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, EVANS J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,978.44 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR, BRYAN S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $40,978.43 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, ALISON L Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,978.36 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, NEAL A, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,978.31 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $40,978.16 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, AMY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,978.13 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARANO, LENY M Employer name Orange County Amount $40,978.00 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,977.91 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATLAND, MONIQUE N Employer name Village of Massena Amount $40,977.89 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KATHLEEN D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $40,977.88 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System