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 BATES, CYNTHIA K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,850.70 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, ELIZABETH B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,850.70 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, MELISSA J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,850.69 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, THOMAS P Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,850.64 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBIN M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $40,850.40 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, SUSAN I Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,850.37 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHELLE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,850.37 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, KRISTINA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,850.36 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MAUREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $40,850.28 Date 10/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RANDY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,850.10 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RHONDA V Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,850.00 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SANDRA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,849.80 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, IAN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,849.80 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, RICHARD Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $40,849.68 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SUSAN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,849.66 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $40,849.59 Date 07/05/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTAN, TERRI L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,849.47 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLMAN, KAREN F Employer name Erie County Amount $40,849.35 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHWINGER, WARREN I Employer name Town of Rensselaerville Amount $40,849.35 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDONATO, LARRY V Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,849.10 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WESLEY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,848.97 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ALICE B, MRS Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,848.94 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO-CAPORUSSO, LORETTA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,848.94 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SARAH L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,848.89 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, ERNEST L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,848.49 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMILL, MATTHEW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $40,848.42 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, BETTY A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $40,848.21 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBERTON, LORRIE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $40,847.99 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,847.93 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RICKY F Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,847.58 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,847.58 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXBERG, GLEN P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $40,847.29 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALYI, MONIKA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,847.18 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKENHAGEN, KRISTEN M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,846.95 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, JOHN H Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,846.95 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JEAN Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,846.90 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, KAREN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,846.75 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, YVONNE M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $40,846.70 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHELLE P Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,846.49 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSELLE, ANNETTE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,846.46 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, TAMEKA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,846.45 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, WILLIAM H Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $40,846.07 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, CHRIS P Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $40,846.07 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBY, ANIAMMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,845.99 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ARIANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,845.99 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLAHOPOULOS, BARBARA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $40,845.93 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHEM, RICHARD C Employer name Essex County Amount $40,845.47 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, LAUREN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,845.43 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRA, JASON R Employer name Village of Bainbridge Amount $40,845.38 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, JOHN P Employer name Town of Northampton Amount $40,845.07 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ALFRED Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,845.05 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, BARBARA E Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $40,845.02 Date 04/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, MEGAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,844.97 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,844.86 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,844.77 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, LORI A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $40,844.71 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYENNE, MELBA C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,844.61 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, MARY B Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $40,844.55 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, DENNIS Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $40,844.43 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JARED C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $40,844.25 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, AMY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,844.09 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,844.09 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUAN P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,844.08 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGUE, SARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,844.08 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAURA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,844.01 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEL, STEFAN Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $40,843.84 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFRY C Employer name Albion CSD Amount $40,843.81 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYHRETER, LEIGH M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,843.64 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Granger Amount $40,843.54 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,843.50 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, PUJA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,843.30 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, KATHRYN E B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,843.23 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, RODNEY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,843.17 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, RACHEL M Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,842.75 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZIAK, JOHN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $40,842.57 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,842.28 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHIRLYNN L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $40,842.02 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK-SFERRUZZO, BERNADETTE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $40,841.95 Date 05/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, AMANDA I Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,841.93 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, MICHELLE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,841.92 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, DEBRA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,841.62 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRMAN, CHARLENE C Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,841.59 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOBELLI, LISA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $40,841.26 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEURA, JAMES M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $40,840.90 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMORE, BERTHA M Employer name Town of Hague Amount $40,840.77 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $40,840.75 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, VIELLA R Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $40,840.72 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,840.57 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, EDWARD A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,840.55 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SUZANNE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $40,840.46 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, PAMELA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,840.30 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELLY M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $40,840.02 Date 04/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS R Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,840.00 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHAUNTAY S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,840.00 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSE F Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $40,840.00 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, ERIC R Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,839.87 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, SARA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,839.73 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DORENE M Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $40,839.60 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, CAROL P Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,839.57 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, JESSIE L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $40,839.49 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System