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 WEAVER, COREY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,793.20 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROBERT E L, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,793.20 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, LEROY J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,792.99 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, DEBRA L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,792.33 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCYNSKI, MAUREEN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,792.28 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDA, RENE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,791.95 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, THERESA A Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $40,791.95 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, JANICE H Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $40,791.95 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, GARY P Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $40,791.50 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Santa Clara Amount $40,791.38 Date 09/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, KELLY A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $40,791.32 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RONALD A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $40,791.32 Date 04/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETTE, NICOLE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,791.30 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJDA, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,791.30 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ANDREA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,790.95 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, VICTORIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,790.90 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KERRI A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $40,790.90 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $40,790.75 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DOROTHY L Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $40,790.75 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILE, DUANE R Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $40,790.28 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON LINDEN, RYAN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,790.25 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEL, IRIS D Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $40,790.14 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, FRAN E Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $40,790.14 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDOBA, JOSEPH G Employer name Erie County Amount $40,789.69 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, AKI M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,789.69 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROTH, LORINE A Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $40,789.55 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, AKILAH T Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $40,789.43 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, VICKI L Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $40,789.38 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIBBIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $40,789.30 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTH, CLIFFORD A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $40,789.18 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODNER, NANCY MARIE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $40,789.06 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOUDER STEPHENS, CAMILLE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $40,789.05 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, MELISSA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,789.00 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZ, SUSAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,788.97 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, ARKADIUSZ Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $40,788.63 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,788.62 Date 02/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASEHART, DIANE T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,788.58 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MARY BETH Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,788.58 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANGER, LAWRENCE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,788.55 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ROBERT K Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $40,788.48 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SUSAN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,788.19 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,787.98 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,787.89 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGL, LINDA E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,787.66 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOROWSKI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,787.64 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, JAMES A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,787.64 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, MELANIE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,787.30 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, SHARON M Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,786.99 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCOTT, GARY L Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $40,786.93 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, JILL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,786.85 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $40,786.54 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, SCOTT D Employer name Madison County Amount $40,786.49 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIO, RAFAEL Z Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $40,786.41 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, ELIZABETH N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,786.40 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HERBERT, III Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $40,786.06 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFNICK, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Walton Amount $40,786.05 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CONNOR M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,785.91 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTERS, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,785.58 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, CARLENE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,785.48 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, ROBERT W, III Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $40,785.35 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $40,785.18 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $40,785.12 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESOLOWSKI, FRANCINE M Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $40,785.00 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, TERESA R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $40,784.84 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ERIN ANNE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $40,784.44 Date 11/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,784.44 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARTHA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHCROFT, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TERRI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PEGGY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERNA, MARIA O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNOR, CARMELLA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JAMES R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,784.44 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELE, CAROL A Employer name Department of State Amount $40,784.44 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICQUENNOI, NANCY G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, JOANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, TAMMY BETH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ MENDEZ, AMELIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKERT, CHERYL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LAURA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,784.44 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOUSE, SUZANNE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,784.44 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, VICTOR A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,784.44 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATEHOLTS, MELODY G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,784.44 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, NELRINA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,784.44 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BERNICE L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $40,784.44 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MELINDA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $40,784.44 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, THOMAS C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,784.44 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, LISA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $40,784.44 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSBACH, EILEEN M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUES, DONNA J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KATHERINE J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CAROLYN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARY J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, NANCY L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $40,784.44 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, DONNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,784.44 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, KIM P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,784.44 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System