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 SUTTON, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Orange Amount $40,769.19 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, SHARLAINE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $40,768.89 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BOBBY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,768.87 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWUD, JIHAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,768.82 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, RICHARD E Employer name West Carthage Housing Auth Amount $40,768.71 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, CHRISTINA G Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $40,768.61 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMIA, PHILOMENA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $40,768.33 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHA, JASMIN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,768.24 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERICI, TONI J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,768.20 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, AMY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,768.00 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHART, HOPE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,768.00 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, TANYA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,767.76 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RODERICK V Employer name Town of Pitcairn Amount $40,767.60 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANESE, ALICIA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,767.20 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERIC J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,766.81 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JAMES G Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $40,766.79 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $40,766.72 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBROCK, PATRICIA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,766.71 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, JONATHAN T Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $40,766.60 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, JAMES M Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $40,766.57 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ROSEMARY E Employer name Orange County Amount $40,766.56 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, KINSEI L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,766.45 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREA, LIDIA Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $40,766.32 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, FRANK C Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $40,766.11 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNER, FREDDIE N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,766.10 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, MARK Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,766.10 Date 07/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDARONDO, ANDRES Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $40,766.08 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGENHAUSEN, AMANDA M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $40,766.08 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUCHELBOECK, GERHARD Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $40,765.98 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LINDA F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,765.95 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, HEATHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,765.92 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KATHERINE M Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $40,765.88 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BARBARA C Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $40,765.85 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ARNOLD A Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $40,765.49 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKAS, LAURY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,765.21 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, SUZANNE J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $40,765.15 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, HAROLD W Employer name Town of Reading Amount $40,765.13 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CATHARINE, MRS Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $40,764.99 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, LAURA L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $40,764.83 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROEKER, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,764.81 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, THOMAS P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,764.79 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCEK, KITTY B Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,764.74 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL-RIVERA, PATRICIA M Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $40,764.59 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LINDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,764.40 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, KRISTEN L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,764.30 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERMARK, DANIELLE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,764.28 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFUNTNER, ELEANOR J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,764.19 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, KENNETH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,763.24 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRASHUNE, MICHELE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,763.02 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHEANA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,763.00 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENDELL, ERINN N Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,762.97 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FARESA Y Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $40,762.86 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, SCOTT J Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $40,762.85 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWANSKY, SUSAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,762.83 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARM, ADAM F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,762.76 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, DIANE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,762.33 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,762.10 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $40,762.00 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, CHERYL C Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $40,762.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLISON, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,761.98 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, LISA MARIE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,761.91 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, DAPHNE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,761.90 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROW, DAVID Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $40,761.88 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, HARPREET K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,761.84 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, LUCIEN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $40,761.81 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYWONOS, KAREN J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $40,761.22 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DIANA M Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $40,761.22 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RUTH H Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $40,761.21 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKARELLOS, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Southold Amount $40,761.09 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLOW, LAURA I Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $40,760.97 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, SARAH R Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $40,760.40 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBLETON, PATRICE J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $40,760.36 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $40,760.28 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLSTON, VERA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,759.99 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, ALEXA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $40,759.80 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRONS, ANDREW J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $40,759.61 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSEGUIE, LESLIE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,759.50 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFARNARA, PASQUALE, JR Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,759.42 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEDER, JOANNE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,759.06 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SEAMUS V Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,758.78 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKELLARIOU, COSTA N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,758.69 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLION, EILEEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $40,758.68 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIGLIO, ELAINE N Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $40,758.37 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWE, ESTER O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $40,758.16 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, SANDRA Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $40,757.83 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, FRANCIS E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $40,757.65 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUKAR, ISSE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,757.32 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIERA, TRACY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,757.23 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDFIELD, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $40,756.98 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JOYCE M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,756.85 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'HOMMEDIEU, NICOLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,756.82 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC JURY, FELICIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,756.80 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUSZ, MICHELLE P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $40,756.64 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $40,756.50 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMER, LORI A W Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,756.49 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TRISHA Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,756.41 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,756.33 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, MARK P Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,756.32 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUARIN, RAYMOND T Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,756.29 Date 07/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JESSICA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,756.17 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System