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 SCHNEIDER, STEVEN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $40,755.47 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON-DOTY, STACEY A Employer name Washington County Amount $40,755.44 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUER, KENNETH M Employer name Broome County Amount $40,755.36 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGLIANICH, CLAUDIA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $40,755.27 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, LISA M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $40,755.22 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, YAHNA D Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $40,754.85 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JESSICA A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,754.74 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BERTINA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,754.69 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, SANDRA A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $40,754.33 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $40,754.09 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELOSO, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $40,754.00 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MAUREEN T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,753.98 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JASON Employer name Otsego County Amount $40,753.80 Date 01/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, JEROME T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,753.72 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, JENNIE L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,753.70 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, SUZANNE K Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $40,753.59 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,753.58 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROBERT M Employer name Yates County Amount $40,753.54 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALER, TAMMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,753.41 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESERE, ROBERT A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $40,753.34 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDTHWAIT, CATHY A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $40,753.15 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Hamden Amount $40,753.05 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, KENNETH A, III Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $40,753.05 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, ANN L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $40,752.87 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, LENA BERTONE Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $40,752.42 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYS, REGINA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,752.08 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCARLO, MATTHEW J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $40,751.87 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDSTROM, LORRAINE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,751.60 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ROBERTA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,751.55 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKY, EDA W Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $40,751.48 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCH, DEBORA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,751.25 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, LUCAS G Employer name Warren County Amount $40,751.14 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,750.99 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JUDY M Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,750.99 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, MARIBEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,750.80 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, STEPHEN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,750.70 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, NANCY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $40,750.70 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $40,750.48 Date 10/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, QUANTIKA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,750.47 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS-WINCH, JULIE C Employer name Essex County Amount $40,750.43 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, SHARENE A Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $40,749.88 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KYLE J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $40,749.87 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,749.76 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKBY, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,749.73 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, TIMOTHY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,749.67 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA MARIA, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,749.43 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBURY, ALEIDA M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $40,749.03 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CURTIS R Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $40,748.92 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT C Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $40,748.72 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DEAN G Employer name Town of Ward Amount $40,748.66 Date 11/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, ROBERT, III Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $40,747.73 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDRON, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,747.69 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Sherburne Amount $40,747.69 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $40,747.59 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMEL, DONNA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,747.51 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATUS, TRACY D Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $40,747.45 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, FARAH L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $40,747.45 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARY ANN Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $40,747.30 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SUSAN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,747.21 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LORI L Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,746.85 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERFIELD, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,746.83 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,746.80 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, PRISCILLA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $40,746.73 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,746.64 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, ELLIOT Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $40,746.45 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, DAVID W Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,746.33 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESEK, SARAH M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $40,746.13 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DARIEN E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $40,745.94 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, STEVEN S, JR Employer name Town of Minerva Amount $40,745.94 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSTAL, THERESA L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $40,745.81 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRIAN M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $40,745.66 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, CYRUS Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,745.52 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KATHERINE M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $40,745.33 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, ALYSSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,745.05 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORES, JOANNA L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $40,744.98 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, BARBARA M, MRS Employer name Broome County Amount $40,744.91 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PHILLIP R Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $40,744.71 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, LEMUEL E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,744.28 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVAN, BARBARA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $40,743.72 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, GEORGE H Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $40,743.68 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, GARY H Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,743.52 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIGORSKY, JAIMIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,743.51 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, COLEMAN G Employer name Village of Millerton Amount $40,743.09 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHINGS, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,743.08 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMAN, JAKOB B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,743.02 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTERLY, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $40,742.95 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIE, RENEE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,742.77 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGINS, DENNIS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,742.66 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $40,742.59 Date 05/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, BERNIE, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $40,742.51 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNUNZIO, JOHN MICHAEL C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $40,742.43 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONK, JESSICA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,742.34 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ELISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,742.23 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SANDRA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,742.12 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,741.94 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBER, AGNES M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,741.57 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, DEREK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,741.36 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, NATHAN D Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,741.17 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOREEN M Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,741.13 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIN, DONALD P, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,741.13 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System