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 WEISSE, ELISSA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $40,702.74 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, TYLER G Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $40,702.50 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHN, PATRICIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $40,702.46 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,702.46 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, NICHOLAS F Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $40,702.37 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CROSSE, HOPE G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,702.19 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, ROBERT C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,702.08 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WILSON, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,702.08 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TREVOR J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $40,702.03 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCEY, KRISTINE H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,701.45 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, PAMELA J Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $40,701.40 Date 07/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, HOLLY R Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $40,701.23 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, CASEY E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,701.16 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CASSANDRA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,700.60 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, ALEXANDER D Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,700.51 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVE, AMY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,700.48 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MONIQUE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,700.32 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MEGAN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,700.31 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, DEBORAH T Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,700.24 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, MARCIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,700.17 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LINDSAY G Employer name Bath CSD Amount $40,700.16 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHEND, ROBYN E Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $40,700.07 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, JOSEPH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,700.05 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLOPEK, JEFF Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,700.03 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $40,699.89 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, GINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,699.45 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LISA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,699.27 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, CINDY S Employer name Galway CSD Amount $40,699.05 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, APRILE S Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $40,698.91 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, CYNTHIA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $40,698.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, DONNA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,698.89 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, PETER J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,698.86 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANWEHR, REBECCA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,698.65 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, BRIAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,698.56 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, MAUREEN T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,698.23 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIE, CHAD E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,698.23 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, DANIEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,698.17 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, JENNY LR Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,697.54 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DANIEL P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $40,697.08 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMIK, DAWN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,696.73 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, PATRICK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,696.20 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPKE, DARLA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,695.64 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $40,695.47 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANCE, PAIGE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,695.13 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VIOLA Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $40,694.71 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, AMIE W Employer name Greene County Amount $40,694.65 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BARBARA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,694.43 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSO, MARC P Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,694.04 Date 11/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONOUGH, DOREEN R Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $40,693.78 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, MELISSA L Employer name Broome County Amount $40,693.74 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, LISA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,693.40 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, STEPHEN M Employer name Yates County Amount $40,693.33 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $40,693.14 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $40,692.98 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, CHERYL M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $40,692.76 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTUNG, MARYANN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,692.60 Date 07/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, KEITH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,692.54 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, MATTHEW W Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $40,692.34 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACONE, DAVID D, JR Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $40,692.23 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKI, MARTIN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,692.19 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, KATHY E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,692.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,691.58 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JACQUELINE E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $40,691.43 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKES, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $40,691.19 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULCOME, DESHAWN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,691.07 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, JENNIFER R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $40,690.34 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MARK P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,690.29 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN-LANGDON, DEBORAH A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $40,689.88 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, NANCY C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,689.87 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MATTHEW Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $40,689.52 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, HELEN A Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $40,689.29 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHALL, DANIEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,688.94 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, STACEY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,688.94 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Victory Amount $40,688.48 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, YOLANDE G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,688.41 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, WILLIAM P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,688.41 Date 03/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESIDENCE, KAILEE R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,688.13 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DIANE L Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,688.11 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATALLAN, ESTRELLA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,687.98 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBORSKI, CARL I Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,687.81 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOSHUA A Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $40,687.74 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBALVO, NATALE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $40,687.62 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $40,687.12 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, DEREK E Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $40,687.08 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DORTHEA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $40,686.54 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, LINDSAY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,686.54 Date 11/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JULIE M Employer name Washington County Amount $40,686.41 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BAILEY R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,686.39 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINN, LA SHAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,686.39 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, LEON F Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $40,686.28 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTHOUT, STANLEY P Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $40,686.22 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMPTON, JOSHUA R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,685.96 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CONTE, ELAINE L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,685.77 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, LAURA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,685.64 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DONALD C Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $40,685.58 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, DANIEL Employer name City of Corning Amount $40,685.58 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENAGLIA, JO ANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,685.51 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAREK, MARY E SULLIVAN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,685.03 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, GLENDA J Employer name Warren County Amount $40,685.02 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $40,684.94 Date 12/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System