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 ANDERSON, LISA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,669.31 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDINO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $40,669.13 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,668.67 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANNARD, DALE E Employer name Seneca County Amount $40,668.47 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LINDSEY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,668.20 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JANET E Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,668.14 Date 05/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-MORRISON, KAMIKA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,667.90 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JANE E Employer name Broome County Amount $40,667.70 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,667.55 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BARBARA C Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $40,667.29 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, BETH A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $40,667.22 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, WILLIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,667.07 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, EDWARD Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,666.93 Date 11/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGIELEWICZ, JANET L Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $40,666.71 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, CYNTHIA T Employer name Broome County Amount $40,666.61 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGER, CANDE C Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $40,666.16 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRECHSLER, JONATHAN E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,665.56 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGADIN, JAGNARAIN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,665.56 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, MELANIE B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,665.56 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, ANN L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,665.56 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAM, LISABETH Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,665.56 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $40,665.52 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, ROBERT T Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $40,665.49 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPATO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,665.47 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, FLORENCE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,665.46 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ELSA N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,664.75 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RITA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,664.70 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, CONNIE L Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $40,664.50 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, SADE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,664.47 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLESANO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,664.06 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, JASON E Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $40,664.01 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASON, AMBER Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,663.67 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, ROBERT R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $40,663.57 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, DESIREE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,663.55 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLIN, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $40,663.09 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DOROTHY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,663.05 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, PATRICK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,662.86 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMHOFF, HAROLD E Employer name Holland CSD Amount $40,662.72 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, LAWRENCE G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $40,662.50 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, ROSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,662.43 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM F Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $40,662.22 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PETER C Employer name Warren County Amount $40,661.95 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWDER, NICOLE L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $40,661.70 Date 02/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, DOUGLAS K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,661.46 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTZE, MICHAEL S Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $40,661.37 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPELOSA, EMILIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,661.35 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, MICHAEL S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $40,661.06 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ELIZABETH B Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $40,661.00 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, PAUL A Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,660.80 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, CATHERINE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $40,660.51 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISECHOK, SHAWN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $40,660.43 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JAMES W Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $40,660.40 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, GEORGE W Employer name Town of Conewango Amount $40,660.30 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, ANNAMARIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,660.22 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYAPONG, JOYCE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,660.22 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, PATRICIA G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.93 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, AMY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.90 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ADAM R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.88 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, BILLI JO Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.86 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, SINDY Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.86 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELT, SETH D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.73 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUK, JOEL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,659.64 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, JAYNE P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.63 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, WENDY S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.61 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KARLA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,659.61 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, DANIELLE M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $40,659.32 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, TRACY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,659.15 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, CARLOS A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $40,659.08 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, ELSYDA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $40,659.07 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KATHLEEN R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $40,658.81 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDON, LINDA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,658.81 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANGELA B Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $40,658.41 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNE, ARLENE F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,658.34 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULOVSKI, ZAREJVKA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,658.34 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, JASON T Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,658.04 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,657.92 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, GARY F Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,657.04 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLME, ANNETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,656.65 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLEN, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,656.63 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKRIDGE, JACK Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $40,656.51 Date 02/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICK, CAROL M Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $40,656.44 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, ANTHONY W Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,656.20 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, MARK Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,656.10 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACICCA, HEATHER L Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,656.07 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDD, RALPH Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $40,656.00 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENT, BEATRICE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $40,655.80 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, EMILY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,655.58 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAFFZIGER, RALPH D Employer name Village of Manchester Amount $40,655.51 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KRISTIN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,655.20 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEL, ADIEL I Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $40,655.16 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, HOLLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,655.00 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, KELLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,654.94 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, COLLEEN R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,654.90 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $40,654.88 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TAMMY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,654.80 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUZBIK, CHARLEEN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,654.78 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYTE, TYRAN D, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,654.66 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,654.59 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRILLA, KIRA Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $40,654.57 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, PRISCILLA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,654.40 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System