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 HEMINGWAY, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,595.94 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Candor Amount $40,595.82 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARCIA A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $40,595.79 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,595.77 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONGNAPHONE, DARATHONG Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $40,595.64 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, RALPH C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,595.61 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, AMBER Employer name City of Olean Amount $40,595.52 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSOLT, SARA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,595.28 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, ALAN I Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $40,595.22 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DAVID P Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $40,595.20 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, ALAN J Employer name Town of Guilford Amount $40,595.16 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, VALERIE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $40,595.04 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLAW, TANISHA N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $40,595.04 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREJOS IBATA, KELLY T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,594.97 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, ROSEANNE J Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,594.82 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDER, MICHELLE F Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,594.70 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSKY, KANDY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,594.69 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANDREA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $40,594.58 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,594.20 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Harpersfield Amount $40,593.89 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, NELSON K Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,593.86 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DENNIS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,593.69 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDY, SHERRY A Employer name Avoca CSD Amount $40,593.58 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, LUKE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,593.47 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VENESSA L Employer name Akron CSD Amount $40,593.12 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSELL, DANIEL K Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $40,592.73 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, RICHARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,592.72 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, MICHAEL R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,592.49 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETMER, WENDY K Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,592.31 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELING, DARLENE Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $40,592.26 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Village of St Johnsville Amount $40,592.19 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJORS, KIMBERLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,592.12 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, JANET M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $40,592.07 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,592.06 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MACKENZIE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,591.90 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, KAREN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,591.66 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RYAN A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $40,591.61 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZDAREVIC, DZEVSAD Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,591.39 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICANDRI, HENRY Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $40,591.16 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, KATHLEEN M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $40,591.15 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALOVSKY, BRAD Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $40,591.00 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROUPA, JOANNE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $40,590.29 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TARA J Employer name Department of State Amount $40,590.25 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINACCI, VIRGINIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $40,590.22 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KATHRYN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,590.11 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DARCI M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,590.04 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAFFIN, WILLIAM E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $40,589.80 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $40,589.80 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFFERS-NORTON, CINDY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,589.74 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCO, LOURDES Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,589.71 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, SHANE M Employer name Warren County Amount $40,589.64 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, SYLVIA J Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $40,589.46 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, THERESA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,589.06 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOTTI, LISA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,588.66 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBURZ, MARK A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $40,588.57 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $40,588.45 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, THOMAS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,588.03 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARQUERO, LAURA M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $40,587.95 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCHEAN, SHARON A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $40,587.91 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANE, MONICA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,587.69 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEPER, PAULA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $40,587.27 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNASIERO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,587.25 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUZANNE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,587.25 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFEO, ANTONIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,587.02 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRCO, CHARLES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,586.53 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, CRAIG N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,586.46 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, DONNA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $40,586.45 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZADZECK, KEITH R Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,586.24 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMEO, SHARON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,586.09 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, PENNY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,586.04 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINES, BARBARA V Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $40,585.86 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COLLEEN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,585.81 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANARO, MICHON L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $40,585.80 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, CARMELA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,585.08 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASHAW, ELLEN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $40,585.03 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, YVONNE J Employer name Warren County Amount $40,585.01 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZYNSKI, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,585.00 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBLER, JESSICA K Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,584.79 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RENEE J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $40,584.28 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JENNIFER L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $40,584.18 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, LIZA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,584.16 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGE, HENRIETTA Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $40,583.56 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $40,583.51 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUON, CHANDAKHAN Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $40,583.51 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILSE, BERNADETTE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,583.50 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, JANET H Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $40,583.22 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JACOB T Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,583.21 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MELISSA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,583.04 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, SHELLY T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,582.70 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAN, MICHAEL J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $40,582.13 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, BRIAN M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,582.10 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,582.10 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, MATTHEW M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,582.10 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBINE, WAYNE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,582.07 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,582.02 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, LAI CHU Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,581.78 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDI, LISA K Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $40,581.51 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, ROBERT B Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,581.49 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DEREK C Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,581.48 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTONE, KAREN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,581.48 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System