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 NUNEZ, DHARIANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,518.73 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MELISSA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,518.37 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILL, JOSETTE M Employer name Warren County Amount $40,518.25 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEONIBUS, BARBARA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,518.24 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, THOMAS B Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $40,518.09 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ANNA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,518.07 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LINDA J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,517.91 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, BRITTANY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,517.74 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATSLEY, TRACEY S Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,517.50 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, JACLYN M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $40,517.30 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANCA, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Somers Amount $40,517.28 Date 06/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEBRES, LUZ M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,517.20 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, PAULA G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $40,517.12 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, KRISTA M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $40,517.00 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,516.93 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, YVONNE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $40,516.77 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKY, BONNIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,516.58 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, SHAWN A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $40,516.56 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TANIA N Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $40,516.41 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, MARQUISE D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,516.33 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, JANICE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,516.06 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGOOBIR, RYAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,516.06 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, RICHARD K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,515.83 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JODI L Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,515.52 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARD-SCHLITZ, THERESA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $40,515.34 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENK, WALTER D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $40,515.20 Date 02/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AMY C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,515.08 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD B Employer name Town of Butternuts Amount $40,515.07 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EVENECER Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $40,514.98 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MILAGROS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,514.98 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTU, CHRISTINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,514.91 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALLERUD, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,514.88 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LUCIA Employer name Broome County Amount $40,514.78 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, LISA A Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $40,514.67 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, ANGEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,514.62 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, A CRAIG Employer name Chenango County Amount $40,514.57 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ASHLEY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,514.36 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, BARBARA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,514.14 Date 04/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTITO, KELLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,514.08 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JAGER, BRENDA B Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,513.19 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, SAMANTHA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,512.60 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, STEVEN C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $40,512.44 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, FRANK G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,512.37 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GERARD L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $40,512.28 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWYN, GARY R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,512.28 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, LORENZO S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $40,512.09 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, AMY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,511.33 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN C, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $40,511.22 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISLER, CATHERINE S Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,511.20 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, EDWARD T, III Employer name Otsego County Amount $40,510.68 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,510.04 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VERNON S, JR Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $40,510.01 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNINI, SUSAN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $40,509.93 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORUCINSKI, JENNIFER J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,509.92 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,509.80 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADLUCK, MICHELE M Employer name Orange County Amount $40,509.75 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKY, WESLEY B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $40,509.61 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHARLIE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $40,509.29 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $40,509.28 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, ANGELA R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,509.18 Date 09/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBERTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $40,509.06 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESZEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $40,509.00 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, JASON D Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $40,508.95 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARTINA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $40,508.93 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, NATASHA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,508.42 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMECA, ANDREW J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $40,508.37 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKSTROM, ERIK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,507.85 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHILY, NICOLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,507.70 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIOT, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,507.50 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,507.42 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLECK, LYNN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,507.36 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, RANDALL L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,507.34 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, ROBIN M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $40,507.13 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SANDRA R Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $40,506.98 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZARI, LISA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,506.80 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, MARK F Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $40,506.74 Date 03/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTNER, SHERRY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,506.49 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIVOS, MYRNA G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $40,506.16 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $40,506.00 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,505.93 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, LYNN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $40,505.84 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, KAREN M Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $40,505.77 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, PRECIOUS A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,505.72 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, PAUL R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $40,505.49 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVOSA, DONNA M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $40,505.48 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, NYKA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,505.32 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHTON, MARC A Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,505.31 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKEN, SUSAN M Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $40,505.22 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Greenwich Amount $40,505.00 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GERALD G Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $40,504.98 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, LAWRENCE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $40,504.97 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, CHARLES R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,504.72 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CHARLES W Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,504.53 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, NATHAN P Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,504.04 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, PATRICK W Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $40,503.81 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLOSON, MARYLEE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,503.72 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, DEBORAH W Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $40,503.72 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ROBIN E Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $40,503.67 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELTON, MATTHEW R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,503.64 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SAMANTHA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,503.55 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System