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 GRIFFITHS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,503.53 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, EDGAR F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,502.99 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, JONATHAN A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $40,502.94 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOE, MARGARET L Employer name Town of Galway Amount $40,502.76 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-MC DONALD, RONDELL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,502.74 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, BENJAMIN C, SR Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $40,502.74 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFREDSON, EVELYN W Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $40,502.22 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLI, JOAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,501.27 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JILL M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,501.05 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFROE, DIANE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,501.02 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, LAURIE A Employer name Ripley CSD Amount $40,500.88 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAKLEY, LISA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $40,500.80 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCO, DIANE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,500.74 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, RICHARD M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,500.66 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, SUSAN M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $40,500.63 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, TIMOTHY A, SR Employer name Town of Richfield Amount $40,500.35 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTZ, HEIDI M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,500.06 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CATHY L Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $40,500.02 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNECKE, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Scio Amount $40,500.00 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMB, RICHARD D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,499.97 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANIEL P, II Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $40,499.96 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOEPEL, JUDITH A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $40,499.72 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,499.70 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, CATHERINE A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $40,499.54 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEJA, JOSEPH A Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $40,499.41 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSANTO, MOLLIE A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $40,499.26 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERALD D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $40,499.26 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, CASSANDRA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,499.12 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHNESTOCK, ALICIA N Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,498.76 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,498.14 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFIA, WANDA I Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $40,498.00 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,497.90 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $40,497.86 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CATENA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,497.66 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,497.36 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS-HANCOCK, HEATHER L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $40,497.14 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, MONA Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $40,496.95 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEY, ALAN D Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $40,496.90 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $40,496.77 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISKI, THERESA M Employer name Orange County Amount $40,496.70 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, RENEE H G Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $40,496.65 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $40,496.62 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, NADEAN E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,496.45 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,496.29 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANICE L Employer name City of Batavia Amount $40,496.21 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC J Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $40,496.03 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHLEY, CATHARINE C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,495.82 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VERONICA Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,495.81 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, HARRIET R Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $40,495.11 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBINA, ADELA D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $40,494.55 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZIN, WENDY L Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,494.28 Date 01/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD M Employer name Town of Adams Amount $40,494.21 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, MADISON A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,493.88 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LAUREN M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $40,493.76 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, LAWRENCE Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,493.58 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, MAUREEN M Employer name Tully CSD Amount $40,493.49 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COLLEEN A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,493.30 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUTE, JILLIAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,493.19 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PATRICIA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,492.96 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, PETRA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $40,492.69 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Owego Amount $40,492.25 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, NANCY Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $40,492.15 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, JUDY A Employer name Town of Candor Amount $40,491.96 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,491.41 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, ELAINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,491.20 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, MATT M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,490.91 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBRIDGE, KATHERINE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,490.75 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHGAL, RITA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,490.73 Date 08/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $40,490.45 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLER, THERESA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,490.42 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, CALEB R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $40,490.27 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYTOWER, PHILLIP M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,490.15 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGA, MIKE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,490.12 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, RACHEL A Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $40,490.11 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, CINCERIA G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,489.70 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, JOSELUIS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,489.58 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, DOUGLAS F Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $40,489.51 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MELONY O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $40,489.51 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,489.40 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JILL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.14 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANO, MANDY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.11 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SARAH E Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.11 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCES D Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.11 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAO, SHU-FEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.10 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, KAREN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.09 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON-PLAISIME, NICOLE Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.08 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASULO, ANDREA Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,489.08 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMIE K Employer name Broome County Amount $40,489.00 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYSONG, LINDSAY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,488.88 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,488.82 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCICAUT, MARIE JOCELYN L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $40,488.62 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINERE, MARILYN H Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $40,488.50 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPF, LINDA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $40,488.50 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORRER, MARILYN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,488.29 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, STEVEN M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $40,488.27 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDIGROSSI, ANDREA M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $40,488.23 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $40,488.15 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DAVID W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $40,487.82 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDI, KAE E Employer name Broome County Amount $40,487.81 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, CONNOR C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,487.66 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System