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 SAUNDERS, MELANIE J Employer name Erie Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $40,436.31 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERENZ, MARCIA G Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $40,436.22 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKELL, SUE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,436.19 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAERTSCHI, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $40,435.80 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SHARON K Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $40,435.34 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHEUR, JOEHANNA V Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,435.10 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUSZAK, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $40,434.82 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECK, CHERYL A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $40,434.74 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DONNA J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $40,434.62 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, SEAN T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $40,434.52 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERCHIK, BARBARA A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $40,434.20 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEIRO, JUAN C Employer name Orange County Amount $40,434.13 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Truxton Amount $40,434.00 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,433.92 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPINGER, CATHY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,433.91 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, KAREN Employer name New City Library Amount $40,433.74 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHAD M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $40,433.72 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, KAREN A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $40,433.55 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISLOM, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,433.31 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ROXANE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,433.25 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, GLORIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,433.18 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGAR, RICHARD M, II Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $40,433.08 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHARDO-MOSS, KIM L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,433.03 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MARLENE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,433.02 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JUDITH M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,432.97 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, ANNA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,432.89 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CATHLEEN J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $40,432.77 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADES, CAROLYN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,432.74 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, AMANDA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,432.72 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNELL, AMALIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,432.72 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, LISA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,432.65 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $40,432.56 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, GRACE Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $40,432.53 Date 04/09/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KIM MARIE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $40,432.35 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBAR, THOMAS C, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,432.17 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, DANIEL R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,432.01 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGHERO, ERICK L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,431.89 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACH, JAMES F Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $40,431.86 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, SANDRA K Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $40,431.85 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICK, ANDREA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $40,431.57 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, DAVID I, JR Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $40,431.54 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTULA, KRISTINE A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,431.45 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ANA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $40,431.44 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, BETTY M Employer name Town of Torrey Amount $40,431.36 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, MARION F Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,431.16 Date 07/16/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, EDITH C Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,431.13 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, DONNA Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,431.13 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VERONICA Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $40,431.09 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELE, MARLENE E Employer name Albany County Amount $40,431.04 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORAK, PATRICK Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $40,430.48 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JANE B Employer name Orange County Amount $40,430.12 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $40,430.07 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIELSKI, SELINA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,429.95 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, EUCLIN HELEN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $40,429.91 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CESAR I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,429.79 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, JENNIFER N Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,429.67 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARIZIO, PATRICIA F Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $40,429.56 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGMESTER, JOHN N Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $40,429.43 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Independence Amount $40,429.17 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EIJAH V Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,428.80 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDIERI, LISA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,428.66 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITEK, KATHRYN L Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $40,428.63 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ANNE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $40,428.23 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ROSEANN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $40,428.23 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CODY M Employer name Village of Tivoli Amount $40,428.22 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KATHERINE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,428.04 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIER, JOELLEN Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $40,427.92 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORESTAL, STANLEY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $40,427.78 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, RUTH R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,427.64 Date 12/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, HALEY N Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,427.46 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SHIRLEY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,427.43 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, TAMMY Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $40,427.40 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTNER, RACHEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,426.89 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CYNTHIA D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $40,426.77 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARODY, ROBERT M Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $40,426.25 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYER, PREEYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $40,425.90 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ENZA Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $40,425.76 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, CHRISTINA E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $40,425.69 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LYNN E Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $40,425.60 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, YAMILKA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $40,425.24 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORI A Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $40,425.00 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, SHERRY LEE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,424.83 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SANDRA D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,424.82 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLABER, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,424.50 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, O'BRYAN A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $40,424.34 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, STEPHENIE H Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $40,424.32 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYWAR, SAMANTHA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,424.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATELLI, MARIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,424.00 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLES, BARRON E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $40,423.56 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGGELKOW, JAMES A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,423.36 Date 01/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYPA, RONALD Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,423.36 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINING, FREDERICK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,423.28 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SEAN O Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $40,423.14 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, JEREMY R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,423.02 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, CHARLES F Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $40,423.00 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,422.95 Date 06/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELIN, LINDA Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $40,422.94 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, JAMES W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,422.90 Date 04/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CARMEN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,422.45 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIELD, RICHARD W Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $40,422.22 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System