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 GOODWIN, ALFRED F Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,406.05 Date 08/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYI, TADELE B Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,405.82 Date 05/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, LISA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,405.72 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVETTI, DOANLD K Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,405.63 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $40,405.59 Date 12/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, TERESA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $40,405.34 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $40,405.30 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, BARBARA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,405.28 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, TERRY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,405.25 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,405.18 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKO, LINDA B Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $40,405.05 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,404.88 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFER, GARY M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $40,404.82 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, CLAUDIA R Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,404.65 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CHERRY ANN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,404.46 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DAVID W Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,404.36 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, LINDA P Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,404.20 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGLIONE, KAREN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,404.19 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETER, SAMANTHA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,404.07 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKINS, KIMELL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,404.03 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, GAIL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,404.00 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTEROSSO, TOMMASO Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $40,403.96 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, PAMELA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,403.83 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, EDWARD F Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $40,403.63 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, CATHE L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $40,403.49 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LAURIE L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $40,403.42 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARSHALL E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $40,403.00 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, CHESTER M Employer name Town of Jay Amount $40,402.76 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, TYLER C Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,402.09 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDERS, DEAN A Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $40,402.08 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, ERICA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,401.84 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, DALE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,401.77 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Greenwood Amount $40,401.60 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KATHRYN A Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $40,401.50 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARD, CHRISTINE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,401.24 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHARDT, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Charleston Amount $40,401.15 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TARA F Employer name Warren County Amount $40,401.11 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, LEONARD M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $40,401.07 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREE, MICHELLE M, MS Employer name Erie County Amount $40,401.03 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MACKENZIE C Employer name Village of Homer Amount $40,400.91 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, NANCY F Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $40,400.30 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARINGER, PHILLIP P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,400.14 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MARK E Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $40,400.04 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHELSEN, ERIN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,400.03 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, MARK J Employer name Village of Otisville Amount $40,399.68 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROXANNE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,399.66 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BZDUCH, BETHANY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $40,399.48 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSE, KATIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,398.93 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELVOY, DONNA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,398.90 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, NANCY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,398.73 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, MATTHEW B Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $40,398.51 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYES, MARY ANNE Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $40,397.50 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYFIELD, YVONNE E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $40,397.44 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICK A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $40,397.27 Date 09/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPFER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,397.16 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KAGAN R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $40,397.11 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,396.94 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JOHN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $40,396.80 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOHN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $40,396.76 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASAPONARA, ROSA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,396.00 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, BURREL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,395.90 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBNER, LAURIE A Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $40,395.85 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRENGA, ROSE N Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,395.70 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Remsen Amount $40,395.69 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISTREICH, NICOLE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,395.35 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, GEORGENE A Employer name Warren County Amount $40,395.22 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADA, PETER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,395.21 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVINI, MARGARET T Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $40,394.70 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JASON M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,394.50 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MACK S Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,394.45 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLS, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $40,394.25 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOAN A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $40,394.22 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERN-HEHIR, RICHARD P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,394.20 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, VITALINE M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $40,394.16 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAT, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $40,393.95 Date 10/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JULIE D Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,393.95 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDNER, BETTE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,393.92 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMALA, STEVEN J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,392.67 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, ALISON P Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $40,392.49 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ANNETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,392.48 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, LYNNE M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $40,392.44 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, SHANE V Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $40,392.41 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, PATRICIA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,392.36 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,392.32 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUE, MICHAEL M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $40,392.25 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ANTONIA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,392.21 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJIESTER, RACHAEL A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,391.92 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, JUDY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,391.55 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FLORA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,391.34 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, JOSEPH J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $40,391.21 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIZA, CARMEN N Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $40,391.06 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNICK, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,390.99 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DAWNA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,390.76 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, THERESA L Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $40,390.73 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRELA, KRISTY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,390.53 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARBARA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,390.30 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, ALEXANDRA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,390.28 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, ROBIN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $40,390.16 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $40,390.15 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, BRUCE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,389.94 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System