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 TAYLOR, EVAN J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $40,033.46 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDISI, ANDREW A Employer name City of Utica Amount $40,033.45 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, JANET M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $40,032.31 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBMAN, WENDY S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,032.20 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, KAREN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,031.72 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIBI, JULIE B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,031.72 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,031.64 Date 04/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLAN, BRIGIDA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,031.60 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCON-PAUL, MARC E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,031.59 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, BILLIE J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,031.54 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JONAH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $40,031.54 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHR, JEFFREY W Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $40,031.36 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-WILLIAMS, JAMIE D Employer name Erie County Amount $40,031.32 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, JOHN Employer name Albany County Amount $40,031.24 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLIK, THOMAS S Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $40,030.94 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, M MOZAMMAL Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,030.89 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, PATRICIA J Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $40,030.87 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, RANDY P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $40,030.70 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERING, MAXIMILIAN T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $40,030.61 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, RAFAELA I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,030.50 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBACH, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,030.32 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, AMANDA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $40,030.16 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLAND, DAVID W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,029.95 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JEROME L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,029.93 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERVIN, WENDY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,029.89 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, DILCIA Y Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $40,029.82 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAX, ALFONSO M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEVIN, MICHELE G Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKLEY, DAVID E Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, A JOSEPH Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JOSEPH G Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, LAWRENCE Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZINSKY, CONNIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSINO, NICOLAS A, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARRESI, CHARLES F Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 05/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVATEER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNN, MATTHEW P Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JAMES A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCETTI, ALAN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, EDWARD R Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 05/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL H, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,029.64 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRESEN, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $40,029.54 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAMES D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $40,029.40 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, JULIE A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $40,029.31 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, LORI A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $40,028.72 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINA, AMY E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,028.31 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, MARIA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,027.90 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLENBERGER, SUSAN L Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $40,027.75 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BONNIE J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $40,027.62 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, EVELYN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $40,027.56 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $40,027.38 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUSCH, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,027.32 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEDULDIG-O'NEAL, KAREN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $40,027.19 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, DONALD P Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,027.08 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRANDY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,026.87 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ABRAHAM T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,026.82 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTER, JESSIE I Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $40,026.39 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,026.20 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTRI, JAMES Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $40,026.14 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVES-VALENTIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $40,026.11 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, JOY L Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $40,026.08 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DEBRA A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $40,026.01 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, CYNTHIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,025.58 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVO, PAMELA J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $40,025.53 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERONE, JEFFREY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,024.93 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LA TASHA N Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,024.81 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BEVERLY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,024.80 Date 07/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCOIS, TONYA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,024.58 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKRAN, DAVID E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,023.99 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, AARON L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,023.92 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPP, ANDREW L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,023.74 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHERYL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $40,023.70 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYSON, LISA J Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $40,023.25 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JACQUELINE J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,023.20 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, ANNETTE M Employer name Broome County Amount $40,022.96 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, LESLIE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,022.89 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MONIQUE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,022.45 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LUIS A Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,022.41 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTZ, MARY JANE Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,022.07 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHEL, PHILIP N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,022.01 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHE, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $40,021.98 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $40,021.92 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, DEREK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,021.76 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, WILLIAM D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,021.67 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNESY, UMAKANTHA E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $40,021.61 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAJOHN, ALEXANDER J Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $40,021.58 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JONATHAN S Employer name Otsego County Amount $40,021.54 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, ANTHONY H Employer name Education Department Amount $40,021.29 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KEITH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,021.02 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBETTA, MARY P Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $40,020.97 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, BRIDGET C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,020.71 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIBER, DARLENE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,020.57 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, DEBRA A Employer name Granville CSD Amount $40,020.36 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINANNI, TIFINI B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,020.06 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNING, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $40,020.00 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, CELESTE A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,020.00 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPRIEST, ADAM D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,019.62 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRIPOLSKY, JEREMY P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,019.61 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,019.53 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MATTHEW W Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $40,019.33 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System