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 ROSS, DANIEL A, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,963.81 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,963.62 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, MICHELE F Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $39,963.42 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, JERMAR L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,963.23 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, KRISTY L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $39,963.22 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GAIL A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $39,962.64 Date 10/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOT, KATHLEEN J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,962.58 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, CHARLES Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $39,962.28 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, RENEE L Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,962.26 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, DEBORAH A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,962.18 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, BRIAN F Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,961.84 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLSTEN, JEROME W, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,961.72 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, GEORGE D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,961.72 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,961.66 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, KATHERINE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,961.66 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELAND, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,961.66 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, BRIAN S Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,961.64 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ALEXANDER Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,961.52 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEATHAM, CHA-NIKKA R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,961.21 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, CHAD W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,961.10 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MILDRED Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $39,960.96 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMUNALE, JESSICA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,960.94 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, AARON M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,960.65 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRIAN G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,960.27 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, MARIAN S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,960.08 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, EDWARD F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,960.07 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, LAURA R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $39,959.88 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESUE, ROBERT S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,959.73 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAROMINO, GUADALUPE B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,959.56 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, MADELYN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,959.54 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TONY M Employer name Village of Malone Amount $39,959.42 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, FIONA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,959.40 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANDREA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,959.40 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRO, MADELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,959.40 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNAL, KIMBERLY U Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $39,959.40 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DARWIN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,959.39 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKOVICH, BRENDA J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $39,958.99 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKELL, PATRICK D Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $39,958.65 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARY ANN Employer name Eden CSD Amount $39,958.62 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, ALEXANDER, IV Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $39,958.58 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNESS, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,958.53 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, RICHARD S Employer name Erie County Amount $39,958.50 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,958.32 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEERS, SHARON M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,958.32 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARTHA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,958.32 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATES, KAREN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,958.32 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, TERRY R Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $39,958.09 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, DAWN MARIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $39,957.95 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVAGNA, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,957.86 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,957.86 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TRACY L Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $39,957.69 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLIN, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $39,957.69 Date 01/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, TONJIA Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,957.59 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,957.56 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAN, WILHELMINA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,957.34 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, DOUGLAS K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $39,957.04 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIA, ANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,956.43 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWNY, STEFAN B Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $39,956.40 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNOLL, JESSICA K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,956.35 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, JOSHUA K Employer name Orange County Amount $39,956.29 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,956.22 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTOR, JOANN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $39,956.13 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, CHADD B Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,956.11 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, VAN A Employer name Town of Hammond Amount $39,955.77 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, AMANDA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,955.54 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKIN, JAMES A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,955.50 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, GABRIEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,955.39 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ARTHUR C Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $39,955.31 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOFI, VIRGINIA E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,955.07 Date 12/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARGE, LYNN D Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $39,954.82 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCONE, EDWARD A Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $39,954.38 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JAMES L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,954.27 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATIERRA, ROCIO S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,953.99 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, SHEN-YUAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $39,953.92 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, DIANA M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $39,953.84 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURA, MAGDALENA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,953.63 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAT, JENNIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,953.44 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZDEMIR, UMIT Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $39,953.30 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATELY, MALACHY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,952.97 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MELISSA B Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $39,952.75 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SCOTT J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,952.30 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,952.25 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKI, MALORY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,952.12 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, LINDSEY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,952.12 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,952.12 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DAVIN F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,952.12 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASUBRAMANIAN, SANTOSHI KALYA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,952.08 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SUE E Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,952.06 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANQUIST, SUSAN P Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,952.00 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, LORELLA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,951.93 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAN, BRYAN D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $39,951.79 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, MEGAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,951.72 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,951.68 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBIN, THERESA A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,951.43 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, ALLISON Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,951.31 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDER, STEPHEN L Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $39,951.12 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, CYNTHIA V Employer name Greene County Amount $39,951.03 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINO, JENNIFER A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,950.89 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICHUK, TATYANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,950.87 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, ELAINE Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $39,950.64 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System