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 D'ADDESIO, JONATHAN S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $39,777.23 Date 05/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKSY, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,777.15 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANGELA L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $39,776.71 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDINGTON, CHAD C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $39,776.51 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, BRYAN L Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $39,776.47 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, KEVIN Employer name City of Troy Amount $39,776.44 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,776.30 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYAL, BRIDGET Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,776.07 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, MARY ELLEN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,775.59 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOJAN, KEVIN L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $39,775.28 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, BRENDA I Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,774.89 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, SOMMER L Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,774.84 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, JEROME M Employer name Town of Moira Amount $39,774.65 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, PETER Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $39,774.63 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGLINICKI, CANDICE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,774.59 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, ALETA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,774.46 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, KAUTHER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,773.90 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCHER, CHEVAUN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,773.88 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELROY, KIMBERLY R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,773.83 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, JULIANNE E Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $39,773.64 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DONALD E Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,773.62 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, JEFFERY L Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $39,773.49 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MARK J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,773.47 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMAN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $39,773.39 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JEFFREY Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $39,773.35 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, DONALD J Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $39,773.18 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,772.97 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGIN, BONITA N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,772.89 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, PAIGE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,772.77 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MICHAEL E Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $39,772.75 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTIER, GISELA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $39,772.32 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULBOURNE, NICKESHA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,772.24 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, MEGAN E Employer name Broome County Amount $39,772.11 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, MATTHEW R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,772.11 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, THOMAS W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $39,772.09 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NANCY I Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $39,771.80 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,771.80 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, ANTHONY W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $39,771.79 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCHUCK, JUNE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,771.73 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, DANIEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,771.71 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WSZALEK, JEROME E Employer name Erie County Amount $39,771.65 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ALLISON M Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,771.65 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, VICKIE S Employer name Town of Castile Amount $39,771.34 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, CASSIE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,771.14 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KAREN L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $39,771.03 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, CAROL ANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $39,770.84 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESNER, ERIKA E Employer name Broome County Amount $39,770.26 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, RYDEN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,770.21 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIOLES, CHERYL D Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $39,770.11 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, PAUL A, II Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,770.01 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARK F Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $39,769.74 Date 11/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, JAMIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,769.70 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $39,769.31 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,769.18 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, SUSAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,769.15 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANICHAR, NALLINI P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,768.76 Date 02/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, WILLIAM K, JR Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $39,768.58 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVAIS, JOHANNE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,768.44 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCHER, PHYLLIS L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,768.37 Date 12/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAHAN, CARLEEN G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $39,767.12 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNOLD, DARREN W Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $39,767.10 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MARILYN J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,766.78 Date 08/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, FRANCES M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $39,766.71 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, LORI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $39,766.68 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, SEANN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,766.61 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, NEIL E Employer name Town of Masonville Amount $39,766.19 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHORE, VJAY S Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $39,765.75 Date 01/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARIA-DANIELLE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,765.56 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, KENNETH H Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $39,765.30 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTUMA, GUIRLENE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,765.19 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,764.90 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, GREGORY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,764.90 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VONCILLE J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,764.90 Date 10/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHIRLEY E Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $39,764.69 Date 08/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, JASON L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $39,764.64 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DAVID W Employer name Town of Venice Amount $39,764.33 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDEN, SCOTT D Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,764.00 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, KARI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,763.95 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CATHERINE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $39,763.90 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMADGE, HEATHER G Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,763.84 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULPICE, RACHAEL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,763.65 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESELL, DARRELL E Employer name Town of Meredith Amount $39,763.46 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MERTON R Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $39,763.08 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW C Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $39,762.81 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, TIFFANY M Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,762.60 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KATRINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,762.46 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,762.46 Date 06/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, MARY C Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,762.42 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBECK, THOMAS R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $39,762.34 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,762.31 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHERYL T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $39,761.87 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRA, SOMA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,761.86 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIG, ERIKA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,761.78 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, JAMES B Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,761.77 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOFIA, JOSEPH A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,761.68 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KRISTINE H Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,761.50 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, MELISSA I Employer name Camden CSD Amount $39,761.33 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, GARY O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,761.30 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, JOEL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $39,761.02 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAKAIA, MANANA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $39,760.93 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System