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 SEAGER, RICHARD G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,643.59 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, RHONDA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $39,643.54 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, DEBRA C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,643.48 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRK, REHANNON L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $39,643.47 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SONYA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,643.33 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWTHON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,643.30 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, KRISTEN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,643.18 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DIANE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,643.18 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDLONG, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $39,643.09 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, JANEL K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,643.01 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, JASON C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $39,642.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, SHARON A Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $39,642.71 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDE, JASON C Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $39,642.70 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, CYNTHIA M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $39,642.40 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KATHY Employer name Albany County Amount $39,642.37 Date 01/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYBOVICH, FRIDA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,642.20 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, VICTORIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,641.95 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUELLO, GARY H Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,641.91 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, ALLEN K, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $39,641.29 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DHAN Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,641.12 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, SUZANNE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,641.09 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $39,641.04 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, C DAWN Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $39,640.81 Date 11/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, SHARON B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,640.80 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, LORIE A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $39,640.65 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JONATHAN A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,640.59 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTNIK, KATE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,640.49 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCHIELLO, LISA Employer name Erie County Amount $39,640.45 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADEN, LAURA LEE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $39,640.20 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, DIANE M Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $39,639.60 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $39,639.13 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVY, DAWN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,638.94 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MARC G Employer name Town of Canton Amount $39,638.94 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIMORE, JANINE M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $39,638.90 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN LAKE, APRIL Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $39,638.85 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, ROBIN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $39,638.83 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLE, JULIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,638.83 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, MARK D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,638.76 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, TERESA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,638.70 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNELL, BRIAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,638.13 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHABIR, RAJNARINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,638.07 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGUARD, REBECCA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,638.04 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL MORABITO, TAMMY L Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,637.64 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRIDGET M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $39,637.60 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, CHRIS G Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $39,637.56 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZ, DEBORAH L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,637.48 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKULA, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,637.41 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, MELISSA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,637.26 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLO, CATHERINE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,637.16 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKELSEN, REBECCA N Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $39,636.74 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, DAWN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,636.62 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, BARRY R Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $39,636.52 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,636.37 Date 06/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DEMETRI M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,636.22 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINGLE-HANSEN, KATHY Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,635.85 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSON, ERICA M Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $39,635.85 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANZELLA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $39,635.61 Date 11/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINO, ADORA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,635.34 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTONIO S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,635.27 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDA, DAVID N Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,635.01 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, AMY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,634.90 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Warren County Amount $39,634.76 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKOVSEK, NINA F Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $39,634.74 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, LISA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,634.72 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LEE K Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $39,634.62 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,634.61 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTARULI, TINA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,634.29 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, VIDYA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,634.17 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAY, ROBIN M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $39,633.99 Date 08/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JOSEPH C Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,633.90 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SILVIA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $39,633.73 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, ALEXANDRA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,633.48 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, VINSON J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,632.79 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTO, CANDACE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,632.68 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURGEON, GREGORY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,632.60 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, FRED, III Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $39,632.57 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIL, MELANIE S Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $39,632.28 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY-HAMELINK, JANICE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $39,631.93 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAYDA, REBECCA M Employer name Broome County Amount $39,631.89 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, VANESSA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,631.56 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, EMILY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,631.54 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, ADAM M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,631.52 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITA, JONATHAN R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $39,631.48 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, DANIEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,631.46 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, BONNIE R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $39,631.29 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, MARIA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,631.14 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, PAUL M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $39,631.11 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTENFELD, STACEY A Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $39,631.02 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEVANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,630.99 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ANNIE M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,630.99 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,630.98 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOLLAR, STEVEN T Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,630.96 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DEBORAH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,630.39 Date 10/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, VERONICA R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,630.34 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRACI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $39,630.00 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXAMA, MARIE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,629.86 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEADLE, CARL E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,629.57 Date 07/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGER, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,629.44 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, CONNIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,629.05 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, NANCY A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $39,628.66 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System