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 WILLIAMS-JENKINS, KIM D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,612.50 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, BONNY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,612.40 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $39,611.42 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, WENDY A Employer name No Greenbush Common Sd Amount $39,611.34 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DENISE M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $39,611.20 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, TINA M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $39,611.20 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,611.18 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CORINNA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,611.15 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYKHASKIV, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,610.58 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, TERESA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,610.55 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DANA R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,610.43 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, JONATHAN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,610.36 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGBER, LINDA Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $39,610.29 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,610.18 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, NANCY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,609.94 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ANN M Employer name Village of Sherman Amount $39,609.60 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETHOMASIS, LENA Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $39,609.57 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, JAMIE A Employer name Essex County Amount $39,609.20 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLE, PAULA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,609.12 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,609.08 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,608.86 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, JAMES J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,608.72 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGER, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,608.63 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome County Amount $39,608.49 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORST, CLAIRE W Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $39,608.32 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIEN P Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,608.11 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JANICE M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $39,607.79 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINOGA, BRENDA J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,607.31 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILY, MARY A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $39,607.16 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Homer CSD Amount $39,606.92 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, SUE ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,606.81 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERS, MARISA S Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,606.79 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $39,606.47 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNISS, DEBORAH A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,606.46 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, DANIEL P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,606.34 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $39,605.87 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPHOVEN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $39,605.79 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOS, MARY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $39,605.63 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,605.61 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RODERICK W Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,605.49 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKS, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Mount Morris Amount $39,605.27 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGLER, WAYNE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $39,605.25 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUITON, ROBERT J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,605.16 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PAMELA Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,605.11 Date 12/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSOTINA, JANICE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,605.02 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY-SCHEID, DIANA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $39,604.81 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, BARBARA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,604.78 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, TOMASA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,604.75 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTON, EMILY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,604.71 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELAINE C Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $39,604.50 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, LISSETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $39,604.48 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, MONIQUE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,604.30 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, TODD Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,604.27 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGLMEIER, MARY L Employer name Albany County Amount $39,603.98 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMIDA, KANAKO Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,603.95 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARIA N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,603.84 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ANGEL, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,603.81 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,603.70 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BETH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $39,603.64 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEALEY, TRAVIS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,603.63 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, NATHANIEL E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $39,603.48 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, KEELY L Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $39,603.43 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, RONALD C Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $39,603.28 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODKIN, LEONARD I Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,603.26 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, ALANA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,603.01 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUS, KAREN W Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $39,602.99 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORING, LINDA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,602.73 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, SUZANNE M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $39,602.69 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZ PATRICK, CHADWICK C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,602.44 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHELE J Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $39,602.40 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRANCE, DIANA C Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $39,602.35 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDEN, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $39,601.87 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Warren County Amount $39,601.83 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, RUSSELL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,601.81 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,601.75 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRASIK, JOSEPH H Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,601.63 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LORI A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,601.59 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, CHERE T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $39,601.59 Date 09/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SCOT R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,601.55 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, BARBARA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,601.46 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, SCOTT W Employer name City of Utica Amount $39,601.42 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZEWSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,601.41 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCAN, EDWARD T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,601.36 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLWITZER, LESLIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,601.30 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNENSCHEIN, GLENN Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $39,601.14 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARELLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,601.01 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,600.92 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIERSEHO, JAMIE L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $39,600.91 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, UQUAANA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,600.84 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ALBERTO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,600.31 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROGER W Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $39,600.03 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAYNE E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,599.91 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAYFORD, GEORGE, JR Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,599.84 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, GORKA Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $39,599.61 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, DEBORAH R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $39,599.40 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TERRY W Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,599.40 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RAMON, JR Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $39,599.34 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DANIELLE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,599.29 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBYN L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $39,599.15 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMROWSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,599.01 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System