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 THOMPSON, LILIBETH L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $39,579.50 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKICKI, KARA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,579.37 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASH, JENNIFER J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,579.32 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON-PINTO, GAIL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,579.30 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,578.83 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, APRIL L Employer name Washington County Amount $39,578.82 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $39,578.61 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, CHRISTINE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,578.60 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROSA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,578.56 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVEL, JONATHAN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,578.44 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TERRANCE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,578.44 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIOUS, JOANNE L Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $39,578.41 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYBURN, ROSE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,578.28 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, WANDA A Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $39,578.23 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, MAN I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,578.23 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, BACCIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,577.95 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANNAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $39,577.89 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PEDRO C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $39,577.89 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, AUDRA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,577.77 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MICHELLE R Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $39,577.59 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIKER, NAHLA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,577.57 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOEY L Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $39,577.45 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARI, PAUL D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $39,577.29 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $39,577.29 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKS, CHAMUS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,577.00 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $39,576.94 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELAND, MARY C Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,576.68 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETVAI, JOHN V Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $39,576.59 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hardenburgh Amount $39,576.42 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ADRINA A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $39,576.28 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, JAMAAL K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,575.96 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKELEY- HITT, MARY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,575.93 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, AARON S Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,575.91 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, DORIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,575.91 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, MATTHEW J, III Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $39,575.79 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBRO, WAYNE W Employer name Village of Waterville Amount $39,575.70 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVATHAS, HARALAMBOS Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,575.63 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, CHRISTINA C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,575.43 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NEWTON A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,575.20 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOROIAN, ADRIANNE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,575.03 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLEITER HARRIS, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,575.00 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESMEISTER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $39,574.95 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBICK, PAM C Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,574.88 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSATHA, ANTHONY I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $39,574.63 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, NORIS A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,574.58 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMENT, LORI A Employer name Albany County Amount $39,574.43 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, SHAY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,574.14 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, ROBERTO Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,574.00 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMAN, DENISE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $39,573.06 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,572.95 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,572.94 Date 12/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SCOTT R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,572.49 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORCE, KEN R Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $39,572.29 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ROSALENA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,572.19 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, CHRISTINE L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $39,572.19 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RUTH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,572.18 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DREW S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,572.09 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATON, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $39,571.95 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ERICA A Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,571.73 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KENZIE, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,571.73 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, LUVA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,571.70 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, KEVIN J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $39,571.69 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, AMY S Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,571.69 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MATTHEW E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,571.67 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $39,571.13 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCO, SALVATORE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,570.98 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MARK J, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,570.96 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTLE, SARAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,570.35 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DALTON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $39,569.98 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, DANEAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,569.95 Date 08/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JULIO C Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $39,569.64 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGURSKY-GLASSER, TERI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,569.52 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, SALVATORE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,569.49 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, WANETTA A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,569.49 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PETER K, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,569.11 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PHYLLIS M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,569.09 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, DAWN M Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $39,569.00 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEER, RACHEL J Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $39,568.94 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MYRNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,568.86 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDING, BEVERLY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,568.82 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, BETTY JEAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,568.80 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZEL, KELLY M Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $39,568.74 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, MARY D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $39,568.28 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, CAROL ANN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $39,568.13 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, NICOLE H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,568.13 Date 12/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMAMAN, VICTOR HANSEI Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,568.10 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Orange County Amount $39,568.05 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAN, DANIEL D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $39,567.96 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONI, JOY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,567.74 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, KYLE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,567.61 Date 06/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, ANN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,567.52 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NILDA Employer name Department of Law Amount $39,567.46 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, LUENZA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,567.39 Date 06/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, LEVI F Employer name Jefferson Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $39,567.36 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, FRANK W Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $39,567.34 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOURDAN R Employer name Orange County Amount $39,567.18 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $39,567.14 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIGA, JUSTIN T Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $39,567.10 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, MARJORIE D Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $39,566.96 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTALE, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,566.94 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System