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 AVERY, GEORGE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,566.62 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEVEN W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,566.58 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PORTIA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,566.40 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACARELLA, JOSEPHINE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $39,566.16 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, WILLIAM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,566.13 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DONNA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,566.08 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD-JUMA, VICKI L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $39,565.84 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNN, JAMES M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $39,565.54 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, ELIZABETH C Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $39,565.39 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAIRE, DANIELLE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,565.25 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DEMETRIUS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,565.22 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, CHERYL A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $39,565.10 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, TIFFANY M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,564.78 Date 12/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, EDITH M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,564.76 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZILE, CHERYL A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $39,564.75 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DAVON A Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,564.67 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, JANETTE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,564.64 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSE, BARRETT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,564.59 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, CANDICE L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,563.76 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,563.70 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, DAVID A Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $39,563.30 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, CHRIS F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,563.13 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALNAN, JANET D Employer name Orange County Amount $39,563.01 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTER, RAYMOND L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,563.01 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $39,562.95 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, JOHNATHON E Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $39,562.87 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ELIZABETH R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,562.58 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, DAVID M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,562.56 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JAMES E Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,562.52 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARSHA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,561.93 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRIM, BRUCE W Employer name Village of Central Square Amount $39,561.90 Date 06/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, ALTHEA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,561.65 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUME, DOROTHY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $39,561.58 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, DRISY G Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $39,561.19 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, MELISSA E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,561.17 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, WILLIAM P Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $39,560.94 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFF, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $39,560.92 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSBICKEL, JENNIFER Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $39,560.90 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DUC, MELINDA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,560.65 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, EILEEN H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,560.54 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, ABBEY S Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,560.50 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYMKOWSKI, DEVIN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,560.40 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,560.32 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, BONNIE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,560.19 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRINO, RYAN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,560.19 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDHAMMER, TERESA J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,560.10 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, KAREN A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $39,560.08 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, MARY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,559.91 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHRYN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,559.89 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, MARIE D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,559.75 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, RENEE K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,559.73 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANI, AMY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,559.71 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,559.64 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN ANN, MARGARET G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,559.61 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWINS, BEVERLY A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $39,559.55 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDA, CATHERINE E Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $39,559.43 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNARA, NICOLAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $39,559.24 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DOUGLAS M, SR Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $39,558.59 Date 09/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLAHER, RICKY E Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,558.43 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOANNE T Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $39,558.39 Date 04/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, ANGEL M Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $39,558.37 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VONNA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,558.03 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,557.94 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELAINE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $39,557.61 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, TODD J Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,557.20 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESEE, SARA J Employer name Essex County Amount $39,557.20 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, LINDSEY D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,557.19 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, AMY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,557.15 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUI, PINTSUI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,556.88 Date 09/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, JAMAICA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,556.57 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARAH A Employer name Orleans County Amount $39,556.53 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, SHAWN Employer name Erie County Amount $39,556.09 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, KEITH F Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $39,556.02 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JUAN Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,556.02 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAY, LOUIS J, III Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $39,555.97 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, MICHAEL S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,555.82 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENS, ETHEL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,555.74 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCI, RHONDA K Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,555.60 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LEONARD H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,555.16 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBREAU, HANS Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,555.02 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SANDRA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,554.75 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLNER, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,554.63 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JEROME H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $39,554.58 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALACHOS, BARBARA A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,554.58 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLO, MAYRA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,554.54 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, JOSEPH S Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,554.10 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHAD Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $39,553.93 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASBER, NORENE A Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $39,553.77 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGATE, GARY A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,553.72 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ELIZABETH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,553.41 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, WILLIAM T Employer name Essex County Amount $39,553.34 Date 03/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,553.28 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, NORMA J Employer name Town of Galen Amount $39,553.24 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, JESSIE J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $39,553.07 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE-JONES, ELLEN E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,552.96 Date 10/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, STEPHEN Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $39,552.59 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRATTI, TIMOTHY M Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $39,552.04 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DONNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,551.91 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, ELAINE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,551.85 Date 06/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDIK, DONNA E Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $39,551.78 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System