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 SMITH, DEENA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $39,517.94 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ELAINE M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $39,517.40 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, HENRIETTA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,517.31 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, HEATHER N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,517.22 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,517.21 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARRINGTON, ROOSEVELT C Employer name Attica CSD Amount $39,517.20 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINSEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $39,517.12 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, LORI A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $39,517.07 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DOUGLAS W Employer name Albany County Amount $39,516.95 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISK, JEFFREY F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,516.74 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGDEN, KAREN A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $39,516.36 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, IRMA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,516.20 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, STACEY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,516.03 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAL, ANDREA M Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $39,515.78 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, GAIL E Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $39,515.76 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER, BARBARA J Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $39,515.66 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, LINDSEY N Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,515.58 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOREN, JOSHUA L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,515.57 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,515.35 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, CELITER P Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $39,514.79 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, LUCAS C Employer name Village of Altamont Amount $39,514.74 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, LESBERT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,514.72 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIFF, ERIN L Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,514.69 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $39,514.51 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,514.32 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFELE, MARY M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,514.14 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONI, PAULINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $39,513.99 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSON, MARILEE B Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $39,513.85 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, ANTHONY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,513.59 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD-HOUSTON, SHAQUAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,513.46 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, JENNIFER L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $39,513.45 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JILL S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,513.34 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JAMI L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $39,513.17 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASE, JOANNE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,512.96 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANT, JANE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $39,512.95 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $39,512.94 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MARY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,512.86 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, WILLIAM R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,512.85 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODZIAK, LINDA L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $39,512.77 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, CHARLES T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,512.70 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH R Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,512.67 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JENNIFER A Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,512.60 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLS, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,512.55 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, REBECCA A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $39,512.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOSEPH S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,511.73 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLING, EDWARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,511.69 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, GLEN W Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $39,511.59 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCARINO, MELISSA F Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $39,511.22 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, MERRIE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,511.20 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, KENNETH F Employer name Village of Scottsville Amount $39,511.14 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSON, VANESSA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,511.10 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, BONNIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,511.06 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIN, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,511.05 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, LORRAINE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $39,511.04 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHELE T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,510.97 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, DORCAS DELEE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,510.96 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, NATHAN Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,510.75 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIELE, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $39,510.40 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKUFKA, GARY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,510.27 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MAUREEN F Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $39,510.24 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, EMILY C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,510.07 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MAUREEN C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,509.95 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JOHN B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,509.92 Date 09/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, RICKY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,509.90 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,509.54 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINIERO, WILLIAM D Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $39,509.42 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, BONNIE J Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $39,509.08 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MARGARET A H Employer name City of Cortland Amount $39,508.36 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, LEE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,508.23 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, RICHARD N Employer name Town of Milford Amount $39,508.03 Date 05/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREIMILLER, DANIEL T Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $39,507.70 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, WENDY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,507.40 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POURIA, CAROLINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,507.34 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, GRACE M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $39,507.27 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $39,507.09 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADEN, TYRONE L Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $39,506.98 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWREY, RACHAEL A. Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,506.58 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, EVARISTO Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $39,506.56 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEK, KATIE A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,506.16 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBIANSKI, ANDREY Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,506.05 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEAU, HEATHER L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $39,505.76 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, VERNITA C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $39,505.69 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDEREK, TOMASZ Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,505.68 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, MINERVA Employer name Erie County Amount $39,505.59 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZI, AARON H Employer name Town of Martinsburg Amount $39,505.43 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, TIA M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $39,505.38 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,505.31 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARIA E Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,505.29 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,505.29 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, ROSEMARY Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,505.29 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, DOREEN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,505.27 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,505.24 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSI, KARIN E Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,505.23 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYCHO, ANTONIO Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $39,505.15 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $39,504.81 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PATRICIA M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $39,504.70 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JULIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,504.66 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,504.24 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $39,503.43 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICKI A Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,503.39 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System