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 HILBORNE, KATHLEEN E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,473.21 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDROS, RYAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $39,473.01 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDSON, JESSE R Employer name Town of Carrollton Amount $39,472.92 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SUZANNE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,472.84 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, PRISCILLA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $39,472.75 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMELL, EARL B Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $39,472.61 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, ASHLEY Employer name Erie County Amount $39,472.16 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHLICH, GAIL C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $39,472.06 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CAITLIN E Employer name Hamilton Co Soil,Water Con Dis Amount $39,471.98 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSANDRO, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $39,471.90 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNEN, JAMES S Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $39,471.84 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILACQUA, DIANE L Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $39,471.83 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, GENEE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,471.70 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LYNETTE F Employer name Village of Newark Amount $39,471.38 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALETICH, JENNIFER L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $39,471.29 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, LINDA A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $39,471.28 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ-SANFORD, LISA K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,471.16 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWSKI, DONNAMARIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,471.11 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, JAMES P Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $39,471.09 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGNIER, RICHARD M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,471.06 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZURGYI, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,470.98 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBURY, VELDA W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,470.79 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, GERALD F Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $39,470.78 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETAWO, GRACE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $39,470.68 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, PAUL R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $39,470.60 Date 06/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZROE, SETH S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,470.24 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESTER, WAYLAND J Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,470.14 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SHELLIANNA J Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,470.13 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA'AT, VASHTI M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,470.04 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURLEY, JULIANE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,469.77 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,469.67 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADE, PETER J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,469.60 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGS, AMY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,469.57 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, STEPHEN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $39,469.50 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, MARSHALL W Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $39,469.42 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, SHARON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,469.34 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, REGINA L Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $39,469.04 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RICHARD G Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,468.98 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNEY, ARLENE C Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,468.86 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, ALBERTA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,468.85 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LISA Employer name Albany County Amount $39,468.73 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, JOYE T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,468.71 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, VICKI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,468.61 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, LUKAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,468.46 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROC, SCOTT S Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $39,468.29 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTINE E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,468.13 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASEY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,467.83 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKES, DENIELE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $39,467.12 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HERIBERTO Employer name Herkimer County Amount $39,467.02 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SANDRA E Employer name Essex County Amount $39,466.80 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, KATHLEEN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $39,466.75 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISER, MARTIN L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,466.67 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, KARLA J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $39,466.66 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLUTI, MONIQUE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $39,466.53 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACK, PEGGY-ANNE Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $39,466.45 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,466.16 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KAREN I Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,465.59 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, KATHLEEN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,465.57 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,465.25 Date 04/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRCO, GERALDINE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $39,465.12 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKARD, FRANK K, III Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $39,465.00 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JAYNE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,464.96 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTO, VALERIA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $39,464.95 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, BETH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,464.58 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIZZO, ROSEMARY Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $39,464.52 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, JOSEPHINE K Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $39,464.48 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $39,464.45 Date 09/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HALL, STEVE J Employer name Marion CSD Amount $39,464.40 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENER, MARY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,464.36 Date 04/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDOVSKI, JOCE Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $39,464.23 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILLIP J Employer name Town of Sharon Amount $39,464.15 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, MARGARET J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $39,463.93 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $39,463.66 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, SUSAN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,463.40 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, ANDREA J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $39,463.28 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINEAU, WILFRED C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,463.23 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCEK, CHARLES W Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,463.18 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,462.58 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGENEN, RUTH E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,462.54 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, GILDA B Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $39,462.49 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, JAMES I Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,462.29 Date 11/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SHARON L Employer name Broome County Amount $39,461.82 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ARABIA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,461.64 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KATHY A Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $39,461.31 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTAU, JOSEPH P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,461.26 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKS, LESLIE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $39,461.25 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNNEYMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $39,461.17 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, JUDITH M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $39,460.84 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIS L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,460.82 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, MELISSA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,460.80 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROXLER-THOMAS, TARA M Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $39,460.68 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERRY C Employer name Town of Freedom Amount $39,460.17 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNAS, JULIE D Employer name Erie County Amount $39,460.10 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, MARVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,460.08 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JASON A Employer name Town of Castile Amount $39,460.00 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOSHUA A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $39,459.98 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $39,459.97 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARIOLYN C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,459.78 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ANNE MARIE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,459.27 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN-HENDERSHOT, LYNN A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $39,459.15 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System