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 SENN-SCHULZE, JENNIFER M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,459.05 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, DARIA M Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $39,458.96 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCOMO, DEBORAH A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $39,458.89 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, RONALD, JR Employer name Town of Greenwood Amount $39,458.72 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TERRI S Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,458.62 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALUSKIE, MELISSA M Employer name Education Department Amount $39,458.34 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATZ, KIM M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $39,458.19 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SORLEY, LORI A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $39,458.12 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JENNIFER M Employer name Crandall Library Amount $39,458.10 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSHUA J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $39,458.01 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAZAN, MARLENE M Employer name Orange County Amount $39,458.00 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIZZI, ANNE M Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $39,457.94 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZE, STEPHANIE J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,457.58 Date 05/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, RAISSA Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $39,457.36 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, HOLLY M Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $39,456.49 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SARA C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,456.43 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBACH, STEVEN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $39,456.12 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, BRENDA L Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $39,455.95 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, SHARON M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,455.90 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ROBERT A, JR Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $39,455.71 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, TROY L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,455.69 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, PAUL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,455.62 Date 05/23/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGO, MARLITA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,455.51 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MARISA K Employer name Belleville-Henderson CSD Amount $39,455.43 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENDREE, DEREK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,455.21 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KAITLYN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,455.18 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSETTA, PHYLLIS A Employer name Village of Hancock Amount $39,455.18 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,455.17 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYKAL, NESE Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,455.00 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, WENDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,454.96 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PIERRETTE M Employer name Greene County Amount $39,454.80 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, PAUL C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $39,454.64 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, RYAN F Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $39,454.53 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGENDYKE, PAUL J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $39,454.27 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, JOHN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,454.16 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, IDALINA O Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,454.05 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $39,454.03 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMO, PETER D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $39,454.00 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIXEIRA, CYNTHIA A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $39,453.51 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, DONALD W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,453.39 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTER, LISA L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $39,453.01 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZNAK, NIKKI M Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $39,452.89 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, CYNTHIA A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $39,452.51 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEY, JO ANNE C Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,452.40 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, JEAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $39,452.35 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $39,452.34 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, TRACY A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $39,452.29 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,452.25 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, VIRGINIA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,452.17 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTINE, JEAN L Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $39,452.14 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, GIGI Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $39,452.13 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, YVETTE M Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $39,451.94 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIGER, WILLIAM A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $39,451.86 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, LISA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,451.76 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEREMY T Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,451.35 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHRYN N Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $39,451.10 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONIS, NICK G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,451.06 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERSEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $39,450.85 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEEN, DANIEL N Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $39,450.76 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,450.67 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,450.57 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,450.51 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $39,450.42 Date 01/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, AMANDA G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,450.40 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,450.38 Date 06/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, BARRY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,450.24 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, THEARLE G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,450.24 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JORGE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,450.24 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD B, JR Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $39,450.19 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERE, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,450.16 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, VALERIE S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $39,449.74 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBS, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $39,449.62 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZIAL, TAMMY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,449.24 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, ELLEN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,449.24 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ROSETTA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,449.22 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, SANTO D Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $39,449.21 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,449.13 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSZCZ, LAURIE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,449.13 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLIN-DOYLE, AUSTIN R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,449.13 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, DAVID E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,449.02 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPENTA, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,448.86 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONALD L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $39,448.35 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LETICIA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,448.32 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ERIC J, SR Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $39,448.24 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSOFF, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,447.88 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,447.88 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, KONSTANTINA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,447.88 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICKE, ARLENE K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,447.88 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,447.88 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Olean Amount $39,447.65 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYEDELE, DEBORAH O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $39,447.55 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JANICE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,447.53 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFER, KATHLEEN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,447.46 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, ASHLEY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,447.34 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $39,446.72 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, NICOLE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,446.60 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, VIRGINIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,446.52 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Mexico Amount $39,446.30 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,446.25 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CLYDETTE S Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,446.04 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System