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 O'BRIEN, BRENDAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,359.29 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ROBIN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,358.98 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, TONY M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $39,358.64 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, DONNA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,358.60 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, PATRICIA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $39,358.57 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, TERRI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,358.19 Date 07/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,358.05 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, LISA A Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $39,358.00 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,357.95 Date 12/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZECHOWSKI, JODIE E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $39,357.92 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, ALICE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,357.92 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLENS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,357.84 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $39,357.81 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEBEL, ADRIAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,357.80 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNARS, ANN M Employer name Panama CSD Amount $39,357.78 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,357.57 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBAUGH, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,357.48 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, MARY E Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,357.21 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKEBERG, ARVID A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $39,356.86 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWIN, ANDREW O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,356.71 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GABRIEL A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $39,356.54 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICAS, JEANNETTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,356.51 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLE, KENTON ANTHONY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,356.38 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LORA C Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,356.35 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIER, AMBER E Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,356.30 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHASHYAM, SANDEEP R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,355.98 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, HEATHER A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $39,355.64 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAX, LATRICE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,355.55 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, JANET M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $39,355.51 Date 03/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, JOSHUA E Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $39,354.85 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, TINA L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $39,354.84 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY S Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,354.83 Date 06/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNS, DONALD J Employer name Town of Venice Amount $39,354.80 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Reading Amount $39,354.38 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIELE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $39,353.88 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, TODD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,353.85 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLINGER, MARY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,353.67 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERQUA, AMY Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,353.42 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,353.40 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TORRINA K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,353.40 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ESTHER Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,353.09 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPYNSKY, ERIK E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,352.92 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDY, KEVIN B Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $39,352.92 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ARLENE E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $39,352.53 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANRIQUE, ROSA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $39,352.53 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLENARIK, KATHERINE H Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $39,352.53 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, WILLIAM G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $39,351.96 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROW, JESSICA A Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,351.68 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, MARGARET J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $39,351.49 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, WENDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,351.37 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $39,351.34 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNETTI, ANGELA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,350.70 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS BLONSKI, MAURA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,350.70 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, DONALD B, JR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,350.66 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CURTIS L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $39,350.49 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JENNA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,350.48 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, HELEN M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $39,350.47 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTINE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,350.32 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSE, LORRAINE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,350.30 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCKENHOLT, ANGELA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,350.19 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EMMET V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,350.04 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SHANNON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,349.97 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INK, STANLEY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,349.84 Date 10/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHAN, GABRIEL J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,349.67 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, EDWARD C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $39,349.54 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESCH, JULIA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,349.15 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BETTY JO Employer name Madison County Amount $39,348.83 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, BONNIE Employer name Madison County Amount $39,348.81 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, RICHARD J Employer name Keene CSD Amount $39,348.70 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIO-HALLIDAY, JEANNINE N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,348.63 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, DOREEN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $39,348.19 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDERMAN, JANICE E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $39,348.16 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, SHELLY E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $39,347.97 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, RACHAEL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,347.92 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNES, CHRISTINE E Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $39,347.66 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, KAREN L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $39,347.19 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALPIN, DONNA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $39,347.18 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, TODD M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,347.14 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SANDRA L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $39,346.77 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, KENNETH J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $39,346.69 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, EUSEBIUS M Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,346.54 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREY, SUSAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,345.64 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCONTIERI, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,345.42 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINLEY, JENNIFER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,345.27 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, LA QUANDA S Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,345.11 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, TRAVIS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,344.74 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCH, DAVID J Employer name Town of Clay Amount $39,344.74 Date 06/05/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURI, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Clay Amount $39,344.74 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANITA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,344.55 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, TEAOLA CHENI Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,344.53 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, JAMIE A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $39,344.49 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, REBECCA B Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,344.47 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCZYNSKI, JAIME N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,344.42 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, ROSEANN M Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $39,344.22 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KARRIE M Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $39,344.11 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, WALTER D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,343.35 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORNHOLM, SUSAN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,343.22 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, SCOTT L Employer name Washington County Amount $39,343.02 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESNICK, JAMIE A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $39,342.99 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON-BIALY, LISA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,342.99 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System