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 QUIST, MICHELE P Employer name Education Department Amount $39,316.54 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGDOFF, ANGELA J Employer name Madison County Amount $39,316.52 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFANO, REBECCA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,316.33 Date 01/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $39,316.32 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISO, PATRICK V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,316.09 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTY, MARCIA K Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $39,316.05 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, SARAH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,315.88 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RONALD C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,315.78 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPTA, ALVIN C Employer name Town of Mina Amount $39,315.59 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, STEVEN B Employer name Town of Redfield Amount $39,315.23 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,315.20 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBER, HEATHER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,315.20 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $39,314.94 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, LENORE K Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $39,314.88 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,314.69 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, HOLLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,314.55 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, JENNIFER R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,314.55 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TANJA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $39,314.40 Date 12/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHAS, LORI J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $39,314.23 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD S Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $39,313.73 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDONATO, FIFI A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $39,313.69 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURG, GLENN E Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $39,313.65 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STERLING L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,313.36 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,313.19 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, DOREENE K Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $39,312.99 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ALYSSA P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $39,312.98 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JUDITH G Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $39,312.96 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISKY, KELLE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,312.92 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, MARIE C Employer name Orange County Amount $39,312.75 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARGARET E Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,312.63 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DAVID R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,312.60 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKA, RANDY J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $39,312.60 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JESSICA Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $39,312.53 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARINO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,312.26 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $39,312.15 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, ROBERTA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,311.72 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, CLAYTON W, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $39,311.62 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, ANTOINETTE Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,311.57 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, SUZANNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,311.36 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, TOBY L Employer name Town of Dansville Amount $39,311.00 Date 06/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, ANNE K Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $39,310.64 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENDORF, DAWN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,310.37 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, WENDY H Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,310.28 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, MATTHEW KYLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,309.93 Date 11/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CATHLEEN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,309.87 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLESS, HARLEY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,309.83 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, VILIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,309.31 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAN, SUSAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,309.19 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBELL, EVELYN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $39,308.79 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $39,308.74 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVAS, THERESA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,308.66 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $39,308.35 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, CARLA L Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,308.30 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ANTHONY L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,308.26 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, CRAIG T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $39,308.23 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUENZAHN, CASEY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,308.18 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZIKE, VICTOR O Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,308.08 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, SAMANTHA N Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,307.93 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, LINDA S Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $39,307.92 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, FRANCES A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,307.91 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLENFIELD, ROBERT C Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $39,307.66 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOMEK, ALAN R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $39,307.56 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASUL, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,307.56 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, CAROL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,307.56 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MAURICE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,307.56 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHELE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,307.56 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUCHON, KATHLEEN NOVAK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,307.56 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,307.56 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, GIACONDA R Employer name Education Department Amount $39,307.56 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, DONNETTE M Employer name Education Department Amount $39,307.56 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT F Employer name Education Department Amount $39,307.56 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URAM, LENORA C Employer name Education Department Amount $39,307.56 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHN, TIMOTHY C Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $39,307.56 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBECK, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,307.56 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, EDWARD L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,307.56 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPKOWSKI, JEANNETTE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,307.56 Date 12/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGALA, CHERYL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,307.56 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JANE D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,307.56 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBERA, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,307.56 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHAR-SMITH, AMY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $39,307.56 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SHIRLEY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,307.56 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, MICHELLE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,307.46 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCHE, JEROME Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,307.11 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RODERICK P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,306.86 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, HEATHER L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,306.59 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKAUOLA, SIONE K Employer name Erie County Amount $39,306.54 Date 03/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYDOURIS, JOHN N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,306.54 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANT-AMEY, MARIA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,306.24 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BRIAN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,306.21 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, PETER P Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,305.98 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, ELVENA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,305.96 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, JEREMY Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $39,305.66 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,305.54 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, SAMANTHA K Employer name Town of Milton Amount $39,305.52 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFLIESH, ROBERT W Employer name Washington Co Soil & Water Con Amount $39,305.34 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACQUET, LEONARD T, JR Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $39,305.17 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNS, PENELOPE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $39,305.15 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARINO, CARMELA F Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $39,304.73 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZDZAL, CARLA M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $39,304.68 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,304.46 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System