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 WHEELER, AMOS A, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $39,268.56 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTA, LORIE S Employer name Putnam County Amount $39,267.93 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHERRILL A Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,267.93 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAME, CARL J Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,267.93 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONTERA, VONNA C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,267.63 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DUSTIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $39,267.56 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, CARMEN D Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,267.44 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LISA S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,267.21 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, LINDA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,267.21 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GAETANO, MISTY M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,267.21 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, DEBORAH L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,267.21 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MARGARET MARY C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,267.21 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHANDEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,267.21 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BRIAN J Employer name Washington County Amount $39,267.02 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHEM, AMY Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,266.80 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUT, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $39,266.52 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELLE, KARIN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,265.68 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TONI M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,265.68 Date 12/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, FRANCIS L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,265.61 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, ROBERT J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $39,265.20 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVALL, TERRY J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,265.17 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $39,265.06 Date 11/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFF, JOHN R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,265.02 Date 03/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNING, DANIELLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $39,265.00 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MARK W Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $39,264.99 Date 06/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, LOLA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $39,264.54 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, SHELLEY Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,264.35 Date 09/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, KIM M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,264.11 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION, JOSEPH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,264.04 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JEANNINE A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $39,263.75 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCH, CATHERINE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,263.64 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKOR-GUINTHER, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,263.31 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, HEATHER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,263.16 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,262.83 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRNER, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $39,262.63 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROECK, CYNTHIA L Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,262.54 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $39,262.48 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, NANCY J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $39,262.04 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEKOYA, NATHANIEL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,261.70 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, LILY YC Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,261.63 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRAG, NADINA M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $39,261.50 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIS, EDITH Employer name Town of Somers Amount $39,261.38 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Jewett Amount $39,261.28 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, KRISTIN H Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $39,261.20 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, JOHN L Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $39,261.18 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, BRENDA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, TAMMY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAVID E Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MARCIA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, TERESA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, BRIAN W Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, LISA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLEBEN, SUSAN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,260.78 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ANDREA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,260.69 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, NATHAN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,260.63 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUNER, CAROLYN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,260.56 Date 06/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODI, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $39,260.49 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER-MEEK, TRACY L Employer name Salamanca Housing Authority Amount $39,260.35 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, DAVID M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,259.88 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINA, ROBIN J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $39,259.80 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JARED R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,259.64 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JODILYNN Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $39,259.35 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, VALERIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,259.02 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CHARLES L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,258.51 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, EDWARD L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $39,258.12 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,258.00 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $39,257.98 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, KATHLEEN S Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $39,257.95 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PAUL D Employer name Washington County Amount $39,257.73 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, GRACE A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $39,257.69 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBICHLER, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,257.66 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, JANELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,257.57 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $39,257.40 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, NINA M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,257.39 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEY, GRETCHEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,257.16 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $39,256.99 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, JULIO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,256.79 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, ASHLEY Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $39,256.64 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TERRY L Employer name Town of Mcdonough Amount $39,256.55 Date 06/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAUX, RONALD K Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $39,256.50 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIGNON, COLLEEN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,256.16 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,256.07 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNICK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $39,256.06 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, FRANCES M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $39,255.64 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, LISA A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $39,255.48 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDERIAN, PAUL D Employer name Warren County Amount $39,255.33 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, EVERETT Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,255.32 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, JONATHAN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,255.09 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, KEVIN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,254.95 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPULLER, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,254.80 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISTOWSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $39,254.70 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, PATRICK G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $39,254.64 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, TAMI A Employer name Albany County Amount $39,254.60 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELEIZE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $39,254.43 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSILOW, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,254.42 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DOUGLAS N Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,254.09 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARDAE J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $39,253.91 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, MICHAEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,253.51 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERON, YOLANDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,253.48 Date 12/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System