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 MA GINNIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,253.45 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDSAY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $39,253.27 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $39,253.25 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CAROLYN M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $39,253.22 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CATHERINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,253.03 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, GAIL E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,253.03 Date 07/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JESSICA, MS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,253.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, ANNI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,253.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, GERALD A Employer name Kenmore Housing Authority Amount $39,252.88 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, RUTH A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $39,252.86 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ANTHONY F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,252.70 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, SCOTT A Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,252.70 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADTKE, SHARON L Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,252.60 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSIL, BETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,252.44 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSUE E Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $39,252.29 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSHER, CAROL M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $39,252.18 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, AMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,252.15 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $39,252.09 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, BILLY R Employer name Alden CSD Amount $39,251.88 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, CARL A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,251.50 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CASSANDRA Employer name Orange County Amount $39,251.20 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LUCAS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,251.00 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMLING, THOMAS J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,250.83 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, ADAM J Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $39,250.83 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, AMELFI I Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $39,250.66 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, KENNETH A, II Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,250.55 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,250.38 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDDIG, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Glen Amount $39,250.35 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, WAYNE F Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,250.31 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCERINE, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Castleton-On-Hudson Amount $39,249.99 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $39,249.89 Date 05/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANSBURY, HALEY L Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,249.60 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COORE, ORLANDO Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $39,249.53 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PETER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,249.40 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, MARCIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,249.27 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARITY, JAMES F Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $39,249.22 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON-MC CALL, ROBBI Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,248.80 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIR, JASON M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $39,248.14 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DEBORAH A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,247.78 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,247.72 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, WILLIAM G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,247.72 Date 02/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCENSKI, ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,247.72 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Education Department Amount $39,247.72 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, G TAMRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,247.72 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, CAROLE JEAN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,247.72 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, RENEE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,247.72 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDSTROM, GARY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,247.72 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, ELIZABETH L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,247.72 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, PENNY E Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $39,247.58 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, GREGORY M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,247.57 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, WAYNE T Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $39,247.52 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Pulteney Amount $39,247.46 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, JESSICA O Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $39,247.38 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NIKOLE D Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,246.96 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MEREDITH R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $39,246.83 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAMIE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $39,246.55 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, GLORIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,246.54 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, SANDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,246.50 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JO-ANN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $39,246.41 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,246.31 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RISIO DUGER, MARJORIE I Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $39,246.01 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES G Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,245.77 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DIANNA C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $39,245.75 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, JOHN A Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,245.67 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, BARBARA S Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $39,245.42 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PAUL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,245.41 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREMSKI, THERESE A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $39,245.05 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBISTY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,245.02 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, GAIL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,245.00 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ELVIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,244.94 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, NANCY E Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $39,244.35 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ODESSA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,244.18 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAGH, WILLIAM M Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,244.15 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROA, JANE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $39,244.10 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAGLIA, JAMES J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $39,244.04 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, PAUL Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $39,243.88 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEADY, BONNI J Employer name Albany County Amount $39,243.87 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBALD, ALLISON C Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,243.51 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUEDASS, HAMLATA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,243.42 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, DARLENE L Employer name Washington County Amount $39,243.42 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JAMES B Employer name Department of Law Amount $39,243.35 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE-DALEY, MONIQUE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,243.16 Date 04/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LESLIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,243.05 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, DONNA G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,243.05 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICCHIA, STEPHANIE N Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,242.95 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, AMY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,242.91 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHAVASYA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $39,242.90 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALAR, AVA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $39,242.88 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTERLE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,242.63 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, DWIGHT S Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $39,242.21 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Union Amount $39,242.20 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, GERARD M Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,241.93 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, JOY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,241.66 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASKY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $39,241.44 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JOSEPH S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,241.40 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MELISSA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,241.02 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ROSAURA Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $39,240.98 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOELTING, MARIA H Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,240.95 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,240.74 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DIANA G Employer name Erie County Amount $39,240.69 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System