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 BOCK, LINDA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,177.54 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPALSKI, FRANCIS J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $39,177.06 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, MARGARETTE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,177.04 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, SHARON Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,177.03 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHAWN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,176.90 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLES O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,176.89 Date 05/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINO-WRIGHT, CANDICE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,176.62 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, SARAH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,176.15 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUARIO, SERGIO M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,175.95 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANO, MARCI A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,175.66 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDEN, JON S Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,175.62 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, THOMAS J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,175.52 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCOTTE, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $39,175.49 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, LINDA A Employer name Albany County Amount $39,175.23 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DIANE Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,174.99 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULMAGE, JANE M Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $39,174.84 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, AMY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $39,174.62 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,174.56 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, JAMES J Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $39,174.43 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABA, GINA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $39,174.34 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $39,174.32 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, MARCIA C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,174.25 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, STEPHEN C Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,174.24 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKEY, JANE T Employer name Town of Webster Amount $39,174.24 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, VICTORIA J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $39,174.17 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAMELA A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $39,173.72 Date 11/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LAURA J Employer name Portville CSD Amount $39,173.61 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, STEVEN C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,173.49 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, DOLORES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,173.47 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CONSTANCE C Employer name Greece CSD Amount $39,173.19 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KELLY A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $39,173.17 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,173.15 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINARIO, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,173.07 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, SCOTT M Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $39,173.01 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, DANIEL C Employer name Village of Webster Amount $39,172.93 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLORDY, ROSHAUNNA D Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $39,172.90 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, MARGARET M Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,172.80 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BONNIE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,172.38 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, ADRIENNE C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $39,172.26 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZI, JAMES A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $39,172.20 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, BRENDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,171.85 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHOLT, JULIE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,171.85 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBLER, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,171.81 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $39,171.76 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, CARLOS F Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,171.65 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GWEN E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $39,171.46 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTSON, JAIME L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,171.45 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LA'SHONDA S Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,171.26 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BERNADETTE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,171.19 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEYER, MARY D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $39,171.16 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CAITLYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,171.01 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, DANIEL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,170.90 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, ALAN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,170.40 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLICUTT, AMANDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $39,170.39 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, SUSAN J Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $39,170.38 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANDREA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $39,170.31 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, BETTY J Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $39,169.49 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, ELLEN SUE Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $39,169.48 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, REECE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,169.36 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, JUANA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,169.28 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CRAIG R Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,169.19 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOHN J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $39,168.96 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, BABETTE N Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $39,168.92 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JAMES H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,168.80 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMPALOFF, ELAINE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,168.76 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLESH, ALEXANDER H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $39,168.53 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, NOREEN M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,168.51 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, BERNADETTE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $39,168.39 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, WAYNE T Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $39,168.36 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, KAREN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,168.17 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUIDEMA, ELIZABETH J Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $39,168.00 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, ANJELA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,167.75 Date 11/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of New Bremen Amount $39,167.74 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPETIN, THOMAS J Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $39,167.72 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, ANNE M Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $39,167.18 Date 01/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, ROSE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,167.18 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, SARA E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $39,166.78 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KARIN K Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $39,166.37 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WILLIAM K Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $39,166.35 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINEN, AURISTHELA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $39,166.12 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDL, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Candor Amount $39,165.75 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNITSKI, LAURI J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,165.74 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUELER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $39,165.70 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANICHAK, DAWN A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $39,165.42 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JILL H Employer name Elwood Public Library District Amount $39,165.05 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TRACEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,164.99 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK-PATTERSON, SHANNON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,164.95 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SHAUNTE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,164.85 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENCZEWSKI, LORI E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $39,164.11 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, ROBERT W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,163.87 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,163.74 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, PETER W Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $39,163.42 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,163.22 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARFELLO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $39,163.21 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRANT, LINDA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,163.21 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Hornby Amount $39,162.66 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Weedsport Amount $39,162.55 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, SANDRA L Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,162.52 Date 12/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,162.20 Date 07/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, DENNIS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,162.09 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System