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 OHNMEISS, WENDY S Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $39,021.82 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOWARD H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,021.71 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CATHY C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $39,021.70 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISENSTEIN, JUNE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,021.64 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMRICK, TRISHA Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $39,021.56 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELPLEY, TAMMY S Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,021.51 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, STEVEN A Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $39,021.09 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, BEVERLEY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,020.97 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, CARRIE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,020.91 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSINSKY, DEBRA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,020.87 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUZUKI, ALICE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,020.84 Date 04/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ROBIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,020.70 Date 01/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODINE, PATRICIA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,020.68 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAFGARD, KATHERINE R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $39,020.47 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAWANDA B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,020.22 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, PETER A Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,020.13 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, MICHAEL R Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,020.11 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, CARIDAD D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $39,020.10 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,020.08 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, GIESELLE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,020.08 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, STEVEN F, JR Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,019.79 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JAMES A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $39,019.70 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLIN, JAMES P Employer name City of Batavia Amount $39,019.69 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGG, JO ANN, MRS Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,019.67 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYLINSKI, ALEX J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,019.51 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KAREEM J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,019.43 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KATHERINE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,019.29 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, CRYSTAL B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,018.87 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUYE, ROSA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,018.84 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLITZ, DIANNA L Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $39,018.75 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HEIDI Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,018.56 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, JERIE F Employer name Erie County Amount $39,018.46 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTOS, WENDY L Employer name Town of Salina Amount $39,018.00 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $39,017.90 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LA VETTE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,017.80 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, NANCY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,017.68 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PAUL F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,017.58 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETCHER, HARRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,017.26 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LARRY D Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $39,016.84 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCARLO, JEFFREY J Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $39,016.83 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEL, BARBARA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $39,016.80 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHMAN, AMY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,016.78 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPP, KIMBERLY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,016.74 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MARIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,016.64 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JENNIFER L Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,016.54 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,016.35 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, DALE E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $39,016.29 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ELIAS Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,016.26 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDOMO, CAMILO Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $39,015.73 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, PATRICK E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,015.61 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, DENISE M Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $39,015.34 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVIZZIO, LEAH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,015.18 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FANT, ANNETTE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,015.13 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, MAXWELL A Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $39,015.00 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, KARINDA L Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $39,014.74 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, MICHAEL D Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,014.72 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURBIDES-ORTIZ, DENISSE B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,014.63 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DONNA Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $39,014.60 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SHERYL B Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,014.32 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MARIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,013.92 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PABLO L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,013.77 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, LUKE V Employer name City of Troy Amount $39,013.63 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, DARREN M Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $39,013.40 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DARREN E Employer name Town of Sempronius Amount $39,013.25 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLER, VICKI L Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,013.14 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, DEBORAH S Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,013.12 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, KATHLEEN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,013.08 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, JANET T Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,012.59 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, DONNA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,012.53 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DONNA M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,012.43 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILINSKI, EMILY A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $39,012.43 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVEZ, SANDRA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,012.41 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,012.36 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDZEWSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $39,012.12 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,011.98 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, NATHAN D Employer name Orleans County Amount $39,011.78 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, DOMINIC H Employer name Orleans County Amount $39,011.78 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIETON, PAWEL J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $39,011.70 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGIOVI, REGINA A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $39,011.67 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, DANA M Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $39,011.45 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, BEATRICE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,011.19 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLROGG, RICHARD Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $39,011.02 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,010.56 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHR, SHERILYN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,010.46 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TERRANCE C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,010.40 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,010.33 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, KIRSTEN L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,010.32 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDULA, LINDA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,010.23 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYGOOD, DEBIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,010.06 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,009.87 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, JODIE K Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $39,009.49 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,009.24 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, MARY J Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $39,009.24 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, ANGELO J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,009.14 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRIE, ANN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $39,009.10 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, MARYANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,008.79 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARLO M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,008.32 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGRA, GURINDERPAL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,008.32 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DREW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,008.32 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EARL F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,008.32 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System