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 PEREZ, DEWEL Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,782.81 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETER, ROY A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $38,782.65 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GABRIELLA N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,782.47 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFED, REBECCA Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $38,782.25 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUSAN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,782.24 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPEDA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,782.21 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, SUSAN Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $38,781.57 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Town of Scipio Amount $38,781.31 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, CYNTHIA S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $38,781.20 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MAURICE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,781.13 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, FRESA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,781.13 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, KEVIN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,781.13 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAR, IVAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,781.13 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLUSKY, PAUL J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,780.99 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KENYA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $38,780.84 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, JOHN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,780.47 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETT, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,780.29 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGAN, LISA A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $38,780.24 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,780.04 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBBEN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Middlefield Amount $38,780.00 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, PATRICK Employer name City of Hudson Amount $38,779.73 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECK, MARTHA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,779.63 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINCHILLA-LOPEZ, MARIA V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,779.61 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANT, KELLY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,779.49 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIGHTENBURGH, LAURALYN G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,779.45 Date 05/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, ERIC E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,778.95 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, AMANDA K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,778.50 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, KENNETH C Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,778.40 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, KRISTINE M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $38,777.85 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMIN, VICKY M Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $38,777.60 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEL, LINDA K Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $38,777.40 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETROMPF, KIM I Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $38,777.33 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,777.32 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,777.05 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, ARLENE T Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $38,776.88 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOR, AMY A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $38,776.88 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, TERESA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,776.85 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DAVID W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,776.73 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELA, ARDJANA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,776.50 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, KATHLEEN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,776.32 Date 05/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, LUDMILLA A Employer name Education Department Amount $38,776.12 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARY J Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $38,775.74 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, CARL J, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $38,775.44 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, MICHAEL H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,775.35 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABIGER, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $38,775.22 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, SHARON C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $38,774.89 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRIAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,774.63 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ANNMARIE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $38,774.34 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBIA, GEORGE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,774.31 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'STEEN, RAQUEL L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,773.87 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTS, TAMMY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,773.46 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, RALPH Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $38,773.38 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, TRACY J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $38,773.23 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KASEY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,773.20 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LIXIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,773.16 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JEFFREY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,773.16 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Boonville Amount $38,773.12 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BERNITA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,772.93 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBERY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Education Department Amount $38,772.72 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, ERIC M Employer name Education Department Amount $38,772.72 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KELI M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,772.72 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ANDREA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $38,772.72 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, TRUDY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $38,772.72 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, MICHELLE D Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $38,772.68 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFERY G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $38,772.55 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, GAYLE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $38,772.39 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, WAYNE Employer name Department of State Amount $38,772.32 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PAMELLA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,772.28 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, KEVIN L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,772.21 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, LISA ANN Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,772.16 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, PETER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,771.93 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNES-LORENZO, CAROLYN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $38,771.93 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADANI, KEVIN P Employer name Education Department Amount $38,771.58 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNASEKERA, CHANDANI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,771.30 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JAMES C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $38,771.29 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, ALLISON M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,771.28 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, DIANNA L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $38,771.21 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, STACEY E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,771.10 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERWALTERS, LAURIE J Employer name Albany County Amount $38,771.07 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIN, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $38,770.98 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARJORIE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,770.84 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, DOLY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,770.84 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JODY A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,770.82 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, RAYMOND E Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $38,770.71 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN, DARLENE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,770.70 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, CAROL A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $38,770.66 Date 11/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARATTA, CANDIDA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $38,770.46 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMER, E ROBERT Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,770.34 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLEY, JOANNE T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,770.28 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JEMAL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,770.13 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHUN, MARY F Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $38,769.24 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, NIDETKA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,769.22 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Wayland Amount $38,769.00 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, BARBARA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,768.71 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDJOE, DEBORAH H Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,768.66 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $38,768.61 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, NANCY L B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $38,768.50 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, WILLIAM M Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,768.38 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,768.34 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $38,768.04 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System