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 SANFORD, DANIEL M Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $38,645.85 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKT, HOLLY C Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,645.78 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, KEVIN W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,645.73 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDASCIA, JACQUELINE L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $38,645.70 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ROLAND A Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $38,645.48 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOS, ANDREA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,645.19 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, SUSAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,644.95 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANGELA R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $38,644.79 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAUL, KATHY L Employer name Madison County Amount $38,644.64 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIKOSH, LINDSAY M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $38,644.41 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNTZ, JEFFREY S Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $38,644.34 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELL, LORRAINE Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,644.28 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URREGO, GLORIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,643.81 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, KALENA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,643.80 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, RODERICK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,643.73 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, CHANA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $38,643.59 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, TONI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,643.47 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, LISA S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,643.38 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTSCHACK, JOHN R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,643.15 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, MICHAEL A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $38,643.15 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, JANET M Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $38,643.00 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETELL, SCOTT J Employer name Washington County Amount $38,642.77 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CATHLEEN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,642.71 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GREGORY P Employer name Town of Halcott Amount $38,642.34 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURRI, SHARON B Employer name Highland CSD Amount $38,642.25 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, JOHN B, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $38,642.07 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEDEL, COLLEEN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,641.95 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBAL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $38,641.83 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $38,641.56 Date 10/24/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, KENNETH F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,641.55 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, RUTH A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $38,641.50 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, NANCY A Employer name Village of Pulaski Amount $38,641.32 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ARCHIE B Employer name Broome County Amount $38,641.11 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, CAROL A Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $38,640.70 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,640.67 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNEY, KORENE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $38,639.83 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCHELLI, GERALD J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,639.56 Date 03/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Rushville Amount $38,639.45 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ANDRES PENA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,639.34 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, JESSE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,639.30 Date 05/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Plymouth Amount $38,638.80 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISSNER, BRIDGET E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,638.66 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Florida Amount $38,638.62 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, TRACY L Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $38,638.46 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LATISHA D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $38,638.18 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DIANE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,637.86 Date 01/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATRINA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,637.37 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BARBARA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $38,637.31 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AFIA D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $38,637.19 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RELIEFIA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,637.09 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JULIO E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,636.88 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,636.70 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEYN, MELVIN J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,636.70 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, LINDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,636.62 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, KATHLEEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,636.26 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DAVID C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $38,636.22 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $38,636.07 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DONNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,635.89 Date 03/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHNICK, MICHAEL P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,635.84 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIA-BLACK, THERESA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,635.59 Date 04/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, JUSTIN M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,635.52 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LACHLAN, KASIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,635.30 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,635.24 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZELEK, DENISE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,635.22 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, JOAO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,635.09 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YVONNE L Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $38,635.04 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBOR, JULIE A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $38,634.48 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, VIRGIL Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $38,634.31 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, GAYLE P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $38,634.30 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, JOHN H Employer name Allegany County Amount $38,634.09 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, POLLY C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $38,634.09 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LORIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,634.06 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELESSIO, PETER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,633.93 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, TODD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,633.30 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRISLEY, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $38,633.11 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GARY R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $38,632.92 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, DIONISIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,632.68 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, PAUL M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,632.61 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBERGER, BARBARA A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $38,632.57 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, PETER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,632.52 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGIA J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,632.41 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBULO, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $38,631.30 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBELSPERGER, SARAH B Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,631.25 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESEL, GERARD J Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $38,631.19 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, GWENDOLYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,631.11 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KATIE M Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,631.04 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, DIANA L Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,631.04 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, NIKIYA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,630.99 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPLE, DIANE M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $38,630.95 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCA, CATHERINE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,630.75 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTVILLE, JACOLYN M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $38,630.32 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEDEN, LARISSA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,630.16 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, FRANK V Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,630.12 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, REBECCA L Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $38,629.94 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RAMONA W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,629.78 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, STEVEN D Employer name Village of Albion Amount $38,629.64 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,629.61 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKMON, LAURA M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $38,629.51 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, GAYLE Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $38,629.46 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DENISE K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,629.38 Date 01/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System