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 SANTIAGO, DANIEL Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $38,611.97 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBY, PAULA K Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $38,611.57 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, LEON H Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $38,611.48 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, JUDITH L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $38,611.47 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DERRICK K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,611.37 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, RANDY J Employer name Town of Greenwich Amount $38,611.37 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DELORES P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,611.29 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BARBARA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,610.78 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, BETH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,610.78 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMAN, JENNIFER S, MRS Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,610.78 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO, MICHAEL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,610.60 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUCCO, PATRICIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,610.49 Date 02/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ERIC R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $38,610.32 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,610.31 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCHKE, MARTIN H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,610.15 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICOLE I Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,610.06 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, CONSTANCE S Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,609.83 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHETTEPLACE, RYAN J Employer name Town of Freedom Amount $38,609.42 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRE, MARTHA A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $38,609.34 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALASSO, DONNA M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $38,609.28 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, HARRY D, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,608.96 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, CATHERINE M Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $38,608.44 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOZZA, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $38,608.27 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINES, KELLI J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $38,608.13 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROY J Employer name Town of Redfield Amount $38,608.11 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, CAROL H Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $38,608.06 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO, MARISA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,607.81 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, KAREN Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $38,607.72 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, RAY C Employer name Town of Russia Amount $38,607.62 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACK, TINA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,607.38 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMSTEAD, MICHAEL J Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $38,607.30 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWSON, JAMES F Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $38,607.25 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MERRY BETH S Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $38,606.23 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADEY, KARIN M Employer name Warren County Amount $38,606.03 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, SHARON P Employer name Broome County Amount $38,606.02 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $38,606.01 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, OSCAR A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,606.00 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESHESKI, PETER Employer name Warren County Amount $38,606.00 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, JASON R Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,605.99 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, RONALD J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $38,605.90 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, MATTHEW S Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,605.86 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMANN, PAMELA J Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $38,605.62 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MORSHUN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,605.54 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMA, TSERING Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $38,605.37 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, BILAL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,605.31 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, THOMAS D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $38,605.13 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DESHUN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,604.94 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHARITAR, TYWANA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,604.69 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO-LOPEZ, ANNETTE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,604.48 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEY, DOUGLAS D Employer name Town of Orange Amount $38,604.40 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENKA, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,604.02 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOTELLE, DEAN Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,603.90 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PHILIP L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,603.84 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, THOMAS R Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $38,603.51 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, JOHN R Employer name Town of Andes Amount $38,603.20 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARK Employer name Village of Clinton Amount $38,603.05 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, YOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel Housing Authority Amount $38,603.00 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,602.93 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JOSEPH G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,602.91 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, LUCAS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,602.84 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIJAS, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,602.84 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, MARIA Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,602.32 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEJJANI, ABDO Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,602.27 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, DONALD G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $38,602.11 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEY, REBECCA E Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $38,602.09 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DANA E Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $38,602.03 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIFFANIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,602.01 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $38,601.51 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, JAMES F Employer name Putnam County Amount $38,601.51 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESI, PETER M Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,601.41 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, HUBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Wayland Amount $38,601.38 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, KELLY L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $38,601.35 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, RAYMOND M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,601.28 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, KELLY M Employer name Greene County Amount $38,600.76 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, WAYNE O Employer name Otsego County Amount $38,600.75 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORAKOS, MARGARET S Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $38,600.40 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JUANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,600.39 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DAVID A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $38,600.36 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO-DENTE, NICOLINA Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $38,599.81 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIBUONO, ELENA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $38,599.68 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $38,599.62 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, LEAH Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,599.44 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SAMANTHA J J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,599.22 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JULIE A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $38,599.06 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, WAYNE S Employer name Madison County Amount $38,598.99 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULKINS, PAMELA Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,598.67 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, LEA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,598.53 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERICOZZI, BARBARA J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $38,598.13 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, MARGARET Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,598.09 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KYLE T Employer name City of Utica Amount $38,598.01 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,597.76 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, MELISSA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,597.63 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKELLAR, JESSICA L Employer name Essex County Amount $38,597.21 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIROLDO, SUSAN M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,597.09 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GRACE M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $38,597.08 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, RODNEY D Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,597.03 Date 07/15/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, DONALD G Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $38,596.79 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JAMIE S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,596.60 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIENDEL, ALYCIA A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $38,596.25 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPP, DAVID D Employer name Town of Perth Amount $38,596.10 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System