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 GELSOMINO, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,581.86 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,581.74 Date 02/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, JANET L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $38,581.74 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLL, BRADLEY S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $38,581.64 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, STEPHANIE M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $38,581.45 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, THOMAS M Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,581.37 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTEROS, JULIA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,581.36 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, KIMBERLY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,581.24 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTELAN, REBEKAH Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,581.16 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $38,581.07 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOCQ, MARY Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,580.97 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGHILL, LISA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $38,580.80 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, RAYMOND Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $38,580.66 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, YAMESHA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,580.46 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MATTHEW J Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,580.40 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER CALDERON, AMANDA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,580.37 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, KIT MUI Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,580.06 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, BRIANNE F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,579.36 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JEFFERY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,579.33 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHOA, JOSE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,579.32 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,579.21 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILG, PAMELA R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,579.12 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ANDRES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,578.87 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAEBELL, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $38,578.57 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, RETHA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,578.47 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Black River Amount $38,578.25 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNACONE, ANGELO Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $38,578.22 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKMER, KELLY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,577.97 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,577.78 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, GLADYS S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,577.33 Date 03/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELOCCI, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $38,577.32 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, KELLY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,576.80 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVITTI, ANTHONY M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,576.59 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, JOSEPH Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $38,576.49 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DOMINICK L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,576.38 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, DENISE E Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $38,576.22 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKANIN, HELEN A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $38,576.10 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARCUS R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $38,575.89 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KAREN S Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $38,575.72 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZIAK, MARY Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $38,575.57 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ERICA L Employer name Essex County Amount $38,575.40 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BLAKE D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,575.10 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, PHILIP M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,574.84 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSI, GEMMA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $38,574.50 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHARMAINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $38,574.50 Date 12/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, FRANCISCO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $38,574.11 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPINO, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $38,573.89 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, J MARTHA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,573.61 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHELLE C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $38,573.56 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LILLIE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,573.27 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,573.20 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTING, CHERYL C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,573.19 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHOA, ANGELA J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,573.15 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, LISA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $38,572.93 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LASHANDRA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,572.79 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWIE, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,572.78 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,572.65 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KATHERINE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,572.60 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KIM I Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $38,572.19 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, JOHN L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,572.07 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, CHARLES Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $38,572.05 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, GEORGINA Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,572.01 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINKOWSKI, LORI A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,571.95 Date 08/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEAL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $38,571.94 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, ZAINAB D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,571.83 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARYL W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,571.81 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,571.67 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMANN, JACOB R Employer name Erie County Amount $38,571.65 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, DIANA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $38,571.64 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELL, PETER C Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,571.59 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, ZEMEIDA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,571.52 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LINDA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $38,571.39 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $38,571.36 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SARAH E Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $38,571.25 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, LORRAINE E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,570.84 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ROSEMARY Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $38,570.83 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, PATRICK J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $38,570.78 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFUN, ROBIN L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,570.69 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER-FEENEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $38,570.54 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUZZOLINO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $38,570.46 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROEGER, MICHELLE T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,570.40 Date 06/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSING, RICKY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,570.38 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, KATHLEEN R Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $38,570.26 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TE JUAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,570.00 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNIELLO, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Utica Amount $38,569.97 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, DIANE R Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,569.92 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT L Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,569.45 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Tioga County Amount $38,569.11 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYO, JANIS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,568.96 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMRAJ, KANTI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,568.82 Date 12/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, GLENY E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,568.65 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, JOHN M Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $38,568.65 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASEK, JUDITH L Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $38,568.53 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, LISA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,567.52 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $38,567.29 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULA, JEAN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,567.13 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, RATNA Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,567.09 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NATE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $38,567.00 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Schroon Lake CSD Amount $38,566.86 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, HARRON L Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,566.84 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System