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 BUTLER, EARL P, JR Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $38,500.67 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,500.66 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, ANNETTE K Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $38,500.65 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, LISA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,500.54 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBAR, KATHRYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,500.40 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO, DENISE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $38,500.13 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, ABBY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,500.00 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZLE, JO ANNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,499.86 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, BETH J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,499.86 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CINDY Employer name Chenango County Amount $38,499.60 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, SUSAN Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $38,499.56 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTINA, CHARLES F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,499.40 Date 03/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MEREDITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,499.28 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, PATRICIA S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $38,499.17 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LULINE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,499.06 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLA-HANLEY, JULIA L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $38,498.92 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, JEFFREY H Employer name Warren County Amount $38,498.87 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, WILLIAM E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $38,498.75 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JACQUELINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,498.73 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, JAMES L Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,498.73 Date 11/05/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISTICO, GAIL L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,498.71 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBREY, JACKIE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,498.70 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, CHRISTOPHER DJ Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,498.64 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LYLE E Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $38,498.53 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LORI K Employer name Victor CSD Amount $38,498.44 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, LOUISE M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $38,498.13 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, PEPETO D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $38,497.91 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, REBECCA Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,497.84 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLISDORFER, GAYLE L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,497.66 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ROBERT D Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,497.29 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARLON A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,496.97 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPARRO, REINALDO Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,496.82 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDLACH, ELISABETH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,496.82 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DANIEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $38,496.53 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSI, BRENDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,496.21 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,495.95 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNARD, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,495.83 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIDEY, LILLIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,495.78 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Hamilton County Amount $38,495.36 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $38,495.11 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, DEBRA J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,494.57 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMITRANO, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,494.49 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDY, LIZY K Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,494.46 Date 02/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MELISSA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,494.40 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MAUREEN A Employer name Albion CSD Amount $38,494.29 Date 10/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONEIS, ASHLEY M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $38,494.20 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, LAURENA L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $38,494.08 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CAROL M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $38,493.63 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, FRANK T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,493.47 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECERE, MELISSA A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $38,493.30 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, CHARLES H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,493.30 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, JULIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,493.26 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNER, RACHEL N Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,492.89 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PAMELA K Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $38,492.88 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, SUSAN K Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $38,492.85 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKMANN LAGOY, FAY J Employer name Warren County Amount $38,492.78 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TANESHA R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $38,492.51 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSEAU, BRUCE C Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $38,492.44 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DEBORAH M Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,492.44 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ISAIAH K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,492.14 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, RAYMOND T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,491.95 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHO, LINDA C Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $38,491.67 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDLEY, COLLEEN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,491.65 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, ANDREA L Employer name Warren County Amount $38,491.62 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, MELVIN H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,491.42 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, PARRISH Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $38,491.40 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, WENDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,491.22 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, MARK G Employer name Town of Lisbon Amount $38,490.92 Date 03/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, CLAUDIA I Employer name Warren County Amount $38,490.88 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAY, PAMELA A Employer name Warren County Amount $38,490.79 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LAURA A Employer name Warren County Amount $38,490.77 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEND, LLOYD Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,490.68 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWORK, DAWAYNE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,490.66 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, PAUL J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,490.60 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGANDT-JOHNSON, GUDRUN B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,490.60 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTA, NICOLAS T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $38,490.18 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Vienna Amount $38,490.14 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN-LILLY, LUZ V Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $38,489.99 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KERRY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,489.94 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMICK, RACHEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,489.94 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, DANIEL V Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $38,489.85 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,489.45 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, REBA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,489.37 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURAY, ROLANDO L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,489.30 Date 12/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, TAMARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $38,489.10 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHS, LEAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,489.02 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYLER, LORA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,489.01 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, EMMANUEL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,489.01 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFSTETTER, ERIN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $38,488.84 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, LORI L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,488.23 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLERS, SHANE W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,488.06 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, RACHEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,487.88 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHAWN C Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $38,487.85 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,487.72 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $38,487.65 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, TAMARA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,487.47 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESARESI, ALAIN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,487.32 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LYNETTE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,487.20 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VALORIE L Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $38,487.04 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,487.02 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System