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 FLEMING, SHERRY A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $38,486.85 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBERT, KELLEY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,486.69 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, ADAM O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $38,486.53 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOAN P Employer name Education Department Amount $38,486.32 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REINALDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,486.06 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $38,486.06 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAKISZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,485.87 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DEBBIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,485.32 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, MARIE J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $38,484.91 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, DIXY L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,484.89 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, LYNDON Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $38,484.59 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JILL M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $38,484.44 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Summerhill Amount $38,484.13 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, DEBRA F Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,483.86 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LAWRENCE R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $38,483.69 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, AMY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,483.00 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROBERT J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,482.59 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLA, JULI Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,482.56 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, MATT A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,482.46 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, DAYONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,482.18 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERAN, MARGARET E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $38,481.81 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DONALD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,481.60 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, DEBORAH L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $38,481.06 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, KAYLA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,480.84 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGELTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $38,480.65 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STANLEY D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,480.21 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEIL, CAROL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,480.07 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, ALFRED A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,480.04 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,479.74 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, TODD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,479.60 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKI, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,479.58 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMBRODT, LISA G Employer name Groton CSD Amount $38,479.53 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEELAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $38,479.50 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, CARLIE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,478.47 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLARR, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,478.40 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,478.37 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS, LUCIANA Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,478.34 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, DIANA L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $38,478.03 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, SAMANTHA A M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $38,477.99 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KEVIN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,477.80 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DENISE J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,477.68 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOLIDORA, JONATHAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,477.11 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENNANT, SHELBY S Employer name Broome County Amount $38,476.87 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMNAGH, JENNIE J Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $38,476.56 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KELLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,476.46 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSKI, JUSTIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,476.31 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CATHERINE T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,476.29 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRANDON D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,476.13 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARELLI, JUDITH Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,475.39 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SHANNON D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,475.16 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, KIMBERLY J Employer name Essex County Amount $38,474.40 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $38,474.10 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONER, ERICA A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $38,473.56 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,473.14 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIG, ANDREA L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $38,472.91 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, JAMES T Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,472.63 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Lebanon Amount $38,472.35 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, BARBARA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,472.32 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, PATRICIA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,472.32 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, SHERYL R Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,472.19 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHTOWER, ANNETTE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $38,471.95 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERHEIM, BRANDON S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,471.92 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, GAYLE B Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,471.62 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERT, JOSEPH Q Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $38,471.48 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, DANIEL W Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $38,471.23 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, KEVIN P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $38,471.16 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, LYNN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,471.15 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANATRIELLO, JOHN S Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $38,471.14 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, GAIL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,471.14 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BERNICE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $38,471.02 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE, MELINDA M Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $38,470.88 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, SHAREE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,470.41 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,470.37 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDRAT, BARBARA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,470.33 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONGO, SABRINA Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,470.32 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, MICHELLE T Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,470.32 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, CAROLYN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,470.30 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORION, FRITZ GERALD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,470.12 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLIERS, ANDRE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,469.39 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, JANICE Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $38,469.20 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, CHRISTINE P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,468.68 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MELISSA A Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $38,468.62 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANCE, JOETTE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,468.48 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Savannah Amount $38,468.46 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, STEVEN T Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $38,468.45 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, MATTHEW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,467.78 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA VELLA, DONALD M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,467.60 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASCOTT, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,467.53 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, CARRIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,466.68 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, FRANCES Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $38,466.64 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DANIEL J Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $38,466.43 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT-LORENZEN, KITTY M Employer name Orange County Amount $38,466.29 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERTINGER, JAMES T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,466.28 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BHAGWATTIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,466.27 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $38,466.20 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATSLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,466.04 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINEBRY, TYLER D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,466.01 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHR, BERNARD W, JR Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $38,465.98 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, NEKESHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,465.89 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, HENRY W Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $38,465.63 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System