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 WALDRON, ROBIN L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $38,436.26 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, HANNAH R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,435.83 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MARY F Employer name Essex County Amount $38,435.40 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEIGH, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $38,434.88 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, CARLAISE O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,434.81 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, RICHARD D Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $38,434.58 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, DEANNA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,434.42 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, MARGARET J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,434.37 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, AMY C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,434.34 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCELLA, VINCENT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,434.00 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,433.96 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISKIN, AARON T Employer name Essex County Amount $38,433.72 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ira Amount $38,433.58 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGARES, MADELINE Employer name Erie County Amount $38,433.25 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, KATHRYN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,433.25 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, DEBORAH L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,433.24 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, ALYSON V Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,432.93 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGA, AUDREY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,432.91 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTREET, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,432.51 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DARWIN C Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $38,432.49 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, DEBORAH J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,432.27 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, MATTHEW P Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $38,431.81 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY P Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,431.73 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, LAURE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,431.69 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JEFFREY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,431.64 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, SANDRA Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $38,431.59 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEELS, JOSIAH H Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,431.55 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARCIA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $38,431.42 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, RYAN R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,431.33 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISIENA, BURANINT Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,431.29 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEK, ALEXANDER J Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $38,430.68 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, PHILIP E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,429.21 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $38,429.20 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDI, VISHAL D Employer name Warren County Amount $38,429.18 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,428.96 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, PHILENE M Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $38,428.85 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JESSICA L Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $38,428.85 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIAH, JULIAN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,428.45 Date 01/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDEMER, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Montour Amount $38,428.36 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, LISA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,427.92 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, JEFF M Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $38,427.84 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MILAGROS A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,427.48 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, MEGAN G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $38,426.97 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, JANELLE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,426.67 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, CRAIG W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,426.06 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, FEDELIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,426.06 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARK F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,425.95 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, STEVEN S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,425.78 Date 11/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHARLENE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $38,425.69 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, LAWRENCE A, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,425.67 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,425.60 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALME, WHITNEY R Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,425.51 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUICH, JAYME M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,425.41 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $38,425.03 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, CALVIN N Employer name West Carthage Housing Auth Amount $38,424.70 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,424.33 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, AMANDA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,424.33 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, TARA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,424.02 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, RHONDA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,423.90 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROSETTA Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,423.73 Date 05/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, REGINA M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $38,423.65 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHEY, BRIANNE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,423.52 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRCHING, AMIE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,423.52 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAURIE Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,423.52 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OARE, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $38,423.16 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, RYAN W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $38,422.88 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIUSTO, CHRISTINA G Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $38,422.78 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOATES, KIM E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,422.39 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMERS, MELANIE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,422.04 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALVAITIS, IAN W Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $38,421.97 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, SHERI A Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $38,421.68 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZIL-VASKO, CHERYL A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $38,421.54 Date 01/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, DOMINICK R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,421.47 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, KELLEY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $38,421.34 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, VALERIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,421.05 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTZ, ROBERT A Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $38,421.03 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STACY M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,420.98 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, STACY N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,420.88 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BRITTANY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,420.86 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ANDREA P Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $38,420.45 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, CARL C Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $38,420.41 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUSO, JOSEPH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,420.28 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, SHIRLEY A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $38,420.25 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,420.19 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALDON, BARBARA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $38,420.16 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KAREN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,420.14 Date 08/19/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, CLAY J Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $38,420.13 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEHANTY, KATHY Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $38,419.95 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSANN, CURTIS C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $38,419.88 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNO, JASON M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,419.82 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO, NANCY Y Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $38,419.71 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, STACIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,419.50 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDAY, AL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,419.30 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, RUTHANNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,418.95 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AMBER A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,418.79 Date 01/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JOHN C Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $38,418.75 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Torrey Amount $38,418.66 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNDARE, VICTOR O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,418.21 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, HELEN G Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $38,418.06 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, SARAH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,418.04 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System