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 WOOLMAN, GINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,337.71 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZ, SERGEY ROBERT Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $38,337.48 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIG, MARK L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,336.97 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BRIAN R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $38,336.86 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTEL, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,336.73 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, NATALIE E Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $38,336.71 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ROBIN K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,336.43 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, TERRENCE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,336.36 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACITO, COREY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,336.19 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CAROLYN G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,336.13 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,335.73 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LISA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,335.73 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMISTER, LORRI M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,335.70 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, DEBORAH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,335.70 Date 10/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, MARIA T Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,335.70 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JODY Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $38,335.23 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, NANCY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,335.12 Date 11/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENELT, JANE A Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $38,334.85 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JENNIFER J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $38,334.73 Date 04/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, URSELIA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,334.61 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, LISA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,334.58 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, EVA MARIA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $38,333.97 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVERZHINSKAYA, VAL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,333.81 Date 04/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, BRENDA A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,333.66 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MELINDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,333.62 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, JENNIFER M Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,333.49 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,333.42 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAITZ, PATRICK N Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $38,333.37 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,333.31 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVALLE, ANITA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $38,332.86 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, EVAN P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,332.66 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JASON G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,332.50 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, PHYLLIS K Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,332.45 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOCHECK, DEBRA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $38,332.29 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TODD M Employer name Town of Richfield Amount $38,332.09 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHERYL D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $38,331.94 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, STEVEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,331.66 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMSER, LAURIE A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,331.58 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONWISARZ, MELISSA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,331.30 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, DAWN T Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $38,331.16 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIZER, NATACHA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,330.66 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDRACEK, THOMAS E Employer name Village of North Hornell Amount $38,330.52 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MARIA A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $38,330.50 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMAN, LAURIE J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,330.47 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZ, MARIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,330.25 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIS, LAURA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,329.89 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, DEBRA J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $38,329.87 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.PIERRE, TERESA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,329.78 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTON, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,329.74 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEWING, STEPHAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,329.60 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Webb Amount $38,329.35 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULL, DONNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,329.09 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORINSHEK, JUDY Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $38,328.42 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES E Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $38,328.19 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, JEANETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,328.19 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, CRYSTAL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,327.52 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SIDNEY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,327.44 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, REBECCA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,327.12 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKPAN, EDIKAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,326.80 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, DANIEL A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $38,326.73 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, YVONNE M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $38,326.66 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZODUJ, JUDITH E Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $38,326.57 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ANTONIO Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $38,326.36 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, WINSTON Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,326.36 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINLEY, DONNA S Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $38,326.13 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, WAYNE D Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $38,326.10 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERNELL, SANDRA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,325.91 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VU, FRANCIS T Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $38,325.37 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, NANCY A Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $38,325.37 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIASSON, TYLER J Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $38,325.30 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISBERG, KENNETH A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $38,325.18 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $38,325.12 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINNICK, ELEANOR J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,324.75 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAND, SARAH E Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $38,324.50 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADIEU, REGINALE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $38,324.49 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, KIMBERLY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,324.43 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATI, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $38,324.28 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENDA, MARY E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,324.22 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, LINDA H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,323.93 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EMILY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,322.95 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,322.92 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JESSICA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,322.80 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, WEIDONG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,322.73 Date 12/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,322.50 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEANNE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,322.29 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, PENELOPE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $38,322.22 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENDLER, NEIL R Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $38,322.20 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $38,322.14 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGARD, DAWN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,321.95 Date 08/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYZON, PETER S Employer name Albany Soil,Water Cons District Amount $38,321.74 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, JANEEN M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $38,321.64 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JUSTIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,321.48 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DERRICK A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $38,321.31 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBER, SHARON L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,321.25 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTERMAN, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Town of Stockport Amount $38,320.88 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, MIRANDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,320.85 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MICHELLE S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,320.67 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAT, KENNETH S Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,320.25 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JONATHAN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,320.03 Date 11/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSKY, JULIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,319.96 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System