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 GARDNER, JERI L Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,170.81 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZZOSE, TAMMY A Employer name Town of Huron Amount $38,170.80 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $38,170.76 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERS, BRIANNE R Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,170.54 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, THOMAS C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,170.54 Date 04/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RASHAWN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,170.39 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, LESLEY E Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $38,170.29 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEULS, DEBRA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,170.14 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, ELISTA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,170.08 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBARAN, MARTIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,169.47 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSTREET, MARK E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,169.44 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMONEK, PAMELA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,169.32 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOISSET, DENISE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,169.14 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIVES, NORMA T Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $38,168.90 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, NICOLE E Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,168.87 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, ANNE-MARIE Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $38,168.62 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCO, TARA J Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $38,168.42 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ELIZABETH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,168.33 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVAY, KAREN A Employer name Monroe Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $38,168.30 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENEZIANI, MARIA A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $38,168.28 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRETI, THOMAS Employer name City of Middletown Amount $38,168.18 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,168.16 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLATO, MARY J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,168.13 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARN, AVERY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,168.13 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, ELIZABETH C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,167.92 Date 04/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKLINKOWSKI, RISSA M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $38,167.90 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, PAUL D Employer name Town of Edmeston Amount $38,167.68 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, TAMMY J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,167.66 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, ROGER D, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,167.58 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONSKI, LISA M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $38,167.47 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND-PERRY, REBECCA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,167.44 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERSON, KEITH V Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,167.44 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KAREN E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $38,167.33 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNZ, SHELLEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,166.93 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CHRISTINA M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $38,166.93 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MICHAEL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,166.65 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELL, JOSEPH S Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $38,166.61 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JALOUL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,166.31 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SALLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,166.24 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERO, LOIS A Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,166.24 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHISON, LOUISE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,166.17 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DANIEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,165.52 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JOSUE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,165.48 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDERLER, HOLLY L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $38,165.27 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AUGE, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,165.10 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,165.03 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ANTHONY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,164.65 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $38,163.68 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARTIN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,163.56 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINESTINE, ERIC J Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,163.53 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Jasper Amount $38,163.53 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,163.35 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHSON, PETER P Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $38,163.02 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHINGTON, CASSANDRA R Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,162.98 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,162.77 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVIO, JUDE D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,162.12 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,162.02 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, KYLE K Employer name Orange County Amount $38,162.00 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEFFER, ERICA E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $38,161.88 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMAZI, TAHIR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,161.69 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, JO ANNE V Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,161.63 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, CAROL Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,161.63 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, PHYLLIS C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,161.46 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JEFFRY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,161.35 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SARAH Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,160.87 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKELER, CATHLEEN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,160.84 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, HEATHER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,160.47 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, MOLLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,160.46 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, PETRA I Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $38,160.37 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, RYAN W Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $38,160.36 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $38,160.31 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, DARLENE R Employer name Warren County Amount $38,160.24 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, MICHELLE M Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $38,160.16 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTAVERDE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $38,159.92 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CANDACE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,159.88 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $38,159.71 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNIE, BOCEPHUS W Employer name City of Fulton Amount $38,159.55 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBERT, DENNIS C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $38,159.11 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGOBOOM, RYAN LINDSEY Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,159.10 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROSINA B Employer name Broome County Amount $38,158.79 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, JULIO F Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $38,158.71 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGG, MARY KAY Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $38,158.70 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHARON C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,158.47 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, WENDY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,158.43 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMOE, KATHLEEN C Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $38,158.42 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JACQUELINE R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,158.34 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NATALIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,158.34 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,158.34 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARRA, DALE K Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $38,158.28 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMET, BRIAN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,158.28 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,158.12 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRAMONTE, MANUEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,158.12 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, KENNETH H, JR Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $38,158.05 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, JOSEPH D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,157.98 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, SEGUNDA V Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $38,157.92 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, REGINA Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,157.57 Date 06/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDALORA, SUZANNE E Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $38,157.31 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERILUS, PATRICK Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,157.20 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ARLENE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,157.20 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,157.18 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System