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 OSORNO, WENDI A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $38,099.54 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENZAHL, ROBERT E Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $38,099.32 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADELEN, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $38,099.15 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ABIGAIL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,098.79 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESENS, JANET L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $38,098.65 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDT, PETER J, II Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,098.62 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BARRY J Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,098.40 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,098.07 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVENS, DWAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,097.87 Date 07/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCARELLI, DARYL F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,097.82 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES H Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,097.67 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNERT, TRAVIS D Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,097.46 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDIO, CHARLES G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,097.03 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, DYLAN D Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $38,097.00 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENNIS, THOMAS C Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,096.70 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFITANO, LISA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,096.62 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, ANNA R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,096.37 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTLAND-WINFIELD, CATHERINE E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,096.36 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, SANDRA J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,096.14 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KIMBERLY A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,096.00 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JOSEPH F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $38,095.91 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEK, AMANDA R Employer name Erie County Amount $38,095.50 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEANE, ANN MARIE Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $38,095.38 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TANE E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $38,095.25 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, TOBY P Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $38,094.77 Date 02/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSLEY, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $38,094.76 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $38,094.61 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORINO, FRANCES A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,094.58 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KIM A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $38,094.52 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUISEPPE, DON P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,094.40 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN-SCOTT, CINDY L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,094.28 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, COLLEEN M Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $38,094.15 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, SHARI L Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $38,094.10 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SANDRA J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $38,093.66 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SETH R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,093.59 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, KENEDI N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,092.94 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZHAUER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $38,092.93 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, THERESA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,092.80 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, ELAINE T Employer name Van Hornesville-O D Young CSD Amount $38,092.66 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,092.10 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES W Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $38,091.81 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDITH Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,091.68 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, MARY M Employer name Orange County Amount $38,091.66 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, STANLEY E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,091.58 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JASON Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,091.32 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY-HASTIE, KRISTI S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $38,091.02 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRULESTRA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $38,090.72 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILECCIA, PATRICIA Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $38,090.38 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, BRIAN G Employer name Madison County Amount $38,090.32 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, SCOTT R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $38,090.30 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFFORD, BRENDA L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $38,090.27 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACETO, ELLEN M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $38,090.09 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Amount $38,089.98 Date 07/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,089.91 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHELE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,089.89 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, DAVID E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $38,089.87 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, AMY K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $38,089.87 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MICHAEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,089.79 Date 04/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, WINNIE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,089.78 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, CHRISTINA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,089.51 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, MICHAEL S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,089.48 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, SHAROD V Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $38,088.93 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Day Amount $38,088.90 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, TRAVIS J Employer name Essex County Amount $38,088.88 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MELISSA R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,088.87 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDELA, ALICIA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,088.80 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, DOUGLAS S Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $38,088.74 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, KAY A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,088.41 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,088.40 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIXSEN, CAREN Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $38,088.36 Date 09/28/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GARY C Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $38,088.26 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACK, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $38,087.97 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROITHMAYR, ALEXANDER E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,087.50 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRIS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,087.32 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, RUSSELL G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,087.26 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIODATI, DONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,087.14 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALECEK, DANIELLE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,087.14 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSCHIDLE, JEREMY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,086.99 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, PETER S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,086.86 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKO, KIM A Employer name Field Library Amount $38,086.62 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RENE A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $38,086.56 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRICK, DEBORAH A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $38,086.40 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRANE, RICKY T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,086.25 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,086.06 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAISS, ANDREA M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $38,085.79 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGMEIER, KRISTIN M Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $38,085.50 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CAROLYN R Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $38,085.49 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BETH A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $38,085.39 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH-GONSER, ALICEA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,084.81 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEY, MALLORY A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,084.33 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARVIN W Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $38,083.95 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,083.93 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, MARYLYNN Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $38,083.56 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONICIELLO, LAUREL A Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $38,083.54 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDY, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $38,083.34 Date 10/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKOVLEV, PHILIPP Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $38,083.33 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTON, KANDI B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $38,083.26 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYLAND, MICHELLE F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,083.14 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, THOMAS G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,083.02 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON-SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,082.14 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System