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 HOLCOMB, JOHN E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,805.73 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPAN, JAMES R Employer name Akron CSD Amount $37,805.56 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, MICHAEL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,805.55 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINO, BRUCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,804.95 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCARIELLO, MICHELA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $37,804.95 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, EMILY A Employer name Education Department Amount $37,804.74 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLYK, KERRY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,804.64 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAWN M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $37,804.64 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $37,804.45 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,804.28 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HOLLY E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,804.15 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YVETTE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,803.91 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKERY, ERNEST D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $37,803.79 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $37,803.63 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,803.50 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLAKOTA, SEETA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,803.30 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, EMANUEL J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,802.99 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, TANYA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,802.94 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, JOANNE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,802.70 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, THERESA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $37,802.66 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LAURA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,802.64 Date 01/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JOSEPH H Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,802.40 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, MARIA O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,802.32 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, HEIDI K Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $37,801.84 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,801.59 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JUSTIN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,801.12 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, LAURIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,801.10 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,801.09 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,801.04 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREW, REBECCA J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,800.93 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWAK, TRACY L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $37,800.91 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KATHY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,800.88 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMALEWSKI, TERESA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $37,800.72 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT B Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,800.56 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, SHERYL A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $37,800.29 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, CALVIN A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $37,800.01 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, RUSSELL F Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $37,799.88 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, JONATHAN W Employer name Albany County Amount $37,799.77 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENDALL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $37,799.62 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, DIANA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,799.46 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYPOOL, CHAD C Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,799.34 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMINI, FATMIR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,798.86 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BROOKE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,798.69 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, SABBATHA M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $37,798.47 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, MARK E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $37,798.47 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURBAN, STANLEY Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $37,798.05 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, HOLLY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $37,797.88 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KORY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,797.84 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Utica Amount $37,797.73 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFE, NAOMI E Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $37,797.62 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, ANTHONY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $37,797.54 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $37,797.50 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, JO ANN M Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $37,797.46 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPINO, ELLEN M Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $37,797.46 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, LUKE P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,797.44 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, PAMELA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,797.23 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMPLEY, BARBARA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,797.02 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNOSKI, WENDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,797.01 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIS, ROBERT M Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $37,797.00 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, FRANK W, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,796.49 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODAK, ASHLEY A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $37,796.30 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODREAU, LINDA P Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,796.24 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSEI, MARISSA E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,796.24 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASTREMSKI, SARAH A Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $37,796.20 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, TRACIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,796.12 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, WILLIAM J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $37,795.92 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHAN, NADIRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,795.80 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN C, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,795.70 Date 08/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, NANCY M Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,795.69 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUZ, ROBERT M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,795.42 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,795.20 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, ANNA MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,794.39 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, RICKIE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $37,794.30 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, JULIA A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $37,794.22 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $37,794.14 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDNER, DAVID L Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,793.60 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBICOCCO, ANTHONY P Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $37,793.49 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, LISA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $37,793.32 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSMON, COLTON L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $37,793.23 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, JAN M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $37,793.02 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, MARY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,792.98 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLES, HEATHER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,792.93 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, MICHAEL F Employer name Greene CSD Amount $37,792.60 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CODY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,792.54 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MELISSA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,792.40 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINO, STEPHEN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,792.07 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, ANGELYN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $37,792.00 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JUSTIN J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $37,791.97 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, DONALD R, JR Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $37,791.87 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, LYNETTE Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $37,791.81 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NATALIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,791.79 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELFORD, MARK L Employer name Town of Tyrone Amount $37,791.64 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHTERSKI, ANGELA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,791.57 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCH, DAVID M Employer name Town of Ava Amount $37,791.55 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERGE, KAREN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,791.32 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,791.05 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, KATHY Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $37,790.64 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRBAR, DYLAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,790.60 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, ALAYASIA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,790.40 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, SELINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,790.35 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System