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 STRIFE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,790.30 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, AUDREY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,789.96 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,789.96 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERG, NELSON Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $37,789.96 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, NICOLE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $37,789.96 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, SUANNE K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,789.96 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, MELISSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $37,789.96 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, BRANDON M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $37,789.86 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,789.73 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SARAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,789.70 Date 05/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, REENA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,789.62 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $37,789.55 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDIA, MICHELLE E Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $37,789.43 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEEN, WAYNE A Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $37,789.40 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTIS, JAMES H Employer name Hoosick Housing Authority Amount $37,789.33 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERIS, LISANNY Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $37,789.02 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLICARPIO, JOHN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,788.78 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZYNSKI, CATHERINE T Employer name Erie County Amount $37,788.73 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,788.70 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWELL, JILL M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,788.25 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMI, WILLIAM A Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,787.78 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,787.68 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, KENYA D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,787.65 Date 06/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEVER, DEBRA L Employer name Homer CSD Amount $37,787.56 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANTONIO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $37,787.37 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES-VENDRELL, ANGEL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,787.31 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, ELLEN S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $37,786.72 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, GLORIA Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,786.28 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENGLER, NICHOLAS P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,786.25 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, ANTHONY Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $37,786.23 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVINI, LORI A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $37,785.59 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, JOSEPH J Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,784.75 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, GEORGE A Employer name Mechanicstown Fire District Amount $37,784.73 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, HOWARD F Employer name Town of Georgetown Amount $37,784.63 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, DAVID W, JR Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $37,784.54 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JACLYN M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $37,784.42 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN I Employer name Washington County Amount $37,784.32 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMKE, ANGELA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,784.30 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, TINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,784.29 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUZ E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,784.04 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, NANETTE I Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,784.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, AUDREY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,783.90 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL S Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $37,783.86 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MARK G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,783.72 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, SYBIL E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,783.70 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DEAN P, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,783.55 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEZ, ABIGAIL E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,783.51 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEAT, WILLIAM E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $37,783.42 Date 02/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLGREN, EDWARD T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,783.21 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, TYLER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,783.02 Date 05/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSNER, WENDY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,783.00 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JEFFREY C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $37,782.90 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKEVERS-WINKELER, LAURA K Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $37,782.75 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, CHERYL D Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $37,782.67 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOYCE K Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $37,782.55 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BETTIE W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $37,782.40 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SHAYNA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,782.36 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROSANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,782.28 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAEZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,782.25 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZIFEK, LYNN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,782.12 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUKA, SARAH J Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $37,782.12 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN THOF, JANE G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,781.88 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPERIO, MARY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,781.79 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, DAVID Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,781.74 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PETER P Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $37,781.73 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, NANCY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,781.35 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DOUGLAS W Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $37,781.28 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGSON, SHANNON Employer name Erie County Amount $37,780.88 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASEK, SUSAN B, MS Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $37,780.82 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,780.81 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDIS-CORO, NANETTE M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $37,780.80 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKUP, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $37,780.56 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TE CULVER, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Clymer Amount $37,780.55 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, PAUL A Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $37,780.43 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, KAREN C Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $37,780.39 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JEFFERY J Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $37,780.32 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, PAMELA E Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $37,780.28 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SANDRA E Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,780.24 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, GINA M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $37,779.95 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, DOUGLAS M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,779.76 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,779.58 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, RALPH N Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $37,779.40 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, ROSEMARY L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,779.40 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBAS, DEBRA A Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $37,779.04 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANITA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,778.79 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATARIAN, ALICE R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,778.16 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, GRETCHEN L Employer name Granville CSD Amount $37,778.14 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOLIO, JEANETTE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,778.10 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, MATTHEW G Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $37,778.09 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, RAYMOND B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,778.00 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,777.79 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, LYNN A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,777.79 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LISA H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $37,777.26 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, KELLY ANN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,777.18 Date 01/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINARSKI, AARON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,777.16 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGGINS, LOU ANNE Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $37,776.94 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, DEREK J Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,776.79 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COALTER, PAMELA J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $37,776.78 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $37,776.37 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, STEVEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,776.27 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System