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 WILSON, BENJAMIN, JR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,650.23 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUES, MICHELLE L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $37,650.06 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANG, KIMBERLY S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,649.67 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,649.62 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPIAK, KIM P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $37,649.46 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,649.27 Date 05/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, GHAZALA I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,649.16 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, ELIZABETH I Employer name Town of Islip Amount $37,648.33 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, SHERRY A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $37,648.00 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KAREN Employer name Broome County Amount $37,647.69 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINK, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $37,647.39 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAUM, DONNA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,647.17 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, STEVEN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $37,646.91 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, DELIA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,646.81 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANS, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,646.59 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SCOTT G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,646.56 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, MATTHEW R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $37,646.55 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, MICHAEL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,646.41 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CYNTHIA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,646.22 Date 12/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALESINGER, JAMES N Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,646.21 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, KAREN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $37,646.05 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADKE, CLARE E Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $37,645.89 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPI, CARA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,645.85 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMZER, CARLA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,645.73 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,645.59 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, MARY L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,645.36 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, SARAH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,645.33 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMFORD, DARLENE A Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $37,645.30 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,645.19 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $37,644.88 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, BARBARA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,644.52 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, DONALD P Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $37,644.46 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLYNARICK, JOHN Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $37,644.24 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAIME D Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,644.22 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HEATHER R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,643.93 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $37,643.40 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, EDUARDO A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,643.31 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URICK, NICOLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,643.23 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SARA B Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,642.97 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANYON, LAVENA R Employer name Broome County Amount $37,642.86 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, FRANK Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $37,642.49 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALKO, CHERYL J Employer name Chemung County Amount $37,642.46 Date 04/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARSKI, FRANK J, JR Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $37,642.13 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANINE P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,641.92 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, MATTHEW R Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,641.70 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOLA, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,641.24 Date 02/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY-SMITH, HEATHER L Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,641.09 Date 03/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, DARCEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,641.07 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSNICK, LORI M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,640.59 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS-BEER, KATHARINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,640.40 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, CINDY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,640.14 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLISTER, JENNIFER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,640.09 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, TRACEE H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,639.61 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIEL, ALAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,639.15 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MARY LU Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $37,639.00 Date 06/06/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, MARIAN Y Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $37,638.87 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, DAVID B Employer name Erie County Amount $37,638.72 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, DEBORAH A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $37,638.61 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEESLER, ARTHUR R Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $37,638.11 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, CYNTHIA A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $37,637.94 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, BRYAN G Employer name Town of Elma Amount $37,637.81 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, JOHN R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $37,637.60 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, WILLIAM P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,637.55 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, NIRMALA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,637.16 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLAJCZYK, DONNA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,637.13 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MELISSA R Employer name Albany County Amount $37,637.08 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZA, NICOLE M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $37,637.08 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARPINO, MARIO J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,637.06 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD CEDANO, HAIRO A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $37,637.04 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRENDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,636.68 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERA, JILL M Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $37,636.58 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,636.25 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $37,636.21 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, SUZANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,636.19 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, YVONNE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $37,636.06 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, NILDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,635.93 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORANCE, BRIAN S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,635.82 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MISTY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,635.79 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SUSAN A Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $37,635.60 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, MINOR A Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $37,635.55 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JESSICA E Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $37,635.47 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $37,635.38 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, KANE K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,634.67 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVOORT, LINDA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,634.49 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKROW, AMBER W Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,634.46 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CARLOS R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,634.35 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, VIRGINIA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,633.96 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, NICHOLAS D Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $37,633.75 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVILA, SAMUEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,633.62 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, RACHEL Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,633.60 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, PAUL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,633.36 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDMANDY, MELISSA J Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,633.24 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTILIO, JANICE T Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $37,633.10 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILOTTI, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,632.78 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,632.70 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, NANCY J Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $37,632.50 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, LAWRENCE J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,632.48 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDINGER, JESSICA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,632.46 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTILE, SARAH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,632.40 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPER, MARK W Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,632.37 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System