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 BREESE, KIM E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,616.48 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNE, SHIRLEY Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,616.36 Date 03/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, RICHARD R Employer name Town of Easton Amount $37,616.29 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, LAURA M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $37,615.79 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADNELL, WENDELL J Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $37,615.68 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDAN, JOSEPH Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $37,615.42 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,615.26 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, JACQUELINE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,614.56 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHMLER, ADAM J Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $37,614.50 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSON, CANDACE L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $37,614.13 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, BRENDA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,614.04 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASPALDO, TIFFANY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,613.91 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, STEVE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $37,613.61 Date 07/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGATES, THEODORE I Employer name Town of Prattsville Amount $37,613.56 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANKING, DAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,613.42 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHTEL, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,613.31 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWN, LANCE W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,613.23 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LAURALEE M Employer name Washington County Amount $37,612.87 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHAN, SHAYEDA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,612.83 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, JANET Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,612.57 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, JULIA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $37,612.57 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALEY, DOMINICK A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $37,612.56 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANGELA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,612.49 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WAYNE H Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $37,612.24 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CHARLES D Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $37,611.87 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KAMERIAL T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,611.79 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTER, JACQUES P Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,611.74 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DENISE M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $37,611.64 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODARO, GLORIA T Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $37,611.27 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $37,611.21 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOREY, ANDREA Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $37,611.12 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,611.01 Date 09/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, LORI J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,610.97 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $37,610.90 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JENNIFER R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,610.87 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,610.76 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDISI, MICHAEL E Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $37,610.09 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, PATRICK H Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $37,609.29 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNETTI, GRACE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $37,609.19 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JOANNE L Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $37,609.01 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ASHLEY T Employer name Albany County Amount $37,608.66 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENCE, BONNIE L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $37,608.43 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, JEROME R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,608.33 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TROY Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $37,608.33 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JODY M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $37,608.19 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TILLIO, GLENN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,607.74 Date 11/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, CODY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,607.71 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $37,607.48 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, SUSAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,607.37 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDURA, EUGENE F Employer name City of Troy Amount $37,607.33 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, JANICE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,607.25 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, DOROTHY L Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $37,606.85 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $37,606.81 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLE, ERIN L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $37,606.79 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, BETH J. Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $37,606.59 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KIMBERLY L Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $37,606.21 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMO, DENISE R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $37,606.15 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $37,606.09 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, ORLANDO Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,605.96 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMONACO, LYDIA J Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $37,605.86 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $37,605.86 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIOTTI, SAMUEL W Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $37,605.65 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDREW W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,605.61 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,605.54 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DIANE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,605.44 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, PEGGY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,605.44 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $37,605.26 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGELA D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $37,605.14 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, TERESA M Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $37,605.12 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, BERNICE Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $37,605.07 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, JOHN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $37,604.99 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RAYMOND I Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $37,604.82 Date 12/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,604.80 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEN, JOSE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,604.34 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOGNA, MARIANNE N Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $37,604.27 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLIN, YUMIKO Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,604.25 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLE, PETER F Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $37,604.18 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATALA, ANNA B Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $37,604.17 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,604.06 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILCHER, KYLE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,603.76 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, MARK C, II Employer name Erie County Amount $37,603.42 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRADLEY A Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $37,603.15 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $37,602.61 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLIVAN, AMANDA Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $37,602.60 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,602.58 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, CIRILO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,602.56 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, PATRICIA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,602.46 Date 07/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DEBORAH L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,602.00 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, JOHANNE Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $37,602.00 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERICAK, MEGAN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,601.92 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNETTI, SHARI L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,601.92 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, EARL E, III Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,601.76 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,601.22 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTYN, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,601.12 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAZIN, KRISTINE M Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $37,601.06 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTI, RAYMOND D Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,601.01 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGEE, AMALIA S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,600.69 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE Employer name Education Department Amount $37,600.68 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTEER, TERESA A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $37,600.54 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $37,600.50 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System