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 SMITH, CHAD S Employer name Town of Great Valley Amount $37,600.01 Date 04/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOECK, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,599.75 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, ADAM A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,599.60 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JEFFREY Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $37,599.54 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARON, LESLIE B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $37,599.16 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONANNO, MOIRA H Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $37,598.74 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, DEREK W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,598.64 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENJOCKETY, JODY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,598.60 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROD, AMY J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,598.50 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, DAVID S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,598.50 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SUZETTE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,598.45 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, BRANDON Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,598.39 Date 01/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,598.32 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARCELINA P Employer name Broome County Amount $37,598.14 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEREMY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,598.13 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DOUGLAS W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,598.04 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINHANS, ELLEN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $37,597.82 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENHOLLOW, LISA J Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $37,597.76 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GATTO, JAMES V Employer name Naples CSD Amount $37,597.40 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DAVID L Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,597.36 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,597.11 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, ROBERTO Employer name Department of Law Amount $37,596.84 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZUR, CAROL L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $37,596.76 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,596.75 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CATERINA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,596.59 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, WILLIAM B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,596.58 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTERMINE, KEVIN Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $37,596.36 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CORE G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $37,596.23 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHARON L Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,595.88 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JENI B Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,595.88 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN-COOK, LAUREN E Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,595.87 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, RANDALL J Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $37,595.71 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALVINA Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,595.66 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, SHANEAKA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,595.62 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBERRY, ALICIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,595.30 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPP, WENDY A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $37,595.13 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JULIE A Employer name Afton CSD Amount $37,595.11 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, KIMMARIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,594.66 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, GARY T Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $37,594.64 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSER, JANE J Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $37,594.60 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABRISKIE, PHYLLIS M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $37,594.46 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISO, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,594.12 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, ALICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,594.06 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KRISTIE D Employer name Town of Philadelphia Amount $37,593.89 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CHAROLETTE LA VERNE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $37,593.80 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DORIS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,593.46 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZEK, TONYA M Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $37,593.43 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DOREEN J Employer name Yates County Ind Dev Agency Amount $37,593.42 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADESI, SUSAN Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,593.40 Date 07/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,593.34 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, SANDRA L Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $37,592.72 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERVIK, DEBBIE A Employer name Lake Pleasant CSD Amount $37,592.55 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, SARAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,592.36 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMES, RUBIE L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $37,592.35 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, DEANNA L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $37,592.34 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,592.32 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,591.99 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTSMAN, KALYNN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,591.81 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, SIMMILY M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,591.76 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, RICKEY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,591.31 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DANIEL P Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $37,591.24 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHARON S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $37,591.20 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTZLER, REBECCA R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $37,591.05 Date 10/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, EDNA E Employer name Highland CSD Amount $37,591.02 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, ADAM A Employer name Ontario County Amount $37,590.88 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLUBIAK, ZBIGNIEW Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,590.75 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, KRISTEN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $37,590.54 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, NANCY A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $37,590.27 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, VOLNESE S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $37,589.82 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, ANTHONY J Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $37,589.79 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, DIANNE E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $37,588.97 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, JENNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,588.71 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TIFFANY L Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $37,588.26 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DAN R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $37,587.99 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, ANN V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,587.42 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, MARY P Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $37,587.40 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSUCH, ALBERT A Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,587.33 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, LEE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,587.26 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTI, KAREN F Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $37,586.58 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHMASTER, LLOYD F, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,586.56 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JULIA-ANN Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $37,586.42 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHLEY, RICHARD A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,586.41 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATINO, LAURA J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $37,586.38 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDNER, MATTHEW S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,586.18 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KRISTEN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $37,585.93 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSBECK, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $37,585.91 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDANE, HIRITY T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,585.60 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROUX, MICHELLE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,585.53 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $37,585.44 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEANNA L Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $37,585.28 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Alexandria Bay Amount $37,585.07 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, HARLEY L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $37,585.05 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,584.78 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTO, DENISE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,584.73 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $37,584.23 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIOSO, JOSE P Employer name Yates County Amount $37,584.13 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSAREK, LESLIE C Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $37,584.05 Date 11/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUSE, TERRELL W Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $37,583.71 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGAR, DIANNE M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $37,583.64 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASS, TINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,583.57 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System