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 SAAKYAN, NATALIA V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,583.42 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TODD Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $37,583.24 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,583.23 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEL, AMY E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $37,583.08 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,582.92 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDING, ANDREW J Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $37,582.75 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $37,581.96 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RANDY Employer name Victor CSD Amount $37,581.79 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSCELL, MICHAEL T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $37,581.75 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, DARRIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,581.68 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, ZANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,581.65 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUGNO, NICHOLAS J Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $37,581.01 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIDO, SHEILA A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $37,580.98 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, CATHERINE L Employer name Wayne Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $37,579.98 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, TOBIE J Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $37,579.84 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDFERN, JILL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,579.52 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSKI, FRANCEINE D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,579.33 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, MARIE C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,579.26 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, NICOLE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,578.85 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIURA, WAYNE M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $37,578.24 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MARLENE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,577.56 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, CARMELA I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,577.32 Date 12/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZIO, MATTIA Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $37,576.98 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELAINE D Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,576.90 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANN E Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,576.86 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, IDA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $37,576.70 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODWYER, RENEE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,576.55 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, SHANTELLE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,576.34 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ANNETTE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $37,576.27 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, A JOELENE Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,575.69 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, LORRAINE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,575.50 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TAMMY E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,575.34 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $37,575.28 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZENRATER, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,575.14 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, EDWARD J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,575.00 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN-WALDEN, JONINA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,574.96 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, BRANDON S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $37,574.70 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDO-MALLON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $37,574.53 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,574.41 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGRINZ, JEAN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,574.34 Date 02/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPER, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,574.08 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, COREY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $37,573.95 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,573.91 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, JUDITH Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $37,573.79 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ANITA L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $37,573.43 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, MAUREEN P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,573.38 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMAELING, ANTOINETTE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,573.30 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, JULIE A Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $37,573.10 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRONE, JEANETTE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,572.95 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAAL, DARLENE KELSEY Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $37,572.90 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $37,572.78 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, MARVIN Employer name Education Department Amount $37,572.74 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MELISSA E Employer name Education Department Amount $37,572.74 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, CHARMAINE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $37,572.74 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, ARLENE G Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,572.74 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, STEPHANIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,572.33 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, PATRICIA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,572.28 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JOEY J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $37,572.11 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, NICOLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,572.06 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, ROBERT J Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $37,572.01 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSHORN, LISA D Employer name Orleans County Amount $37,571.35 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEANNE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,571.16 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, THOMAS Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $37,571.03 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, TASHA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,570.99 Date 07/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, SEAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,570.89 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINKA, JEFFREY JAY, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,570.75 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEL, TANYA L Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $37,570.50 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, MIRIAM Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,570.08 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAKES, ERIKA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,569.31 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICINSKI, JANINE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,569.22 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LORI H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,568.97 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRASHEKHAR, DHAMESH K Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,568.93 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, RAYNEILL Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $37,568.87 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, CLYDE K, JR Employer name Town of Genesee Amount $37,568.80 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,568.78 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMINSKI, JOSEPH G Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $37,568.72 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, MERTON W, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,568.70 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPDEGRAVE, MICHAEL C Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $37,568.59 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, LEO J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $37,568.57 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, REBECCA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $37,568.33 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, JOSEPH F Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $37,568.31 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, EDWARD T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,568.17 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, PATRICK F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $37,568.15 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBERG, JONATHAN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,568.02 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOHN C Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $37,567.98 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $37,567.84 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Islandia Amount $37,567.50 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUA, CAROLYN D Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $37,567.13 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGEL, ARLINE A Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $37,566.98 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HOWARD Employer name Albany County Amount $37,566.80 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLQUEST, SUSAN L Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $37,566.79 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, LORRENE P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $37,566.70 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIM, ANDREW J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $37,566.59 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUSA, MELISSA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $37,566.54 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DARRYL M, II Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,566.46 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $37,566.45 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHESON, CHRISTIE A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $37,566.00 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, TANYA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,565.89 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, RYAN W Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,565.51 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZQUIERDO, MARIEL F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,565.36 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System