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 BUTLER, TERESA Employer name Madison County Amount $37,564.93 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, FRIEDA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,564.91 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, PATRICIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $37,564.65 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, WALTER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,564.46 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, KAREN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,564.40 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLEY, DANIEL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,564.13 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHANIKA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,563.59 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDSHEIMER, DAVID L Employer name Education Department Amount $37,563.44 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINKELE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $37,563.43 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ALAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,563.35 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JILL P Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $37,563.32 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGATES, ALAYNA S Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $37,562.99 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, NICOLE A Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $37,562.81 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DENISE R Employer name Broome County Amount $37,562.75 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, BRUCE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,562.73 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROESBECK, SETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,562.53 Date 06/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EDWARD J Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $37,562.39 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, BRANDI A Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,562.38 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, BAUDILIO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,561.95 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNDERBURK, RALPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,561.94 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL W H Employer name Erie County Amount $37,561.89 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, ELIZABETH Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $37,561.83 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, AMY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,561.66 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, KENNETH J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,561.57 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVOLINO, NEIL Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $37,561.36 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORANO, INGRID Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $37,561.09 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURSEN, DENISE R Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $37,560.75 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSMITH, BEVERLY A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $37,560.74 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, REBECCA C Employer name Peru CSD Amount $37,560.68 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, MIRIAM N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,560.58 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, MATTHEW M Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,560.27 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MELISSA M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $37,559.79 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, BRANDON M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,559.74 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTRARI, RENEE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,559.60 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYREE, KENNETH M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,558.82 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDEON, DAVID S Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $37,558.75 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOKL, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $37,558.75 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, RUSSELL L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,558.56 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, DAVID A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $37,557.76 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUTSEY, KAREN A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,557.60 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELINSKI, KIMBERLY J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $37,557.60 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMETT, YVETTE E Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,557.55 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, STEVEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,557.39 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, KIMBERLY J Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $37,557.38 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE-WILLIAMS, BONNIE S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,556.84 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICELLO, LINDA J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $37,556.81 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, DONALD W Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,556.63 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKL, IAN T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,556.58 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, ROXANNE F Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,556.44 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONSELAAR, RANDI L Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,556.43 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CRAIG W Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $37,555.98 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, KIRK A Employer name Town of Afton Amount $37,555.92 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLINI, SARAH F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,555.70 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SUSAN H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,555.09 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, JOHN J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $37,554.86 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BETH A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $37,554.75 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, NICOLE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,554.71 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALNEY, JACQUELINE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,554.60 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Pine Plains Amount $37,554.36 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JASON C Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $37,554.20 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCK, JAMIE E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $37,554.20 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DUSTIN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,554.13 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISHIYAMA, WESLEY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,553.85 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRUSSO, TERRY U, JR Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $37,553.62 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, JEANETTE P Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $37,553.44 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, WESLEY K Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $37,553.43 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDROJEWSKI, JOYCE A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $37,553.10 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,553.08 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,552.98 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, TINA Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,552.84 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CUREN, ANDREW J Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,552.84 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, TYLER D Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $37,552.81 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKER, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,552.80 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CINDY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,552.80 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, LORI J Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $37,552.67 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRIG, MICHELLE T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,552.17 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRADLEY W Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,552.09 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ELIZABETH E Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $37,551.90 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, NADINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,551.83 Date 05/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, REGINA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $37,551.68 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, REGINA A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $37,551.48 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, SHONIQUE K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,551.25 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZARD, ANN M Employer name Holley CSD Amount $37,551.11 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLIE, LATANYA A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $37,551.02 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY-SHEEHY, CHERIE L Employer name Washington County Amount $37,550.81 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKLIK, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $37,550.57 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, SIGNIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,550.45 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, LORIE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,550.40 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, ANN B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $37,550.31 Date 07/28/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSI, ANDREA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $37,549.95 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZMA, JAMIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,549.43 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, MICHELE Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $37,549.04 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANZANICI, ANTHONY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,548.96 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, BRAD L Employer name Town of Norfolk Amount $37,548.77 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KAREN E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $37,548.76 Date 10/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, KAREN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,548.56 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, EDWARD L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $37,548.50 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY C Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $37,548.50 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMORE, BEVERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,548.39 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, KAREN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,548.20 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System