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 MC KEEVER, KAREN E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $37,497.01 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, CAITLIN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,497.01 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, MEGAN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,496.95 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICCI, CELESTE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $37,496.94 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, LAUREN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,496.90 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,496.75 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZMAN-HENTZ, DANIEL A Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $37,496.28 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, SABATO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,496.19 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASA, ROOPA H Employer name New City Library Amount $37,495.97 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, JULIET D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $37,495.62 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, IREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,495.32 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMISTER, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Wayland Amount $37,494.97 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ROSALINDA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,494.96 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANE, LEO J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $37,494.04 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOUFF, DAVID P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $37,493.91 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, ERIK M Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,493.66 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LAURA W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,493.55 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, KATHRYN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,493.05 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHARLOTTE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,492.97 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONTE, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $37,492.83 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MARIA C Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $37,492.43 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BARBARA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,492.23 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKELBANK, HEATHER Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,492.13 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK, JACQUELINE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,491.59 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, THERESA J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $37,491.58 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Bergen Amount $37,491.54 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEHAN, GINGER A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $37,491.44 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHERINE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,491.41 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLEWSKI, JOSEPH T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,491.38 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAMIE A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $37,491.21 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $37,491.11 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGYEL, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.95 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SYLVIA Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.93 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, DEBRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.93 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WINIFRED D Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.92 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, NANCY K Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.92 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEKALSKI, JILL C Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.91 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YULANDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.91 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, EILEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.90 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTEDT, FAITH J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.90 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, SUSAN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,490.90 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKKAWI, WAFA Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,490.88 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DYLAN D Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $37,490.82 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, DAVID M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,490.80 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, DENISE M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $37,490.75 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLTZ, RUTH J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.70 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VITTIE, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.58 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, HEIDI A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.52 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWSKA, IZABELA P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,490.45 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $37,490.29 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, MARY LOU Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $37,490.18 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAFARDINI, ANITA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $37,490.18 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, YVONNE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $37,490.18 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPLEY, AMIE D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $37,490.18 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIND, ABIGAIL R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $37,490.07 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSING, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.04 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $37,490.00 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SAMUEL T Employer name Erie County Amount $37,490.00 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DALE M Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $37,489.79 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMS, LISA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,489.78 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THERESA L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,489.23 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KRISTY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,488.79 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, VENIECE A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $37,488.64 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, PARKER T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,488.32 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, VANESSA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,488.26 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, JOHN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,488.06 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOSKI, LYNNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,488.00 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, WANDA I Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $37,487.83 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, TONI A Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,487.21 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, NANCY D Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $37,487.09 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PATRICIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $37,486.93 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, JOSEPH M Employer name Minerva CSD Amount $37,486.92 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $37,486.32 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDRATA, MARILYNN D Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $37,485.93 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLKE, STEVEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,485.88 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOROTHY A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,485.59 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DEBORAH J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $37,485.57 Date 10/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, DANIEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,485.48 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROGER T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,485.46 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, ADAM Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,485.27 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, SUSAN R Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $37,485.19 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURIN, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Elmira Amount $37,484.70 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARC R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $37,484.58 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, DANETTE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,484.47 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, SANDRA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,484.04 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, TRAVIS G Employer name Town of Salem Amount $37,483.98 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,483.98 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTBUSH, MEGAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,483.95 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVONE, ALMA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,483.66 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOYCE M Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $37,482.88 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LINDA L Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $37,482.71 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, SUSAN J Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,482.64 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SCOTT R Employer name Town of French Creek Amount $37,482.42 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $37,482.29 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, HOWARD R Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $37,482.26 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,482.03 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JULIANNE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,482.02 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $37,481.81 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, DARYL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,481.78 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SHAWNA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,481.64 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System