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 OBERJOSH, VIRGINIA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,467.02 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, SUKHANH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,466.87 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, MIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,466.76 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KAREN E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,466.61 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $37,466.27 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, MARGARET L Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,466.14 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, JUSTIN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,466.09 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RACHEL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,465.71 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, ANDRE O Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $37,465.65 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPPER, MIRANDA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,464.92 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KEVIN R Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $37,464.86 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, RENEE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,464.60 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ROBERT A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $37,464.60 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, LINDA C Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $37,464.43 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, JOHN T Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,464.35 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, KELLY P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $37,464.20 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, REAMONN W Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $37,463.87 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $37,463.82 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPAW, LYNN A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $37,463.70 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $37,463.48 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lyme CSD Amount $37,463.37 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $37,463.36 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEITH F Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $37,463.19 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, DIANE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $37,462.71 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKINS, KATHY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $37,462.67 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADMAN, CONNIE L Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,462.13 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALWICK, MARK A, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,461.83 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNO, MONICA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,461.81 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNT, VALERIA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,461.73 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $37,461.60 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $37,461.55 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BARBARA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,461.44 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, FRANK A, III Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $37,460.93 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,460.24 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, STEPHANIE C Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,460.22 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, DARWIN P, JR Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $37,460.21 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA-BALEY, STEPHANIE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,460.06 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHE, LUISA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,459.63 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, LENA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,459.48 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDANICK, LOIS E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $37,459.36 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, GRETE M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $37,459.20 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DANIEL B Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $37,459.11 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMAGIN, JOSHUA A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $37,459.03 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINARO, VIVIEN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $37,458.89 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, GORDON C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,458.72 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, BRENTA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,458.65 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATELIER, JAMES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,458.65 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, KELLY A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $37,458.53 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, COLLEEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,458.47 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CRAIG R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,458.32 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUIKEN, GREGORY M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,457.98 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, SARA E Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $37,457.90 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, RACHEL R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,457.90 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNEY, RENEE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,457.90 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $37,457.70 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, KAREN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,457.55 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMINO, RITA L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $37,457.52 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, PATRICIA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,457.32 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LARRY M Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $37,457.31 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, GABRIELE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,457.14 Date 03/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINNEX, JAMES A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $37,457.10 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, KRISTIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,456.98 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, CARL W Employer name Erie County Amount $37,456.95 Date 08/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,456.90 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, BENNETTE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,456.82 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGNINI, RONALD R, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,456.80 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,456.74 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARO, KEVIN T Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $37,456.46 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $37,456.46 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, MEGAN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.81 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, KATELYN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.81 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLUWALIA, MANMEET S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, IMRAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABY, ANN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZ, HIRAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SHANNON E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KENIA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMAN, DYLAN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, PRUDENCE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSKO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDAPALLI, MAMATHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAMET, PETER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, COURTNEY G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAG, NATHANIEL S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TAMARA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRIVASTAVA, PRANAY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARGARITA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSETSE, CALEB M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, KENNETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,455.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,455.78 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VICKI M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,455.72 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREW Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $37,455.71 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LOU ANN S Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $37,455.64 Date 06/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CASEY E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,455.58 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KELLEY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,455.50 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MICHELE L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $37,455.18 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METELLUS, PREDNOR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,454.95 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KC Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,454.94 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $37,454.85 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, MARK A Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,454.84 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System