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 GUINNESS, REGINA E Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $37,317.47 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, KELLY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $37,317.11 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, BRANDI M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,317.09 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ROBERT N Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $37,316.84 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, SCOTT D Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $37,316.10 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSIELLO, THOMAS M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,316.04 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BETHANY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,315.85 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, ALLISON R Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,315.85 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTZ, MICHAEL B Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,315.76 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, MARK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,315.76 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNIFF, NICKI J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,315.67 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LISA R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $37,315.48 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, VINCENT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,315.33 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN-KIRKLAND, FELICIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,315.23 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEDEMANN, DALE L Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $37,315.20 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, L RASHAD Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $37,315.04 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTOR, HARMONY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,314.81 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANER, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $37,314.72 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JAYME L Employer name Department of State Amount $37,314.29 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SARA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,314.01 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KIM J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $37,313.60 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREKLEK, JEANNETTE C Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $37,313.49 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JILL A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $37,313.16 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHELBI R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,313.01 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIN, HEIDI J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,312.87 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, STEPHEN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,312.36 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHEAR, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $37,312.31 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE-MERGES, LAURIE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,312.23 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JERMAINE J Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,311.88 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOGU, STELLA L Employer name Broome County Amount $37,310.73 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ERIN L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $37,310.46 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEP, PAUL M Employer name Madison County Amount $37,310.20 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELENDA, DARCI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,310.00 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERASIA, ROSARIO Employer name Albany County Amount $37,309.54 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PEARL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,309.43 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, VERONICA L Employer name Albany County Amount $37,309.28 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, HAROLD A, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,309.11 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MARITZA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $37,309.02 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZENES-STRAUSS, ELI B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,308.77 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLOR, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $37,308.60 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, GLORIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,308.54 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHITIELLO, LOUISE A Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $37,308.35 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKOVICH, RONALD A Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $37,308.17 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMILLO, DIANNE P Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,308.15 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, JULIETA Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $37,307.92 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KELLY L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $37,307.91 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, COLLEEN M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $37,307.84 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARILYN C Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $37,306.89 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDT, JOHN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,306.79 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUGHTON, DOREEN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,306.71 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, JAMIE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,306.68 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORTUNE, MELISSA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,306.64 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASBURY, ANGELI R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,306.60 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KELLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,306.60 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATRICALA, DENNIS J, SR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,306.25 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, VINCE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,305.94 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, LISA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,305.89 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MORGAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,305.49 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,305.46 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, KRISTIE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,305.25 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, RYAN P Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,305.22 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DAVID J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $37,305.22 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, SHATAWNDRA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,305.10 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, MARTIN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $37,305.05 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDILANDS, MONICA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,304.96 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM-HEFFERON, LINDA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $37,304.80 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEMORE, COLE C Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,304.72 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,304.40 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSTMAN, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,304.32 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, MATTHEW P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,304.10 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, MARJORIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,303.92 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, KEYANA L Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $37,303.66 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRANTE, RAUL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,303.50 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMORE, DAVID B Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $37,303.07 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DOLLINE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,302.98 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, STEPHANIE G Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,302.90 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, SONYA J Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $37,302.76 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDOUS, CLAUDE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,302.51 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHELON, DENNIS Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $37,302.39 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, CATHERINE M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $37,302.29 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLUM, LENORE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,302.18 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $37,302.16 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, SEAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $37,301.94 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, LEVERN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,301.93 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK M Employer name Village of Norwood Amount $37,301.70 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKUS, JAMES L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $37,301.64 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLIVEIRA, KATHY V Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $37,301.60 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRIAN R Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,301.60 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $37,301.60 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SHERRI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,301.52 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, KALEN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $37,301.25 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,301.12 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYE, BRIAN Employer name Village of Lima Amount $37,301.01 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, MARK R Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,300.61 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, MICHAEL C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $37,300.32 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JULIE S Employer name Albion CSD Amount $37,300.28 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPANI, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,299.89 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTIE, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $37,299.63 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, TIMOTHY, JR Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $37,299.51 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASTRZEMSKI, SANDRA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,298.97 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System