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 SCHWAB, SHARON A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $37,282.81 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, PATRICIA E Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $37,282.56 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENBROCK, THEODORE S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $37,282.53 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,282.42 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEYER, SUSAN E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $37,282.12 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, JOANNA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,282.10 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, COURTNEY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,282.08 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,282.08 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERER, ANNA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,281.67 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,281.59 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, KATHY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,281.59 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIELLE N Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,281.54 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CARLOS Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $37,281.46 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTO, DARLENE M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $37,281.43 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, JILL C Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $37,281.43 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACICA, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,280.40 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SHERRIE L Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $37,280.39 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLUCCIO, MICHELLE A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $37,280.30 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $37,280.30 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMELEE, TONYA R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,279.92 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $37,279.88 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, DOUGLAS R Employer name Warren County Amount $37,279.46 Date 09/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, TAMMY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,279.20 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HOLLY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,279.20 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WILLIAMS, CAROL Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,279.20 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, SHERRIE S Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $37,279.16 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTOROWSKI, MICHELLE L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $37,278.85 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERSON, WALTER A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $37,278.72 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, FRANCIS J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $37,278.44 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ALANA M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,278.39 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CAITLIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,277.83 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSIK, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,277.40 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, DAVID P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,277.30 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. GERMAIN, LOU ANN Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $37,277.05 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, JOHN T, II Employer name Town of Caledonia Amount $37,276.50 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, CHARLENE A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $37,276.49 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, LINDA D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $37,276.46 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JENNIFER J Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,276.10 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $37,276.10 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, PATRICIA M Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $37,275.78 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, JAMES K Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $37,275.55 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHI, NITA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,275.34 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,274.93 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEURER, SUSAN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $37,274.93 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISERNIA, JONATHAN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $37,274.80 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, SUSAN D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $37,274.52 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNICKI, KRISTINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,274.49 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, KELLY A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $37,274.41 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,274.40 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MELISSA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,274.28 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, NEZROL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,274.28 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MARGARET E Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $37,274.02 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $37,273.88 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, DONALD R Employer name Town of Owego Amount $37,273.85 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBSON, GERALD C Employer name Town of Fayette Amount $37,273.84 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSKIN, RONALD C Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $37,273.82 Date 07/27/1960 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDO, JENEE M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $37,273.34 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, MARSHA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,273.27 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, MICHELE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,273.18 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, BRIAN T Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $37,273.17 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINWOOD, LAURA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $37,273.11 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,273.08 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRILINA, IRINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,272.86 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLAMAKIS, ASIMINA I Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $37,272.54 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,272.53 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, DEBORAH L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,272.30 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LESLIE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,271.89 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, EDWARD W Employer name Putnam County Amount $37,271.79 Date 01/15/1959 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISI, DAWN M Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $37,271.78 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DAVID E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $37,271.70 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, BETHZAIDA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,271.55 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERGIN, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Evans Amount $37,271.53 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAULT, TIFFANY Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,271.49 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TRISHA A Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $37,271.48 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DIANNA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,271.43 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, ROBERT L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $37,271.32 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELINAS, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,271.27 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, EDWARD D, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,271.25 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBIAZO, AIDA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,271.23 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULAND, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $37,271.07 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DEBORAH S Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,270.84 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JAVIER Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,270.69 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWELL, KENNETH B Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $37,270.38 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, DEBORAH L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,270.30 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUCCI, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $37,269.95 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,269.67 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, LORRAINE A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,269.64 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAT, BRYANT A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $37,269.55 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTRUFF, KELLY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,269.55 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, LAURIE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,269.36 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZOLOWSKI, BARBARA D Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,268.33 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAULA G Employer name Chenango County Amount $37,268.10 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, DONNA M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $37,267.87 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYHANZAD, AZITA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $37,267.84 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,267.55 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, GREGORY K, SR Employer name Town of Afton Amount $37,267.49 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVE, DUSTI A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $37,267.36 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVRIER, BRENT J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $37,266.09 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSSON, THERESA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $37,265.94 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, CRAIG J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,265.94 Date 04/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System