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 LEWIS, KIMBERLI J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $37,265.42 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKLE, COLLEEN G Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,265.41 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARIANETA S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,265.24 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVERS, AUBREY B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,265.20 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERBONE, FLORENCE I Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $37,265.00 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JESSICA L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $37,264.99 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARKA, CINDY M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $37,264.91 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, KAREN A Employer name Village of Depew Amount $37,264.71 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GINA M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $37,264.69 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSATO, JENNIFER R Employer name Albany County Amount $37,264.56 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, TERRY R Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $37,264.56 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHIKA Employer name Albany County Amount $37,264.52 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIC C Employer name Albany County Amount $37,264.52 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBRIS, JOANNE M Employer name Albany County Amount $37,264.51 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALWORTH, BARBARA E Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $37,264.51 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, LUQUENT P Employer name Albany County Amount $37,264.50 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE-JONES, NATALY Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $37,264.30 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,264.29 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, COURTNEY D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,264.27 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CHARLES Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $37,264.26 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, STELLA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,263.73 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JULIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,263.63 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $37,263.55 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,263.55 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFIELD, JUAN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,263.51 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JEFFREY P Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $37,263.32 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, RORY H Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,263.04 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKLE, LORETTA A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,262.94 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, JOHN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,262.92 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, DEBORAH A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,262.91 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRA, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,262.80 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,262.64 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, ALEXIS R Employer name Education Department Amount $37,262.36 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, KERI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,262.36 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-BENNETT, CORNELIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,262.08 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOS RIOS, ALEJANDRO Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $37,261.77 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DENNIS A Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,261.68 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENDON, WILLIAM M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,261.66 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TEISHA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $37,261.39 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTZLER, RUSSELL Employer name Town of Maryland Amount $37,261.36 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULBRETH, MALIK Y Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $37,261.13 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, EDWARD M, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,260.96 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, RANDI J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,260.93 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, KELLI M Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,260.77 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, KIM D Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $37,260.10 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,259.98 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, ERROL W Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $37,259.98 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,259.83 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, DEBRA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,259.73 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, REYNOLD D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,259.52 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MARK G Employer name Broome County Amount $37,258.98 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $37,258.36 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, KRISTEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,258.10 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, ARMANDO R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $37,257.35 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOESHORE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $37,257.29 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, ELIZA HSIAO-LING Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,256.99 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, KAREN Employer name Bellmore Fire District Amount $37,256.81 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATOY, KATHLEEN J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,256.24 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAC, LORI A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,256.00 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, ERNEST R Employer name Town of Hague Amount $37,255.34 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARYANN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $37,255.14 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILE, JEFFREY C Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $37,254.69 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, NATALIE T Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $37,254.40 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVUYST, ABIGAIL F Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $37,254.40 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, KRISTINE E Employer name Education Department Amount $37,254.38 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LINDA L Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $37,254.12 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIN, PAUL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,254.06 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYREK, LORETTA L Employer name Madison County Amount $37,253.85 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, JENNY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,253.73 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JENNA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,253.50 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RYAN M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $37,253.47 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHUBEER R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $37,253.42 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, MARY ELLEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,253.28 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, DANIEL E, JR Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $37,253.24 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALA, MARTIN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,252.90 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCIONE, MELISSA J Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $37,252.74 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMANN, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,252.60 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JASON D Employer name Broome County Amount $37,252.57 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, EMILY A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $37,252.55 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,252.40 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CAROLYN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $37,251.95 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEMORE, DAVID E Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $37,251.95 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER-BROWN, DIANA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,251.90 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLDS, VERTRESE Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $37,251.81 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRAW, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,251.77 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIN, NICOLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,251.34 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GORDER, KYLIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,251.31 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOT, ROBERT E Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,250.67 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, DENISE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,250.65 Date 05/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, FELICIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,250.57 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ-MERCADO, EVELYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,250.38 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SPIRITO, TRACIE E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $37,250.26 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TARA Y Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,250.25 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSART, MICHAEL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $37,249.96 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLIG, BARRY M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $37,249.88 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, ROGER W Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $37,249.74 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JULIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $37,249.65 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMON, STEVEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $37,249.59 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, LAURIE L Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $37,249.58 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, JACQUELINE Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,249.03 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System