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 CARTWRIGHT, WENDY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $37,083.59 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMIO, MARTIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,083.56 Date 03/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, GABRIEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,083.55 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, TINA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,083.54 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURG, DEBRA J Employer name Madison County Amount $37,082.95 Date 04/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, BETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,082.58 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, JULIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,082.58 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, LISA E Employer name Education Department Amount $37,082.54 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Crown Point Amount $37,082.54 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARIA M Employer name Orange County Amount $37,082.53 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MARY ANN Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $37,082.28 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKEN, ANNA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,082.19 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DONNA M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $37,082.16 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBMEHL, TAMARA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,082.14 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENSCHOTEN, LUEEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,082.07 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, TIFFANY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,082.03 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,081.90 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, ANITA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,081.82 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CANDICE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $37,081.72 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGRAND, JAMES C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,081.54 Date 08/20/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIKE, REGINA M Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,081.26 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT, JOANN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,080.39 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SHIRELL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,079.94 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, KEVIN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,079.83 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, PHYLISS A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $37,079.73 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, CARL W Employer name Education Department Amount $37,079.62 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, SUZANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,079.43 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, SEAN M Employer name Village of Victor Amount $37,079.41 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKAN, TAMMY B Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,079.29 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, ROSARIA E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,079.11 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKSTATER, DIRK P Employer name Homer CSD Amount $37,078.84 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, DUANE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,078.78 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MICHAEL R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,078.71 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA J Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $37,078.48 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, NICOLE K Employer name Washington County Amount $37,078.30 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADIK, ANAMARIA L Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $37,078.26 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, DEREK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,077.42 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, JARRETT L Employer name Village of Alexandria Bay Amount $37,077.36 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, FREDY S R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $37,077.26 Date 08/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY-ALKINS, MELISSA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,077.06 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, LAURIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,077.00 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Easton Amount $37,076.88 Date 02/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DONNA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,076.87 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, MELINDA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,076.71 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, HOLLY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $37,076.60 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, ELIZABETH I Employer name Tioga County Amount $37,076.57 Date 05/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SHERRI A Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $37,076.57 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, LAURA J Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $37,076.44 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZOLO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $37,075.69 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEGELE, LORRIE S Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $37,075.48 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARLENE J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,075.10 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, WILLIAM, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $37,074.55 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOYE, DAWN C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,074.47 Date 05/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANTHONY W Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,074.40 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVENTURE, ARIANE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,074.30 Date 03/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, MARIANNE T Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $37,074.00 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGOTTI, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Utica Amount $37,073.72 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETSEL, PATRICK A, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,073.55 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, MAO DE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,073.45 Date 08/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLLA, FRANCESCA Employer name Orange County Amount $37,072.72 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHIRLEY Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $37,072.70 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MALLORY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,071.86 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DAVID Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $37,071.83 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISPEL, BRANDY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $37,071.82 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PAUL A Employer name Department of State Amount $37,071.79 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER-DAVIS, OVRIL E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,071.70 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSON, STEPHANIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUCK, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDONO, CINDY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, MARIA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, EMILY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, CAROL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,071.70 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MIRIAM L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $37,071.62 Date 09/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEONARD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,071.24 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, COLLETTE A E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $37,070.97 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KELLY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,070.82 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MARY F Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,070.70 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, MAUREEN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $37,070.65 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYZIN, RAISA Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $37,070.26 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, PATRICIA E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,070.14 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALIK, TADEUSZ L Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $37,070.05 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD-PARKER, WANDA K Employer name Erie County Amount $37,069.70 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BRANDO K Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $37,069.54 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANDA, PHILLIP J Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $37,069.53 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALENTO, MARY ANN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,068.94 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE-ROSS, KEISHA L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,068.44 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSA, FIKRTE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,068.20 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRADDOCK, PATRICIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,067.71 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, PEARL S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $37,067.43 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALOVIC, RITA A Employer name Malone CSD Amount $37,067.15 Date 04/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIGNON, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,067.00 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JANINE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $37,067.00 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LUCIA Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $37,066.81 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGEAU, JASON C Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,066.69 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,066.61 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, GARY M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $37,066.59 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, MICHELE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,065.85 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOEY, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,065.78 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System