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 HARRIS, JACKIE R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,836.72 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, THOMAS J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $36,836.55 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, JODIE M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $36,836.39 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, KELLEY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,836.31 Date 09/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, ANNETTE M Employer name Broome County Amount $36,836.24 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,836.20 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MARIA Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $36,836.19 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DAVID F Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $36,836.07 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ANDRE L Employer name Erie County Amount $36,836.04 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPIE, CAROL A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $36,835.97 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JAKE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $36,835.96 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMILETTI, SUSANNAH Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $36,835.95 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, TERRI A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $36,835.72 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDKAMINY, SHELBIE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,835.51 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DONNA L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $36,834.65 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, MARY Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,834.60 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENISE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,834.42 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, PAULA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,834.28 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RENEE L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $36,834.00 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARILYN C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,833.69 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJICEK, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,833.48 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEN, JON R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $36,833.07 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, SUSAN Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $36,832.87 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DERRICK S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $36,832.80 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $36,832.74 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $36,832.43 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, SHAWN K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,831.71 Date 12/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALAN R, JR Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $36,831.26 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALD, OPAL L Employer name Essex County Amount $36,831.13 Date 01/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, ERICK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,830.89 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEROW, MARGARET M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,830.89 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, PATRICIA G Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $36,830.88 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, KELLI L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $36,830.68 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, VALERIE A M Employer name Broome County Amount $36,830.22 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KEVIN E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,830.20 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLMER, HENRY J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $36,830.13 Date 03/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LONDON L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $36,829.99 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTO, JOSEPH A, III Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,829.94 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOSEPH E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $36,829.69 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, MAUREEN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $36,829.68 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDO, JOHN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,829.58 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYCE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $36,829.33 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, BONNY LOU Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $36,829.24 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, EMILY L, MS Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $36,829.14 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT H, III Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,829.00 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUSTIN C Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $36,828.98 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIANO, PHILIP Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,828.81 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HREHOR, MARIA T Employer name Broome County Amount $36,828.80 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDON, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $36,828.79 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LINDA F Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $36,828.69 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUNIO, PATRICIA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $36,828.51 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, JACOB A Employer name City of Troy Amount $36,828.16 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, ANIELLO A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,828.00 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RICHARD E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $36,827.81 Date 04/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VILLANO, SETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,827.72 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANO, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,827.72 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, SUSAN M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $36,827.37 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,827.05 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTA, LISA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $36,827.05 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, SANDRA Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,827.03 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MARTHA Employer name Otsego County Amount $36,827.02 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERA, MARIA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $36,826.76 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MANUELA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $36,826.07 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KARRA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,826.05 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLENKAMP, AMANDA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,826.00 Date 10/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, LAURA B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,825.74 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MARLENE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,825.62 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,825.25 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETLAK, PAMELA A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $36,825.16 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIELOCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $36,824.61 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, PATRICK L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $36,824.39 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTINIC, JOY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,824.37 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, JUDITH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $36,824.24 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $36,824.06 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, DENISE M Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $36,824.06 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TERRY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,823.76 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLINGER, RYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $36,823.75 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,823.36 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, JEAN C Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $36,823.20 Date 06/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, REBECCA S Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,823.20 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, JOSEPH V Employer name Keene CSD Amount $36,822.90 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ALBERT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $36,822.76 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALBERO, GREGORY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $36,822.76 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MAXINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,822.60 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CHRISTIE R Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $36,822.15 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COLLEEN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,822.13 Date 02/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JULIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $36,822.10 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, JASON K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,821.82 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOYCE M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,821.69 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ANDREW J Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $36,821.60 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANTINO R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,821.58 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JODI L Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,821.27 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, JUSTIN B Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $36,820.88 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,820.81 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, MARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,820.74 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, PRASHANT K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,820.55 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, MARLENE Employer name Broome County Amount $36,820.53 Date 02/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENGKHAM, ONINO Employer name Broome County Amount $36,820.52 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBETH, ABNER A, JR Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,820.38 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, DIANA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $36,820.28 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System