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 CORNELL, BETTY J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,785.46 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DEBORAH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,785.46 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, CAROL A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,785.46 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATELITZ, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRO, DIANE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JUDITH J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,785.46 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KAREN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINSTON, JANICE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, MARION T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SUSAN MARY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRY, NANETTE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBAUER, VIRGINIA H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIZER, DIANE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSILLO, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKELBAAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, MARY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSE, CHERYL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, JAMES E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, DEBRA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, ROSEANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICH, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,785.46 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RUSSELL R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,785.46 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACELRATH, RICHARD B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,785.46 Date 12/16/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, LUZ Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,785.46 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BONNIE S Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAROWSKI, WILLIAM W, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KELLY Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARIE D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,785.46 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JUDITH E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, SHERRE L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $36,785.46 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $36,785.46 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $36,785.46 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHEILA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, KAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPILLO, DEBI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, SANDRA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, LYNN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 02/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CARLTON A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKEL, WILLIAM F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, DORA G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, SHERRILL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, FELINA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CHERYL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LOIS M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, LISA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, ADRIENNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEWERS, MARK L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KENNETH T Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZORISCHAK, ANDREW T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $36,785.46 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBURDI, MARTHA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $36,785.46 Date 11/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNIN, THERESA M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,785.37 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURO, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,785.36 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Education Department Amount $36,785.36 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTECKI, SHIRLEY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,785.14 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADHURST, TAMMY D Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $36,785.13 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLL, LAURIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $36,785.12 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, JENNIFER D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,784.94 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,784.56 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINO, RHONDA F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,784.31 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EDNA Employer name Albany County Amount $36,784.25 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, HEATHER L Employer name Albany County Amount $36,784.24 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, LINDA J Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $36,784.16 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ZAGO, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $36,783.90 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MONTIE C Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $36,783.79 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOURSE, CATHY A Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $36,783.62 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVER, LORRAINE K Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $36,783.39 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKARD, KAREN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,783.28 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, MARIE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $36,783.25 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BARBARA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,783.06 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,782.87 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, MARGARET M Employer name Education Department Amount $36,782.76 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, ANNE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,782.74 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFF, CECILIA L Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $36,782.63 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIKEMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $36,782.56 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, VICTORIA K Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $36,782.49 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, KENNETH G Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $36,782.23 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DAVID K Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,781.99 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGO, JILL A Employer name Greene County Amount $36,781.75 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, GREGORY D Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $36,781.70 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADING, KAYLEE E Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,781.62 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, BRIAN M Employer name Warren County Amount $36,781.51 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANICE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $36,781.44 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRUDA, ROBIN L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $36,781.37 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,780.98 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MINN, CHAD Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $36,780.60 Date 08/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $36,780.59 Date 05/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, FRANK E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $36,780.51 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDRIEAU, WILFRED R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,780.26 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, DIANNE T Employer name Greene County Amount $36,780.15 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROS, GREGORY Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,780.11 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,779.77 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System