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 OSTERBROCK, JOSEPH A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,740.42 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, MICHELE H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,740.40 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARYANN G Employer name Village of Athens Amount $36,740.33 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTAINO, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $36,739.88 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRENTON P Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $36,739.65 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, MARGARETH Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,739.57 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, THERESE S Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $36,739.42 Date 11/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SAMUEL C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $36,739.39 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATONE, MARIA E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $36,739.34 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,739.10 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IWANIW, IRENE A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $36,739.07 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TERESA M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,739.06 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCKERT, MELISSA D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $36,738.89 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, LYNNE A Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $36,738.57 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $36,738.56 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIEL, RENEE M Employer name Village of Perry Amount $36,737.71 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ADRIELE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,737.36 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANA Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $36,737.13 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHY, JEFFREY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $36,737.11 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, BRIDGET B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,737.09 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, ANDRES L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,735.86 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRIL, CHRISTINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,735.78 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, MARK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,735.78 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JESSICA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,735.78 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDIE, MICHAEL H Employer name Walton CSD Amount $36,735.53 Date 03/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, DENNIS R Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $36,735.03 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWENTYMAN, DAN T Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $36,735.02 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTAR, ANNMARIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $36,734.97 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZENRATER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $36,734.79 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,734.72 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCHARD, LINDA J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,734.67 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, WALLACE N, III Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,734.47 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JAYSON F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $36,734.21 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELSON, MELISSA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,734.13 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LEOBARDO Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $36,733.89 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DAVID A Employer name Town of Broome Amount $36,733.78 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, KATHLEEN P Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $36,733.61 Date 12/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ROSEANN C Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $36,733.38 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, SEYON L Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $36,733.38 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LAKEISHA Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,733.25 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,732.72 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFLORE, REGINALD C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,732.62 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELFRESH, MICHIKO H Employer name City of Olean Amount $36,732.48 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TRACEY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,732.20 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOGUE, JENNIFER E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,731.88 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAGNA, COLLEEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,731.86 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, SUSAN A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,731.85 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGGERT, TIMOTHY K Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,731.80 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, DORIS J Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $36,731.56 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAATEN, ALICIA L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $36,731.43 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, FRANCES M Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $36,729.24 Date 08/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, GLENN R Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $36,728.37 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTE, GINA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $36,728.33 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, CYNTHIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,728.32 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, LANA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $36,728.06 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABB, MIRIAM D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,728.03 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, DULCE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,727.73 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUES, ANTONIO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $36,727.64 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, YUDERKA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,727.49 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFOGLIA, AUGOSTINO J Employer name Erie County Amount $36,727.42 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRA, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,727.39 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMP, RAYMOND G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,727.30 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRENDA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,727.28 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, LORA C Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $36,727.15 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AIDA D Employer name Orange County Amount $36,727.09 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROSA P Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $36,727.05 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, INEZ P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,726.70 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SUSAN A Employer name Lyncourt UFSD Amount $36,726.34 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOMSKE, DEBRA A Employer name Albion CSD Amount $36,726.24 Date 03/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $36,726.19 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOUZA, STEPHEN N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $36,726.04 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, MARCEL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,725.90 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KRISTEN N Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,725.82 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CARMEN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $36,725.79 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LOUISE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,725.70 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRIGLIANO, KELLY A Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $36,725.07 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGENTI-JONES, SHEREE A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $36,724.97 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, EILEEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $36,724.93 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFE, KYLE S Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $36,724.76 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, JUSTIN L Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,724.05 Date 09/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BARBARA M Employer name Jefferson CSD Amount $36,724.05 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JAMES W Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $36,723.91 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOAH, BONNIE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,723.82 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSINSKI, LINDA E Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $36,723.70 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELOU, ATHINA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $36,723.58 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANEY, NEIL H Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,723.50 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUR, MYKOLA Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $36,723.45 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDELL, BRIAN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,723.34 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SHIRLEY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,723.25 Date 05/12/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, ASUNCION Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $36,723.16 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, DWIGHT R Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $36,723.10 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, HANNAH K Employer name Town of Gates Amount $36,723.08 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, CLEVIS F Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $36,723.00 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALE, LOU N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $36,722.95 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANANEY, PATRICIA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,722.78 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $36,722.70 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, JUDY L Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $36,722.21 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD-COOPER, MICHELLE R Employer name Education Department Amount $36,721.62 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, RACHEL B Employer name Wyoming County Amount $36,721.60 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDREI, EVA T Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,721.02 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System