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 HOYLE, ROBERT A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,660.08 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $36,660.00 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MARTIN, ERIN M Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $36,659.91 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, JOHN E Employer name Otsego County Amount $36,659.85 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHNO, ELAINE V Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $36,659.68 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DENNIS Employer name Erie County Amount $36,659.54 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINEAU, JAMES M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,659.44 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, CARLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,659.22 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, SEAN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,659.09 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOAN M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $36,658.97 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MELISSA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,658.84 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, ETHAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,658.48 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, JAMES Employer name Town of Ischua Amount $36,658.19 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $36,657.99 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, MARK D Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $36,657.91 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANGELA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,657.84 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, GARY Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $36,657.75 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JESSICA Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $36,657.66 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, CAROLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $36,657.59 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, TRAVIS W Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,657.24 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDAU, THELMA L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,656.93 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DENEAN E Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $36,656.93 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, ROSEMARY Employer name Victor CSD Amount $36,656.16 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZ, LORI J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $36,655.97 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLEY, TAMMY S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $36,655.82 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, NANCY C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $36,655.76 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SAMANTHA D Employer name Erie County Amount $36,655.55 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLI, FRANK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,655.41 Date 12/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOYLASS, KERWIN A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $36,655.33 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRUCE A, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,655.14 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, NANCY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,655.04 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, TERRI M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,655.04 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, DONNA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,654.83 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LINDA S Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,654.78 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, KATRENA L Employer name Broome County Amount $36,654.66 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, RYAN P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $36,654.34 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, THEO M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,654.29 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIA, THERESA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,654.24 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, DONALD L Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $36,654.22 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, CAROL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,654.16 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFEE, JEAN M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $36,654.15 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, EDWIN J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $36,654.06 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHARLENE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,653.94 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUDILL, JENNIFER M Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,653.88 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,653.36 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JIMMY Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,653.30 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, MARY E Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $36,653.26 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, TERRYLYNN Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $36,652.90 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEVIN D, JR Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,652.88 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, DARWIN Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,652.75 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, JENNIFER I Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $36,652.62 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $36,652.38 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISACKY, JEANNE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,652.15 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOAL, BRIAN J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $36,652.08 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, BEVERLY J Employer name Erie County Amount $36,651.84 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, ANA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $36,651.56 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUCHE, JESSE J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $36,651.30 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, RICKY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,651.23 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, TRACIE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $36,650.98 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $36,650.93 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOLEDA, OSCAR O Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $36,650.76 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUILAN, SONIA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $36,650.66 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RION P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,650.35 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEYL, SHEILA P Employer name Village of Broadalbin Amount $36,650.10 Date 05/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, WILLIAM P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,650.00 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLAGE, AMANDA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,649.40 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MICHELE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,649.26 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYARK, LAURIE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $36,648.89 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $36,648.57 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PRISCILLA L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $36,648.49 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERLING, TINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,648.43 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELUTA, CATHERINE L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,648.37 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICA, DEBRA A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,648.15 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XAVIER, AJITH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $36,648.04 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, TESSA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,648.01 Date 09/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMETLER, KIM M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $36,647.99 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLE, DEIRDRE A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $36,647.99 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,647.93 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DAWN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,647.37 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUQUER, SERENA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $36,647.22 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYETTE, JEANNINE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,647.11 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIONTECK, DAWN M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $36,647.00 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLES, KEVIN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,646.64 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, DANIEL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $36,646.60 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, DORIS L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,646.58 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, REBECCA E Employer name Albany County Amount $36,646.39 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOK, CHRISTA M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $36,646.37 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDSCHEIN, ANNETTE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $36,646.21 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, PETER J Employer name Town of Ischua Amount $36,645.85 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, GAIL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $36,645.71 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, PATRICIA F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $36,645.56 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,645.35 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTER, CATHERINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,645.27 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, JODY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,644.62 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZACUA, MATTHEW J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $36,644.53 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DOUGLAS J Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $36,644.52 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, KEITH F Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $36,644.09 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, TONI M Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,643.71 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJDER, JEFFREY S Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $36,643.21 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, APRIL E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $36,643.19 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System