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 CAIN, JOSHUA T Employer name Schoharie County Amount $36,643.11 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMERI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,642.90 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,642.83 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GERALD C Employer name Albany County Amount $36,642.78 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SHEEN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $36,642.66 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, NANCY C Employer name Albany County Amount $36,642.07 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPER, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Amount $36,642.05 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CHARISSA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,642.04 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCHMAN, ELLEN Employer name Great Neck Housing Authority Amount $36,641.40 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANTHONY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,641.37 Date 08/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ERIC P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $36,641.36 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, SUSAN E Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,640.99 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $36,640.91 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, KAREN Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,640.91 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, STEWART G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $36,640.83 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH A Employer name Albany County Amount $36,640.78 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JESSICA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,640.62 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TELENE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,640.38 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIME, GLADY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,640.37 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, TONYA L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $36,640.30 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAMAH-BRIGHT, JACQUELINE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,639.66 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, MARY Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $36,639.57 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LYNN C Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $36,639.53 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, BILLY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $36,639.44 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETT, GAIL A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $36,639.24 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHERISE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,638.98 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, WILLIAM Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $36,638.96 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNIUS, DONALD W Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $36,638.80 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ALEXA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $36,638.65 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SU'A, RUTA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,638.33 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIKE, JOANN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $36,638.14 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,637.82 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TERRANCE V Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $36,637.73 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BOEUF, KEVIN W Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,637.68 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, DARCY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $36,637.38 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Albany County Amount $36,637.20 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARNERD, BARBARA A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $36,637.15 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES W Employer name Town of Maryland Amount $36,636.81 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, LARRYCE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,636.78 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,636.49 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, TINA L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $36,636.33 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, WAYNE J Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $36,636.26 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JULIE R Employer name Broome County Amount $36,635.98 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JENNY E Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $36,635.86 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSHEE, JONATHAN A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $36,635.75 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSHUA T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $36,635.65 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, MARGARET M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $36,634.98 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, AMANDA C Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $36,634.82 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEMEYER, DAVID H Employer name Erie County Amount $36,634.77 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,634.62 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, CARLOS Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $36,634.20 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESS, WAYNE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $36,633.37 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, ROSLYN A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $36,633.33 Date 12/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, PHILLIP L, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $36,633.22 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOSEPH E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $36,633.18 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGARLATA, EILEEN M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $36,633.04 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANG, VANCE HUGH R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $36,632.92 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATHRYN A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $36,632.83 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, JAMES B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,632.80 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DOMENIQUE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,632.74 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $36,632.22 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER, SANDRA J Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $36,632.03 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURLEY, RONALD A Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $36,631.70 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, MICHELE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,631.52 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, JACQUELINE K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,631.17 Date 10/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWITTY, KEITH J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,630.98 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, CYNTHIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $36,630.61 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $36,630.61 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, GARRY G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,630.36 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ELLEN M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,630.33 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILY, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $36,630.12 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGOINE, BECKY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,629.60 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEN, JENNIFER R Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,629.60 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, BONNIE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,629.60 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SION, SHARI A Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,629.60 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JULIE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,629.36 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITTENDEN, SOLANA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,629.32 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JENNIE Y Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,629.06 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, SUSAN A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $36,628.15 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, EVAN M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,628.05 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, LISA M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $36,627.82 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISENBACHER, LINDA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,627.74 Date 09/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIXLEY, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $36,627.36 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIDLAW, CASSANDRA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $36,627.31 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHAM, JEFFREY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,627.14 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, THERESA L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,627.11 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIRGILIO, ADAM Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $36,626.99 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETTEL, LOUIS S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,626.77 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,626.47 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,626.43 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREANEY, MAUREEN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,626.41 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, THERESA M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $36,626.18 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, GARY T, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,625.60 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANT, JANICE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $36,625.57 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, COURTNEY M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,625.57 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBUS, KENNETH A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $36,625.23 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER-MARSH, DONNA M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $36,624.99 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, VALERIE B Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $36,624.80 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Springport Amount $36,624.57 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENING, BRIAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $36,624.51 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System