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 EMERSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $36,624.48 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLACE, PIERRE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $36,624.28 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAQVI, TARANNUM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,623.90 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFSTEIN, MITCHELL C Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $36,623.62 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,623.60 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DENNIS J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $36,623.50 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSTLAW, PATRICK M Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,623.17 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, LISA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $36,623.14 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTANI, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,623.01 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTO, ANTHONY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,622.51 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, KERRY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,622.48 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, WILLIAM T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $36,622.18 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, GAIL M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $36,622.12 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILFRED T, JR Employer name Village of Mcgraw Amount $36,621.93 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RONNY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,621.73 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWELL, STEPHANIE H Employer name Montgomery County Amount $36,621.61 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, CHERYL Employer name Warren County Amount $36,621.61 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORME, SUSAN M Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $36,621.28 Date 02/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, MARY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,621.19 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CHARMESE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $36,620.83 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMANN, ELIZABETH A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $36,620.20 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $36,619.97 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTHON, CURTIS R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,619.97 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELANSKEY, MIRANDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $36,619.63 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, DEBORAH A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $36,619.51 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, JOANNE L Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $36,619.19 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVE J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $36,619.19 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, CATHERINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $36,619.05 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $36,619.03 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, GIUSEPPE Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $36,619.02 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIPIETRO, LISA M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $36,618.49 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, JULIANA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,618.40 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, PATRICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $36,618.32 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELEVAN, ZVI H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,617.56 Date 05/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZWORTH, JUDY A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $36,617.46 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ALEXANDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,617.10 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, DAWN L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,616.90 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGLEIN, MATTHEW C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $36,616.86 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMRILL, LORRAINE Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $36,616.83 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, MELITTA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,616.52 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SARA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,616.52 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARAH C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,616.40 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SCOTT M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $36,616.34 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,616.33 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $36,615.98 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTORNO, KELLIE L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $36,615.78 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, SCOTT K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,615.57 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, BRENNEN S Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $36,615.46 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, FERNANDO Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $36,614.91 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLBERG, NICHELLE Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $36,614.85 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, RITA V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $36,614.82 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,614.60 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOW, PAMELA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,614.48 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KATHRYN D Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $36,614.35 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, RICHARD F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $36,614.35 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BONNIE J Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $36,614.15 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ORIAN A Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $36,613.64 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONALD O, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,613.21 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,612.96 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, BONNYCE C Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $36,612.81 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKERT, CAROLINE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,612.68 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,612.67 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $36,612.16 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, STEVEN W Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,612.02 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $36,611.87 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, ERIK C Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $36,611.59 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADASZ, ILONA K Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,611.38 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEFFRY Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $36,611.01 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, CINZIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $36,610.95 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKHAUSER, JACOB W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,610.42 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, QUINCY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,610.21 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULDINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $36,610.01 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, CYNTHIA J Employer name Warren County Amount $36,609.89 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILL M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $36,609.69 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOANNE A Employer name Warren County Amount $36,609.60 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMANZOR, SALVADOR A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $36,609.55 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,609.24 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, ERNEST R Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,609.21 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $36,608.81 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLO, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,608.79 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, DESIREE L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $36,608.69 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIALEK, MARY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,608.16 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, DIANE R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $36,608.04 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, JOHN C Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,607.87 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, MARCIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,607.73 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, JANET T Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $36,607.34 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, JEFFREY L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $36,607.04 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVIDINI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $36,607.00 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JILL M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $36,606.35 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ANGELA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,606.34 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSI, GIRIJA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,606.11 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADALLAH, DENISE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $36,605.91 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JENNIFER D Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $36,605.52 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIND, GRETCHEN A Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $36,605.28 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMAN, EMILY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,604.89 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, GREGORY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $36,604.45 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREULICH, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $36,604.43 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPI, MICHAEL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,604.27 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-BRISMAN, PATRISIA Employer name Department of State Amount $36,604.16 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMQUIST, SUSAN B Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,604.01 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System