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 CUMMINGS, DONNA M Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $36,503.28 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORT, GREGORY S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,503.08 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, AMBER R Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $36,503.00 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $36,502.98 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGEL, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $36,502.63 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KIMBERLY J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,502.63 Date 07/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JOHN F, SR Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $36,502.36 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, ROBIN J Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $36,502.15 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $36,502.11 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIKOWSKI, THOMAS D Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,501.94 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CINDY A Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $36,501.61 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, GIUSEPPE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,501.42 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, JUDY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $36,501.39 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, SEAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,501.07 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DAVID W Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $36,500.79 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, NATHANIEL W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $36,500.68 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMES, CORINA M Employer name Village of Port Dickinson Amount $36,500.14 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHIS, DONALD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,500.08 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, CINDY M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $36,499.97 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DIXON D Employer name Essex County Amount $36,499.96 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, DENNIS F Employer name Orleans Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $36,499.92 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MICHAEL D Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $36,499.70 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,499.41 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, SUSAN Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $36,499.40 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, TAMMY L Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $36,499.19 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ELIZABETH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,499.15 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COUGHNETT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $36,498.66 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTUL, PETER A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $36,498.55 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, JOHN P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $36,498.52 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEGIER, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,497.92 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRIMMON, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $36,497.83 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUZANNE K Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $36,497.83 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, SHAWN M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $36,497.74 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARO, JAMES P Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $36,497.74 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,497.62 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEICHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,497.25 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, WILLIAM E, II Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,497.13 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ALFORD Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $36,496.99 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAMENT, GWEN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $36,496.98 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,496.85 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PENNY S Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $36,496.51 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, MARILYN T Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $36,496.44 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOUDE, HENRY J, JR Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $36,496.16 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, NANCY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,496.16 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADER, LILY R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,496.00 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECH, CAITLIN P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $36,495.15 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGATUSO, TONI A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,495.01 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, BRADLEY L Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $36,494.95 Date 08/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, KATHLEEN R Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $36,494.87 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLAW, TAMMYRRIAH K, MS Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,494.81 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, SANDRA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $36,494.75 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CELIA M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $36,494.47 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DESTINA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,494.30 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIOU, EMMANUEL P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $36,493.83 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, VALERIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,493.80 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, SHERRY L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,493.40 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, RAYMOND E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $36,493.29 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, DAVID L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,493.20 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, LESLIE R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $36,493.02 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, RICHARD A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,492.72 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAERTL, ZACHARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $36,492.50 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCANNON, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,492.19 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, SARAH O Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $36,492.06 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, SAMANTHA A M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $36,491.87 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LORELLE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,491.83 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIERE, CLAUDIA N Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,491.65 Date 04/17/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, KEITH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $36,491.48 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, KENDAL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $36,490.93 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RICO, AMANDA RENE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,490.85 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, KEITH P Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $36,490.58 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, DONNA B Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $36,490.58 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, JOYCE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,489.90 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, GEORGE T Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $36,489.83 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,489.79 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $36,489.74 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, ROGER J Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $36,489.70 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYPKEMA, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $36,489.58 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, DOLORES M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $36,489.51 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNIE, JOHN C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,489.41 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $36,489.36 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, KEVIN R Employer name Washington County Amount $36,489.27 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, KAREN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,489.26 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, LINDSAY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,489.13 Date 06/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGAUD, JOANIE R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $36,488.71 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, JOHN A Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $36,488.64 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, SUSAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,488.51 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSANG, SIU N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,488.46 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGLER, ROGER J Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,487.89 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REU, WENDY L Employer name Village of Northville Amount $36,487.63 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, LENA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,487.62 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ESPERANZA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $36,487.32 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, GEORGA A Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $36,487.09 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, JO-ANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,486.89 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, JUDITH F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,486.42 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, TANJA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,486.28 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOW, ELIZABETH M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $36,485.91 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PAUL H Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,485.90 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENSEL, SCOTT P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,485.89 Date 12/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAULA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,485.59 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $36,485.42 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System