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 SWEENER, NANCY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,427.21 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, AMY S Employer name Albany County Amount $36,427.01 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, MICHAEL, III Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $36,426.90 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWAR, KIFLAY T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,426.66 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELSKY, CHAD E Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,426.24 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACTER, BRIDGET J Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $36,426.17 Date 04/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LA'NETTE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $36,425.92 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,425.80 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JOHN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,425.60 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, SARAH C Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,424.91 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPNER, ASHLEY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,424.88 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, SHARENA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,424.87 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, KELLY A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,424.50 Date 02/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALM, JOSEPH A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,424.22 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SUSAN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,424.05 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DANESSA I Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,424.00 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORETTI, THOMAS A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $36,423.72 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMONS, CHRISTINE D Employer name Erie County Amount $36,423.65 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEILER, SHARON Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $36,423.51 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,423.05 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, LYNN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,422.62 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORFIELD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $36,422.45 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGISI, STACY C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,422.40 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ADRICOK M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,422.17 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $36,422.08 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMPLET, PHARA M Employer name Broome County Amount $36,421.99 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $36,421.64 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ALEXANDER J Employer name Orange County Amount $36,421.51 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, LORRI L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,421.30 Date 03/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTBOURNE, RAHSAHAN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $36,421.14 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORGE, TAYLOR R Employer name Orange County Amount $36,421.10 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, FLOYD L, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,420.95 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, BRIAN S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,420.93 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, TRACI J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,420.90 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, DIANE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,420.73 Date 03/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOE, TRACEY A Employer name Washington County Amount $36,420.69 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, EMILY T Employer name Washington County Amount $36,420.68 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERT, DAVID T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,420.23 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DIANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,420.13 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CAROL A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,420.10 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, VIRGILIO S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,419.93 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKRAM, KARIN S Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $36,419.72 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, JONATHAN F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $36,419.26 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCIO, LAWRENCE N Employer name Department of State Amount $36,418.72 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMP, LAURIE J Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,418.40 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, NICHOLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,418.17 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOLINNE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $36,418.16 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, BEATRICE M Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $36,417.82 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KAREN A Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $36,417.82 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBOW, FAITH A Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $36,417.80 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBERT, KRYSTINA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,417.68 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUGATS, MARY-JO Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $36,417.60 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, LORI A Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,416.52 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVEL, FRANK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,416.38 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGEANT, JOAN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $36,416.12 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONTIVERO, ERNESTO Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,415.52 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $36,414.82 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRITTANIE A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $36,414.68 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, CASSANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,414.12 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCELLI-O'BUCK, DENISE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,414.09 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUIVEL, BRYAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $36,414.01 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, LAURA J B Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $36,413.93 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, SANDRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,413.88 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, WENDY S Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,413.64 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIN, PENNY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,413.64 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $36,413.62 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WALTER J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,413.50 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALTON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,413.40 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, VERONICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,413.16 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DEBORAH D Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $36,412.85 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Owego Amount $36,412.57 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIOLI, CATHERINE A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $36,412.49 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, NICOLE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,412.36 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, STARR V Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,412.18 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JEAN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,412.16 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JUDY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,412.16 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLE, LAURA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,412.16 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MARY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,412.16 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, DENISE I Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,412.16 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, RICHARD S Employer name Broome County Amount $36,411.92 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, TRACEY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,411.73 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, DANIEL L Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,411.72 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, LARA K Employer name Erie County Amount $36,411.11 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNESSA, KAREN E Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $36,410.99 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUTIER, KATHY A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $36,410.95 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGADAMO, KARLA Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $36,410.92 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTINA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,410.72 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMIE R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $36,410.50 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,410.49 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, LINDA M Employer name Washington County Amount $36,410.38 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, ERICA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,410.30 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, PAULA D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $36,410.07 Date 09/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEISTEIN, SANDRA Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $36,409.68 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ-ARADIO, BETSY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,409.50 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LARRY M, JR Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $36,409.07 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MBA, NWAMAKA D Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $36,409.06 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, PATRICIA A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $36,408.67 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, JANET L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,408.48 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, AMANDA M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $36,408.27 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPP, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $36,407.93 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System