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 MERRIMAN, CARRIE J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $36,371.25 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDELL, CINDY M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,371.22 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, JULIE A Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $36,370.67 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSEN, SUSAN R Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $36,370.50 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, LESLIE P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,370.43 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAULA E Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $36,370.18 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBURY, RACHEL SMIGIERA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,370.13 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCARA, CAROL K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,369.96 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,369.90 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, TAMARA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,369.81 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASUT, TIFFANY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,369.74 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, SANDRA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,369.65 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKO, EDWARD J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $36,369.65 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, MELANIE S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,369.42 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOFF, MINDY LEE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,369.42 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, TROY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $36,369.33 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOVCHAK, ERIN C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $36,369.10 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DEBORA L Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $36,368.71 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZMAN, DAWN J Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $36,368.60 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUST, THEODORE T. Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,368.34 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, JACQUELINE A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,368.06 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHAD-MICHAEL Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $36,368.04 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMINIAREK, MATTHEW C Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $36,367.86 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLADEN, NIGEL PAUL Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,367.74 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ANA M Employer name Albany County Amount $36,367.72 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAPRIO, RONALD V Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $36,367.44 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SUSAN G Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $36,367.35 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANDRE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,367.35 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKO, SHERYL L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $36,367.20 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BLAKE C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $36,367.00 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIYONAGA, DIANA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $36,366.89 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMAN, LINDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,366.71 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $36,366.52 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSAESSER, ROBERT T Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $36,366.47 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, KENNETH R Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $36,366.37 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGISANO, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $36,366.37 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, JAMES E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $36,366.28 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $36,366.27 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIM, RENEE R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,366.07 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARIS, JUSTIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,366.05 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, TIMOTHY I Employer name Town of Hillsdale Amount $36,365.94 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUMSKY, DEBRA E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $36,365.90 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ERIC T Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $36,365.84 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLY, LORI L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $36,365.84 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENCHICK, KERI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,365.76 Date 03/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHREY, MARILYN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,365.60 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ISMAEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,365.48 Date 11/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICKE, ARNOLD L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,365.25 Date 09/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN-LOVELESS, KELLEY K Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,365.13 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,365.05 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYBERG, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,365.02 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINSON, DE ANNA I Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,365.01 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JAMES M, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,364.65 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, NANCY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,364.49 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, CAROL A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $36,364.44 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,363.97 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBAL, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,363.95 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JUDE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $36,363.54 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, JAMES H Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $36,363.40 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEL, DEANNA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,363.12 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELICK, TRAVIS K Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,362.96 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, YVONNE M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,362.85 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, JO ANN Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $36,362.71 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,362.02 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNELL, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $36,362.01 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDL, HELEN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $36,361.96 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, KAITLYN Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,361.73 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ELLEN S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $36,361.72 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, HEIDI L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $36,361.71 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARYANN J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $36,361.46 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAILSFORD, ALBERTUS Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $36,361.39 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIT, CYNTHIA B Employer name Crown Point CSD Amount $36,360.96 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, KAREN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $36,360.96 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JUSTIN A Employer name Village of Owego Amount $36,360.78 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, FAITH L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,360.74 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TROY L Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $36,360.47 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, MARCUS A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $36,360.22 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANDREW K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,359.80 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, MELISSA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,359.75 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $36,359.60 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, TAMMY M Employer name Genesee County Amount $36,359.07 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, TIFFANY N O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $36,358.97 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CATHY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,358.88 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $36,358.84 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAUX, JON P Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $36,358.58 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOEL L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $36,358.22 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFTIC, THOMAS G Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $36,358.03 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMES, DANNY G, JR Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,357.81 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMUEND, STEVEN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,357.73 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, SHAUNCEY A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $36,357.70 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALICIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,357.46 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, HENRY J, SR Employer name Town of Galen Amount $36,357.26 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, MICHAEL K Employer name Allegany County Amount $36,356.82 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, ALEXIS M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $36,356.57 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURTRY, JACOB D Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,356.19 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, JARED T Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,355.90 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JESSICA A Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $36,355.84 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPER, JAMES K Employer name Town of Little Valley Amount $36,355.25 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILTZ, SUZANNE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,355.02 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAMER, JOAN W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,354.88 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System