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 HOWARD, DONALD L, JR Employer name City of Watertown Amount $36,284.18 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAARUP, SUZANNE S Employer name Education Department Amount $36,284.12 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-PARCHUE, NAKISHA L Employer name Westminster Comm Chart School Amount $36,284.04 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $36,283.74 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELKER, BROOKE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,283.63 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOA, JENNY A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $36,283.50 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, JAMES R Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $36,283.26 Date 12/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DONNA D Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,283.25 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIANO, JULIE Employer name Greene County Amount $36,282.88 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHEIRO, TIFFANY R Employer name Essex Soil,Water Cons District Amount $36,282.81 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AVERY, ROBERT C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $36,282.80 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, JEFFREY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,282.79 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, DAVID R Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $36,282.04 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGTLI, CHERYL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,281.50 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, CHARLES P Employer name Village of Forestville Amount $36,281.29 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSEILLANT, FRANCHETTE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $36,281.19 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, KATHERINE-ANN H Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $36,281.06 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, BETH E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $36,280.82 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, BRANDY K Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $36,280.63 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, AMBER L Employer name Village of OriskaNY Falls Amount $36,280.55 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, IAN J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $36,280.37 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMER, PATRICIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $36,280.37 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MALINDA L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $36,280.37 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, JOHN O Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $36,280.37 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTON, DAVID M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,280.37 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DANIELLE E Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,280.08 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, DOREEN C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $36,280.00 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $36,279.73 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, RENEE L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $36,279.63 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KELLY R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $36,279.40 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, FRANK C, IV Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $36,279.04 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGIANO, FRANK F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $36,278.58 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLES, BRETT D Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $36,278.55 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCORPUS-ASHCRAFT, ERLINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,278.48 Date 07/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUDITH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,278.44 Date 09/22/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, MICHAEL A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $36,278.16 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, REGINA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,277.63 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, ZACHARY D Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,277.44 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SONIA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,277.44 Date 12/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIX, VICTORIA L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $36,277.40 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITEO, BRANDON Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $36,277.16 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JAMES Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,277.10 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, FRANK P, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,277.06 Date 03/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORIS, MARY SUE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,277.04 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREAT, ADRIAN M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $36,277.02 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KIM J Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $36,276.98 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, CRYSTAL Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $36,276.89 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, BRIAN S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $36,276.84 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, SHERRY A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $36,276.79 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CLARE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,276.78 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARY E Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $36,276.68 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILIO, DONNA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $36,276.49 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, LISA M Employer name Department of State Amount $36,276.43 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICARDI, AMY D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,276.31 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, SUZANNE D Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $36,276.24 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUCCIO, DEBORAH L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $36,274.99 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, JESSICA R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,274.86 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, LISA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,274.63 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKAVAGE, LYNDA M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $36,274.52 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSWELL, DIANE M Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $36,274.43 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERPOOL, CRESCENTIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,274.27 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, JOSEPH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,274.11 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TERRENCE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $36,274.00 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGDOFF, JESS L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,273.87 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIAN Employer name Greece CSD Amount $36,273.82 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLENE D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $36,273.81 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, PROVIDENZA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,273.71 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LESLIE W Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $36,273.60 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSLEIGH, KATHERINE I Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $36,273.37 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, LENKA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $36,273.11 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, MARTHA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,273.04 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CARMEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,272.86 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DEBRA E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $36,272.72 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA CAMERA, FRANK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $36,272.68 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, MARY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,272.33 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINER, JENNIFER L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $36,271.93 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,271.90 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALICIA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,271.80 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, HOLLY R Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,271.22 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRITO, ANGELA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,271.15 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CARYN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,270.84 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, JOSEPH H Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,270.37 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBLET, THOMAS B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,270.22 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBELL, STACY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,269.28 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, JESSE G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,268.86 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, KATELYN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,268.47 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, ROBERT V Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $36,268.35 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLER, EDWARD W, SR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $36,268.19 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, CHARLES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,268.14 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, MATTHEW E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $36,268.08 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALECKI, MARIUSZ Employer name Islip Terrace Fire District Amount $36,268.06 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTER, ANGELA C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $36,267.92 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GINA V Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,267.88 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DEIDRE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,267.88 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, JULIUS C Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $36,267.66 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, SUSAN A Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $36,267.42 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGARO, LAURA A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $36,267.39 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODOWSKI, JUDY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,267.19 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENER, FRANCES M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $36,267.19 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, JORDAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $36,266.74 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System