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 GARDNER, GUY S Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $36,225.63 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PHILIP P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $36,225.56 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCZCIWINSKI, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,225.15 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, DEBORAH J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $36,225.12 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ERIN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,224.81 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIA, ROBERT L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,224.79 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTIS, LENA K Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $36,224.74 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, SANDRA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,224.33 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHOUR-LOCKRIDGE, NONA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,224.17 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUHUTH, DONNA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $36,224.02 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZ, LINDA A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $36,223.79 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, GEORGE B Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $36,223.76 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,222.85 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDANO, ERIDANIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,222.69 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYETTE, DONALD J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,222.61 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSEFA Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,222.32 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAVA, JULIA G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,222.16 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ELLEN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $36,221.82 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSE, PETER D Employer name Newark CSD Amount $36,221.81 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,221.50 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, ANITA Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $36,221.45 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QADIR, CHRISTINE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $36,221.09 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROW, JOHN A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $36,220.76 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINEMAN, KELLY A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $36,220.67 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, HARRISON H, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $36,220.59 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERMUTE, JAMES P Employer name Candor CSD Amount $36,220.45 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARES, MARIA T Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $36,219.98 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, PAULETTE W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $36,219.77 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MELL, DEBBIE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,219.76 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RONALD E Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $36,219.55 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERER, KAREN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,219.35 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SHAWN C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $36,219.31 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRSCHING, TAMARA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,219.25 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATO, NANCY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,219.03 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, GWENDOLYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,219.00 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, ANDREA S Employer name Erie County Amount $36,218.97 Date 01/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOSINO, JAMIE R Employer name Erie County Amount $36,218.92 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JAMES A Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $36,218.86 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKETIC, STEVEN R Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $36,218.74 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAREMA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $36,218.43 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, KAREN S Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $36,218.27 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KATHLEEN T Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $36,218.27 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, GARY A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $36,218.04 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, GEORGIAN Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,217.97 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBU, PAUN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,217.79 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NORSTRAND, EVELYN M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $36,217.71 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAZO, RICHARD A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,217.67 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORBA, KATHERINE T Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,217.42 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTOR, BRYAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $36,216.83 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDERBURN, MAXCETH D Employer name Albany County Amount $36,216.80 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLGEGA, XHEVAHIR Employer name Albany County Amount $36,216.76 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JASEN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,216.69 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, BRIAN J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $36,216.67 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARTIN J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $36,216.67 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ALANNY Employer name Erie County Amount $36,216.53 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSHEIMER, ANTHONY P Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $36,216.48 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, MARK J Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $36,216.35 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, NIKI L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,216.07 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome County Amount $36,216.00 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, EDRA LYNN Employer name Department of State Amount $36,215.90 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUDY A Employer name Cortland County Amount $36,215.67 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULESTIA-RECALDE, LIDYA Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $36,215.67 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, MELANIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,215.61 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINGHER, DANIEL A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,215.51 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JULIE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $36,215.40 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACHMANN, COREY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,215.21 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRENDA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $36,215.08 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGACE, NICOLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,214.57 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, BERTHA E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,214.30 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JONATHAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,213.91 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, RICHARD A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,213.88 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMECK, KRISTINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,213.84 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, THOMAS V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,213.82 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, CHARLES T, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,213.76 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISTOR, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $36,213.68 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSSNER, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Tioga Amount $36,213.34 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RUTA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,212.77 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,212.62 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, TERRENCE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,212.50 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, JESUS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $36,212.49 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDINGER, LAURA E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $36,212.39 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, AIMEE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $36,212.03 Date 04/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIEWICZ, DONALD Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,211.85 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, JOAN Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $36,211.78 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUNGIS, TAMMY L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $36,211.71 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORT, DEBRA S Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $36,211.42 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAWAY, MICHAEL C Employer name Cortland County Amount $36,211.05 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEEL, MARK E Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,211.00 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, KRISTEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,210.51 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, DEANNA Employer name Erie County Amount $36,210.44 Date 09/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, LORI T Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $36,210.20 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, DONALD W Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $36,209.55 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUPELLA, JOHN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $36,209.40 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, JOAN E Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $36,209.27 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $36,209.26 Date 05/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DIVA L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $36,208.95 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHWORTH, LAURA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $36,208.54 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, DONNIE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,208.44 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, HENRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $36,208.07 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, SANDRA K Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $36,207.67 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System