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 HALES, JEREMY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $36,169.48 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, NATHAN T Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $36,169.48 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, DANIEL L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $36,169.48 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SARAH E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $36,169.48 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TAMARRA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $36,169.48 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANJAC, AMIRA Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $36,169.28 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, DOREEN A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $36,169.23 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGELDINE, SHARON L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,169.23 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADAL, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $36,168.98 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEKO, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,168.95 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Aurora Amount $36,168.83 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, DOROTHY J Employer name Broome County Amount $36,168.79 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPIONE, CYNTHIA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $36,168.50 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, MATTHEW E Employer name Albany County Amount $36,168.17 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JASON L Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,168.00 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,167.99 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TARA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,167.96 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $36,167.69 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYSS, GENEVIEVE K Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $36,167.40 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBEO, SHARON A Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $36,167.21 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, DANIELLE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,167.01 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, COLLEEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,166.92 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHAPELLE, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $36,166.72 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, SUSAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,166.59 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMLIN, KAREN A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $36,166.58 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, NOREEN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $36,166.42 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, WILLIAM C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $36,166.22 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, KYLIE R Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $36,166.18 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LELAND J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,166.15 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDOVICO, FRANK Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $36,165.64 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELINIS, EILEEN Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $36,165.54 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, JOHN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,165.32 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGTS, THERESA L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $36,165.25 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAURA A Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,165.14 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLI, NINA G Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $36,165.00 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDIOSI, FRANK F Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $36,164.74 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MATTHEW R A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $36,164.71 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SHAKEEMA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,164.67 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,164.36 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASIEWICZ, DEBORAH J Employer name Madison County Amount $36,164.22 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROBIN L Employer name Madison County Amount $36,164.20 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Madison County Amount $36,164.19 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZA, BARBARA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,164.16 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, GILBERTO Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,164.03 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, GEORGIANNA Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $36,164.02 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOWAY, CARLOTTA Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,164.02 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDRA, GAETANO GUY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $36,164.00 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, VICTOR M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,163.84 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PATRICIA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $36,163.62 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $36,163.56 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JOHN V Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $36,163.02 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, CODY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,162.83 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMAN, WENDY E Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $36,162.79 Date 03/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KENDRA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,162.69 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERE, BRADLEY A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $36,162.63 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEAU, TERRENCE J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $36,162.23 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBAY, BARBARA J Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,162.21 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ-BUCNAILITO, CINTHIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,162.15 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,162.13 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, KATHLEEN E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,161.91 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, KAREN A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $36,161.83 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, SUZANNE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,161.80 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, CARI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,161.74 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHELLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,161.55 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODMAN, CARLTON R, JR Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,161.20 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, JEAN A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $36,161.16 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, AMY M Employer name Washington County Amount $36,161.11 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, JO ELLEN Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $36,161.07 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, ANN T Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $36,160.98 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFFENRIED, KATHERINE S Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $36,160.50 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLIS, TERRY W Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $36,160.37 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAROL E Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $36,160.15 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAS, AMANDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,160.09 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, MARGARET R Employer name Erie County Amount $36,159.71 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, TAMMY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,159.57 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESS, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,159.56 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NICHOLE M, MS Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,159.31 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, DONALD G Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $36,159.04 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPE, KAREN L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $36,159.00 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGES, BETH S Employer name Chemung County Amount $36,158.94 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, JAY D Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $36,158.89 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-BODIE, LINDSEY M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,158.80 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, NADINE A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,158.51 Date 11/14/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHARLES J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,158.45 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY R Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $36,158.42 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, MARIA A Employer name Wyoming CSD Amount $36,158.16 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALONEK, MICHELE L Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $36,157.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, TRACY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,157.38 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL-KELLAR, CHRISTINE Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,157.36 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL TORO, DANIEL Employer name Orange County Amount $36,157.21 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $36,157.11 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $36,156.76 Date 05/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, ANTHONY R Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $36,156.12 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, COREY R Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $36,155.79 Date 02/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ANGUS A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $36,155.77 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIER, MARIE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,155.62 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUBELLA, LEE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,155.21 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, ROSA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $36,154.65 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, MARY M Employer name Town of Urbana Amount $36,154.24 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JAY P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $36,153.89 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System