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 SWINEHART, SHERI L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $36,101.04 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LISA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,101.02 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, WENDOL L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $36,100.95 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JODI A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $36,100.72 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN-SIERADSKI, MORRISA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,100.65 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICK, AMANDA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,100.63 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLAIRD, JAMES R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,100.36 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BROSKY, KEVIN Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $36,100.30 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDO, DONNA S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $36,100.07 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, SANDRA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,099.74 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, AMANDA S Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $36,099.73 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KAREN M, MS Employer name Fulton Community Dev Agcy Amount $36,099.70 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Washington County Amount $36,099.66 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, ANNA-MARIE M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $36,099.63 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JULIEANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $36,099.56 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENHENNETT, THOMAS R Employer name Broome County Amount $36,099.06 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTI, ALAN L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,098.67 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITMAN, ERIC R Employer name Town of Caton Amount $36,098.48 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEENS, WENDY M Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,098.36 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALWICK, ERIN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,098.27 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,098.22 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, TODD A Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,098.05 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, LINDA M Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $36,097.59 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, DAVID C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $36,097.24 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, LAFAYETTE R Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $36,097.13 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JACLYN O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,097.12 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERSKINE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,096.97 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBORN, WILLIAM E Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $36,096.88 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZA, TRACY L Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $36,096.84 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANARO, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,096.55 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROACH, JAMES E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,096.54 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $36,096.50 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCONE, CHERYL A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $36,096.00 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, TRUDY L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $36,095.84 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUANTOCK, ETHAN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,095.73 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, MARIA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,095.34 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEEDULLAH, MOHAMMAD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,095.01 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINE, DIANE M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $36,094.94 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, DENISE G Employer name Orange County Amount $36,094.81 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, KAREN S Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $36,094.34 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, GEORGETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,093.91 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, DIANE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,093.75 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $36,093.70 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLSBURY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Department of State Amount $36,093.50 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NANCY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,093.39 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, WENDY M Employer name City of Utica Amount $36,093.27 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, PIERRE E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,092.87 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENECKE, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $36,092.83 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, ANTHONY B Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $36,092.79 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, THOMAS E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,092.60 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIAN, ZHIEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,092.52 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NANCY V Employer name Orange County Amount $36,092.50 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $36,092.49 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDGLEY, ALLISON Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $36,092.35 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, TONISHA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,092.24 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, SAMUEL Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $36,092.13 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DAVID L, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,092.10 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYHART, JACKIE R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $36,091.50 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, PHILIP N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $36,091.47 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOST, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,091.24 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALKA, STEPHEN Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $36,091.22 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, REBECCA S Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,090.95 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRIFF, DAVID A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $36,090.88 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHERYL M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,090.67 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALISANO, FRANCIS C Employer name Erie County Amount $36,090.46 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, DIGNA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $36,090.23 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLING, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $36,090.10 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, PAULA J Employer name Madison CSD Amount $36,089.92 Date 12/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, STEPHONE K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,089.69 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JON S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $36,089.65 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIELUK, LAURA R Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $36,089.34 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, CATHY L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $36,089.19 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, DARLENE A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $36,089.10 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFALL, DIANNE L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $36,089.01 Date 10/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, DALE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $36,088.65 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTS, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $36,088.50 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, DONNA F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,088.12 Date 11/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, S PENELOPE Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,088.10 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMANN, TERESA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,088.10 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, PATRICIA D Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,088.00 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLAW, AALIYAH K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,087.94 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, JOAN V Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $36,087.60 Date 08/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Owego Amount $36,087.33 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, BERTHA R Employer name Warren County Amount $36,087.27 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LAURIE E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $36,087.12 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JACQUELINE F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $36,086.99 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, EUGENE D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $36,086.98 Date 08/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWICK, THERESA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,086.91 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,086.67 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIERA, EVELYN Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,086.58 Date 06/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $36,086.25 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $36,085.93 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, GREGORY Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,085.89 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD D Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,085.85 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,085.60 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, JANET L Employer name Washington County Amount $36,085.46 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENVER C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $36,085.40 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, SHERLAND M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,085.40 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUL, JEFFREY A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,085.25 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, DENNIS K Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $36,085.09 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System