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 GANDHI, GREENISHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,952.22 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIT, DOROTHY A N Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $35,952.08 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIE G Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $35,952.01 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIETTI, LUCILLE E Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $35,952.00 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSELLE, KURTIS A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,951.90 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISZ, SARA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $35,951.09 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNEY, BEVERLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,951.09 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $35,950.89 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAKOMIHALIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,950.80 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ANASTASIA Employer name Albany County Amount $35,950.64 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, ANNEMARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,950.58 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ANGEL L Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,950.49 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSON, SHARON A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,949.50 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLES E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,949.49 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, MOIRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,949.47 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILLO, MONICA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,949.45 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEANNA M Employer name Albany County Amount $35,949.27 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, LUKE W G Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $35,949.27 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Town of Clarendon Amount $35,949.21 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,949.17 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ARTHUR M Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $35,949.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, DEMETRIUS D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $35,948.78 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGINS, MARK W Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $35,948.24 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETTI, WANDA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $35,948.20 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS J Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,947.39 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCHU-RICOTTA, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,947.38 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTOR, TODD M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $35,947.10 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, PAUL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $35,946.83 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKARDO O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,946.79 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JENNIFER M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $35,946.78 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRATZKY, LISA L Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $35,946.69 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWAK, MICHAEL E, SR Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,946.59 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JOSHUA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,945.82 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLER, CAROLINE W Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $35,945.78 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, ANNE V Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $35,945.74 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $35,945.57 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, MICHELLE A Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $35,945.38 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of State Amount $35,945.31 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,945.22 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULEK, ANIZIA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,944.86 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,944.62 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KEVIN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $35,944.53 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSHT, GINA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,944.41 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JILL S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,944.11 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, AARON J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,944.03 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JOSEPH W Employer name Erie County Amount $35,943.67 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, DENISE L Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $35,943.30 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKER, GRETCHEN D Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $35,943.00 Date 02/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,942.93 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEBORAH Employer name Webster CSD Amount $35,942.92 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARO, KIP A Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,942.88 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, NANCY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,942.76 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $35,942.52 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KIM M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $35,942.31 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELEY, STACEY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,942.28 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, EILEEN M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $35,942.20 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KELLI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,942.18 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK-SHULER, LESA J Employer name Broome County Amount $35,942.14 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHERYL L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $35,942.13 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, KENNETH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,941.69 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBIODA, MARGARET Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,941.65 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Newark Amount $35,941.62 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, ROSA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $35,941.18 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKS, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Lima Amount $35,941.14 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUMKES, KAREN A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $35,940.70 Date 05/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, KIVA A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $35,940.48 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Greene County Amount $35,940.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, BRUCE A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,939.85 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONWICZKA, JAMES R Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $35,939.52 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CAROL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,939.32 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BRENT K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,939.23 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LESTER G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,939.22 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHEY, BARBARA L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $35,938.64 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASCIK, JULIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $35,938.59 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARIA N Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $35,938.33 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIENZLER, LISA M Employer name Broome County Amount $35,937.92 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTES, LISA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,937.60 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIOLE, JOSEPH P Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,937.35 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, DENNIS L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,937.34 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, KAREN Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $35,937.25 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIALIZ, BLAIR M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $35,937.20 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPLER, BRETT A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $35,937.02 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMUCCI, TAMMY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,937.01 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, CRAIG A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $35,936.70 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-CHAMBERS, MELISSA L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $35,936.54 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ARLEEN T Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,936.22 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TYLER G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,935.99 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JASON S Employer name Essex County Amount $35,935.78 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, BRIAN J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $35,935.65 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVIN, LORI Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $35,935.42 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MATTHEW Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $35,934.98 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBECK, PATRICIA J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,934.66 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STACY A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,934.66 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIANCE, VICKY L Employer name Town of Bath Amount $35,934.22 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ANTONIO Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $35,934.11 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, SCOTT J Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $35,934.10 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, BETTY A Employer name Orange County Amount $35,934.01 Date 11/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, THERESA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,933.95 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, DAVID R, JR Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $35,933.75 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JULIA A Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $35,933.69 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System