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 BURT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,780.71 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARGO, MARTHA L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $35,780.64 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJ, SARAH E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $35,780.45 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,780.44 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, ASHLEY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,780.07 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSMEAD, SANDRA Z Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,779.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTEILLER, NANCY E Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $35,779.81 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, ERIC J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,779.80 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBRENNER, RAINER J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,779.57 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMERY, MARY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,779.34 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISNESKI, CHRISTI L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,779.24 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, ERIC Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,779.18 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSHANE, LOIS A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,779.11 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARIE A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $35,778.84 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $35,778.08 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, PATRICIA D Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $35,777.84 Date 09/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSKOT, STANISLAWA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $35,777.67 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCIO, AMELIA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,777.63 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, JENNIFER R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,777.62 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, KRISTINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,777.39 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, BRIAN C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $35,777.27 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JODY M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $35,777.21 Date 07/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATAYDE, NOEMI Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $35,777.07 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANKLIN D Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $35,776.90 Date 10/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEATMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,776.90 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, AARON J Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $35,776.89 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $35,776.43 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,776.23 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,776.03 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, MICHAEL J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $35,775.82 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, REBECCA F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,775.79 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI IANNE, JUANITA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,775.70 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPENING, DEBORAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,775.68 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MARY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,775.66 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, GISSEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,775.61 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, MELISSA J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $35,775.27 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TRACY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,775.21 Date 07/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEBER, ANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,775.18 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODINE, GREGORY Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,775.08 Date 04/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KRISTEN M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $35,774.90 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, TOLAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,774.66 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, SUSAN M Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $35,774.66 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANA W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,774.58 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JASON K Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $35,774.57 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARK S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,774.31 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, AMY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,773.68 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARCHIONE, KAREN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,773.23 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, JENNA L Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,773.17 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDIO, THOMAS D Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $35,772.81 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBORAH J Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $35,772.40 Date 10/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, BETHANN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,771.84 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, PRISCILLA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,771.68 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OURSLER, JOANN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,771.43 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LEANNE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,771.36 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, SARAH R Employer name Village of Holley Amount $35,771.23 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMSON, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,771.18 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKERVILLE, TERESA J Employer name Town of Eden Amount $35,771.17 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, PATRICK F Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $35,771.09 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, NATHAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $35,770.84 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMAN, ROBERT LEE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $35,770.82 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGBAUM, KYLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,770.56 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUTER, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,770.55 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSCH, PENNY Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,770.15 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $35,770.12 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LEIGH Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $35,769.82 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEGER, PAUL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,769.76 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBADY, AMIR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $35,769.40 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, DEANNA M Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $35,769.29 Date 02/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DAVID T Employer name Steuben County Amount $35,769.23 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, FRANCISCO L Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,769.17 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MARIE E Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $35,769.00 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCA, DOREEN S Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,769.00 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KEITH C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,768.87 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPIN, JAMES D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,768.85 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINELLI, LENA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,768.61 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVENS, LENORA A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $35,768.29 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPAR, CLARE Employer name Broome County Amount $35,768.08 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTER, CAROL J Employer name Broome County Amount $35,768.08 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,768.00 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, MARY M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $35,767.90 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METYJAS, MICHELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,767.80 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGISON, RONALD L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $35,767.22 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSSNER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,767.20 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, JENNIFER A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $35,767.17 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDEN, JARRETT J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,767.16 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KAREN K Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $35,767.11 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NYDIA E Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $35,767.06 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, QIANA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,766.98 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, DONNA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,766.85 Date 10/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLOFF, CYNTHIA Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $35,766.73 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, RONALD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $35,766.68 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, KAYLA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,766.55 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLMAN, SHIRLEY M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $35,766.36 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GRACIELA M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $35,766.10 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, FARIDE V Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $35,766.07 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ANGEL Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $35,766.05 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WADE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,765.80 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHEYDEN, BETH E Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,765.43 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, KAREN E Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $35,765.19 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, LEANNA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $35,765.01 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System