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 CURTH, DENISE A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $35,748.80 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, KURT B Employer name Town of Owego Amount $35,748.40 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, ROSALINA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $35,748.34 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE, ERIC J Employer name Orange County Amount $35,748.29 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANA, JOHN J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $35,748.07 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOLA, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,747.81 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOS, DEBRA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,747.52 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOMEY, STEPHEN B Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $35,747.52 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, BRUCE E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,747.16 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O NEIL, GEORGE F, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,747.06 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASH, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,746.88 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, JEREME P Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $35,746.57 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, FRANK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,746.56 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, JOANN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $35,746.56 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGAN, GREGORY W Employer name Town of Walton Amount $35,746.28 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CARLTON L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,746.27 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HAOXIAN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,746.00 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEDZIONA, BARBARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,745.92 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEL, SHARI L Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $35,745.59 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, SARAH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,745.57 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,745.52 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,745.48 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUF, LYDIA J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $35,745.42 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSSER, MEGAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,745.41 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, LUKE E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,744.44 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, JENNIFER A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,744.44 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KRISTEN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,744.09 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARABULA, RICHARD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $35,743.66 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, JANELLE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,743.58 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MAXINE P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,743.54 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JEAN C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $35,743.37 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDOWNE, MARVIN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $35,743.32 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, RANDY L Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $35,743.31 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, SARAH Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $35,743.13 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, KAREN L Employer name Bath CSD Amount $35,742.67 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, RYAN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $35,741.91 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIBUCCI, MELANY A M, MS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,741.83 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEY, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,741.68 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARAGLIA, SHEILA M Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $35,741.49 Date 10/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACORTA, MIGUEL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $35,741.40 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNATARO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,741.03 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $35,740.66 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUZANNE Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $35,740.55 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, JOANNE P Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $35,740.51 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAKA, AMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,740.48 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROYLD, DOROTHY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,740.42 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ELIZABETH S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $35,740.22 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $35,740.00 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARIO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,739.54 Date 01/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RILEY, SCOTT B Employer name Village of Glen Park Amount $35,739.39 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,739.09 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CINDY L Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $35,739.07 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBLE, MARY J Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $35,738.92 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAS, SHELLEY L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $35,738.87 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILE, TOMI Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $35,738.76 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SHERRI A Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $35,738.66 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $35,738.58 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, BRANDON K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,738.34 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, ANGELA J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $35,738.18 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, JOHN M Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $35,737.89 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, MARGARET C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $35,737.76 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $35,737.31 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,737.27 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, MICHELLE J Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,737.23 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBROGNO, JOANNE M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $35,737.15 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SARAH L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $35,737.01 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACUCCI, SANDRA A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $35,736.54 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Clayville Amount $35,736.05 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER-BEHLING, WENDY K Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $35,735.93 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINONE, MARIA R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $35,735.85 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, MARCIE L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $35,735.74 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZUK, THERESA M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,735.49 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, SYLVIA S Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $35,735.48 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELANIN, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,735.41 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTEN, ALVIRA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,735.29 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIMOLA, ADRIANO A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,735.28 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VARENNES, THEODORE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,735.13 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, WILLIAM F Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $35,735.13 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANSMAN, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,735.11 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLE, WILLIAM P Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $35,734.98 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANSON, DANIEL E Employer name Greenway Conservancy Amount $35,734.81 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, NOREEN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,734.79 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,734.63 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELY, BRENDA Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $35,734.45 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBERS, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $35,734.26 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACANIN, ADMIR Employer name City of Utica Amount $35,734.25 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, EVELYN R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $35,734.16 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAWER, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,734.06 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAS-NWAIJI, DONNA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $35,734.01 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, GARY Employer name Village of Avon Amount $35,733.91 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENBERG, MELISSA A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $35,733.65 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUGLIA, CRAIG A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,733.57 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELIN, JESSICA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,733.57 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, HEATHER A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $35,733.36 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDEN-LUSSIER, MICHELE A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $35,733.08 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNIAK, ALAN H Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $35,733.02 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, KENDAL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,732.66 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, JILL Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $35,732.64 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DIANNE E Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $35,732.51 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, EDWARD J Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $35,732.42 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System