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 AHLERS, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,535.42 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURO, PAMELA T Employer name Education Department Amount $35,535.42 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON LINDEN, JONATHAN L Employer name Education Department Amount $35,535.42 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, SUZANNE I Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,535.42 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBER, DONNA E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,535.42 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $35,535.42 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHLANIE, THERESA L Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,535.42 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,535.42 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ERIN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,535.32 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAWN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,535.24 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,535.17 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, APRIL M Employer name Education Department Amount $35,535.14 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, JOHN M, JR Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $35,535.07 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITH, STEPHANIE L Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $35,535.06 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, UTA U Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,535.06 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRADLEY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,535.06 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,535.06 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, KATHRYN J Employer name Education Department Amount $35,535.06 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MILTON L Employer name Education Department Amount $35,535.06 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $35,535.06 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSER, BRYAN W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,535.06 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ANDREW B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,535.06 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEMONT Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,535.06 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIVA, MARIE A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $35,535.06 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SERIO, REBECCA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,535.06 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DICK, KIMBERLY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,535.06 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, KAREN H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CINDY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,535.06 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HEIDI S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,535.06 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,535.06 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JODY H Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,535.06 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, PHYLLIS A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,535.06 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, JENNIFER J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, COREY D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $35,535.06 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, ANGELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERTEL, DONNA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,535.06 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, DEBORAH D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,535.06 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, LINDA M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $35,535.04 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOHN S Employer name Erie County Amount $35,534.94 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JACOB F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,534.89 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NATTEN, HERBERT H, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,534.86 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SUZANNE T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,534.80 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, LORIANN J Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $35,534.80 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIONTECK, SUSAN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,534.70 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, DEBORA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,534.70 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY O Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONMILLER, CHARLES K Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,534.70 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, WAYNE P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODUTI, LEONARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,534.70 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DONALD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,534.70 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAN, JENNELL E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $35,534.70 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $35,534.70 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLONE, CAROL A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMERY, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $35,534.70 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MEGAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, FRANCES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,534.70 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, RITA M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $35,534.70 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JANINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,534.70 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSON, INGRID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.70 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIZA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.70 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICO, LINDA J Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDER, LINDA S Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.70 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ADELE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $35,534.70 Date 06/26/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, KEVIN F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $35,534.70 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD-SMITH, LYNDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,534.70 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINBACH, JAMES B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,534.70 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCENSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,534.70 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, GLORIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,534.70 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, COLLEEN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,534.70 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,534.70 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBENGUTH, JILL M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $35,534.70 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHARON L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,534.70 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVY, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,534.70 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, JOSEPH M Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.68 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITTO, ROBERT J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,534.66 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTASKI, AMANDA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,534.64 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, JANICE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,534.34 Date 09/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,534.32 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RACHEL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,534.32 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISULK, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of State Amount $35,534.32 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOS, RONALD L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $35,534.32 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRLEE, KAREN L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $35,534.32 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, ALFRED W, JR Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $35,534.32 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIK, MEGAN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $35,534.32 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPINS, CONCETTA Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.32 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBRIGHT, ERWIN W Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.32 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, KAREN A Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.32 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CLIFTON E Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.32 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATE, SUSAN L Employer name Education Department Amount $35,534.32 Date 04/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANNETTE J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $35,534.32 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, EILEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $35,534.32 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASON, MEGAN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $35,534.32 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUPICA, DANE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,534.32 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KARI L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,534.32 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,534.32 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EJBISZ, LINDA R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,534.32 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System