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 PERSONS, CASSANDRA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,532.54 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, AIRICA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,532.40 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPKOWSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,532.39 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,532.31 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARK J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,532.10 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKMAN, DEANNA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $35,531.87 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, PATRICIA A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $35,531.12 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA-VERA, JESSICA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,531.10 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CYNTHIA R Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $35,531.08 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, COLLEEN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,530.98 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, JANINE M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $35,530.82 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, DEBORAH M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,530.75 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, KRISTI M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,530.50 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTI, PETER A Employer name Village of Russell Gardens Amount $35,530.47 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, REBECCA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,530.45 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRADO, MATTHEW C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,530.26 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY-PALMER, LAUREEN L Employer name Town of Webster Amount $35,530.21 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DONALD P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,530.02 Date 08/24/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WARREN S, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,529.76 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, VINCENT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,529.68 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID P, II Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,529.58 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PATRICIA S Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $35,528.96 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTES, DENISE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,528.72 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCARE, DAREL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,528.48 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $35,528.35 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, KAREN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $35,528.21 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMCHUK, PETER F Employer name Schoharie County Amount $35,528.16 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMCZAK, DIANA LYNN Employer name Education Department Amount $35,527.90 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGHANY, JACQUELYN A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $35,527.88 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JENNIFER S Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $35,527.72 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAFIEL, ANITA P Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $35,527.68 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENTIER, PATRICK W Employer name City of Utica Amount $35,527.66 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,527.65 Date 04/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCOMB, BLANCHE E Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $35,527.42 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKMAN, SANDRA L Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $35,527.30 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, DANIEL C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,527.21 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLO, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,527.12 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHELLE J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $35,526.93 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBSCHER, KATHRYN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,526.78 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFARO, STEPHEN B Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $35,526.44 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISSER, RICHARD C Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,526.00 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, DONNA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,525.62 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, NATALIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,525.58 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTENCHIK, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $35,525.51 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESS, AMY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,525.40 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURKOGLU, ASLI A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,525.14 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KEVIN C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,525.07 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELIJAH Q Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,524.98 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELLO, JOSEPH L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $35,524.43 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEL, LYNN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,524.12 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY A Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,524.03 Date 10/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, SLADE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,524.03 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAF, JANET A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,523.80 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBROSKY, MEREDITH A Employer name Town of Keene Amount $35,523.67 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $35,523.65 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, TAMMI Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,523.52 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS VOGT, SANDRA J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $35,523.50 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, NATHAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,523.35 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, GERALD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,523.12 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAYER, TERRY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,523.00 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTE, CHERYL M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $35,522.59 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCATO, KRISTINA M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $35,522.50 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBALLEIRA, MARGARET A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $35,522.49 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVOL, CARLOS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,522.48 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PHILIP J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,522.28 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, MICHAEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,522.16 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, LOUIS M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $35,521.98 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TYRICE N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $35,521.98 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RYAN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $35,521.81 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RANDY J Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $35,521.15 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, MARYLISA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $35,521.14 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMPERT, CARRIE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,521.02 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMO, ANGELA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,520.82 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLATT, CHERYL L Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $35,520.80 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAIBREAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,520.58 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, RACHEL A Employer name Holley CSD Amount $35,520.50 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, REBECCA A Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $35,520.31 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Broome County Amount $35,520.30 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCURACHIO, FRANK J Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $35,520.27 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, SARAH L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,520.18 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGINS, BERNARD L, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,520.17 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WENDY A Employer name Washington County Amount $35,520.10 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOP, AMY E Employer name Village of Islandia Amount $35,520.00 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,519.19 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, HERBERT O, SR Employer name Malone CSD Amount $35,518.28 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, AUSTIN J Employer name Town of Warren Amount $35,518.28 Date 08/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $35,517.66 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELDERKIN, JULIE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,517.66 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZ, MARGARET L Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,517.57 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, PHYLLIS A Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,517.42 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $35,517.11 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULMORE, CORNELIA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $35,516.88 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIENDO, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $35,516.39 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, MARGARET A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,516.18 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGRODZKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,515.73 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SHAVONNE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $35,515.71 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWERKEN, SHARON A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,515.68 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRULYK, ANATOLIY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,515.59 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, KENT J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $35,514.92 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOETTLER, ARI D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,514.43 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System