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 CASHDOLLAR, CAROL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,460.08 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESSLING, KATHERINE E Employer name Seneca County Amount $35,460.04 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIO, CHRISTINA A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,459.93 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, NANCY L Employer name Warren County Amount $35,459.91 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, CALNICKA N Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $35,459.86 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, LUCAS D Employer name Village of Hobart Amount $35,459.80 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEFFREY J Employer name Albany Parking Authority Amount $35,459.61 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $35,459.49 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMSTEDTER, GAIL M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $35,459.44 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, VICTOR O Employer name Addison CSD Amount $35,459.11 Date 11/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, JONATHAN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,458.47 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, ERIN M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $35,458.28 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHAM, SARA E Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $35,458.11 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCALL, JANET M Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $35,457.84 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,457.70 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARCUS C Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $35,457.67 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, SERENA R Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,457.38 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LURDE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $35,457.30 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NEVILLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $35,457.22 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUST, RONALD E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,457.06 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUITT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Westfield Amount $35,457.00 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELBARTH, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,456.89 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,456.56 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUMLOEFFEL, DONNA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,456.46 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, JOSEPH W Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $35,456.36 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, LISA M Employer name Madison County Amount $35,456.19 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJSIAT, ROBERT J Employer name Madison County Amount $35,456.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANSKI, CHRISTINE Employer name Madison County Amount $35,455.96 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, DENNIS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,455.68 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DUC, JEANNETTE Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $35,455.39 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADIE, TYNE K Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $35,455.35 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, DANIELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,455.14 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,454.99 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,454.51 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RUSSELL H Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $35,454.33 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILELLI, DENISE A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $35,454.30 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ROY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $35,454.06 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, PETER L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $35,453.99 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNARD, AMANDA L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $35,453.99 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GILMA C Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $35,453.98 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, LINDA S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $35,453.87 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, SUSAN E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $35,453.26 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, DENICE L Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $35,453.21 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMAL T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $35,452.46 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMANN, KYLE L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $35,452.08 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKO, BOZENA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,451.77 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WARREN J Employer name Town of Richland Amount $35,451.30 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, JEFFREY M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $35,451.21 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, NICOLE L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $35,451.17 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ANA CELIA Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,451.10 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSHUA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,451.00 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTLAND, PRISCILLA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,450.97 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAFER, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $35,450.64 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, HENRY, III Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $35,450.55 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,450.52 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $35,450.04 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOSEPH W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $35,450.00 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,449.92 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,449.87 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDING, DERRICK M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $35,449.45 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCARO, MARY BETH Employer name Education Department Amount $35,449.43 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, DOMINICK A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $35,449.31 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, GALE G Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $35,449.10 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $35,449.09 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, BRADLEY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $35,448.80 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELLEN M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $35,448.78 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULLAR, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $35,448.39 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, NICOLE A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $35,447.87 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, JANET M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,447.65 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCASSES, DAVID E Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $35,447.11 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $35,447.10 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSORD, SARALYNN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,446.95 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONNA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $35,446.95 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, TERESA H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $35,446.86 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONU, CYNTHIA Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,446.49 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, NORA C Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $35,446.34 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTEL, JENNIFER L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $35,446.00 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, CAROL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,445.76 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCY, PHULBERT Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,445.52 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOHANNA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $35,445.48 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ANTHONY R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,445.36 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, REGINA L Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $35,445.13 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, TAY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,445.06 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSON, DENNIS A J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $35,445.00 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELUCH, CHRISTINE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,444.90 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCINSKI, PAUL K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,444.89 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CHARLES L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,444.89 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA-PADULA, CHRIS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,444.89 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARK K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,444.89 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DANIEL T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,444.89 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTLE, JUDE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,444.89 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,444.89 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, EMILY L, MS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,444.89 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, RYAN R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $35,444.89 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXBURGH, ANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,444.85 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, JACQUELINE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,444.57 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLE, ELLA M Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $35,444.30 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, JOSHUA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,444.23 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LATOYA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,444.17 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JIMMY R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $35,444.10 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System