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 LOOMIS, DIANNE R Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $35,422.86 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MARY V Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $35,422.78 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CARL R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $35,422.67 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, IAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,422.57 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, STEVEN G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $35,422.56 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHEY, ROBIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,422.56 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $35,422.42 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILERS, LAUREN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,422.24 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOTA, TINA L Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $35,422.04 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NATASHA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,421.81 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, LLOYD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $35,421.75 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRANS, LISA S Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,421.52 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DAMME, PEGGY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,421.52 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREED, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,421.38 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, SANDY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,421.32 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, REGINALD T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,421.17 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRUH, PATRICIA A Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $35,421.17 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,420.86 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRASAMMI, ANGELICA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,420.80 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGEL, DARYL J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,420.53 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ERIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,420.38 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONK, JON C Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,420.15 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, CHERYL J Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $35,419.90 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WANDA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,419.76 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, ANGEL S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,419.65 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUJEAN, APRIL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,419.38 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKETT, NORMAN W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $35,419.21 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DRESAR, TRACY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,419.17 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, LISA A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $35,419.04 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIX, LANSING G, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $35,418.69 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JOSHUA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,418.62 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, CAROLINE M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $35,418.21 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, PAMELA J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $35,418.05 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, JUANITA J Employer name Washington County Amount $35,418.03 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, SAMMY C Employer name Albany County Amount $35,417.71 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, ADAM R Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,417.66 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELLEY, DERREK S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $35,417.49 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAS, ELTON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,417.45 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPARI, DEBBIE A Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $35,417.28 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, JEFFREY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,416.78 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAT, MARY K Employer name Homer CSD Amount $35,416.54 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,416.50 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTERSBY, JAMES R Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,415.84 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, NANCY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,415.84 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, EDWARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,415.84 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, CHEVON M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,415.84 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, ANTHONY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,415.84 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTAUR, JOHN F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,415.84 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, JAMES W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,415.76 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $35,415.75 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KENNETH P Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $35,414.19 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, ALLISON C Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,414.03 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECK, MARK A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,413.88 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVENDA, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,413.85 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEZ, ALBA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $35,413.66 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALBOUF, STEPHEN A Employer name Madison County Amount $35,413.36 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CEDRIC C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $35,412.97 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, HENRY F, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,412.58 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOORDAYAL, SANTKUMAR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $35,412.02 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, SUE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,411.87 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MARY P, MS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,411.69 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIAN, SCOTT M, SR Employer name Town of Corning Amount $35,411.13 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, THERESA I Employer name Albion CSD Amount $35,410.95 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDT, WILLIAM J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $35,410.43 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTUS, JANET M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $35,409.94 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRARY, BRENDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,409.56 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAAH, BRANDON S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $35,409.53 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JASON F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,409.52 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, TRICIA A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $35,409.43 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, KELLY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,409.35 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,409.18 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALD, CINDY L Employer name Essex County Amount $35,409.08 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, BENJAMIN P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,409.02 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZ, ALEXIS K Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,408.35 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, ALEXANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,408.27 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, MALLORY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,408.21 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTOR, ALLAN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,408.14 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JUSTIN Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $35,407.57 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, BRYAN S Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $35,407.52 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, HEATHER B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,407.39 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, LISA A Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $35,407.16 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPORACE, SHANNON M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,406.94 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, NORMA J Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $35,406.87 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOSHUA G Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,406.56 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, CAROLYN M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $35,406.26 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARAN-MC GRAW, CATHY M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $35,406.26 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALEN, JEAN A Employer name Broome County Amount $35,406.00 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, SUZANNE L C Employer name Yates County Amount $35,405.86 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, CHRISTEEN F Employer name Yates County Amount $35,405.86 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARABLE, DEAN A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $35,405.56 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, ANN E Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,405.12 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PENNY A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $35,405.11 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHARLES W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $35,404.97 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ERIN E Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $35,404.90 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, JOHN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,404.62 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATON, NATHANIEL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,404.62 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIQUES, ERIC L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,404.62 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ABIGAIL E Employer name Batavia Housing Auth Amount $35,404.59 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRYSTAL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,404.56 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $35,404.36 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System