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 SANTIAGO, JANELLE Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,250.97 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MICHELLE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,250.92 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOSEPH C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,250.91 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, LINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,250.58 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,250.54 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, ROSE M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $35,250.46 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADU, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $35,250.33 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,250.32 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, CHARLES J Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $35,250.30 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSSICH, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Village of East Williston Amount $35,250.26 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, GAIL D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $35,250.18 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, EILEEN H Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,250.05 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, ANNMARIE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,250.00 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEATH, TANYA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $35,249.95 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOMOS, CHERYL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,249.95 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABINGER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Broome County Amount $35,249.69 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBADA MORA, GABRIELLA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $35,249.67 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, LAWRENCE J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $35,249.52 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, DENNIS E Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $35,249.50 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, AUBREY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $35,249.32 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $35,249.28 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RICHARD E Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $35,249.25 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCHIGNANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,249.11 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNOLA, MAUREEN V Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,248.75 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, MARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,248.53 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, MARY C Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,248.42 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEBELKORN, SHEILA M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $35,248.00 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LA VONNE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,247.71 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,247.21 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODERMATT, ELAINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $35,247.11 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, CRYSTAL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,247.05 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GABRIELE S Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $35,246.95 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,246.95 Date 03/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONIWSKY, HELEN M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $35,246.10 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, IRMA N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,245.79 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SANDRA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,245.74 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLINSKI, DAVID M Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,245.44 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZEL, DAVID J Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $35,245.40 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMAINE, MARJORIE M Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $35,245.20 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $35,245.00 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, SEAN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,244.80 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZO, CHARLES R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,244.64 Date 10/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, KATHERINE V Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $35,244.49 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYRAUCH, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $35,244.46 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MELISSA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,244.26 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, NEIL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,243.87 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, JUAN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,243.85 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, LANCE P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $35,243.76 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARD, STACEY L Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $35,243.56 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DAVID K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,243.44 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, JACALYN K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $35,243.25 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $35,243.21 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,243.08 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGLEY, DOREEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,243.07 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASOLINO, LAURA R Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $35,242.73 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROSA Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $35,242.50 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, ELSA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $35,242.46 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDE, MEHETHABEEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,242.45 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEAL, ERIN N Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,242.36 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMARK, JOHN J, III Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,242.30 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETSY B Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $35,242.28 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRONI, RAHSHINNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,242.11 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKHOLTZ, MARY H Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $35,241.69 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RYAN S Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,241.49 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, SUSAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $35,241.37 Date 02/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABER, ELAINE M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $35,241.10 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN-LEE, CHERYL D Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $35,240.83 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YANGOK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,240.64 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHAT, TAGE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,240.64 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DONALD L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $35,240.49 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $35,240.45 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KRISTI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,240.31 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARGARET A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $35,240.00 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSOLO, DEBORAH R Employer name Ontario County Amount $35,239.92 Date 03/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, SCOTT W Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $35,239.90 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DAVID A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $35,239.64 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORLEY, CHERYL A Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,239.38 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, AURTHUR R Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $35,238.97 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONQUIL, KAY L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $35,238.87 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSCH, MICHELE L Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $35,238.81 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,238.71 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCECCHITANO, SALVATORE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,238.69 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ-MATEO, IRENE X Employer name Orange County Amount $35,238.66 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLMAN, PHILIP J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $35,238.41 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENES, BRENDA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,238.27 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, MICHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,238.25 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, RAYMOND D Employer name Town of Pharsalia Amount $35,238.04 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCULLEN, JAMES Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $35,238.01 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEEN, SHAHEEN R Employer name Town of Tupper Lake Amount $35,237.92 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, BRIAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,237.65 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MELANIE A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,237.07 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, KATHRYNE A Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $35,236.79 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JASON A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,236.70 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIZIENIS, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,236.67 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JODY A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $35,236.62 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAVA, MARY C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $35,236.05 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FONTAINE, JOANNE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $35,235.79 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSWORTH, JAMES E Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $35,235.72 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,235.66 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, TASHA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,235.64 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System