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 STEVENS, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Western Amount $35,184.33 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRINGTON, JOHN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,184.24 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, SUSAN E Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,184.24 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNIS, RONALD C, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,184.22 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, GISELLE R Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $35,184.03 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA, PAULA S Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $35,183.83 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, LUZ E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $35,183.82 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTERY, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,183.62 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KEVIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $35,183.36 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE ONDRACEK, ROCHELLE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,183.00 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, JAMES H Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,182.91 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIS, KRISTIN L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $35,182.90 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JEFFREY C Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $35,182.83 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, LELAND S Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $35,182.58 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,181.91 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, NORMAN P Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $35,181.84 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNEBAUM, MARYOLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,181.81 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNCHMAN, RENEE C Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $35,181.68 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DOUGLAS E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,181.68 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,181.43 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCCOLERI, ELAINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,181.36 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDS, JACLYN E Employer name Department of State Amount $35,181.18 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, CATHERINE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $35,181.10 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTEEN, HERMAN Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $35,180.82 Date 03/05/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLO, MAEGHAN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,180.59 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PATRICIA Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $35,180.47 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYAK, SEEMA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,179.76 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,179.21 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTY, JEREMY L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,178.90 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, KATHLEEN E Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $35,178.80 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Highland Amount $35,178.78 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANJANETTE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $35,178.76 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, DIANE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,178.70 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LINDA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $35,178.60 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, HEATHER L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,178.04 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLIMO, MARILYN A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $35,177.97 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDO, GRACE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $35,177.88 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTO, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,177.75 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PONCEAU, ELAINE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,177.54 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MATTHEW H Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $35,177.13 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JEAN M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,177.13 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LIVERES, SHEROD D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,176.80 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUINEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $35,176.69 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, MYA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,176.36 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICIA S Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $35,176.32 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $35,176.15 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNTZ, MARY J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $35,175.78 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SHYIESHA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,175.63 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHURA, CARL S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $35,175.26 Date 04/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROCHO, GONZALO Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,175.19 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,174.80 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, WENDI S Employer name Steuben County Amount $35,174.49 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, ALLISON B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,174.15 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, SHANNON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,173.88 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, JILL S Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $35,173.68 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, SARAH H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $35,173.21 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, MACKENZIE P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,173.15 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACORTA, MARGARITA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $35,172.61 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, FRANK B Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $35,172.43 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JEANETTE C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $35,172.32 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREISLER, MENA M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $35,172.15 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSARDO, TERESA A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,172.00 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, JOHN E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $35,171.74 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GIBBON, GAYLA N Employer name Walton CSD Amount $35,171.63 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, GEORG Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $35,171.36 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESIELSKI, JAMES F Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $35,171.06 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JORGE L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $35,170.97 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, KAREN C Employer name Broome County Amount $35,170.86 Date 03/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DANIEL Employer name Broome County Amount $35,170.63 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPASNIAK, RYAN J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $35,170.57 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,170.20 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, CHANA B Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,170.07 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, ELIZA G Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,170.00 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, SHERRY M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $35,169.74 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, VIRGINIA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,169.71 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $35,169.44 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTUONO, LAURA Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $35,169.07 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DIANE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,168.44 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY-CUTLER, PATRICIA Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $35,168.04 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYKSTRA, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,167.08 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLIETO, MARK Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,166.55 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DONALD J Employer name Town of Conesville Amount $35,166.46 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, VERONICA J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $35,166.35 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, NOHEMI Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $35,165.96 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, VERN I, JR Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $35,165.80 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPYLE, RICHARD C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,165.63 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHELLIE A Employer name Warren County Amount $35,165.63 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMOE, STEVEN T Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $35,165.00 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CHARLES B Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $35,164.96 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,164.66 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RISA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,164.50 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MARK C Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,164.43 Date 03/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKISSON, GLENN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,164.26 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBOTH, DONNA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,164.19 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, KELLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,164.13 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JOEL Employer name Erie County Amount $35,163.96 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIECKE, KATHLEEN F Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,163.96 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, GLORIA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $35,163.83 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS-DI FULIO, NANCY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,163.82 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, PAUL M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $35,163.81 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System