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 SCANLON, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,163.54 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, KIMBERLY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,163.46 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, LARRY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,163.41 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MELISSA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $35,163.28 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILFEARD, DEBRA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $35,163.16 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROOSEVELT D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,162.98 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,162.88 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LINDA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,162.86 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NANCY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,162.71 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHRISTINE L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $35,162.65 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLOWSKI, LINDA LEE Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $35,162.62 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABE, DANIEL M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $35,162.47 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MARIE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,161.76 Date 03/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJCAR, ANGELA M Employer name Orangeburg Library District Amount $35,161.75 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,161.55 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, ABIGAIL R Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $35,161.40 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGENIS, JOSEPHINE A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,161.20 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERBECK, JUDITH R Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $35,161.18 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JESSICA A Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $35,160.69 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, BRENDA L Employer name Madison County Amount $35,160.44 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILSON, SPINKS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,160.26 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, JAMIE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,160.25 Date 10/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TAMMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,160.12 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MICHAEL R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,160.01 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MADELINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,159.82 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC, GABRIEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,159.07 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, GLENDA J Employer name Broome County Amount $35,158.81 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISELE-JOHNSON, KRISTEN J Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,158.25 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ESTHER I Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $35,158.21 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, ELLEN G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,158.03 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, TOMASINA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,157.69 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,157.69 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LAURIE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,157.66 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, JASON J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,157.58 Date 07/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, RYAN G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,157.21 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, AUDREY A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,157.17 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, DONNA M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $35,156.99 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUPNER, VALERIE A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $35,156.45 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRINGER, KRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,156.30 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, WILLIAM D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $35,156.24 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SYNTA Employer name Erie County Amount $35,156.17 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, ANTONIO M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,156.07 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARO, TRACY A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,155.94 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, PAMELA R Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $35,155.68 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, PAMELA A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $35,155.55 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KITTY KAY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,155.33 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, KIMBERLY L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $35,155.29 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GREGORY L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $35,154.96 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, DOREEN M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,154.94 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, TRACY L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,154.74 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ALTAGRACIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,154.50 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ANN M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $35,154.14 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $35,153.94 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DONALD F Employer name Town of Little Falls Amount $35,153.68 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, JOHN A, II Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $35,153.25 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, MARK W Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $35,153.24 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, LAURIE A Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $35,153.14 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, JUSTIN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $35,153.01 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVELS, JEROME E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,152.90 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MICHELE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $35,152.80 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTINGER, BARBARA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,152.63 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, PAMELA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,152.61 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARLENA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $35,152.49 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODE, ALEXANDER K Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $35,152.23 Date 05/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, ROBERT M Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,152.21 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, CHAD M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $35,151.96 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHEIM, ALLEN R Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $35,151.71 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINNEY-GAYLE, ROSLYN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,151.43 Date 02/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEININGER, TAMMY A Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $35,151.36 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARIN, TEMIKA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,151.25 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, PETER J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,151.09 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, SHERRI A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $35,150.67 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA R Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $35,150.64 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, CHELSEA M Employer name Essex County Amount $35,150.60 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SHELBY A Employer name Greene County Amount $35,150.38 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETI, ANNE M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $35,150.13 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVASO, PEGGY K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,150.05 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $35,150.02 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNE, STEPHEN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,149.91 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, BRETT F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,149.77 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, NATALIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,149.20 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUCIUNAS, BARBARA E Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $35,148.98 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, CAMILLE A Employer name Madison County Amount $35,148.85 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KATHLEEN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,148.52 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $35,148.44 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, DONNA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $35,148.42 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDDEN, CAITLIN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,148.42 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MATTHIAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,148.42 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, DAVID A, JR Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $35,148.27 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, LYDIA N Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $35,148.18 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JILL C Employer name Town of Ira Amount $35,148.02 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LOIS M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,147.95 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARIA L Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $35,147.89 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDARIO, JAIME A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,147.82 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, JESUS A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $35,147.11 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULESKI, YVONNE A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $35,146.81 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, RICHARD E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,146.77 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, JOETTE M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $35,146.77 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JOSHUEL L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $35,146.75 Date 08/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHNOUTKA, MARCIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,146.66 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System