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 NOCE, JOSEPH T Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,129.97 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, FERNANDO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $35,129.62 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, WILLIAM M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $35,129.25 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, STEVEN F Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $35,129.03 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATMEYER, JOHN H Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,128.80 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, SHERRI L Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $35,128.61 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, MELISSA A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $35,127.68 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, WALTER D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,127.16 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LYNNE O Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $35,126.53 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPRANO, SUSAN P Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,126.25 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, MARY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,126.20 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,126.11 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCHUK, JODI L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $35,126.00 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, NOELLE PYZNAR Employer name Four County Library System Amount $35,125.71 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DANIEL C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $35,125.66 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VANESSA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,125.57 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELICE, TOMASINA R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,125.48 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $35,125.20 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,125.16 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOMRO, MELISSA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,125.04 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $35,124.98 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $35,124.84 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, OAKLEY, III Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $35,124.76 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, IRIS M Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,124.68 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DREW E Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $35,124.67 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRAL, OSCAR F Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $35,124.37 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, LEROY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,124.20 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ALAIN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $35,123.88 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERARDINIS, DOUGLAS M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,123.46 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAETH, GABRIELLA E Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,123.16 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CAROLYN Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,123.11 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, JUDITH I Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $35,122.98 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEL, SAMI Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,122.87 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, SHERRI A Employer name Albany County Amount $35,122.82 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, MOIRA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,122.66 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, RALPH W Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $35,122.57 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALCHAND, JASMATTIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,122.33 Date 01/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASARELLA, GRAZIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $35,122.25 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAL, KELLY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,122.00 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUCKETT, DEBBIE A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $35,121.90 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDELL, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,121.86 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRIDGET C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,121.84 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINS, KAREN A Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $35,121.84 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, HEIDI L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $35,121.55 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, PAUL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,121.35 Date 12/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEL, TINA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,120.58 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, TIMITRA N Employer name Education Department Amount $35,120.48 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $35,120.43 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNIFER L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,120.39 Date 08/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, JEANINE Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $35,120.20 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINSTRIE, NATALIE Employer name Orange County Amount $35,119.38 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MEGAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,119.35 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KATHY A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $35,119.31 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, LORI L Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $35,119.00 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRO, CHRISTY C Employer name Essex County Amount $35,119.00 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JONATHAN Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $35,118.91 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAITE, STEPHANIE N Employer name Madison County Amount $35,118.82 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, GAIL H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,118.58 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, BENJAMIN T Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,118.48 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEAU, VIRGINIA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $35,118.17 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, BRIAN P Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $35,117.63 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, MARIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,117.48 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTOIK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,117.37 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $35,117.34 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, TALIA A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $35,117.21 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEVEN C Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $35,117.20 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBROOK, AUDREY A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,117.17 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULETTE, SUSAN M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $35,117.06 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALIOTI, DONNA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $35,116.96 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,116.84 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRING, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $35,116.76 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPERS, JACOB E Employer name Newark CSD Amount $35,116.66 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURA, BROOKE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,116.65 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, TONIA Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $35,116.51 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENNIG, SANTA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $35,116.40 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,116.27 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JEFFREY C Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $35,115.77 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHWINKEL, KIMBERLY D Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.61 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, JOYCE M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.60 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSMANN, JEAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.58 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWA, AMY L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.56 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, APRIL L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.56 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKLEWICZ, ANTOINETTE M, MS Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $35,115.55 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JILL M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $35,115.48 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMARA, JEANNE T Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $35,115.42 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTENS, TERRI L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.32 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, BEVERLY I Employer name Erie County Amount $35,115.32 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOFF, CHARLES Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,115.31 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEMEL, BARBARA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,115.26 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODAGLI, KRISTINE Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $35,115.19 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTER, CHELSAE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,115.00 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILING, MARY R Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,114.98 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, HELENE E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $35,114.95 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBERER, LUBA Employer name Erie County Amount $35,114.73 Date 04/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIE, JULIANNE V Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,114.67 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $35,114.66 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,114.66 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MICHAEL P Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,114.66 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROTTI, JOANNE M Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $35,114.60 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE-CARDLIN, PHYLLIS Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $35,114.49 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System