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 LEONE, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $34,999.90 Date 05/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JACK H, JR Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $34,999.83 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTEDO, KAREN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $34,999.65 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, GERALD L, SR Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $34,999.27 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMEDANI, ANNELA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $34,998.92 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, ERIN L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $34,998.70 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORFI, STEPHANIE Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $34,998.33 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, RONALD G Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $34,998.00 Date 02/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMANN, SUZANNE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,997.73 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYTE, JEFFREY S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $34,997.60 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, JOAN M Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $34,997.57 Date 02/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, VIRGINIA Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,997.53 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARINZI, LARRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $34,997.45 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONALD R Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $34,997.33 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASEWICZ, JEFFREY C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,997.09 Date 07/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANS, LISA F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,997.09 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTHONY, JORDAN T Employer name Hamilton County Amount $34,997.05 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, TAMMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,996.89 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MARIALISA Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $34,996.60 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERTON, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Belfast Amount $34,996.48 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHERYL F Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,996.46 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, GINA S Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $34,996.14 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, TANYA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,996.06 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHIE, VICTORIA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $34,995.93 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLANDER, JEANNE L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $34,995.66 Date 10/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BORDE, LAURYN E Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $34,995.63 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULLE, MARY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,995.51 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, SAMANTHA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $34,995.50 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LINNZI A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $34,995.44 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, RUSSELL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $34,995.35 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAFFREY, KRISTI M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,995.17 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CHERRY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,995.13 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, CYNTHIA ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,994.89 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, KIM D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,994.62 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIFIC, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $34,994.11 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNET, DANIEL L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $34,993.97 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, SCOTT A Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,993.69 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, ROBERT F Employer name Greene County Amount $34,993.48 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $34,993.16 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, ROSE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $34,993.04 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGON, LAURA A Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $34,993.04 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAVALE, KIM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,992.92 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SUZANNE R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $34,992.83 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, BETTY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,992.46 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELVIN Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $34,992.38 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DWANITA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $34,992.28 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, KITCHENER L Employer name Albany County Amount $34,991.65 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, MAYNARD J Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $34,991.04 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, SUSAN J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $34,990.98 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, TAMMY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,990.79 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, EDWARD L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $34,990.64 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRCA, MILENA Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $34,990.43 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTHA, MALCOLMA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,989.77 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISGALLI, NICHOLAS W Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,989.45 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ADRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,989.41 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DENISE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $34,989.39 Date 06/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSS, GLENN Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $34,989.24 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GLORIA J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $34,989.14 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIVETTA, JERRY D Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $34,989.01 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, LACEY M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $34,988.78 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANATIDES, PAUL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,988.75 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, KRYSTAL E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $34,988.67 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAS, JAMIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $34,988.63 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, AMBER Y Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $34,988.53 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDOCK, JASON A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $34,988.18 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTIMER, DARLENE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $34,988.14 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, KAREN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,988.09 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROY A, JR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $34,987.76 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA-EATON, FLORENCE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $34,987.62 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOSZYN, PATRICIA A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $34,987.42 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DWAYNE, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $34,986.38 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKORNE, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $34,986.19 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ALLISON L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $34,985.77 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS-HUNT, ONI X Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,985.40 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROCHELLE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,985.40 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, TAWANA Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $34,985.35 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTE, PANAJOT Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,985.26 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, NANCY L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $34,985.06 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMONT, MICHAEL K Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $34,984.92 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, REGINALD C, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $34,984.90 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, PATRICIA L Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $34,984.72 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, SHEILA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,984.58 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGEMENI, RACHAEL C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $34,984.48 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LE SHELLE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,984.07 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATCHER, DONALD J Employer name Essex County Amount $34,984.00 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GLORIA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $34,983.70 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, SUSAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,983.61 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, THEODORE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $34,983.25 Date 07/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, ELIZABETH O Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $34,982.90 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOOKEY, MELANIE J Employer name Malone CSD Amount $34,982.84 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, MARGARET ANN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,982.82 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $34,982.61 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, LAURIE A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $34,982.61 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMERSKI, EDWARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,982.60 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARGARET M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $34,982.45 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIDGET C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,982.44 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOANNE T Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $34,982.12 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JACKULINE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,982.09 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALEY, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $34,981.92 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEAN R Employer name Orange County Amount $34,981.85 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System