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 HOPKINS, JILL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,908.57 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, ELLEN D Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $34,907.99 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNEY, HOLLY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,907.83 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBY, ALONZO C Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,907.74 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SYDNEY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,907.63 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFAM, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $34,907.22 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, SONYA Y Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,907.19 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNKE, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,906.85 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, STEVEN B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $34,906.78 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, COLLEEN R Employer name Putnam County Amount $34,906.51 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, FALLON M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $34,906.47 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $34,905.98 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RUDOLPH Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $34,905.83 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, DALE R Employer name Village of Lima Amount $34,905.82 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, LORAINE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,905.63 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGOE, BRENNA C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,905.43 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVENIN, MARIE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,905.35 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHANIEL, MAXINE E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $34,905.29 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALICE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $34,904.94 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITILLO-REICHEL, JOANN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $34,904.81 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUJJAR, DEVISHA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,904.42 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PHILIP J, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,904.28 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, JENNIFER K Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $34,904.22 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PAIGE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,903.96 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, BARRY R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,903.79 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKIERSKI, SALLY A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $34,903.50 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $34,903.48 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, MELISSA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $34,903.30 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ROY T Employer name City of Fulton Amount $34,903.23 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, DEBORAH L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $34,903.16 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, ALITA H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $34,902.83 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, CHERYL S Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $34,902.63 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CATHERINE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,902.50 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,902.48 Date 11/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, BONNIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,902.32 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, DOROTHY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,901.66 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, IRIS N Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $34,901.65 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, LINDA M Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $34,901.60 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYSLIP, DARCELLE R Employer name Allegany County Amount $34,901.56 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $34,901.49 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RORY D Employer name Albany County Amount $34,901.23 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, MAURICE P Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,901.19 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERHART, COURTNEY E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $34,899.91 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $34,899.75 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, JAMES G Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $34,899.62 Date 01/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, RAYMOND Employer name East Hampton Housing Authority Amount $34,899.47 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JENNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,899.37 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERIA, TERESA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $34,899.16 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHR-PEREZ, MELISSA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $34,898.96 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEJO, JOANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,898.86 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, NICOLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,898.74 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, MOIRA K Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $34,898.68 Date 03/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, LISA M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $34,898.60 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, BELINDA P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,898.41 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, BENNETT B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,898.38 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN C Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $34,898.23 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,898.16 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, KATHLEEN J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $34,898.00 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, JAMIE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,897.90 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALCZIK, VALERIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,897.80 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JAMES R Employer name Livingston County Amount $34,897.72 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULSKI, WENDY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,897.66 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANOV, ZOYA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,897.38 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, CODY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,897.33 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, RUSSELL W Employer name Otsego County Amount $34,896.77 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Greene County Amount $34,896.69 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHICK, SUSAN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,896.33 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCITO, REBECCA J L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,896.30 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, BRENT S Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $34,896.04 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,895.90 Date 05/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINYER, GLENN E, JR Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $34,895.77 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESER, CAROL A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $34,895.41 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHEAR, SUSAN A Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $34,895.29 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESEE, DOROTHY C Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $34,895.24 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, CHARLES F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,895.24 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL FAVERO, THOMAS F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $34,895.10 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,895.00 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUGH, TERI L Employer name Erie County Amount $34,894.42 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, HARRIET A Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $34,894.36 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNMAN, LYNN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,894.31 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,894.28 Date 12/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, MARY I Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $34,893.54 Date 01/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOAN E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $34,893.49 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,893.46 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,893.38 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, SCOTT E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $34,893.36 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADOC, TERITA J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $34,892.70 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIL, JEAN S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $34,892.46 Date 09/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERONE, ALISHA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,892.00 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DOREEN L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES-CANETE, MICHELE F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TAMESHA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, KIRK T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, TRACIE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, MARY E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,892.00 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, LINDA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,892.00 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, FRANCES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,892.00 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,892.00 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, TALESHA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,892.00 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System