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 SALVINSKI, MARY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,759.24 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $34,759.12 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGONCILLO, CHRISTINA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $34,759.10 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MACKENZIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,758.78 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, MELISSA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $34,758.28 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, LAURA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,758.02 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, CHERYL A Employer name Village of Menands Amount $34,758.01 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RITA MAE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,757.75 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ALYSSA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,757.24 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $34,757.10 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILAC, JEFFREY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,757.04 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, HOLLY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,757.04 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILCIO, SHERRY A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $34,756.98 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA A Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $34,756.89 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, MICHELLE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $34,756.88 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, BALJINDER Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,756.46 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNFELD, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,756.46 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $34,756.16 Date 10/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILMER, ERIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,756.16 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARGARET A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $34,756.14 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, LYNN R Employer name Washington County Amount $34,755.90 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCIOLA, MARIA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $34,755.73 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, MICHAEL V Employer name Erie County Amount $34,755.66 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, THOMAS M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $34,755.19 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, SHANNON D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,754.50 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, BRANDY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,754.43 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, AMANDA R Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $34,754.10 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, EILEEN J Employer name Madison County Amount $34,753.73 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, ERIC M Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $34,753.48 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSITT, SHERYL A Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $34,753.25 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLACK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,753.17 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, TRAVIS Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $34,752.88 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, RANDY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $34,752.44 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $34,752.24 Date 01/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, MEIHWA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,752.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $34,752.08 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, JUNIOR ANTHONY Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $34,752.01 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $34,752.00 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SCOTT W Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $34,751.29 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, BETTY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,750.96 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, SHANE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,750.41 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAVEDRA, GONZALO M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,750.38 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLARELLI, SAMANTHA A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $34,750.31 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SARAH E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $34,750.24 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNSFORD, DANIELLE I Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,750.16 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIDL, CYNTHIA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,750.13 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIKOFF, DANA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,749.96 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANK, LAWRENCE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,749.96 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $34,749.94 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $34,749.50 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLBA, ALINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,749.44 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYDER, LAURA M Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $34,749.41 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TAMMY A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $34,749.25 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAR, ANNE C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $34,748.40 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICCHIO, GERALD Employer name Gordon Heights Fire District Amount $34,748.39 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TISHARA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,748.32 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JOHN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,748.10 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $34,747.89 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACH, KIM J Employer name Katonah Village Library Amount $34,747.62 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,746.93 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKKEN, PAIGE E Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $34,746.88 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIDBEE, KAYLA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,746.79 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $34,746.72 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, RICHARD C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $34,746.47 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BERNADINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,746.47 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,746.23 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, TERRY L Employer name Village of Unadilla Amount $34,746.09 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELISE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,745.48 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, BETTY A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $34,745.47 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, MICHELLE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,744.99 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFSTETTER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $34,744.68 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LISA M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $34,744.30 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITT, CHARLES T Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $34,743.81 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEMISS, GARY M Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $34,743.34 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ROBERT L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,742.86 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JENNIFER A Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $34,742.73 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, XIOMARA G Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $34,742.60 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCKEL, GABRIELLE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $34,741.88 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUB, WILLIAM F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,741.82 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, TIMOTHY F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,741.82 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, ROBIN Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $34,741.50 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PETER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,741.35 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, PETER J Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $34,741.27 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILTZ, GARY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,741.23 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CYNTHIA G Employer name Erie County Amount $34,741.14 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, KIMBERLY W Employer name Madison County Amount $34,741.04 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLEY, RAYMOND J Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $34,740.68 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, STEPHANIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $34,740.20 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,739.58 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNABA, SACHIKO Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,739.44 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPA, TAMMY M Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $34,739.28 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPEL, BRIAN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $34,739.26 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKEL, DONNA M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $34,739.00 Date 09/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAD, MICHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,738.71 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, ADAM J Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $34,738.66 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARET, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,738.12 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKULIK, RAYMOND P Employer name City of Rome Amount $34,738.08 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, GARY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,737.82 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBENIK-LIVOTI, HELEN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $34,737.78 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, MARLENE A Employer name Town of Macomb Amount $34,737.74 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System