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 HAMILTON, TINA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,719.10 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,718.94 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MARIE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,718.94 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, MICHELLE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,718.93 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATRINA B Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,718.67 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KEVIN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,718.55 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RONALD J, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $34,718.41 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUETZ, ELIZABETH A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,718.25 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $34,718.19 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTZ, PAMELA J Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $34,717.76 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $34,717.03 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHRN, RACHAEL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $34,716.45 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCHAK, SHEILA M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,716.30 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGTON, VINCENT J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $34,716.22 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,716.21 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, KENNETH E Employer name Erie County Amount $34,716.07 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAILLIE, CYNTHIA S Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $34,715.97 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPHIA, FRANCIS P, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,715.34 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KAREN J Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,714.75 Date 09/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKY, WILLIAM J, II Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $34,714.71 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHARINE D Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,714.65 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Berlin Amount $34,714.33 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, LINDA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,714.30 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHA, ELIZABETH P Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $34,713.84 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, RONDA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,713.61 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, STACEY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,713.54 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEITH A, JR Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $34,713.24 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $34,713.14 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LARRY J, JR Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $34,712.94 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, JENNIFER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,712.56 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA A Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $34,712.32 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFIT, MARTHA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,712.05 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARCIA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $34,711.70 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $34,711.35 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Litchfield Amount $34,711.20 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARWAHA, RACHANA JAIN Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $34,710.70 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, COURTNEY B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,710.50 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, FERNANDO Employer name Highland CSD Amount $34,709.86 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, JUSTINE B Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,709.76 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINTON, DANIEL L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $34,709.21 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, ROBERT C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $34,709.03 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, DAVID M Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $34,708.78 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIANE F Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,708.53 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, JEFFREY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,708.44 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, EVAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $34,708.19 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KIMBERLY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,708.15 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, MELISSA A Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,707.51 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENODIEN, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,707.44 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PATRICIA R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $34,707.37 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WAYNE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,707.31 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, JESSICA M Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $34,706.96 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORECK, JULIA M Employer name Orleans County Amount $34,706.64 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMIE, TESS M Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $34,706.24 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, CLARA E Employer name Columbia County Amount $34,706.22 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, DANIEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,706.14 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPORSKI, DAREN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,706.14 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPHINE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $34,706.14 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JANET L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,706.05 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKRETA, VIRGINIA G Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $34,705.86 Date 02/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNERICH, CHRISTINA L Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $34,705.80 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KENISA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $34,705.74 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ALAN G, SR Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $34,705.70 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESNOR, SHANNON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $34,705.58 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RAQUEL E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $34,705.52 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, MARION E Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $34,705.26 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, PAULA Employer name Erie County Amount $34,705.23 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATT L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,704.92 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KAITLIN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,704.71 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANITA, KIMBERLY A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $34,704.51 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUREGARD, TAMMY L Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,704.13 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DEBORAH M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $34,703.77 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ROBIN V Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $34,703.70 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, SAVERIO J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $34,703.57 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPEIS, FRANK L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $34,703.42 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, DARLENE ANNE Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $34,703.16 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $34,702.77 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,702.14 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, SHIRLEY W Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,702.01 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, MICHELLE A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $34,701.97 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHARON L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $34,701.64 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, AMY E Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $34,701.50 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, MARLENA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,700.87 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, DAVID A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,700.75 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, ASIA A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $34,700.69 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, TONYA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $34,700.67 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SARAH M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $34,700.35 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DOMINQUE D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,700.25 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, CHARITY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,700.18 Date 06/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, REBECCA S Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, DAVID E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZDALE, JOHN M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOY A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABITO, JEROME A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 02/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUPPENHAUER, JOHN A Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, ALAN L Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $34,700.00 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCVINNEY, RICHARD W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $34,700.00 Date 03/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $34,700.00 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, JOHN F Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $34,700.00 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTIN, MARK S Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $34,700.00 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, VICTORIA S Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $34,699.14 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System