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 IGOE, DEBORAH J Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,681.94 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN-LYONS, KAREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,681.72 Date 02/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, PATRICIA A Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $34,681.60 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SHEENA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,680.78 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATCHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,680.25 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JILL A Employer name Department of State Amount $34,680.00 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, CRAIG Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $34,679.78 Date 10/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, DONNA MARIE Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $34,679.64 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELPE, THOMAS F Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,679.62 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, LYNN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $34,679.46 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATA, MARICELIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $34,679.40 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,679.37 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEDER, LARRY B Employer name Village of Sherman Amount $34,679.34 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MELISSA J Employer name Camden CSD Amount $34,679.14 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAGG, PAUL D Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $34,678.91 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, GINGER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,678.81 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JOSIE A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $34,678.66 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSING, KRISTIN R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,678.64 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Pulaski Amount $34,678.39 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATO, CONCETTA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,678.24 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREPPEL, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $34,678.09 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHMAN, NANCY J Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $34,677.84 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEWIN, MELINDA D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $34,677.74 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUET, MARGARIDA C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $34,677.66 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCO, VINCENT V Employer name Eden CSD Amount $34,677.46 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, KYLE W Employer name Village of Groton Amount $34,677.39 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGENICHT, KAREN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $34,677.22 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, TRAVIS F Employer name Washington County Amount $34,677.19 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLSTROM, KURT R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $34,677.03 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MWANGI C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $34,676.88 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARY N Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,676.43 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ MILIAN, YOBEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,676.40 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BREONNA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,676.24 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESMAN, AMY C Employer name New City Library Amount $34,676.04 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, SAMMIE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $34,675.89 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, LACEY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $34,675.82 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HASSELN, DOLORIS C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,675.68 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, ISAAC F Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $34,675.52 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $34,675.38 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $34,675.15 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKEY, JANE T Employer name Webster CSD Amount $34,674.93 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYE, RONALD A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,674.82 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSKY, RYAN A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $34,674.57 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWIGG, KARLA L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $34,674.41 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARY, PATRICIA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,673.85 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, LISA M Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $34,673.78 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWICA, BONNIE R Employer name Essex County Amount $34,673.76 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSIHOGIOS, STEVEN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $34,673.60 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDEN, ROSE A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,673.40 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, BARBARA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $34,673.19 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, KRISTEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $34,672.88 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ANDREW R Employer name Clinton County Amount $34,672.62 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CHARLES M Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $34,671.81 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, K WENDELL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $34,671.41 Date 12/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, JESSICA A Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $34,671.26 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, NATHANIEL H Employer name Town of Verona Amount $34,671.18 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, ERIC J A Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,671.04 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARMEN DELIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,670.77 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTLEY, YVONNE D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $34,670.68 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, SAMANTHA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,670.47 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELETSKY, PATRICIA A Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $34,670.06 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $34,669.95 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHOUSE, KRISTIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,669.70 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, ALEJANDRO I Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,669.59 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, DANIEL P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $34,669.45 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DESMOND J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,669.35 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURDUE, DOMONIQUE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,669.26 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAED, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,668.66 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULER, INESSA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,668.39 Date 07/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLE, JENNY L Employer name Town of Granville Amount $34,668.27 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, JEREMIE M Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $34,667.87 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, SHEILA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $34,667.86 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, BRIAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $34,667.85 Date 12/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, KETTLY Employer name Rockland County Amount $34,667.77 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRO, ARIELLE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,667.60 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAXTON, HOWARD R Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $34,667.44 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, COKIE-FLO Employer name Salamanca Housing Authority Amount $34,667.41 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, GISELLA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $34,667.26 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JACQUELINE R Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $34,666.92 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASARO, ANTONINO R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,666.82 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $34,666.72 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINO, PAULINO, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,666.45 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, ERIC J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,666.03 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, LAURETTE A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $34,666.02 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, MARIE-GINA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,665.68 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, GRACE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,665.50 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, GERARD J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $34,665.49 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILIK, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,665.24 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, ANDREA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,665.10 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULANGE, BARBARA J Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $34,664.73 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROS, JEANNE K Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $34,664.59 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATELLO, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,664.38 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURIE E Employer name Allegany County Amount $34,663.82 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, LA'QUETTA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,663.76 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LIVIS O Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $34,663.74 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVCHUK, NEONILLA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,663.51 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHT, KENDRA L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $34,663.44 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, SABRENA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,662.83 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, DANIEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,662.64 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ARTHUR-DAVID H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,662.63 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System