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 SWANSON, PETER T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,662.50 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, THOMAS A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $34,662.40 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, JAMES J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $34,662.35 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, JEREMIAH B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $34,661.85 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GEORGE L Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $34,661.70 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SEAN P Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $34,661.70 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, REAGINA L Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $34,661.67 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DIANA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,661.58 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JASON A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $34,661.34 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, JOHN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,661.25 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYMER, CLYDE L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $34,661.22 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, SUSAN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,661.10 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, TERESA J Employer name Homer CSD Amount $34,660.85 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,660.64 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANN M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $34,660.30 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $34,660.20 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCK, MICHAEL G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,660.15 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANGELA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $34,660.10 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, DIANE C Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $34,660.10 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILZER, ERNST K Employer name Town of Hardenburgh Amount $34,660.00 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SIMMONS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,659.87 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARES, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $34,659.58 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, HELEN R Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $34,659.18 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LA'SHAWN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $34,658.73 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JULIO Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,658.32 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,658.29 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,658.12 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, AMBER C Employer name Broome County Amount $34,657.98 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASACCO, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,657.97 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDORCHUK, OLEG Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,657.90 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, REBECCA M Employer name Washington County Amount $34,657.83 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LISA A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $34,657.56 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FATIMA Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $34,657.51 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACCIATTI, FRANK P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,657.30 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, ERIN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,657.19 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, AIMEE L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $34,656.91 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPARI, SUSAN W Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,656.74 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, KENNETH M Employer name Town of Dix Amount $34,656.45 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MALIKKA T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,656.40 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, THOMAS E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,656.34 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARO, LYNN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $34,656.13 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, WENDY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,656.00 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMPA, LORRAINE Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $34,655.31 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICEVSKI, ALEKSANDAR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $34,655.00 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTAL G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,654.08 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHLEEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $34,653.98 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, AMY A Employer name Broome County Amount $34,653.97 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOENER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Madison County Amount $34,653.84 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BARBARA Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $34,653.75 Date 11/19/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFIT, KATHLEEN T Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $34,653.33 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, SALVATORE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,653.32 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, ISABELLE T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,653.30 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, MATTHEW B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,653.15 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, LEROY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,652.93 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, EDWARD W Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,652.92 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZER, VIENNIEA D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,652.87 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHERYL A Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $34,652.78 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CLARE A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $34,652.75 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, STEPHANIE I Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $34,652.58 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMLING, PATRICIA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $34,652.52 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SARAH K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,652.39 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MOLLY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,652.39 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GARY Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $34,652.26 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, TOWANDA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,651.99 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JASMINE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,651.86 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KATHRYN A Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $34,651.51 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELTKE, DAWN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,651.50 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, BRENDA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,651.47 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEHRINGER, JEAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,651.32 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, ERIC R Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $34,651.18 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALEXANDER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,650.98 Date 06/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULLER, ZACHARY V Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,650.88 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DAWN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,650.65 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,650.61 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES, JR Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $34,650.58 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, EMILY C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $34,649.95 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAIG, EDWARD R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $34,649.90 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHBAUM, ALLAN D Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,649.46 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, LINDA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,649.05 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTON, HELEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $34,648.99 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CURT P Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,648.45 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, SCOTT B Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $34,648.37 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIA, CECILIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,648.24 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILI, JAMES C, II Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $34,648.00 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, WALLACE R, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $34,647.69 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVORETTI, ANDREA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,647.44 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKILA, RUTH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,647.32 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, DARLENE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,647.12 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMEAD, EUSTACE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $34,646.87 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSKY, MELISSA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,646.66 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MILES D Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $34,646.26 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANO, ROBERT M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $34,646.26 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, ANTHONY J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $34,645.47 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CLAYTON P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $34,645.47 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEED, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $34,645.35 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DAWN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $34,645.34 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, HELEN E A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,645.16 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ELIZABETH B Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $34,645.15 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERN, LORI A Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,644.97 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JASON E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,644.66 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System