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 DEGUIRE, KEVIN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,644.45 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $34,644.42 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, CONNIE S Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $34,644.18 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO-PAPPALARDO, PATRICIA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,644.09 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SUKYI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,644.07 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BAIN, MARYBETH Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $34,643.81 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ASHA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,643.61 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, COURTNEY R, MS Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $34,643.60 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEZ, ROMULO A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,643.39 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, DWAYNE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,643.39 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NUTT, JODY Employer name Wyoming County Amount $34,643.34 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLES, MARGARET E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $34,643.13 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARY L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $34,642.95 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ORLANDO D Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $34,642.68 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KATHLEEN E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $34,642.67 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Albany County Amount $34,642.62 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAMER-BROWN, BRENDA K Employer name Lewis County Amount $34,642.48 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, DONALD J, SR Employer name Town of Knox Amount $34,642.22 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELKUN, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $34,641.82 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MARK J Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $34,641.81 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, LINDA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $34,641.35 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIO, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $34,641.32 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHNO, NICHOLAS T Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $34,640.52 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, NADINE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,640.51 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, COLETTE Y Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $34,640.50 Date 08/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMENDIER, FIONA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $34,640.37 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, CHRIS A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $34,640.32 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MEAGAN E Employer name Broome County Amount $34,640.25 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ZELDA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $34,640.01 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMINSKI, PAUL F, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $34,639.84 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,639.53 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, COLLEEN E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,639.51 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZ, ASHLEY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,639.51 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JAMIE L Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $34,639.22 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMANTE, PAULA J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $34,639.22 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $34,638.93 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DANIEL A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $34,638.89 Date 02/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYACHUK, LYUBA F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $34,638.61 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, BEVERLY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,638.50 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,637.93 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TANIA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,637.52 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, TAMMY L Employer name Otsego County Amount $34,637.52 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMOWICZ, JANINA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,637.51 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, LUCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,637.43 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, JULIA G Employer name Highland CSD Amount $34,637.41 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CHERYL L Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,637.03 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KAITLYN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $34,636.76 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGG, BRIAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,636.23 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK E Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $34,636.11 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCKER, LUKE C Employer name City of Albany Amount $34,635.77 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZZARD, RAYMOND D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $34,635.27 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, ANGELA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,635.24 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, TERRY R Employer name Broome County Amount $34,634.96 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA J Employer name Broome County Amount $34,634.94 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ABBEY L F Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $34,634.85 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DIANE L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $34,634.63 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, SAMUEL F Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,634.61 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWNER, RAYMOND K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $34,634.60 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, DANELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,634.55 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, STACIA N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $34,634.40 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROKA, SARAHANN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,634.39 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LIJU M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $34,634.22 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $34,633.96 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FLORIO, DANA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,633.59 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES R Employer name Afton CSD Amount $34,633.58 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDHAM, ARLENE M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $34,633.55 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKANOVIC, SUVADA Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,633.16 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMER, JOHN L, IV Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $34,633.00 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Lyons Amount $34,632.77 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,632.24 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, BRETT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $34,632.18 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, GARY L Employer name Town of Otego Amount $34,632.13 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RICHARD Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $34,631.98 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MOLLY K Employer name Yates County Amount $34,631.83 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, AMY C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $34,631.80 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LINDSAY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,631.53 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTT, DONNA C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,631.37 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $34,631.07 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, GEORGEEN L Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,631.00 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, SANDRA M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $34,630.44 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, GAIL M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,630.15 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JEANETTE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,630.04 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KATIE L Employer name Washington County Amount $34,629.97 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, HOLLY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $34,629.80 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASS, JASON E Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $34,629.69 Date 04/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, ALLISON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,629.01 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS, NANCY Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $34,628.86 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSO, FRANK M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $34,628.63 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DA'SHELLE C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,628.62 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, SAMANTHA E Employer name Warren County Amount $34,628.47 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, BRENDAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,628.39 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSHART, MELISSA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,628.35 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $34,627.94 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $34,627.90 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, YOLANDA D Employer name Department of State Amount $34,627.75 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, JUNE G Employer name Ontario County Amount $34,627.67 Date 10/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ALICIA M Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $34,627.66 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, DAVID L Employer name Clinton County Amount $34,627.56 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, ARIEL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $34,627.46 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $34,627.19 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System