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 SINGLETON, SARAH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,591.65 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, NICHOLAS Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,591.29 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WANDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,591.08 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAR, PETER H Employer name Clinton Co Soil/Water Con Dis Amount $34,590.92 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ALEXANDER Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $34,590.80 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, THERESE M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $34,590.75 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN C, II Employer name Town of Hague Amount $34,590.32 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, TODD M Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,589.97 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORA, ANITA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $34,589.50 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DANIEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,589.13 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, GARNELL W, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,589.13 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, EUGENE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,589.02 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAERS, NANCY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,588.80 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, WILLIAM N, III Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $34,588.63 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, STEPHANIE Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $34,588.54 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENS, DONALD J Employer name Essex County Amount $34,588.54 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATENA, JILL M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $34,588.40 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRY, ANGELICA Y Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,588.38 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DEADORE L Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $34,588.09 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,588.06 Date 09/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JOAN Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $34,587.82 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, SONIA Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,587.79 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, PHYLLIS G Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $34,587.38 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKLE, WILLIAM F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $34,587.15 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,586.88 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, EMILY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $34,586.65 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURAWSKI, HEATHER S Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,586.50 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, BARBRA L Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $34,586.20 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANO, SAMANTHA A Employer name Town of Gates Amount $34,586.15 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NICOLE R Employer name Erie County Amount $34,585.89 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDMAN, JANICE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,585.67 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, LINDA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,585.65 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOORMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,585.17 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CAROL M Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,585.12 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, DANIEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,585.10 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, ERIN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,584.72 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGANOVIC, JASMIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,583.87 Date 02/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTERKO, JEANNE L Employer name Albany County Amount $34,583.62 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUEVER, AIMEE M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $34,583.49 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, ANN MARIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,582.84 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,582.60 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, DIANNE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,582.43 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, LINSAY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,582.38 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JOSUE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,582.37 Date 04/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, BETTY A Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $34,582.22 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ZACHARY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,581.87 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MELANIE S Employer name Broome County Amount $34,581.86 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MICHAEL P Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,581.71 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ANN M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,581.69 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $34,581.22 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZI, KAILEY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $34,580.92 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDGERS-THOMPSON, TIFFANY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,580.84 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, SABRINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,580.41 Date 08/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, SALVADOR P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,580.28 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, SHELLIE L Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $34,580.26 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,580.17 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEREK, JEAN A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $34,580.05 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSVILLE, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,580.05 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERINA, PATRICIA J Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $34,579.94 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT B Employer name Yates County Amount $34,579.29 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KELLY J Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $34,579.28 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVELLO, PATRICIA J Employer name Cornwall Public Library Amount $34,579.27 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAROODIS, SHEILA M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $34,579.22 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JESSE, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,579.13 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRE, DAVID A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $34,579.12 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Richland Amount $34,578.77 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEFAIR, SARA R Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $34,578.65 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Columbus Amount $34,578.61 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHL, JENNIFER A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,578.34 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $34,578.27 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ALLYSON M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,578.16 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,577.95 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, MELVIN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $34,577.93 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERECKA, JEAN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,577.34 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLNEK, DAVID J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $34,577.27 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GEORGE T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,577.25 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,577.07 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGMAN, ROBERT N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $34,576.82 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, MARIA Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $34,576.75 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREON, RUSSELL T Employer name City of Corning Amount $34,576.32 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, LILLIAN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,576.20 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,575.45 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, LA MONICA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,575.38 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLEY, KAREN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $34,575.02 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDZIK, LISA M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $34,574.89 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABY, ROSE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $34,574.80 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TINE, CHARLES M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $34,574.76 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, MERY C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,574.73 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHAUNA I Employer name Warren County Amount $34,574.65 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, JOHN D Employer name Town of Washington Amount $34,574.60 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, LINDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,573.88 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GEORGE O, JR Employer name Norwich Housing Authority Amount $34,573.85 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D ANGELO, MARIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $34,573.65 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KAYLYNE G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,573.22 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEMARK, LORI J Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $34,573.21 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLO, PHYLLIS E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $34,573.10 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, THERESA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,572.72 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POYER, NANCE L Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $34,572.66 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHELL, JOANNE Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $34,572.66 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVOJOSKY, PAULA J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $34,572.60 Date 04/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System