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 LILLY, PERNELL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,555.76 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, DAWN L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $34,555.70 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRADY, LEONARD J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $34,555.25 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, SHEILA A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $34,554.95 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAS, RAYMOND E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,554.41 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, CORI M Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $34,553.70 Date 12/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, ANNETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $34,553.31 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBOLT, LARISSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,552.85 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELLEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,552.80 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Webb Amount $34,552.80 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA J Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $34,552.67 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, LINDA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $34,552.63 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLOA, ROMINA E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,552.47 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, STEPHANIE M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $34,552.26 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANISHIN, NATALIYA Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $34,552.23 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,552.21 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, RYAN C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $34,551.89 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIO, LISA A Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $34,551.78 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, MELISSA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,551.77 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NATALIA R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $34,551.42 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MANUEL E, JR Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,551.19 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JILL K Employer name Village of Hunter Amount $34,551.09 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, RACHEL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,550.77 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, JOANN M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $34,550.68 Date 10/28/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AMY L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $34,550.01 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, SHAMELLA P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,549.74 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MARANGELI Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $34,549.54 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGSTER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $34,549.48 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, MIKENNA R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,549.44 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DANIEL T Employer name City of Troy Amount $34,549.18 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEILEIN, WILLIAM T Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,549.05 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILENCIEUX, LOVEL Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $34,548.84 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEN, MARY BETH Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $34,548.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NANCY S Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $34,548.56 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, EILEEN A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $34,548.44 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, RENEE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,548.14 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUDA, NATALIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,548.11 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, KELLY Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $34,547.96 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ANN F Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $34,547.60 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMAN, CINDY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,547.37 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, CRAIG D Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,546.98 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, ADALGIZA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,546.43 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIER, LINDSAY R Employer name Essex County Amount $34,546.40 Date 02/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADO, DANA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $34,546.39 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANDEWELE S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $34,546.02 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JESSICA J Employer name Broome County Amount $34,545.73 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, HELEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,545.46 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, STEVE H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $34,545.13 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, ALISON Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $34,545.10 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAND, MICHAEL R Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $34,544.72 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJCIR, ERIN Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,544.51 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JULIET Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $34,544.38 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, MAUREEN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,544.19 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, RAFAELA I Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $34,544.18 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERKAMP, CYNTHIA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $34,543.87 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JENNIFER N Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $34,543.86 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRANDI J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,543.60 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, B JEROME Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $34,543.56 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $34,543.33 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,543.10 Date 11/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDERT, JOAN M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $34,543.06 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, JOANNE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $34,542.69 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, JEFFREY B Employer name Town of Laurens Amount $34,541.74 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LEE Employer name Erie County Amount $34,541.50 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONAU, THOMAS G Employer name Albany County Amount $34,541.32 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, TONYA T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,541.14 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, DONNA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $34,541.13 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KATHY M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,541.11 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,540.98 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, KAREN A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,540.98 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, MARYAN J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,540.98 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, CHRISTINA E Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $34,540.38 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $34,540.17 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALYSIA A Employer name Tioga County Amount $34,540.05 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, STEPHANIE Employer name Orange County Amount $34,539.86 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HILLARY M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $34,539.85 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, CORRINE M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,539.57 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CAROL E Employer name Eden CSD Amount $34,539.30 Date 08/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, DEBRA J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $34,539.15 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, NIKWE O Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $34,538.79 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPITIELLO, CHRISTINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $34,538.62 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECCO, MARK V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,538.55 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SEAN N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,538.13 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SANDRA L Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $34,538.00 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOSZ, LYNNE M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $34,538.00 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, APRIL F Employer name Village of Massena Amount $34,537.84 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Schuylerville Amount $34,537.80 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBIN A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,537.79 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORLESKI, HARVEY L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $34,537.61 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, VALERIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $34,537.26 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPA, LISA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $34,537.08 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSKI, PATRICK M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $34,536.93 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, RICHARD C Employer name City of Oneida Amount $34,536.79 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDOCK, DANIELLE S Employer name Erie County Amount $34,536.67 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TRACY L Employer name Madison County Amount $34,536.54 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, GINGER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,536.38 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, PATRICK C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $34,536.14 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TYRELL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,536.11 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLES, KIM A Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $34,536.09 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, KAREN L Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $34,536.06 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System