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 WILLIAMS WOODS, REMI D Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $34,536.00 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, LAURIE J Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,535.74 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTER, JAMES E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $34,535.65 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $34,535.46 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DINORAH Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $34,535.32 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOL, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $34,534.98 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $34,534.84 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUZBIK, MICHELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,534.61 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GAIL F Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,534.50 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, LISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,534.17 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DAVID S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,534.06 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KAMI L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,532.98 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ANGELA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,532.57 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, PAMELA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,532.26 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,532.25 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERICA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $34,532.07 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRASOLE, SANDRA J Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $34,531.71 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIGIEL, THERRESSA E Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $34,531.70 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELUCK, JOANNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,531.48 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, SUE A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $34,531.25 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWODZINSKI, MARY B Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $34,530.93 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLIN, GLORIA F Employer name Madison County Amount $34,530.60 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPERA, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,530.51 Date 08/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JALEISA O Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $34,530.20 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PHYLLIS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,530.17 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,530.07 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WENDY P Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $34,529.74 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JASMIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,529.57 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,529.27 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, KATHERINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,529.25 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA S Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,529.09 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $34,528.80 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $34,528.67 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,528.64 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABORN, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,527.62 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCO, KIMBERLY Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $34,527.53 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name York CSD Amount $34,527.42 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,527.37 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEUS, JOHN J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $34,527.32 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ALICIA R Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,527.08 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDER, LAUREEN Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $34,526.71 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, JAMES V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $34,526.56 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAETZHOLD, PAMELA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,526.53 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOSEPH, ELIZABETH M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $34,526.49 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, ANDREW J Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $34,526.35 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLO, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Utica Amount $34,526.27 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, BERNARD L Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $34,526.21 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MARGARET J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,526.12 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LISA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $34,526.10 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBB, CYNTHIA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $34,526.00 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFLE, KURT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,525.86 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, LINDA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $34,525.17 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, BIYING Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $34,525.12 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYMAN, CYNTHIA E Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $34,525.11 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, PATTY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,525.02 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINOPOLI, JOSEPH M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $34,524.85 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHANTE, RUBEN P Employer name Orange County Amount $34,524.85 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONOUR, DENNIS J Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $34,524.43 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SARA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $34,524.33 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, KATRINA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,524.30 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANAGER, ROSALIND G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $34,524.21 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULBRY, ANN M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,523.69 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDERSON Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $34,523.51 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIN, STEVEN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $34,523.51 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENFLUE, CARLA R Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $34,523.34 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGELIN, SHARON A Employer name Holland CSD Amount $34,523.22 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JOSEPH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $34,523.12 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, RICHARD M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,523.10 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, EDWARD K, IV Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $34,523.10 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, KARAMJEET Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $34,522.63 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, MARY J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $34,522.30 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, STEVEN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $34,522.12 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $34,522.02 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THABET, HOWA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,521.90 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KIM J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,521.73 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, PAUL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $34,521.56 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, OKSANA M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $34,521.12 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, NANCY D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,520.83 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, MARY K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,520.41 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, JULIA E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $34,520.22 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JOAN K Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $34,520.18 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BERNICE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,520.00 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, WILLIAM G Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $34,519.21 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, SUSAN G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,519.03 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERONE, ALBERT Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,518.62 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, REBECCA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,518.21 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, MARK M Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $34,518.09 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PAUL J Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $34,518.02 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEGGE, AMANDA N Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,517.62 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, SUSAN L Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $34,517.53 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, MYRON Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $34,517.29 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOS, ANN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $34,517.06 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, NATHAN D Employer name Town of Chili Amount $34,517.00 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONABLE, AMANDA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,516.41 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONABLE, JILL M Employer name Albany County Amount $34,516.39 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, BRANDI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,516.25 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $34,516.24 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, KELLY Employer name Department of State Amount $34,515.71 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CINDY L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $34,515.64 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURRO, KARLEE M Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $34,515.60 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System