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 GALLO, RITA G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,311.89 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, MOLLY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,311.74 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, LOIS J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,311.50 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, CHARLES I Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,311.43 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN-SELSKY, GWEN D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $34,311.27 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELINSKY, ANTHONY Z Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,311.26 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, DARNELL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,311.24 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARK W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,310.82 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, ELIZABETH E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,310.52 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, TODD R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,310.52 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JOHN R Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,310.40 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLINA, JANICE K Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $34,310.37 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, VIRGINIA L Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $34,310.25 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KISSICK, RUBY LAURA Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $34,310.17 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, WENDY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $34,309.87 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, LEEANN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $34,309.64 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ALLEN R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $34,309.17 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, RICHARD M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,309.03 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $34,308.85 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,308.59 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $34,307.92 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SCOTT J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,307.30 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHOVIC, MARGARET H Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,307.01 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES D Employer name Warren County Amount $34,306.87 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADEMACHER, GAIL A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,306.39 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SHANNON C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,306.33 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLASORE, ADELAJA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,306.26 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,306.20 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOSHUA T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $34,305.77 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, JERELL T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $34,305.69 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KELLY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,304.95 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEG, AARON M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $34,304.94 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, SEAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $34,304.40 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,304.13 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BRANDON J Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $34,304.01 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELIZABETH Q Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,303.93 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JESSICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,303.92 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, DIANE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $34,303.47 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLODAS, LESLIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,303.20 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, SATWANTIE D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $34,303.13 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, MARK E Employer name Orange County Amount $34,302.21 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAITT, LISA K Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $34,301.77 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITTEN, LAURIE L Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $34,301.73 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, LUCIA M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $34,301.49 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPIN, MAVELYNGH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,301.32 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DAPHNE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $34,301.18 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARIE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $34,300.44 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHININ, ENMA Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $34,300.33 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,300.14 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,299.91 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, DONNA M Employer name Town of Minetto Amount $34,299.74 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVERTON, EDWHENNA J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $34,299.63 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZ, WAYNE D Employer name Albion CSD Amount $34,299.46 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-DE NAPOLI, ERIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $34,299.46 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL OLMO, PABLO J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,299.41 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TARA M Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $34,299.35 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHALL, JOHN E, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $34,299.19 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RANDEE M Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $34,298.94 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CYNTHIA E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,298.81 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $34,298.61 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZYNSKI, MARIA J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $34,298.46 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LOUISE K Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $34,298.20 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, DENISE L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $34,298.06 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSEYE, SCOTT G Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $34,297.95 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, JEFFREY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,297.85 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROS, MATTHEW S Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,297.44 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MARY I Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $34,297.20 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIM, DEBRA L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,297.20 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISKOWITZ, JONATHAN E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $34,296.79 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, CARLOS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $34,296.73 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON-POGUE, DEIRDRE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $34,296.70 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, SUZANNE L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,296.37 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEY, JENNIFER S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $34,295.75 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, BARBARA M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $34,295.72 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JASON M Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,295.63 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAZA, JORGE Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,295.30 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMER, LUCY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,295.25 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPTUNE, MARILYN J Employer name Liberty Public Library Amount $34,295.04 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JUDY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,294.88 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DIANE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $34,294.74 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, NANCY E Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $34,294.37 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MEGAN K Employer name Erie County Amount $34,294.25 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYSTAJKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,294.09 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASINI, OLIVIA R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $34,293.95 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, LAURA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,293.61 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LISA K Employer name City of Watertown Amount $34,293.35 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLSZIO, MATTHEW D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $34,292.93 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAERCHER, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $34,292.68 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SALLY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,292.32 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, DANIEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,291.61 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEHL, GARY J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,291.44 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, EMILY V Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,291.30 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, JANET C Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,291.26 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANO, FREDERICK M, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,291.07 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, LYNDA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,290.89 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENTER, THOMAS D Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,290.68 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, LISA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,290.65 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, JANIS L Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,290.53 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, MARK A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,290.50 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, BRIAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,290.30 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System