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 IANTORNO, NELIDA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,290.29 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JACQUELINE R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $34,289.95 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBIN D Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $34,289.90 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEDID, MELISSA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $34,289.87 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOO, MARLENE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $34,289.59 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE-GRACE, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,289.12 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, CHARITY C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $34,288.90 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, MARGARET M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $34,288.90 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLO, TIFFANY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $34,288.89 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIDER, WENDE A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,288.88 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DENISE L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $34,288.78 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ALBERT W Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $34,288.69 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TOM A Employer name Town of Ashford Amount $34,288.60 Date 07/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLESSING, DONNA V Employer name Camden CSD Amount $34,288.20 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULA, EATHAN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $34,287.82 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTE, DOLORES F Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $34,287.60 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTY, MEAGAN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $34,287.05 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,286.98 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, TODD W, JR Employer name Town of Massena Amount $34,286.32 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINS, RICHARD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $34,286.14 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUE A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $34,286.12 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZEWSKI, LETITIA M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $34,286.08 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, JACQUELINE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,286.05 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKERT, SARAH K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,285.94 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $34,285.82 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, JERRI E Employer name Warren County Amount $34,285.77 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHARLES R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,285.73 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, TONYA L Employer name Greene County Amount $34,285.64 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, KRISTIN L Employer name Washington County Amount $34,284.90 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, CHARLES R Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $34,284.80 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIX, VALERIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,284.59 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, MONIQUE E Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $34,284.44 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,283.90 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSON, DAKOTA W Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $34,283.83 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CARLOS R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $34,283.54 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RUSSELL R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,283.44 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ELIZABETH J Employer name Madison County Amount $34,283.23 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIA, ELLA J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $34,282.97 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYDD, STEPHEN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,282.96 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKEY, MARTHA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $34,282.72 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, RUSSELL J Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $34,282.70 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, MARY B Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $34,282.55 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, LINDA M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,282.48 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBEOR, STEVEN G Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $34,282.38 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JESSICA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,282.33 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, DONNA M Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $34,282.18 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH BORDEN Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $34,282.16 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGEAL, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,282.15 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURR, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,282.01 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $34,281.99 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, NICOLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $34,281.61 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER-BELMORE, BARBARA Employer name Seneca County Amount $34,281.61 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, HOWARD D Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $34,281.52 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, NADINE R Employer name Warren County Amount $34,281.41 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARCIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $34,281.35 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, ERNEST W, IV Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,281.34 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCH, THOMAS G Employer name Livingston County Amount $34,280.68 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, HEATHER A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $34,280.57 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, KATHY J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,280.56 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, PEGGY S Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $34,279.82 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, MELISSA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $34,279.57 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, MARGARET J Employer name Albion CSD Amount $34,279.54 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPRE, NANCY E Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $34,279.50 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITSMAN, JOSHUA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,279.42 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, JOEL E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,279.41 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,279.26 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, DARLENE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $34,279.26 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, DAVID A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $34,279.10 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,279.03 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ALICIA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,278.90 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEN, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $34,278.68 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $34,278.64 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARTIN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $34,278.63 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHUN, JOHN N Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,278.53 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNE, TODD W Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $34,278.39 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, TONYA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,277.93 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMAER, GARY L Employer name Broome County Amount $34,277.91 Date 01/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KENNETH W, JR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,277.51 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, LAUREN M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $34,277.45 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, SHANNON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,277.24 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRISH, SANDRA G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,276.96 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, BARRY R Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $34,276.93 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FREITAS, STEVEN L Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $34,276.78 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, CANDICE L Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,276.52 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOAN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,276.50 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $34,276.43 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTE, KELLY D Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $34,276.22 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $34,276.21 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOHN L Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $34,276.00 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, DENA L Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $34,275.94 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $34,275.92 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, SANDRA A Employer name City of Oneida Amount $34,275.66 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, MICHAEL C Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,275.65 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLESEN, JOHN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,275.28 Date 11/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $34,275.28 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSLER, KELLIANNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,275.13 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, AMBER J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $34,274.98 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVECKY, PATSY J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $34,274.84 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CRYSTAL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,274.82 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNEMILLER, DARLENE S Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $34,274.68 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System