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 CASILLAS, GABRIEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,218.16 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ROGER A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $34,218.11 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVICH, MICHAEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,218.01 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, MICHAEL K Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $34,217.89 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, CHARLES W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,217.81 Date 11/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHETTA, JOANNE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,217.64 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GWENDOLYN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,217.47 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NANCY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,217.43 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZ, DIANE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $34,216.64 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLINGER, MARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,216.46 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,216.46 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, VITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,216.46 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, ARMETHIA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,216.21 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $34,216.17 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, BRUCE D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,216.07 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, LORI J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,216.01 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCANIELLO, LEIGHANN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,215.99 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZONE, LUKE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,215.91 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASH, JANET K Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $34,215.70 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERKE, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,214.97 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, TAMMY L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $34,214.95 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, KANETA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $34,214.91 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, MARIE Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $34,214.76 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KENNETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,214.74 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RICHARD W Employer name Warren County Amount $34,214.44 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGOLAK, DEBORAH J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $34,214.42 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTLEY, JAMIE L Employer name Tully CSD Amount $34,214.36 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE-DOUGLAS, AMANATA C Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $34,213.74 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,213.70 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOTA, CRYSTAL L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $34,213.58 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KIMBERLEE S Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $34,213.43 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLL, CHARLES C, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $34,213.43 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, COLLEEN S Employer name Orange County Amount $34,213.30 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSE, YASSIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,213.08 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARYJEAN D Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $34,213.03 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMAN, AMMARA Employer name Department of Law Amount $34,212.92 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAN, KELLY M Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $34,212.68 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $34,212.68 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, BEVERLY C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $34,212.64 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DONALD B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,212.42 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, LINDA M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $34,212.24 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, JESSICA L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $34,211.97 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CAROL A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $34,211.95 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, SAVANNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,211.72 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RICARDO F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $34,211.70 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, CYNTHIA W Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $34,211.67 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCA, CLAUDIA M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $34,211.64 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $34,211.35 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, SEENA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $34,211.01 Date 01/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, MICHAEL B Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $34,210.89 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, YVETTE A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $34,210.43 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $34,210.19 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, WILMA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,209.88 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $34,209.83 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRAN, JANET M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $34,209.75 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMEI, CATHERINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,209.62 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBINSKI, STEPHEN E Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $34,209.48 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, BEVERLY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $34,208.90 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $34,208.68 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYDE, JAMES R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $34,208.12 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILEWSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $34,208.01 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLINAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $34,207.97 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, HEATHER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,207.74 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, PENELOPE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $34,207.40 Date 01/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, GESINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,207.19 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, JENNIFER B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $34,207.00 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CASSANDRA Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $34,206.84 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, JEAN L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $34,206.44 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCHTEN, JUDITH A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $34,206.42 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTIS, SANDRA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,206.27 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFINISE, SUSAN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,206.27 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLIN, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,206.12 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, PAULA D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $34,205.93 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHARON Employer name Warren County Amount $34,205.34 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, NANCY J Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $34,205.21 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,205.21 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DENISE M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $34,204.84 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, NICOLE Employer name Warren County Amount $34,204.72 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ANTONIO E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,204.66 Date 06/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRULLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $34,204.40 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MARTA B Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,204.20 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, LYNN EVERETT Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $34,204.11 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DEBRA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $34,203.75 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWEY, RYAN M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $34,203.18 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGAGLIO, ROSARIO Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,202.95 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, AMANDA T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,202.74 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ANDREA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $34,202.68 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MICHELLE N Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,202.34 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MARY JO Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,202.29 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, LYNNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $34,202.08 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Madison County Amount $34,202.03 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,201.58 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,201.33 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, DALE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,201.29 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIYEDUN, ADENIKE N Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $34,201.02 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, HOZAN N Employer name Broome County Amount $34,200.49 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, MARIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,200.36 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARET, ELIZABETH M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $34,199.97 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $34,199.80 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, HILLARY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $34,199.74 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System