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 LUM, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Smithville Amount $34,199.68 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-VELEZ, CATHERINE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $34,199.48 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBAL, ROSEANN Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $34,199.25 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, KEVIN Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $34,198.75 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESITORO, ALEX Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $34,198.50 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JAMES Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,198.39 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PATRICK D Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $34,198.12 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRIS, SHERRIE K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $34,198.07 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANZO, DARCEY R Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $34,197.90 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, KELLEY M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,197.82 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAY M, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,197.40 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,197.40 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, TAMMY F Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $34,197.25 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,197.16 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEISWINTER, VICTORIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,196.80 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of White Creek Amount $34,196.60 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $34,196.46 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, DOMINGO Employer name Rockland County Amount $34,196.15 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALESH, ERIK L Employer name Perry CSD Amount $34,195.69 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREYS, TAYLOR L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,195.55 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKELL, KATHLEEN D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $34,195.48 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, LAUREN M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $34,195.33 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILESKI, CHERYL A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $34,195.00 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, ANTHONY M Employer name Allegany County Amount $34,194.81 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, VICKI L Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $34,194.45 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTT, LORRAINE Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,194.39 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CORINNE A Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $34,194.29 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, MELVIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,194.03 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHMER, CATHERINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,193.92 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YNGSTROM, VICTORIA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,193.89 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICARE, DAWN M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $34,193.63 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MARK L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $34,193.62 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, THOMAS J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $34,193.53 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZA, DEBRAH L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $34,193.26 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, GISELLA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,193.13 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYL, BRENT J Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,192.71 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTERI, JOHN T Employer name Somers CSD Amount $34,192.50 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,192.31 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRANT, JEREMY J Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $34,192.12 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, CAROL A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $34,192.02 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, VIVIAN D Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $34,191.23 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY-BEENDERS, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $34,191.07 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTUCH-ELISONDO, IRIS A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $34,190.75 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, ROSANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,190.08 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, JANET L Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $34,189.90 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MELISSA A Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $34,189.65 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, LANA Employer name Erie County Amount $34,189.55 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, KIMBERLEY J Employer name Washington County Amount $34,188.36 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RONALD F Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,188.27 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SANDRA T Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,188.22 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, LYNNE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,188.20 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELEY, TERESE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,188.19 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TAMMY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,188.19 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CONSTANCE R Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $34,187.81 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUZER, ALISON R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $34,187.77 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STANLEY E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $34,187.74 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KIMBERLY M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $34,187.51 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, HAROLD L Employer name North Country Library System Amount $34,186.94 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPFL, BARBARA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $34,186.69 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CHRISTOPHER J F Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $34,186.54 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRYSTAL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $34,186.11 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIPHANT, STHENIA C I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,186.04 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $34,186.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, SANDRA A Employer name Orleans County Amount $34,185.76 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SUSAN K Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $34,185.33 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, MICHAEL R Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,185.22 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ANDREW M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $34,185.17 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KELLY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $34,185.00 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, LYNETTE M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $34,184.71 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $34,184.70 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIXNER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Village of Jordan Amount $34,184.68 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBUMNEME-AKANEME, IFEOMA E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $34,184.61 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, TAMARA J Employer name Warren County Amount $34,184.59 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LA DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $34,184.46 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, ALICE L Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $34,184.35 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAYNE C Employer name Essex County Amount $34,184.20 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, MARY R Employer name Essex County Amount $34,184.20 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSON, SALLY L Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $34,184.20 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAAP, KIRSTEN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $34,184.17 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARIA L Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $34,184.05 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $34,183.93 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROIO, MARK R Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $34,183.62 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFROCCO, PAMELA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,183.59 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, ONICELA C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $34,183.44 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JEANNE K Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $34,183.06 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, COREY J Employer name Town of Urbana Amount $34,183.03 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $34,182.92 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONI, CHARLENE V Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,182.47 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-HARRIS, TINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,182.31 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BERNARD Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,182.17 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, KELLY C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $34,182.12 Date 04/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ADRIENNE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $34,182.07 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, SANDRA I Employer name Broome County Amount $34,181.89 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOMA, ANNE C Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $34,181.60 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMER, JASON J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $34,181.43 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, BARRY A Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $34,180.67 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFING, JENNIFER Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $34,180.37 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,180.15 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASULKE, ROBERT J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,180.15 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLAN, RAYMOND L Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $34,180.15 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System