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 WIKOFF, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,082.47 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, BRISELIDA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,082.09 Date 12/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, TAMMIE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,082.01 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DANIELLE Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $34,081.86 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, CHARLES C Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,081.80 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPERO, MAUREEN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,081.74 Date 10/05/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAN, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Caton Amount $34,081.48 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAUL R Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $34,080.37 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, JUDY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,079.92 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOMB, PATTY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,079.89 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, KATHRYN S Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,079.89 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $34,079.35 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPA, STEFANO Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $34,079.19 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYNKOWSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $34,079.15 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINO, SUSAN M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $34,079.08 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,079.01 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, DANIEL K Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $34,078.62 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASESKI, ELICA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,078.15 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTONI, ANITA A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,078.07 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLEY, KAREN M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $34,077.80 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CASEY R Employer name Livingston County Amount $34,077.79 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDNIEWSKI, PATRICIA Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $34,077.60 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LORRAINE D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $34,077.27 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSENO, ALLISON D Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $34,077.25 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAULINE F Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $34,077.20 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOWS, GARY S Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $34,076.92 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACILLA, RICHARD J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $34,076.86 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, NANCY J Employer name Broome County Amount $34,076.59 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANDI, KEITH M Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $34,076.46 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, KENNETH P Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $34,075.86 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, SUZANN M Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $34,075.68 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ROBERT R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $34,075.20 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DANIELLE E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $34,075.06 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, MARC A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,074.96 Date 06/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODZIEY, BOZENA E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,074.81 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LISA R Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $34,074.71 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, MICHALEEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,074.67 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of State Amount $34,074.67 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of State Amount $34,074.67 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENICK, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,074.67 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,074.67 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, ROSA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,074.67 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUBALL, WILLIAM J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $34,074.67 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JARROD B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $34,074.67 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SARA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $34,074.67 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DANIELLE M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $34,074.50 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANHAM, JASON C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $34,073.82 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, LISA M Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $34,073.67 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNICH-DALE, VICTORIA K Employer name Erie County Amount $34,073.62 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, KRISTIN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $34,073.55 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIGRA, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $34,073.50 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEIDRE L Employer name Erie County Amount $34,073.37 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ELI W Employer name Town of Exeter Amount $34,073.25 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESTER, MELISSA E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $34,072.85 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDILE, CHERYL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,072.76 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAERZ, DEBORAH S Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $34,072.64 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANNE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,072.59 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, KYLE R Employer name Town of Hardenburgh Amount $34,072.50 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKIN, ANDREA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,072.14 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, JUANITA P Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $34,072.07 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PAMELA S Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $34,071.88 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, ROBERT Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $34,071.46 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHOFF, JULIANNE M Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $34,071.45 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, BERNADETTE M Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $34,071.20 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, ELISKA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,070.98 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JESSICA L Employer name Albany County Amount $34,070.85 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDY, TRAVIS L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $34,070.70 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, INEZ J Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $34,070.59 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JEREMY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,070.45 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KYLE D Employer name Madison County Amount $34,070.40 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKHAM, DARNYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $34,070.30 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNETTE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $34,070.00 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCONE, MARTIN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,069.86 Date 01/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DAVE B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $34,069.61 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,069.30 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, JAMES Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,069.24 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASLEY, MARY JEAN Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $34,069.14 Date 10/02/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESKOSKI, KENNETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,068.71 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTON, MARIAN H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,068.50 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBEY, TELIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $34,068.45 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JANET L Employer name Town of Germantown Amount $34,068.42 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, HEATHER M Employer name Washington County Amount $34,068.35 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNCZUR, CODY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,068.24 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHEINE, SUZANNE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,068.20 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BROOKE M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $34,067.95 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTERAMO, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $34,067.66 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLOUGHLIN, CHERYL M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,067.44 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KERRI L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $34,067.34 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZZARO, NICOLE M Employer name Orange County Amount $34,067.13 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLMAN, ALICE M Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $34,066.33 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MONIRUL I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,066.22 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENSEN, VICTORIA Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $34,066.20 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, ANN M Employer name Erie County Amount $34,066.08 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURADO, GRACYELENA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,066.06 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, MARIA F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,065.99 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, BRIAN K Employer name Seneca County Amount $34,065.86 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, STEPHEN R Employer name Warren County Amount $34,065.73 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILUS, JEAN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $34,065.57 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILO, SUSAN M Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $34,064.80 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, DAVA M Employer name Essex County Amount $34,064.71 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System