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 BURDICK, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,044.12 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CHARLENE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,043.52 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Broome County Amount $34,043.21 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,043.16 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDALL, RACHEL S Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $34,042.99 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALETA, MARYKATHERINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $34,042.96 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TONA, ASHLEY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,042.57 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,042.55 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, JOHN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,042.55 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,042.53 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAN, PAPANYAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,042.05 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, ARTRICE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,041.54 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, MICHAEL T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $34,040.97 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JENNIFER K Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,040.85 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, GARRICK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,040.19 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDMUND J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $34,040.18 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIM, KAYLA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,040.11 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, DARYL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,040.07 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,040.06 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTARO, AMANDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,039.57 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, CHARLES W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,039.28 Date 10/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DARRELL L Employer name Town of Bellmont Amount $34,038.82 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA-CRUZ, MIGUELINA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $34,038.78 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SUSAN L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $34,038.69 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SAKIMA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $34,038.64 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, DAVID G Employer name Village of Fort Ann Amount $34,038.57 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOC, KRISTEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,038.48 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, JAN E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $34,038.45 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLENBARGER, RALPH E Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $34,038.45 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, RODGER E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,038.32 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, WENDY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,038.24 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, JUDITH M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $34,037.72 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BATE, CHAD E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,037.20 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHRING, WENDY D Employer name Essex County Amount $34,036.70 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $34,036.65 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEENEY, MICHAEL D Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $34,036.29 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, JAMES ARTHUR, JR Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $34,036.15 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIERSEN, BRETT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,036.10 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUGHTON, TINA M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $34,036.00 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKOWSKI, DAWN C Employer name Education Department Amount $34,035.97 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, MAUREEN C Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $34,035.94 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, FLOYD C, JR Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $34,035.57 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLAN, STACY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $34,035.41 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, RINA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $34,035.38 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARAH E Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $34,035.21 Date 01/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, FRAN R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $34,034.86 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, DEBORAH P Employer name Warren County Amount $34,034.53 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCEG, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Union Amount $34,034.47 Date 02/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOOKEY, RYAN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $34,034.46 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREK, MARY F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,034.36 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, SHARON A Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $34,033.98 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, KATRINA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,033.80 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, DAVID W Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $34,033.71 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, HARRIET R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $34,033.64 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEZALIS, BONNIE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $34,033.63 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, NICOLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,033.39 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, JESSICA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $34,032.82 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DENISE L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $34,032.80 Date 03/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLANS, CHANTAL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,032.26 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DIANNA L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $34,031.84 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARY ANN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,031.82 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RICKY E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $34,031.71 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, CARIN M Employer name Attica CSD Amount $34,031.65 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, ROSARIA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $34,031.47 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, DEBORAH J Employer name Cortland County Amount $34,031.46 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, SADIE L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $34,031.30 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, SHERRY L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $34,031.23 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, CATHLEEN H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,031.17 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEBLER, BRITTANY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,031.11 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JULIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,030.54 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, FRANK A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $34,029.36 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERSON, JESSE T Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,029.35 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JON N Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $34,029.22 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ALETT Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,028.95 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, KAREN R Employer name Victor CSD Amount $34,028.90 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCO, RUI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,028.50 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, NELSON L Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $34,028.28 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JACQUELINE S Employer name Erie County Amount $34,028.16 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $34,028.00 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUTE-BERMEO, CYNTHIA F Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,027.99 Date 07/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,027.83 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, JAMES C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $34,027.63 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, ERIN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,027.59 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINZER, JONIE M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $34,027.59 Date 07/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAMMAR, JOHN Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $34,027.41 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZZANO, BARBARA L Employer name York CSD Amount $34,027.31 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOLINI, SARAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,027.07 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKEY, JO ANNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $34,027.00 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JULIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $34,026.69 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, ADRIENNE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $34,026.49 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, ADELE Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $34,026.16 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JEFFERY Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $34,025.74 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JUDY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $34,025.56 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDULLO, KATHLEEN P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $34,025.54 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORACI, STACEY S Employer name Chenango County Amount $34,025.30 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, CLARA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $34,024.68 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LINDSAY M Employer name Broome County Amount $34,024.61 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, RICHARD F Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $34,024.48 Date 02/03/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELE, JOY A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $34,024.42 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, RHONDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,024.20 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System