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 SCHUSTER, TIM A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $33,752.90 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, KEVIN G Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $33,752.78 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKEFORD, DONALD L Employer name Education Department Amount $33,752.76 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNSEY, NINA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $33,752.76 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JARRETT A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,752.76 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $33,752.76 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIG, DIANE R Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $33,752.76 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ANTHONY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $33,752.72 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $33,752.25 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-KLISH, LUCRETIA F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $33,752.16 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, PATRICE O Employer name Columbia County Amount $33,751.92 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $33,751.79 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHARN Y Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $33,751.06 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, KATHRYN S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,751.03 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KATHERINE G Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $33,750.84 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZZEE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $33,750.83 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TONI M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $33,750.51 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, MAUREEN L Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $33,750.04 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, RAMONA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $33,749.90 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, KAREN M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $33,749.56 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, RANAE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,749.17 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, DAWN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,748.83 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARONI, ANTONIO T Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $33,748.75 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, FRANK R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $33,748.53 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTES, LUIS F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,748.17 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM, TONIA Y Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $33,748.16 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, JOSHUA F Employer name City of Albany Amount $33,747.85 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MATTHEW R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $33,747.70 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMM, DIANE M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $33,747.46 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, MIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $33,747.11 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPERA, ADRIANA M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $33,747.10 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTRAVAIA, ANNETTE Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $33,746.96 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIE, MARY ANN Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $33,746.91 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, AUTUMN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $33,746.74 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, RITA L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $33,746.70 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, PAMELA L Employer name Erie County Amount $33,746.56 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, PAUL A Employer name Broome County Amount $33,746.33 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GEOFFREY N Employer name Village of Waterville Amount $33,746.08 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, VANESSA S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $33,746.06 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JOANNE E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $33,746.04 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, LINDA Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $33,745.83 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JAN E Employer name Essex County Amount $33,745.80 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, RAE J Employer name Yates County Amount $33,745.73 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCH, MARGARET A Employer name Education Department Amount $33,745.66 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $33,745.49 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DERYL L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $33,745.46 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIECZNY, KAYSE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $33,745.42 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $33,744.88 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SAMANTHA M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $33,744.84 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHMER, IVETTE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $33,744.72 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DENISE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,744.72 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHEN, SCOTT A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $33,744.40 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNA, LINDA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $33,744.26 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARY L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $33,744.12 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, CANDACE M Employer name Town of Windham Amount $33,744.00 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MENELIK Z, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $33,743.37 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, JOLENE R N Employer name Fulton County Amount $33,743.02 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS B Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $33,743.02 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDZIK, ROGER L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $33,742.78 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENTE, JUAN JOSE Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,742.62 Date 10/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOHN R Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $33,742.53 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $33,742.39 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, VALERIE A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $33,742.19 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE IULIO CASDIA, LORI ANNE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $33,742.13 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, MARY A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $33,742.12 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, SHELLY S Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $33,741.84 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY, DELLA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,741.61 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, PAUL R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $33,741.58 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPTUROWSKI, CYNTHIA G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $33,741.01 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKART, KATHERINE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,740.90 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERMYER, JAMES A, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $33,740.64 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CHRISTINA Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $33,740.27 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,740.20 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPENHEIMER, ANDREW H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $33,740.20 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKINS, CHRIS J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $33,739.69 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, KATHY S Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $33,739.63 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, BLANCA A Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $33,739.09 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, DIANNE M Employer name Warren County Amount $33,738.73 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMENZO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $33,738.60 Date 06/05/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DONNA M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $33,738.56 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BRYAN D Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $33,738.46 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGASIEWICZ, KIMBERLY A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $33,738.44 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JAMILA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,738.34 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, LESLIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,737.93 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $33,737.41 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NICHOLAS S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $33,737.41 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, NILA E Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $33,737.17 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, SAHRI Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,736.61 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SCOTT M Employer name City of Troy Amount $33,736.39 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEVEN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $33,736.29 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONNESSEN, TURID W Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $33,736.21 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LAWRENCE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $33,736.14 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESSNER, KENNETH A Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $33,735.92 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, ASUNCION Employer name New York Public Library Amount $33,735.59 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KORINIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $33,735.56 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MARISOL Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $33,735.48 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MARK V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $33,735.45 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOFARO, JACOB G Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $33,734.62 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNANAN, IVAN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,734.60 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, JENNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,734.50 Date 09/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System