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 WILLIS, COLIN W Employer name Town of Riga Amount $33,676.88 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, JOYCE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $33,676.86 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANOTTE, TIFFANY L M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $33,676.76 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSBERGER, LISA A Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $33,676.04 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPINEAU, SUSAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $33,676.03 Date 09/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JESSICA L Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $33,675.68 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCK, JAMES W Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $33,675.48 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, ALIX E Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $33,675.32 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, DAWN M Employer name Washington County Amount $33,675.18 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, DENNIS A Employer name Albany County Amount $33,675.09 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RUBEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,675.02 Date 10/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVED, SHEHLA Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $33,674.95 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENREICH, TINA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $33,674.28 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAS, ERNEST E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,674.23 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, KATHRYN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $33,674.18 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KIMBERLY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $33,673.95 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, TRACY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $33,673.88 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-MARTINEZ, LAUREEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $33,673.73 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $33,673.55 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVO, FRANCINE R Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $33,673.19 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DEIRDRE C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $33,673.05 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, DANIEL C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $33,672.89 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, JULIE P Employer name Erie County Amount $33,672.75 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $33,672.73 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CARMEN F, MS Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $33,672.62 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDHENK, GREGG W Employer name Ulster County Amount $33,672.29 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, DWIGHT D Employer name Orange County Amount $33,672.10 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $33,671.60 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JOHN B Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $33,671.25 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITTO, JAIME L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $33,670.82 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYMAN, TERESA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $33,670.19 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEABOLD, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,669.60 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHARLES B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $33,669.55 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JESSICA I Employer name Erie County Amount $33,669.04 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KELLIE L Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $33,668.53 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARTY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,668.50 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCK, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $33,668.45 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, THOMAS E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,668.36 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, XIUQUN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $33,667.87 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PAULA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $33,667.74 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KATHLEEN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $33,667.57 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONN, LINDA A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $33,666.35 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $33,666.25 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONI, DIANE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $33,666.24 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, RONALD F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,666.18 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER-LEVISON, SHELLEY A Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $33,666.17 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, GAIL P Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $33,666.01 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIER, MARGARET E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $33,665.93 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $33,665.78 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, ALEC M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $33,665.65 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREACY, DANIEL E Employer name Albany County Amount $33,665.61 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAIN, JOSEPH C Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,665.60 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGES, ALAN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $33,665.57 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEEL, MAUREEN ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $33,665.51 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, LORI A Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $33,665.09 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, DOREEN P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $33,665.04 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, AMY L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $33,664.86 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODABAUGH, ANGEL B Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $33,664.86 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, KRISTEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,664.65 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVLESKI, CAROL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $33,664.44 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSELL, REBECCA C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $33,664.28 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATSY A Employer name Essex County Amount $33,664.20 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, NATHAN H Employer name Essex County Amount $33,664.20 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, LISA Employer name Essex County Amount $33,664.20 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JODI L Employer name Essex County Amount $33,664.20 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, REBECCA L Employer name Essex County Amount $33,664.20 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMESTICA, JOSE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $33,663.88 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, HEIDI A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $33,663.75 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENJAGER, KIM A Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $33,663.70 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATT, JACOB J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $33,663.52 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRELL, THOMASA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $33,663.01 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LA SHANDA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $33,662.71 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS-HENDERSON, KATIE A Employer name Yates County Amount $33,662.49 Date 02/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, LANA L.W. Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $33,662.40 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, HERMAN W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $33,662.17 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, VICTORIA X Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $33,662.13 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DAVID B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,662.04 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAWN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $33,662.00 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, GAYLIN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,661.69 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, LORI A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $33,661.54 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, LUCINDA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,661.35 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JESSICA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $33,660.98 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, CARA O Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $33,660.96 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, NICOLE M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $33,660.86 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, CAROL A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $33,660.79 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, ROSA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $33,660.40 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, SUSAN M Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $33,660.34 Date 06/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, JOSEPH H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $33,660.28 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATER, ALFRED M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $33,659.89 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, ANGELINA G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $33,659.86 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, RUSSELL A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,659.76 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEJ, CHRIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $33,659.66 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, KATHLEEN E. Employer name Crandall Library Amount $33,659.64 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, CARL Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $33,659.50 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LOUELLA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,658.89 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, JASON A Employer name Town of Junius Amount $33,658.38 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROYA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $33,658.22 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTREICH, JOHN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $33,658.21 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $33,657.95 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAJE, SUSAN L Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $33,657.27 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System