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 TREMPER, JASON C Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $33,657.20 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, EILEEN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $33,656.85 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMIER, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $33,656.45 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, KELLY E Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $33,656.25 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDOLINO, IRAIDA Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $33,656.24 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, SUSAN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,656.02 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, VICTORIA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,656.02 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, LORI J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $33,656.01 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, RHONDA A Employer name Cortland County Amount $33,655.32 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, ROXANNE Employer name Madison County Amount $33,655.09 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GERARD Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $33,654.70 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of State Amount $33,654.46 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, TERESA M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $33,653.97 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER J Employer name Village of Fair Haven Amount $33,653.50 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SEAN Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $33,652.73 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DONALD E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $33,652.65 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SUSAN L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $33,652.51 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, ALISON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,652.22 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEZER, DANIEL W Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $33,652.15 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MORA, CLAUDIA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $33,651.37 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROUIN, CRIS J Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $33,651.31 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, TINA M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $33,651.28 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODSON, NATHAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $33,651.23 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBER, THEODORE C, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,651.09 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAFT, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,651.02 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRANE, REBECCA C Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,650.94 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, DANI M Employer name Genesee County Amount $33,650.60 Date 07/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, KATHLENE O Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $33,650.42 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERATT, COLBY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $33,650.14 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, OBED Employer name City of Rochester Amount $33,649.58 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIVANT, RONALD O, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $33,649.43 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, LISA J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $33,649.38 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, ANN M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $33,648.74 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZEWICZ, MICHAEL E Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $33,648.65 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADEN, ALLISON L Employer name Department of Health Amount $33,648.63 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGNESE, BRUNILDA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $33,648.44 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, TAMMY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $33,647.99 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JOHN F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $33,647.88 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $33,647.52 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, SHERI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $33,647.38 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, JOYCE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $33,647.35 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, NICOLETTE K Employer name Chemung County Amount $33,647.21 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMENINO, GINA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,646.97 Date 07/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINE, ZENAIDA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $33,646.95 Date 02/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, KAYLA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $33,646.87 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZING, STEPHEN E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $33,646.50 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMURAO, ARNEL B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,646.31 Date 01/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAREVITCH, VLADISLAV V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,645.78 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, HUMBERTO HC Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $33,645.57 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE-NATALIE, KELLY L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $33,645.39 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, COLLETTE L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $33,645.36 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHETT, JULIE A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $33,645.18 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGA, STEPHEN D, JR Employer name Greece CSD Amount $33,645.17 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSEPH A Employer name Broome County Amount $33,645.11 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $33,645.00 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MARY F Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $33,645.00 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, KATHLEEN P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $33,644.95 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPNEY, DEANNA N Employer name Warren County Amount $33,644.62 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKEL, JANAI Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $33,644.35 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAEZ, JONNATHAN Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $33,644.16 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $33,644.12 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Cobleskill Amount $33,643.72 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,643.02 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBILES, DEBRA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $33,642.89 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER K Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,642.70 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, BARBARA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $33,642.30 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $33,642.21 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, KIMESHA Employer name Clinton County Amount $33,641.70 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROL M Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $33,641.68 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, JACQUELINE G Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $33,641.61 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, MICHAEL C Employer name Oneida County Amount $33,641.34 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, STEPHANIE Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $33,640.95 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JOHN T, IV Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $33,640.94 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDENS, MITCHELL Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $33,640.70 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, WILLIAM W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $33,640.38 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBERO, MARIA D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $33,640.15 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $33,639.98 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, GLADYS Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $33,639.84 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LINDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,639.55 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DAWN B Employer name Broome County Amount $33,639.54 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHERRIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $33,639.54 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JANE E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $33,639.43 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, THOMAS J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $33,639.12 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, KRISTEN L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $33,639.00 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFF, MICHAEL L Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $33,638.93 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, KRISTI S Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $33,638.89 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELIO, LINDA Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $33,638.32 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUL-MAJID, KHADIJA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $33,638.15 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, DEANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,638.12 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MARIA Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $33,637.94 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, MICHELLE Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $33,637.80 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABORGNE, DEBRA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $33,637.47 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATES, RENEE O Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $33,637.29 Date 01/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKS, SHEA P Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $33,636.93 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADORN, TAMMY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $33,636.71 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN D Employer name Allegany County Amount $33,635.88 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, SUSAN M Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $33,635.65 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSHUA Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $33,635.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAPP, KATHY L Employer name Newark CSD Amount $33,635.61 Date 10/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARQUE, CRYSTAL N Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $33,635.27 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System