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 ROMBAUT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,634.85 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Massena CSD Amount $33,634.79 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DELLA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $33,634.37 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITONTE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $33,633.88 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $33,633.64 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUZAN, JESSICA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,633.40 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NINA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $33,633.23 Date 03/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGLUND, BETSY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $33,633.12 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIGER, LYNETTE F Employer name Erie County Amount $33,632.93 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS-PRITT, TRACEY S Employer name Orleans County Amount $33,632.84 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINION, DAVID Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,632.54 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBIN S Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $33,632.49 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JESSICA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,632.12 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCCIA, LEO R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,631.86 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CLEMENTE, CRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $33,631.84 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, GAIL E Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $33,631.43 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, WILLIAM C Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,631.28 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, FYZA D Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $33,631.21 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PERCIO, GINGER S Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $33,631.05 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIARELLA, MISTY L Employer name Broome County Amount $33,630.47 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PHYLICIA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $33,630.39 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GREGORY S Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $33,630.13 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, AMANDA Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $33,629.77 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JUSTIN D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $33,629.57 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANA, CARLA P Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $33,629.02 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, NANCY L Employer name Warren County Amount $33,628.91 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, KERI A Employer name Broome County Amount $33,628.87 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, WILLIAM W Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $33,628.63 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILBERT M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $33,628.50 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLAU, ROGER D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $33,628.47 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILE, WILMA R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $33,627.84 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRE, SEMAJ Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,627.73 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, LORI A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $33,627.64 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOUTON, NICOLE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $33,627.56 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, ROGER L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $33,627.46 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWEN, JAMES W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $33,627.30 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, DEBRA J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $33,626.98 Date 11/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAZBIR, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $33,626.72 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WENDY S Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $33,626.56 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $33,626.53 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, PATRICIA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $33,626.50 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTON, LEONARD B Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $33,626.22 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBITZ, NINA L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $33,626.09 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SPAIN, KARILYN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $33,626.08 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAK, DIAN M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $33,625.86 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $33,625.52 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, SEAN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $33,625.45 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACERES, CAROL B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $33,625.39 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, VERQUANA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,625.39 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTHIER, CHARITY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,625.02 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, RANDY M Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $33,624.96 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKSIW, JEANINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $33,624.75 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIOUDIS, THERESA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $33,624.66 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LINDA S Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $33,624.54 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, TRAVIS D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $33,624.53 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, LEONARD S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $33,624.46 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CAROLINE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $33,624.27 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPUY, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,624.01 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARCROFT, AMANDA M, MRS Employer name Montgomery County Amount $33,623.74 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RAY D Employer name Town of Owego Amount $33,623.49 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MILLICENTE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,623.37 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOMIEROSKI, BARBARA J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $33,622.70 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINHAS, JOAQUIM M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $33,622.53 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, BRYAN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $33,622.42 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEELY, LINDA S Employer name Franklin County Amount $33,622.27 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, GABRIELE A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $33,622.06 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, ROSS F Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $33,621.79 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, RACHEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $33,621.75 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, ANNMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,621.71 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, CODY N Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $33,621.50 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BONNIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,621.48 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HEATHER M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $33,621.40 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JOHN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $33,621.08 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS BAILEY, JANET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $33,620.66 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KELLIE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $33,620.22 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, BRIAN P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $33,620.14 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, ANDREW J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $33,619.85 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PLESSIS, ROBIN L Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $33,619.24 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEAR, RICHARD L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $33,619.14 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, SCOTT R Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $33,619.09 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMITZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $33,619.02 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, DENISE M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $33,618.74 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, FRANCIS X, III Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $33,618.51 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRASSI, LISA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $33,618.35 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEREE, CARLA E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $33,618.20 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $33,618.00 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDO, KIM M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $33,617.45 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKON, LINDA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $33,617.23 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, GINA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $33,617.15 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD M Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $33,616.95 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSIAK, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $33,616.02 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO-PLUCINIK, PAULA A Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $33,616.00 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOJON, ROSEANNE J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $33,616.00 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, VICKY I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $33,615.83 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTT, ERIC R Employer name Livingston County Amount $33,615.73 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEY, CASSIE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $33,615.66 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUTREMOUT, MELINDA E Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $33,614.61 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELIS, THERESA Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $33,614.59 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, CHERYL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $33,614.32 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUTH, SCOTT C Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,614.16 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System