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 ABT, STEPHANIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,756.48 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTER, STEVEN D Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $32,755.69 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, NIKITA D Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $32,755.50 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERF, MARY E Employer name Orange County Amount $32,755.47 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, MARIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $32,755.07 Date 02/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JUDY E Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $32,755.00 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, ROSINA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $32,754.87 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $32,754.86 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDER, LINDA J Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $32,754.72 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PAUL F Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $32,754.48 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, BRANDIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,754.25 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBINGER, KYLE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,754.17 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MARIA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,754.17 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIALDONE, SUSAN J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $32,753.75 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CHRISTINA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,753.63 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUN, DYLAN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $32,753.52 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, NANCY J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $32,753.21 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, LORRAINE R, MRS Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,753.18 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARIAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $32,753.07 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, APRIL M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,753.07 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DIANA B Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $32,752.83 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JEAN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $32,752.65 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, LUDOVIC S Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $32,752.59 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, TERESA Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $32,752.30 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CONNOR L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,751.82 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, SUSAN A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $32,751.65 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPP, WALTER S Employer name Ulster County Amount $32,751.61 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $32,751.48 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, SYLVIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $32,751.30 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LILLIAN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,751.06 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, MARSHA L Employer name Washington County Amount $32,751.01 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGIOLI-EDWARDS, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,750.97 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMACEK, PATRICIA A Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $32,750.54 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREUN, SANDRA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,750.52 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, AMY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,750.50 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $32,750.38 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPRETI, PREM Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,750.18 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NILIEKA T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $32,750.06 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTNER, THOMAS G Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,749.78 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JOHN M Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $32,749.59 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHN, DANIEL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,749.30 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKELL, CHRISTINE E Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $32,748.72 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $32,748.65 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $32,748.62 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARATTA, MARGARET M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $32,748.27 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, JASON P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,748.26 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEISSLER, ERIC J Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $32,747.88 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORT, LEANNE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,747.62 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERTE-SMITH, KATHLYNN Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $32,747.52 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUBBA, ANDREA R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,747.49 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBIN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,747.40 Date 08/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIN, CHRISTYL R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $32,747.30 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURPURA, SHARON J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,747.28 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, CAITLIN M Employer name Greene County Amount $32,746.92 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, MELISSA A Employer name Warren County Amount $32,746.91 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $32,746.39 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, LEVAR A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $32,746.19 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKIFOROV, BARBARA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,746.17 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDELL, MC KENNA R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $32,746.14 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, ALLISON J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $32,746.05 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADHIKARI, YOGESH Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,745.03 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LINDA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,745.01 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI PETRI, BRYANT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,744.97 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATI, BRENDA J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $32,743.52 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXETER, FAY C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $32,743.28 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, LUCRETIA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,743.25 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, SEAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,743.10 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MARY-JO A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,743.06 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, GEORGE W, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,743.03 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSURDO, JENNIFER B Employer name City of Oswego Amount $32,742.95 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPER, CHERYL Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $32,742.87 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, JAMIE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $32,742.64 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, BRITTANY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $32,742.45 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLENGA, SUSAN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $32,742.30 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, JANET N Employer name Perry Public Library Amount $32,742.23 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCO, JULIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,742.00 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHKO, ALLA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,741.81 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, JERROLD W Employer name Panama CSD Amount $32,741.75 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, CODY C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $32,741.37 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $32,741.20 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, MICHELLE L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $32,741.17 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $32,741.09 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, JILL A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,740.99 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, ERWIN C, JR Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $32,740.92 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, JOANNA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $32,740.70 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RENE Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $32,740.65 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPANO, AMBER L Employer name City of Albany Amount $32,740.56 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $32,740.53 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, RICHARD A, SR Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $32,740.36 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESHINRO, OLUBUKOLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $32,740.22 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, JANET Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $32,740.04 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATELYN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,739.59 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, HARRY L Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $32,739.15 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, CAROL A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $32,739.13 Date 05/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBYSH, STELLA L Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $32,738.76 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, PATRICK W Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $32,738.68 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEERENS, WANDA J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $32,738.49 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTER, LINDA Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $32,738.31 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SUSAN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $32,738.08 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABSALON, SOPHIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,738.06 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System