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 JONES, WILHELMINA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,645.91 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBEL, DEREK D Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,645.86 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, RICHARD B Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $32,645.79 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALELLO, CRISTINE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,645.78 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ANDREW S Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $32,645.66 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLAND, NANCY Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,645.63 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANTGEN, DEAN J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $32,645.14 Date 04/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, THERESA A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $32,644.63 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSETT, LLOYD V Employer name Westchester County Amount $32,644.51 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, CONNIE A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $32,644.44 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRAKE, LINDA J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $32,644.43 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVA, MICHELE Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $32,644.34 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $32,644.15 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDIDO, CAROL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,644.09 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEERE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Fayette Amount $32,643.89 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,643.67 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCZARYK, JAIME A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,643.46 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, TAMBER L Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,643.31 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL P Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,643.08 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TIFFANY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $32,642.99 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, ANTHONY H Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $32,642.80 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, CARLA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,642.40 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,642.40 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVELAND, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Nichols Amount $32,641.88 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, RITA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $32,641.37 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSLEY, WILLIE J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $32,641.20 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, VIRGINIA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $32,641.20 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMILLER, ERICA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $32,640.35 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMON, DONNA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,640.27 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEZZI-KOPEL, KATHERINE W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $32,640.21 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, JENNIE H Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $32,639.13 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, CHERYL A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $32,638.95 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BORD, ALICIA Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $32,638.81 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, RYAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,638.79 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, JANET Employer name Greene County Amount $32,638.62 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, DAVID A Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $32,638.57 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, CASEY L, MS Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,638.01 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDHARDT, ANDREW W Employer name Albany County Amount $32,637.97 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBIN N Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,637.85 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANACONE, MEGAN F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,637.77 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGLE, DEBBIE S Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $32,637.75 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLEY, RUTH A Employer name Tioga County Amount $32,637.72 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS-CLARK, JOYCE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,637.62 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, ANDREA N Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,637.53 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESE, JERRY V Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,637.49 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JUAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $32,637.41 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH-CRUMP, OSSIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $32,637.40 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURSKI, ASHLEY R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,637.39 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULBERTSON, SHARI A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $32,636.85 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ANNIE M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $32,636.77 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CARL J Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $32,636.76 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, VIRGINIA A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $32,636.55 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHARLES J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $32,636.49 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTTMANN, MICHAEL F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $32,635.88 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, ERIC A Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $32,635.73 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,635.65 Date 12/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUERSTLE, JESSICA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $32,635.17 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, ITALIA F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,634.86 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBENS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $32,634.84 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $32,634.51 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDEV, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,634.37 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, TRACI M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $32,633.95 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, SEAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $32,633.83 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RICHARD I Employer name Chenango County Amount $32,633.65 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, FORD G Employer name Westport CSD Amount $32,633.57 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, MEGAN K Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $32,633.29 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, ASHLEY ROSE Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $32,633.14 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLA, AZUCENA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $32,632.94 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, LAURI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $32,632.75 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LUVELLA S Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $32,630.61 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MONIKA M Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $32,630.52 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWICK, DANIELLE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $32,630.16 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $32,630.15 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, LISA M Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $32,630.10 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIS, SHELLY M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $32,629.81 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, MICHAEL W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $32,629.56 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DONNA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,629.22 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNE, PAUL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $32,629.21 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, LON Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $32,629.01 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, GARRY A, SR Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $32,628.90 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, RICK A Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $32,628.68 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINGI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $32,628.67 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACURA, ROBERTA A Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $32,628.15 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, IRENE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $32,627.72 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,627.64 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,627.62 Date 05/19/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MARY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $32,627.60 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, GARY E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $32,627.18 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, NATHAN C Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $32,627.11 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, BARBARA L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $32,627.10 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JESSALYN A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $32,626.82 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, TONIA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,626.76 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ALICE E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $32,625.80 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYSOR, JEFF Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $32,625.79 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, STEVEN C Employer name Chenango County Amount $32,625.60 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROSEMARY Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $32,624.95 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TASHEK F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $32,624.91 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDING, CHRISTINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $32,624.62 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELODY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,624.48 Date 03/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIST, CHERYL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $32,624.46 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System