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 LEWIS, SHAMICK M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $32,516.78 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICELLO, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $32,516.58 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEGEMANN, KARL A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,516.52 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, ELLEN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $32,514.91 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBRO, KAREN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,514.90 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, BARBARA J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $32,514.85 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKE, NANCY A Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $32,514.48 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOWSKI, ANDREW , MR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $32,514.10 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, NYASHA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $32,513.85 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, LEON LOVE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $32,513.77 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, JANE L Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $32,513.46 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEPE, DENISE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $32,513.35 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGATTI, KAREN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,512.80 Date 02/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDFIELD, JOAN E Employer name Homer CSD Amount $32,512.71 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, TONYA L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $32,511.84 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOSILEVICH-SEARL, KARLA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,511.78 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, KIMBERLY E Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,511.50 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, KELLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,511.40 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $32,511.30 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, NANNETTE D Employer name Broome County Amount $32,511.16 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, ROBERT L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $32,510.56 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ERICKA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $32,510.49 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURICEK, MIRIAM F Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $32,509.92 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KWAZI P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $32,509.89 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEARY, JAMES W Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $32,509.88 Date 10/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, LAURIE J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $32,509.83 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZOLARI, AMANDA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,509.82 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHN, TANYA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,509.72 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, CHRISTINE I Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $32,508.80 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGER, PATRICIA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $32,508.73 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, JENNIFER Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,508.35 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT E, SR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $32,507.89 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,507.71 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JULIANNE M, MS Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $32,507.69 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHYS, STANLEY D Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,507.20 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIANA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,507.07 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORETTI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $32,506.98 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $32,506.87 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINDELL, JOSEPHINE Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $32,506.86 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, NICOLE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $32,506.46 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALILEO, ANDREA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,506.45 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDO, THOMAS D, III Employer name Town of Chazy Amount $32,506.40 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MOLLY J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $32,506.28 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SUSAN A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $32,506.26 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, DUSTIN G Employer name Village of Sodus Amount $32,506.00 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, CHARLENE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,505.89 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, CHERYL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,505.74 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DAVON K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $32,505.17 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIELLE M Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $32,505.00 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRICK, KENNETH F, JR Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $32,504.98 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, DEBRA A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $32,504.77 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSON, BRIAN J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $32,504.61 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COMB, DAVID H Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $32,504.38 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CODIA A, MS Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $32,504.26 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, DAVID S Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $32,504.06 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, MATTHEW T Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,504.03 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNETT, MATTHEW F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $32,504.00 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALIK, JANICE Employer name Erie County Amount $32,503.77 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYSZCZEK, SALLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,503.68 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOERSCH, SHARON L Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $32,503.32 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, KIMBERLY A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $32,503.28 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, GERALDINE A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $32,502.96 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFEL, JUDITH M Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $32,502.56 Date 11/29/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, JOAN L Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $32,501.77 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BONNIE J Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $32,501.55 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $32,501.30 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, TRACEY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,501.12 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, DERRICK J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $32,500.96 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, MARY MARGARET Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $32,500.60 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SARAH E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $32,500.59 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $32,500.52 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANITA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $32,500.28 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, JENNIFER A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,500.10 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, NADINE T Employer name Rockland County Amount $32,500.00 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, RICKY C Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $32,499.98 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, JOHN P Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $32,499.95 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, SHARON E Employer name Erie County Amount $32,499.94 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKLAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $32,499.47 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JAY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $32,499.27 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANE J Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $32,499.22 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $32,499.07 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, RITA Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $32,498.75 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KAREN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $32,498.65 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLBRICH, KRISTIN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $32,498.48 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, JUANA A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $32,498.39 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMBRY, MARCEL Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,498.35 Date 02/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONICA, KIMBERLY G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $32,498.34 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, EILEEN S Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $32,498.32 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWREY, ROY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $32,498.25 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, DARLA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,498.00 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDINE, JASON T Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,497.95 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORINO, MICHAEL Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $32,497.71 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSILLO, GREGORY J Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $32,497.59 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, SUSAN M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $32,497.36 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTO, TINA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,497.11 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, SUSAN M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $32,496.80 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHMAN, MARYELLEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,496.74 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CLAIRE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $32,496.60 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARIA E Employer name Orleans County Amount $32,496.60 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENSON, LEIGH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $32,496.52 Date 02/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System