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 MIEHS, KATHY A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $32,438.04 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, SUSAN E Employer name Broome County Amount $32,437.67 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $32,437.63 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENERCHIA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $32,437.58 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS-IVEY, IVY J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,437.25 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, JOSEPH R Employer name Steuben County Amount $32,437.17 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $32,437.07 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDAL, TAPAN KUMAR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $32,436.95 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, AMY S Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,436.79 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $32,436.78 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, LINDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,436.61 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, MICHAEL G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,436.38 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEZAN, ASHLEY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $32,436.37 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, CAROL LYNN Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $32,436.25 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, TAMMY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $32,436.20 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $32,436.20 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEAN A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $32,436.20 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, LINDSEY R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $32,436.20 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTS, GEORGANA E Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $32,435.99 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARMAGNE M Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $32,435.93 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARUJA Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,435.92 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, CANDI R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $32,435.90 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, ARMANDO F Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $32,435.57 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JENNIFER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $32,435.40 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMEE, BRENDA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,435.29 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, MARY D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $32,435.22 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $32,435.21 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, TERESA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,434.93 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAREN, TRACIE L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $32,434.42 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TASIA N Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $32,434.31 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Massena Amount $32,434.19 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIACCO, ABBY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $32,434.18 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISSBACH, JAMIE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,434.04 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUCEDA, JONAS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $32,434.03 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWLAK, KATIE V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $32,434.00 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, AMY E Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $32,433.88 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, ERIC L Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $32,433.86 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, KATIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,433.07 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY-ROMEO, PATRICIA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $32,432.95 Date 04/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPSEY, BETTY JO Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $32,432.76 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALL, TRISHA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $32,432.76 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RENEE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $32,432.52 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAINA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,432.05 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, OLIVIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,432.05 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, REESA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,432.05 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGART, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,432.00 Date 09/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, JOSEPH S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $32,431.87 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ERICA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $32,431.72 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, CLAUDIA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,431.61 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATARKA, RACHEL A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $32,431.30 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, MARK R Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,430.87 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, NICOLE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $32,430.73 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, MERCY E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,430.49 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JENNIFER S Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $32,430.29 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCK, COLIN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,430.00 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SHELDON K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $32,429.95 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOMBARD, LACEY D Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $32,429.94 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KIRK F Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $32,429.85 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISTNER, ROBERT, JR Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $32,429.67 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODWAZNY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,429.41 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAURIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $32,429.18 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, RAYMOND J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $32,429.17 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $32,428.87 Date 03/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,428.79 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SANDI K Employer name Otsego County Amount $32,428.51 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, LINDA D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $32,428.50 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBA, SARAH L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,428.42 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, LEANN C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,428.20 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROBERT E, JR Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $32,428.08 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, KELLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,428.06 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN LONIS, KELLY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,428.02 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, CARL E, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $32,428.01 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, NINA M Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $32,427.66 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLET, LORA J Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $32,427.49 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, JACOB F Employer name Niagara County Amount $32,427.11 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELTZ, MARK C Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $32,427.11 Date 12/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $32,426.64 Date 08/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, JAMES M E Employer name Albany County Amount $32,426.52 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, CHANDRIKA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $32,426.43 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, STEPHEN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $32,426.20 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, SUSAN A Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,425.39 Date 01/08/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, CATHERINE S Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,425.38 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MELANIE L Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,425.34 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEBRA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,425.32 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDJINSKI, JOHN A Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $32,425.19 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAM, TABITHA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $32,425.00 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MAUREEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,424.42 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HANEY, KIMBERLY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $32,424.30 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOOSE, ADAM S Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $32,424.09 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLERA, CARMEN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $32,423.58 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEN, YINGJIANG Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $32,423.24 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, VINCENT J Employer name Village of Richmondville Amount $32,423.22 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, DONNA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $32,423.12 Date 01/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTERS, SHIRLEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $32,422.96 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, MICHAEL R Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $32,422.88 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, ROBIN D Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $32,422.83 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETLER, DEBRA J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $32,422.76 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, SANDRA E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $32,422.54 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPOLIENE, RIMA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $32,422.44 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMLER, ANDREW F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,422.23 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System