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 ARENA, JAYSON M Employer name York CSD Amount $32,355.92 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM-DEVEANS, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Amount $32,355.43 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $32,355.42 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAUPT, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,355.33 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAN, COLETTE M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $32,355.14 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CORINNA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,354.92 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, THERESA R Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $32,354.75 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $32,354.72 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COANT, MANDY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,354.69 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTE, ALEXANDER C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,354.22 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, DENISE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $32,354.03 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSIAK, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $32,354.00 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, PATRICIA A Employer name Allegany County Amount $32,353.89 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KELLY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,353.87 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, KATHERINE A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $32,353.76 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, FREIDA E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $32,353.27 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAK, ANNETTE H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $32,353.04 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTE, DALE A Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $32,352.91 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMO, ASHLEY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $32,352.42 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZYNSKI, LU ANN M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $32,352.33 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJJALY, DAVID E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $32,351.69 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EILEEN Employer name Mt Vernon Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $32,351.52 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANC, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $32,351.50 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, ELAINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,351.03 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, MARY LOU Employer name Erie County Amount $32,351.01 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMER, CATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $32,351.01 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CYNTHIA F Employer name Erie County Amount $32,351.00 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MARY U Employer name Erie County Amount $32,351.00 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, AMY L Employer name Erie County Amount $32,350.99 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALKA, VIRGINIA Employer name Erie County Amount $32,350.98 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRASTRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Erie County Amount $32,350.98 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DAVID A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $32,350.69 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODROW, MARY Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $32,350.59 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, DEBRA A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $32,350.48 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAYA, ORQUIDEA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,350.38 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, LUCINDA L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $32,350.16 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, TAMMARA F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $32,349.72 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPPER, ALAN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $32,349.69 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUILLAN, DANIEL E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $32,349.68 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,349.59 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGER, PAULINE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $32,349.52 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, LEWIS K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $32,349.52 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLA, MATTHEW P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $32,349.03 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $32,348.40 Date 04/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $32,348.23 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, SHARON B Employer name Malone Housing Authority Amount $32,348.16 Date 09/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, PATRICIA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $32,348.12 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA I, DELILAH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $32,347.82 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETT, HERMAN W, JR Employer name Department of State Amount $32,347.74 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSCOMBE, NICHOLAS M Employer name Village of Middleburgh Amount $32,347.59 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, SHARYN K Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $32,347.44 Date 11/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LINDA L Employer name Warren County Amount $32,347.14 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PATRICIA A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $32,347.08 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANNE MARIE Employer name Village of Depew Amount $32,347.02 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARD, WILLIAM C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,346.82 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCO, WENDY J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $32,346.56 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOT, DAVID E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $32,346.50 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, ADAM R Employer name Erie County Amount $32,346.50 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHSINGER, KADI B Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $32,346.37 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTT, MARY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $32,346.28 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSWICK, MICHELLE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $32,345.16 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, REGINALD C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,345.10 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM E Employer name Broome County Amount $32,344.98 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWYRUCHA, RACHEL A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,344.69 Date 07/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, KESHAN I Employer name Westchester County Amount $32,344.69 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOHN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $32,344.61 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JODY L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $32,344.36 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHEY, JOANNA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $32,343.58 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NANCY A Employer name Erie County Amount $32,343.46 Date 05/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIMLEY, SHANE M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $32,343.10 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, BECKY S Employer name Erie County Amount $32,343.00 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JASMINE N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $32,342.89 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, ADAM C Employer name Orange County Amount $32,342.84 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISMANTEL, BETHANY S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $32,342.53 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JO ANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,341.85 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, PATRICK J Employer name Homer CSD Amount $32,341.82 Date 05/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DOUGLAS L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $32,341.41 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, JENNIFER A Employer name Greene County Amount $32,341.38 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DANIEL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $32,340.72 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERBRANT, TERRY G Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $32,340.68 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACI, JACOB M Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $32,340.63 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, SUSAN A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $32,340.42 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNT, CYNTHIA S Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $32,340.05 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $32,339.50 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTI, PAULA B Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $32,339.12 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURIE, MARGARET R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $32,338.98 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, IRENE C Employer name Town of Washington Amount $32,338.46 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, CAROLYN A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $32,338.12 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZANOWSKI, JANE E Employer name Essex County Amount $32,338.00 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERMAN, SHIVAUN Employer name Town of Rush Amount $32,337.78 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DARIN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $32,337.41 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, NADINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $32,337.39 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, GERARD F Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $32,337.28 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $32,336.98 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, MIRANDAH L Employer name Livingston County Amount $32,336.96 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, DALE G Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $32,336.96 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROSEMARY Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $32,336.90 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, NICOLE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $32,336.90 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, KENNETH A Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $32,336.68 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MELISSA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $32,336.65 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System