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 VANTRESS, LISA M Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $32,065.92 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, GRACA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $32,065.79 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, YAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,065.72 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $32,065.14 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, TONY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,065.05 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, AZRA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.80 Date 02/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SANDRA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.80 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATULICH, ROSEMARY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.80 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATUZZI, CARMEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.80 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, DIANE K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.80 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOANN B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.79 Date 11/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, JESSICA LEE Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $32,064.64 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDRASHOVA, OKSANA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $32,064.61 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS W Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $32,064.46 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CRISTINA L Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $32,064.46 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLOWITZ, ELLEN R Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $32,064.44 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUNZO, VIRGINIA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $32,064.20 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERMUTE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $32,064.16 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNED, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $32,064.04 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOANN P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.00 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENEZIA, ATHENA V Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.00 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, EILEEN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.00 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, RITA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,064.00 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMETT, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,063.51 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLARICH, DONNA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $32,063.33 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CONDOLIUS Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $32,063.33 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, BRENDA M Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $32,063.15 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENHECK, STEPHEN D Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $32,062.81 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,062.60 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $32,062.50 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ROBERT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $32,062.37 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, KEVIN J Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $32,062.20 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DONNA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $32,062.04 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, TONY M Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $32,062.02 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHDAL, SANA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,061.92 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, ANTHONY D Employer name Ontario County Amount $32,061.78 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMMEL, DENIELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,061.61 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SANDRA S Employer name Medina CSD Amount $32,061.55 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDNER, WAYNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,061.33 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, GERUS W Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $32,061.16 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAMOWSKI, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $32,060.94 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, LAURA E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $32,060.78 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $32,060.59 Date 05/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, REBECCA Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $32,060.57 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KYLE W Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $32,060.27 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, LACEY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $32,060.20 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, BRENDAN L Employer name Town of Middlefield Amount $32,060.00 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, KAYLA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $32,059.90 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Benson Amount $32,059.73 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, TIFFANY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $32,059.05 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HELEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $32,058.68 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARECKA, CHRISTINA L Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $32,058.25 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMOND, MARCIQUIE M Employer name Albany County Amount $32,057.98 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB-SWANGER, JUDITH Employer name York CSD Amount $32,057.46 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROKIUM, ELROY H Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $32,057.35 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CLARENCE R, JR Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $32,057.11 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TAMMY I Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $32,056.80 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZNOVSKY, LISA J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $32,056.58 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JOSETTE MARIE Employer name Steuben County Amount $32,056.56 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKARA, BAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $32,055.49 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of St Armand Amount $32,055.09 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CARL V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,054.80 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANETTA, BETH E Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $32,053.98 Date 03/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, KELLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,053.50 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACLAIR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $32,053.50 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, STANLEY J, III Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $32,053.44 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, SEAN RJ Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $32,053.18 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOVEIA, PATRICIA L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $32,052.84 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPTON, DONNA M Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $32,052.62 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERFIEN, ELAINE T Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,052.47 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAOSEBIKAN, BUKOLA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $32,052.44 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $32,052.32 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE R Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $32,052.26 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIFUS, HEIDI M Employer name Monroe County Amount $32,052.06 Date 04/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVAY, LAWRENCE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,051.66 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMORIYA, BHIM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $32,051.64 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, CHELSEA S Employer name Education Department Amount $32,051.57 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILDER, ASHLEIGH J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $32,051.34 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMIE L Employer name Warren County Amount $32,051.26 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JANET J Employer name Cornell University Amount $32,051.11 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TINA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $32,051.04 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, SHANNON T Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $32,050.86 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, GAIL E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $32,050.76 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRILLO, KATRINA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $32,050.76 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASMICK, VANESSA A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $32,050.52 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFLEY, JODI M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,050.52 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREE, BEATRICE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $32,050.39 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JONATHAN F Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $32,049.91 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ROSALYN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $32,049.57 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSHUA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $32,049.24 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $32,049.06 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, VALERIE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $32,048.85 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, DEBORAH M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $32,048.65 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BRENDAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $32,048.38 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MARY ANN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $32,048.16 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SHAVONNE Q Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $32,048.14 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TERRANCE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $32,047.34 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKINSTER, BEAU J Employer name Chemung County Amount $32,047.32 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIXSON, D SHAWN Employer name Oswego County Amount $32,047.10 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $32,046.91 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System