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 SURUDA, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $31,968.62 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, BRYAN M L Employer name Albany County Amount $31,968.24 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGRECO, JOSEPH D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,967.82 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONNEN, JENNIFER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,967.82 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $31,967.82 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KEVIN L Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $31,967.63 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Essex County Amount $31,967.37 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKER, PETER A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $31,967.18 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, HANSEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $31,967.11 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIEROWSKI, JODY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,966.61 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, LUIS A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $31,966.42 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNING, MEGHAN E Employer name Broome County Amount $31,966.36 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVEVINO, DOMINICA L Employer name City of Troy Amount $31,966.22 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEOGUE, JESSICA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $31,965.74 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TAMARA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $31,965.30 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTINA F Employer name Herkimer County Amount $31,965.18 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREZZO, MARK A Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $31,964.86 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, SUSANNE M Employer name Village of Alden Amount $31,964.84 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAVEY, SCOTT D Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $31,964.38 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, GINA R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $31,964.31 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHANNON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $31,964.05 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, LU ANNE M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $31,963.60 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, DEBRA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,963.48 Date 04/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORCZEK, ADAM L Employer name Oneida County Amount $31,962.14 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKWEBELEM, JOY O Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $31,961.57 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RUTH A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $31,961.56 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTARELLI, MARK E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $31,961.52 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, DEBRA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,961.47 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MICHELLE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $31,961.43 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, ZACHARY D Employer name Village of Menands Amount $31,961.35 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRYOR, JOSHUA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $31,961.09 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANGELICA Employer name Monroe County Amount $31,960.94 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $31,960.92 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDO, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Union Amount $31,960.90 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, CARRIE E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $31,960.74 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, LORETTA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,960.68 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURA, REBECCA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $31,960.50 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JAMES R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $31,960.35 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, STEPHEN W Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $31,960.29 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SAMUEL W, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $31,960.24 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUCHYJ, THERESA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $31,960.13 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $31,959.95 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $31,959.55 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, BONNIE G Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $31,959.52 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAEFFLER, AARON S Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $31,959.28 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY E Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $31,959.11 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, JARROD Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,959.06 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JAYNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,958.84 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERSA, KRISTINE A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $31,958.80 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RENIKWA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $31,958.41 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, EVON M Employer name Warren County Amount $31,958.37 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEEN, CORBIN S Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $31,958.06 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOPKA, MARLENE M Employer name Bradford CSD Amount $31,957.86 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ZALMEN Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $31,957.68 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, LORI J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $31,957.40 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMP, WILLIAM E Employer name Niagara County Amount $31,957.12 Date 01/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUJAK, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $31,957.08 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, GAIL M Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $31,957.07 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, HERBERT J Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $31,956.85 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KIM Y Employer name Education Department Amount $31,956.82 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, ROSE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $31,956.34 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLING, MICHELE L Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $31,956.31 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DANIELLE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $31,956.07 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, BEAL, III Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $31,955.99 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYAN, MARYANN Employer name Erie County Amount $31,955.88 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKA, SUSAN E Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $31,955.70 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILLARGEON, MARK T Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $31,955.62 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, TINA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $31,955.62 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, VERONICA A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $31,955.29 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, JOHN S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,955.11 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAIBOLD, DIANE S Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $31,955.08 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMISON, STEVEN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $31,954.98 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE, VLADIMIR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $31,954.45 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $31,953.95 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, DOREEN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $31,953.78 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PENNY S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $31,953.60 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, NANCY E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $31,953.46 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKALUNAS, MAC L Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $31,953.43 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ERIN R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $31,952.70 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, TERESA L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $31,952.65 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHARON L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $31,952.06 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, AMANDA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $31,951.68 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, GEOFFREY T P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,951.33 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, LINDA C Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $31,951.26 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUINARD, DAVID T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,951.02 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENYA R Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $31,950.99 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, SCOTT S Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $31,950.95 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KEVIN G Employer name Malone CSD Amount $31,950.85 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JAMES Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,950.83 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIBLEY, CHARLES J Employer name Cornell University Amount $31,950.76 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAS, MARK A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $31,950.62 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, SARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $31,950.50 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, SUSAN L Employer name Essex County Amount $31,950.40 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JAMARIS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,950.12 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $31,950.08 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JESSIE D Employer name Livingston County Amount $31,950.02 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANDREA C Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $31,950.00 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOXWORTH, LAUREN L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $31,949.60 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, LEONARD S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $31,949.47 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, GREGORY R Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $31,949.36 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System