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 DUTCHER, JUSTIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $31,789.49 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMELIN, THOMAS E Employer name Greece CSD Amount $31,789.36 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, MARY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $31,789.33 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNAMAN, DAVID H Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $31,789.32 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOTE, FREDERICK S Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $31,789.25 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHONTA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $31,789.18 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, JANICE Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $31,789.15 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $31,788.59 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, DEBRA S Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $31,788.41 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSUOSSO, GARRETH L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $31,787.90 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADIR, MOHAMMED Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,787.16 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SUSAN C Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $31,786.37 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, ANNA B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $31,785.83 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, ASFIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $31,785.40 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, SEAN R Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $31,785.34 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE IACOVA, GAIL M Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $31,785.12 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINWANDEL, DANIEL K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $31,785.04 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARR, LOREEN A Employer name Town of Howard Amount $31,785.00 Date 12/13/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROBYN M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $31,784.86 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MEGHAN L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $31,784.12 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, PATRICIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,783.25 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JEANETTE Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $31,783.20 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, MARLENE S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $31,782.76 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDKIN, NICHOLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $31,782.45 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $31,782.38 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, LORA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $31,782.32 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLO, DOROTHY F Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $31,782.08 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMS, KARIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,781.98 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCARD, CHARLES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $31,781.89 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANDOWSKI, MARILYN J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $31,781.67 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADS, STEVEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $31,781.61 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAEFFLER, JOAN A Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $31,781.41 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, YUEMING Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $31,781.05 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADA, DOROTHY J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $31,780.98 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, JENNIE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $31,780.51 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUMPH, GINA M Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $31,779.95 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT E Employer name Warren County Amount $31,779.81 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCHIAVE, RENEE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,779.31 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DUANE E Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $31,779.20 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAENZA, LUIGI Employer name Victor CSD Amount $31,779.15 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-AVERY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,778.87 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, DIANE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,778.80 Date 04/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWETT, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Salisbury Amount $31,777.97 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, DONALD L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $31,777.66 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, ARLEENE Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $31,777.24 Date 07/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOK, SHANNON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $31,777.21 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, MARY G Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $31,777.19 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD BESHEONE, LAURIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,777.16 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, TIMOTHY T Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $31,777.02 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, VALERIE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $31,776.94 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, DENNIS D, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $31,776.32 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GEORGINE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $31,776.23 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMACK, SHAMAR E Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $31,776.00 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MAISHA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,775.78 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $31,775.67 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, DA-UAUNE B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,775.35 Date 09/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, FRANCES M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $31,775.18 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, RICHARD A Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $31,775.15 Date 01/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZ, RENEE W Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $31,774.83 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DEREK C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $31,774.72 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $31,774.50 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, RANDY D Employer name Broome County Amount $31,774.49 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAYA, ROSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $31,774.49 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUZZO, MARCIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $31,774.28 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAMELA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,774.06 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SARAH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $31,773.95 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARRIANNE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $31,773.82 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKO, KATELYN E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $31,773.64 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, ALEXANDER S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $31,773.14 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITOLA, JANIS L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $31,772.87 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, ROBERT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $31,772.54 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, ANGELA M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $31,772.54 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTTER, TAMMY L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $31,772.54 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ADAM Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $31,772.52 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESMITH, ANGELA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $31,772.51 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LINDA S Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $31,772.50 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAUNTAY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $31,772.48 Date 08/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORBERTO, FRANCES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $31,772.41 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUF, MARGARET A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $31,772.04 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, KATHLEEN Employer name Broome County Amount $31,771.85 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, LORIE A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $31,771.70 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, BRIANNA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $31,771.61 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNAN, WENDY L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $31,771.20 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, EDWIN M, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $31,771.09 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADSTONE, JACK Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $31,770.94 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGATA, CATHERINE L Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $31,770.93 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITO, JEFFREY K Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $31,770.93 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATORRE, EDWIN, JR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $31,770.87 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENMAN, BRANT C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $31,770.75 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, LACEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $31,770.53 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, STEPHANIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,770.39 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDOWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $31,769.94 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, JODY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $31,769.79 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CELESTE L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $31,769.29 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMO MARTIS, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $31,768.46 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL P Employer name Webster CSD Amount $31,768.34 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZENBERGER, CLARA E Employer name Broome County Amount $31,768.28 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $31,768.24 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTILLERO, ARMIEL M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $31,768.23 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, CESAR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $31,768.01 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System