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 HANDLEY, ANITA E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,682.65 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, DORIS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,682.55 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CLAUDIA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $29,682.51 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, AMELIA A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $29,682.37 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, CAROLINE M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $29,680.32 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICE, WILLIAM F Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $29,680.30 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAROSIS, PETER E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $29,680.10 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, MARGARET C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,680.07 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNIER, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,679.14 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, GUO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $29,678.98 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICK, CYNTHIA T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $29,678.78 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RYAN C Employer name Town of Keene Amount $29,678.77 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANNEY, LAURA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,678.74 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, JAMES J Employer name Department of Law Amount $29,678.74 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, SHAWN H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,678.74 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLDI, KEVIN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,678.74 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADICK, ALEXANDER D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,678.74 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHELLY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,678.74 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIED, SETH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,678.74 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,678.74 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGNET, CATHERINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,678.74 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ROCCO T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENROE, CHERYL P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $29,678.74 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $29,678.74 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHM, AMY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERELSON, BENJAMIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,678.74 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, GAIL M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,678.74 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, NICOLE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,678.74 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, ANNETTE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,678.74 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRASHER, SHERYL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,678.74 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Education Department Amount $29,678.74 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, APRIL H M Employer name Education Department Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIS, STEPHANIE B Employer name Education Department Amount $29,678.74 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DAVID M Employer name Education Department Amount $29,678.74 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, TIMOTHY M, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $29,678.74 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMIEN, KATRINA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $29,678.74 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, MAYA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,678.74 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGREY, ROBERT T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERGREN, VERN O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, LAUREL G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $29,678.74 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBES, BENJAMIN T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,678.74 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ELAINE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,678.74 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, KRISTEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $29,678.74 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, JILLENA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $29,678.74 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HEIDI E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $29,678.74 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $29,678.74 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, NIKHIL A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $29,678.74 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINES, EDRIS K Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $29,678.43 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, TERI L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,678.42 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMBECK, TYLER W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $29,678.31 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, LINDA F Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $29,678.28 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURTENWALD, MATTHEW LEE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $29,678.05 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,678.02 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, PATRICIA A Employer name Allegany County Amount $29,677.48 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KRISTI M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,677.41 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDO, GIUSEPPE S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $29,677.01 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALET, SARAH L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $29,676.95 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASIN, DAVID Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $29,676.85 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, CHRISTINA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,676.60 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMKE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $29,676.58 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLEE, KIMBERLY S Employer name Fulton County Amount $29,676.42 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, DALTON A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $29,676.01 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, LINDA C Employer name Erie County Amount $29,675.94 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAW, EMILY ANN W Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $29,675.92 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELENEVSKY, LIDIA H Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $29,675.80 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, KIM Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $29,674.46 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHAS, MEGAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,674.33 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JOEL G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,674.32 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHART, MARY K Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $29,674.11 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, ANITA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $29,674.07 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $29,673.96 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-ARMETTA, OMEI Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $29,673.63 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, JULIE E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $29,672.92 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, STEVEN T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $29,672.85 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUE, ALFRED E Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $29,672.82 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, AMY K Employer name Town of Kendall Amount $29,672.78 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, VICKY Employer name Orange County Amount $29,672.77 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, TIMOTHY J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $29,672.42 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDERMUTH, LISA D Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $29,672.24 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYTKO, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $29,671.50 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, CELIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,671.30 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, KATHY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $29,671.04 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, DELPHINE A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,670.61 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASS, PAMELA G Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $29,670.58 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JACLYN O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $29,670.46 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPONSAH, JASMINE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,670.32 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, JOAN Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $29,670.29 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ALICE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,669.87 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $29,669.44 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRITTEN, KYLE R Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $29,669.40 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, GIOVANNI Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,668.82 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAT, JYOTI S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,668.48 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, MELANIE J Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $29,667.86 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, KAREN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,667.84 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DAWN D Employer name Albany County Amount $29,667.57 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSEM, DANIEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $29,667.49 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TABBATHA M Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $29,667.00 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSACI, ANDREA C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $29,666.84 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System