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 BRENNAN, AMY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $29,602.17 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIA, JUAN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $29,601.87 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, PATRICK F Employer name Wayne County Amount $29,601.28 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, DEBORAH A Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $29,600.84 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DAVID E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,600.72 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCIA SURLIS, BARBARA A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,600.71 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, TAMMY R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $29,600.70 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $29,600.66 Date 11/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ-DURAN, EDUARDO D Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $29,600.53 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, DALLIS C, JR Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $29,600.51 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ALEC M Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $29,600.06 Date 06/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, ELIZABETH F Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $29,599.92 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, LAURA T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,599.54 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $29,599.50 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHART, LINDA Employer name Town of Chester Amount $29,599.50 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, MEGAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $29,599.31 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, CARRIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,599.23 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,599.03 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, ROEUN Employer name Somers CSD Amount $29,598.95 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOSEPH, JR Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $29,598.90 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LYN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,598.84 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, BRIAN P Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $29,598.77 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALEK, JOHN S Employer name Erie County Amount $29,598.66 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JOHN E Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $29,598.65 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, MARC J Employer name Village of Menands Amount $29,598.50 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, ANIBAL Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,598.39 Date 11/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRAL, CATHERINE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $29,598.09 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANNETTE M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $29,597.58 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETRENNE, HAENDEL Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $29,597.13 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBIN P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $29,597.01 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINGTON, DONALD H Employer name Delaware County Amount $29,596.97 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIN, IBRAHIM A Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,596.54 Date 07/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, GILBERT S Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $29,596.24 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BECKY J Employer name Broome County Amount $29,596.08 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,596.00 Date 07/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARIA T Employer name Greene County Amount $29,595.94 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESEVE, ANDREW N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,595.78 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KIMBERLY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $29,595.78 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS H Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,595.28 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT C Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,595.28 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, IRIS A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $29,595.02 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KER, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Richmondville Amount $29,594.99 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, EDWIN R Employer name Essex County Amount $29,594.60 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOELS, PATRICIA A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $29,594.57 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES B Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $29,594.24 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, DEBORAH M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $29,594.12 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, BRIDGET A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $29,593.95 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, DEANNA S Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $29,593.90 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, AMANDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,593.80 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRY, LATONYA K Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $29,593.66 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLHAM, DANIEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $29,593.28 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, MARCIE E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $29,593.07 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ISAAC A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $29,592.62 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIO, KRISTEN C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,592.37 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIO, BERNARD H Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $29,591.96 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CARY G Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $29,591.52 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABIGAN, NEIL T Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,591.20 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALESKA K Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,591.20 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTYGROVE, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,590.55 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, KILSIS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,590.13 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, CLAUDETTE C Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $29,590.04 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DARLENE A Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $29,589.20 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAY B Employer name Town of Union Amount $29,589.16 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOHL, FREDERICK J Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $29,589.04 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, DONNA E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $29,588.61 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, NINA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $29,587.77 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRO, DEAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $29,587.75 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIEC, ERIK K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $29,587.40 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, TISHA A Employer name Village of Perry Amount $29,587.38 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTRIDGE, SALLAY E Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $29,587.24 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, SANTINA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $29,587.00 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUF, SANDRA R Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $29,586.70 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARKER, MARTHA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $29,586.42 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, ELIZABETH K Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $29,586.05 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, THERESA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $29,585.95 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALMA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $29,585.61 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, CHARLES R Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $29,585.60 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMBOS, TINA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $29,585.50 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYER, CHERRI L Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $29,585.49 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $29,585.41 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $29,585.18 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, ANTONIA M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $29,585.17 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROS, DEBORAH A Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $29,585.06 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, MICHELLE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $29,584.59 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, FRANCES Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $29,584.21 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DEBORAH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,583.93 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEYEAR, DANIEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $29,583.79 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTOLO, ANGELINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,583.48 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIENGVONG, THEUAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,583.20 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARITY, PATRICIA M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $29,582.90 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPLINKA-LOEHR, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $29,582.18 Date 09/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, LOIS-JEAN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $29,581.65 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, PATSY J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $29,581.23 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, ELEANOR M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,581.14 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTO, TRACY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,581.01 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDEN, LOU-ANN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $29,580.70 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, MICHELLE J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $29,580.62 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,580.48 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, TERESA M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $29,580.39 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBLASIO, ASHLEY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $29,580.23 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System