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 SIMEK, NICHOLE T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $29,171.14 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, SUSAN Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $29,171.05 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JENNIFER L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,170.83 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALD, JILL M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,170.75 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GARRETT J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,170.74 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, ELIZABETH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $29,170.49 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGEL, ELOISE L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $29,170.33 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITO, PETER C Employer name Department of State Amount $29,170.06 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $29,169.41 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ANDREW R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $29,169.35 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELYN R Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $29,169.23 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DULCE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,169.14 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, AMY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $29,168.74 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MANUEL Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $29,168.68 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, DEBORA A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $29,168.43 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, GEORGE B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $29,168.35 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, BARBARA L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $29,168.21 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, PETER J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,167.93 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, ANNETTE Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $29,167.15 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, AUTUMN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,166.94 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROLYN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,166.77 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $29,166.70 Date 10/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, DENNIS D Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $29,166.66 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $29,166.60 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, LAUREN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $29,166.42 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, CATHERINE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $29,166.12 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENHART, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $29,165.96 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, FRANCES Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,165.71 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, GAVIN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $29,165.64 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, PAMELA M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $29,164.80 Date 03/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEROLF, KRISTI R Employer name Niagara County Amount $29,164.50 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, SUSAN R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $29,164.15 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON-MARC, JULIA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $29,163.93 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOZZO, GREGORY N Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $29,163.73 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASICSKO, MARY T Employer name Ontario County Amount $29,163.29 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KAREN L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $29,163.18 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, LINDA A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $29,163.11 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, STEPHANIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $29,162.96 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURA J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,162.18 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERPOEL, JAMES K Employer name Corning Community College Amount $29,161.62 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, DEBRA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $29,160.74 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, DANIEL F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $29,160.36 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, ALEXIS B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,160.32 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, NEIL H Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $29,160.23 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, CRAIG L Employer name Town of De Peyster Amount $29,160.00 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RONALD D Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $29,160.00 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, COLIN P Employer name Broome County Amount $29,159.77 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEFER, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $29,159.68 Date 11/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMY, LINDA L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $29,159.67 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NICHOLE M Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $29,159.65 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANSON, PAUL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,159.39 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRI, CARL L, SR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $29,159.39 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, JAMES V Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $29,159.16 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, ANGELA C Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $29,158.94 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATT, KATHLEEN L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $29,158.61 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, DARLENE A Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $29,158.58 Date 03/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CHERYL C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $29,158.48 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ADAM J Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $29,157.80 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRETT M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $29,157.70 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOF, MEGAN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $29,157.58 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, WILLIAM F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $29,157.55 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHARON R Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $29,157.40 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN D Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $29,157.01 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, MADISON T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $29,156.97 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ARIEL S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $29,156.83 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLANIRAN, RUTH O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $29,156.76 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSINA, GEENA M Employer name Erie County Amount $29,156.51 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, GUTMAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $29,156.40 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHEL-WALLING, HONORA M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $29,156.37 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JACQUELINE C Employer name Attica CSD Amount $29,155.99 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREPPEL, NICOLAUS J Employer name City of Rome Amount $29,155.80 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LAURIE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $29,155.11 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, WILLIAM L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $29,155.01 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, CRYSTAL L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $29,155.01 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARO, ANTHONY D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $29,154.59 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGO, DANIELLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,154.53 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBELT, KRYSTLE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $29,154.53 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSIA, FRANK L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $29,154.47 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, MIRIAM Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $29,154.19 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KIMBERLY Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $29,154.04 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, ROBERT K Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $29,154.01 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SANDRA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $29,153.89 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, TROY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $29,153.73 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, AMBER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $29,153.60 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHANTEUR, MICHELE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $29,153.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE AMELIA, LAURA Employer name Warren County Amount $29,152.84 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDMAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $29,152.80 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $29,152.72 Date 11/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, SCOTT E Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $29,151.84 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, ANITA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $29,151.53 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LAURA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $29,151.35 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANOWICZ, CAROL A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $29,150.77 Date 02/13/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTINGALE, DAVID E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $29,150.66 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SHAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $29,149.72 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYER, CELIA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $29,149.71 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LISA M Employer name Seneca County Amount $29,149.38 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, BRANDY V Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $29,149.20 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANI, MIRELA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $29,149.05 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, DELBERT F Employer name Town of North Norwich Amount $29,149.00 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBST, ELLEN H Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $29,148.88 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System