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 PETERS, CHERYL D Employer name Erie County Amount $28,589.01 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TRISHA A Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $28,588.94 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBETH, PERRY E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $28,588.80 Date 11/22/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEN, JOAN M Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $28,588.50 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, BRIAN K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $28,588.45 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JESSE D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,588.18 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LYNN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $28,588.12 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIGORSKY, SARA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,587.74 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANI, ADRIANA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,587.65 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCELLARI, NEXHMIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,587.65 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, BARBARA E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $28,587.65 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARLES, MARK A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,587.65 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCY, CATHERINE Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $28,587.64 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, BENJAMIN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $28,587.10 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, THEODORE D Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $28,587.07 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, LAUREN E Employer name Otsego County Amount $28,586.88 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,586.68 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, ERIC J Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $28,586.64 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, CAROL A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,586.22 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, DONNA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,585.97 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TIMOTHY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,585.93 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMOJO-SAVARD, AYUMI, MS Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,585.60 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDERMAN, HELEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $28,585.49 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, CHERYL A Employer name Livingston County Amount $28,585.48 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JULIE A Employer name Seneca County Amount $28,585.45 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, ANDREW Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $28,585.23 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAMOSY, ALBERT P, III Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $28,585.13 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, STANLEY K Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $28,584.12 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, LESLIE A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $28,583.56 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALEN, DANIELLE T Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $28,583.41 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JESSICA J Employer name Madison County Amount $28,583.33 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLWORTH, TEYONKA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $28,583.15 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANASTASIA Employer name Genesee County Amount $28,582.84 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, THOMAS R Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $28,581.90 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,581.69 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, CARY ANN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $28,581.37 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIGLIANO, THERESA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $28,580.68 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTINE F Employer name Newark Housing Authority Amount $28,580.58 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSEY, SAMANTHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,580.45 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, BONNIE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $28,580.40 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, ROBIN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,580.26 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHANDA J N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $28,580.05 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENHOUSE, KELLY A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $28,579.71 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINS, TERESA J Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $28,579.68 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, MICHAEL F Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $28,579.50 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHARLOTTE C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,579.46 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,578.63 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, ROLAND Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $28,578.62 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GENINE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $28,578.50 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $28,578.18 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSA, KAREN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,577.59 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, RYAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,576.82 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $28,576.56 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARLES E Employer name Camden CSD Amount $28,576.28 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASKY, SHERRY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $28,575.91 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRABUCHA, ALICE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $28,575.25 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, HOLLY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,574.40 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RITA M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $28,574.35 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BONITA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,573.90 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDE MORTEL, ERIC T Employer name Webster CSD Amount $28,573.47 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDONI, SARAH B Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $28,573.40 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, RICHARD Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $28,573.36 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, JEANNE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $28,573.36 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMAN, JAMES W Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $28,573.24 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCCI, PHILOMENA R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $28,572.83 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, THOMAS J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $28,572.61 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLOIS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,572.42 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, DONNA L Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $28,572.41 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIK, FRANCINE S Employer name Erie County Amount $28,572.29 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROSEY, THERESA E Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $28,572.02 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, CAROLINE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $28,571.98 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, KAREN M Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $28,571.71 Date 10/28/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ABBE Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $28,571.38 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDI, IBRAM X Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $28,571.37 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $28,571.26 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUITH, LINDA M Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $28,570.99 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNENBACH, JAMES E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $28,570.96 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, ROBERT W Employer name Education Department Amount $28,570.96 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHA, MARY S Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $28,570.87 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHENSKI, SUSAN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAWDY, MELANIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAURETTE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARIE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARKER, LINDSAY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, LINDSAY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLE, SUZANNE-MARIE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIKOSH, ROBIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SUSAN B Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, ELLA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $28,570.50 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTLE, TAMMY M Employer name Town of Colden Amount $28,570.50 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, CHEYANNE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $28,569.82 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMARELLI, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,569.54 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTCZAK, CHARLENE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,569.51 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN CAGNINA, MARY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $28,569.19 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEICHERT, LISA A Employer name Chenango County Amount $28,569.10 Date 05/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBRANO, MARY JANE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $28,568.91 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHL, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $28,568.82 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, FRANCIS C Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,568.10 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System