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 O'DONNELL, PAMELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,452.56 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, TINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,452.56 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,452.56 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, KRISTIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,452.56 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,452.52 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPLINSKI, CRISTINA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $28,451.73 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, PETER E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $28,451.72 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCOTT, LAURA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $28,451.72 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CORY M Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $28,451.36 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK I Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $28,450.02 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, DEBORAH F Employer name Gilbertsville Mt Upton CSD Amount $28,449.98 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAST, RICHARD L Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,449.89 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, MARY B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,449.87 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GREGORY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $28,449.85 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLION, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $28,449.45 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, GRACIELA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $28,448.55 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMAR, COURTNEY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $28,448.42 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JUAN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $28,448.24 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEITHEN, ROBBIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,448.22 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SUSAN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $28,448.03 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONG, ANDREW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,447.41 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, MELODY JO Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $28,447.34 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DAWN M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $28,447.05 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHBECK, JAN D Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $28,446.85 Date 11/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRETE RAMIREZ, ELDERLY O Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $28,446.79 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPARRAGUIRRE, FREDDY G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,446.34 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, TANISHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $28,446.30 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, WANDA H Employer name Brookfield CSD Amount $28,446.27 Date 09/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, UZEKUH Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $28,446.24 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINO, DEVIN N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,445.59 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONELLO, KHIRSTIAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,445.59 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE, KRISTEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,445.58 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, JOY M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $28,445.43 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, KELLY D Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $28,445.28 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VICTOR E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $28,445.26 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITORO, RAFAELA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,445.22 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARTHA L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $28,445.14 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, GEORGE H Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $28,445.11 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, GRACE M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $28,445.08 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, JOHN D Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $28,444.84 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, EBONY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,444.79 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, HELEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $28,444.39 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, MELISSA J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $28,444.30 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLAND, RICHARD C, II Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $28,444.22 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANULS, RAYMOND A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,444.19 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JESSICA L Employer name Washington County Amount $28,443.73 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LATAISHA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $28,443.50 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLONG, DUSTIN S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $28,443.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,442.84 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESSAS, PHILLIP E, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,442.54 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, DALE E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $28,442.49 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORA, CARLOS JAVIER Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $28,442.20 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,441.95 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,441.95 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, ANGEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,441.94 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVIS, SHARON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,441.94 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, EMILY F Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $28,441.85 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELF, DEBORAH A Employer name Albany County Amount $28,441.75 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYBOLT, ELAINE Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,441.10 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, HENRY W Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $28,440.80 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JOVANNA M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $28,440.65 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUVELLE, ALEXIS Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $28,440.56 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCHINO, JILLIAN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,440.53 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JEFFREY M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $28,440.29 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ALICE P Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $28,439.94 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOMINIQUE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $28,439.90 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVENTRY, CHRISTINE E Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $28,439.89 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADANO, PAOLA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $28,439.81 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KATHY M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $28,439.79 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, PAULA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $28,439.74 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, IRIS N Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $28,439.70 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTON, CHARLES J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $28,439.67 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ODESSEA S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $28,439.20 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, BRITTANY N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $28,439.20 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMIDINE, SUSAN Y Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $28,439.09 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRYN D Employer name Washington County Amount $28,438.97 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMMER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $28,438.66 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $28,438.49 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CHRISTINE R Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $28,438.41 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDON, MARCIA Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,438.30 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ALANA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,438.29 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, GINA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $28,437.84 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER L, MS Employer name Schuyler County Amount $28,437.71 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, WAYLYN, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $28,437.48 Date 12/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIZE, JUSTIN C Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $28,437.13 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASSANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,436.98 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILDE, THOMAS C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $28,436.80 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAE E Employer name Allegany County Amount $28,436.66 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, MICHAEL Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $28,436.61 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, ROBERT H, II Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $28,436.42 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVA, LORRAINE K Employer name Monroe County Amount $28,436.23 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JORDAN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,436.22 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIUSANO, DONNA M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $28,436.22 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEUTER, SUSAN D Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $28,436.21 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIME, ALYSSA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,436.18 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, DANIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,436.06 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINER, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,435.98 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERLY, DAVID M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $28,435.82 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, JOHN H Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $28,435.74 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSON, LISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $28,435.72 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System