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 RINEBOLD, JESSICA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,087.02 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, CASSANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,087.00 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, MATTHEW A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $48,086.93 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHING L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,086.90 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,086.84 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIQUEIRA, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,086.82 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,086.80 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSNOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,086.80 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYE, KENNETH E Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,086.66 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, PETER N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $48,086.59 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGI-DECKER, SARA Y Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $48,086.54 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LISA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,086.43 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, IMEE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $48,086.41 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMON, PRINCESS T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,086.37 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, SHAUN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,085.99 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARK F Employer name Town of Champion Amount $48,085.81 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINETT, ROBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,085.72 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, KEWANA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,085.55 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMSKY, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $48,085.40 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, THOMAS E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,085.31 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMAN, MUHAMMAD S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,085.15 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESNEL, MARY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,084.96 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVINS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $48,084.66 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $48,084.45 Date 10/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, GLENDINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,084.36 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, JOSEPH D, SR Employer name Akron CSD Amount $48,084.35 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, SARAH E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,084.31 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, SAMANTHA E Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $48,084.13 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, NOVEMBER A Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $48,083.94 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEIGHT, KELLY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $48,083.93 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TANECIA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,083.58 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, DANIEL, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $48,083.48 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU CLAIR, ELLEN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,083.26 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENES, STEVEN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $48,083.26 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNOSKI, CHARLES E Employer name Education Department Amount $48,083.25 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $48,082.98 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDEO, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $48,082.86 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBEK, GABRIELA K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,082.82 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JENNIFER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,082.77 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAGOOLAM, NAVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $48,082.73 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,082.56 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, ERICA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,082.36 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, INGEBORG L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,082.30 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,082.22 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET C Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $48,082.18 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RICHARD K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $48,081.99 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNICOLA, VINCENT M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $48,081.90 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, YOLANDA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,081.57 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBERMAN, DIANE Employer name Erie County Amount $48,081.27 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLA, ROBERT J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $48,081.13 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORINGER, JAMES M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,080.99 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, KRISTEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,080.92 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, MICHELLE E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $48,080.74 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMILLARD, SHARON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,080.62 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CARL W, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,080.60 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLINGS, TRAVIS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $48,080.08 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, IRIS Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $48,080.01 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SHAWN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,079.67 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, DONALD W Employer name Town of Minden Amount $48,079.64 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NIEL, JAMES R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $48,079.61 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER SCHNEIDER, GERALD L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $48,079.49 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, SHARON R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,079.34 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, KAREN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,079.20 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, PATRICK J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,079.13 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOON, GEORGE K Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $48,079.13 Date 12/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOANN N Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $48,079.12 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOY, MAUREEN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,079.05 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, NATALIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,078.96 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIBIO, JOSE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,078.85 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFS, SHANE Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $48,078.82 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, LUANNE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,078.82 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMARAZZO, JOANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,078.82 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, KRISTEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,078.71 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROTE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $48,078.53 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, FREDDIE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $48,078.29 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $48,078.26 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, AMANDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,077.95 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $48,077.67 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ASHA E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,077.66 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, GARY P Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $48,077.23 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MICHAEL H Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $48,077.16 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELISE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,077.00 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN, ABBY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,077.00 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, PEGGY G Employer name Mamakating Library District Amount $48,077.00 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENTI, BETH N Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $48,076.71 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, GLENN J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $48,076.56 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTUK, WILLIAM A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,076.54 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, ELCYKUTTY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,076.44 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSBAUM, ALAN B Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,076.32 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICK, TARA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $48,075.78 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $48,075.52 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, MARK C Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $48,075.04 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAOUTARIS, VICKY Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $48,074.88 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LYNN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $48,074.81 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASTNY, EDWARD R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,074.45 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GREGORY D Employer name Erie County Amount $48,074.37 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Albany Amount $48,074.20 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, MICHELEEN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,074.11 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISEL, STEPHEN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,074.10 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERTON, BRUCE A Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $48,074.00 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System